View As Webpage | View Archives | Email a Friend

January 15, 2020

Three tips to hiring top construction talent

Construction firms can still attract top talent to their companies. They just need the right mindset and hiring process that accommodates today’s changes in candidate behaviour. AEM has assembled a list of top secrets to hiring top talent in the construction industry. Here’s a look at a few of them:

Motion Industries names Chris Pacer vice president – central group

Motion Industries has appointed Chris Pacer vice president of the company’s central group, effective January 1, 2020. Pacer joined Motion Industries as a certified fluid power specialist in 1997, working his way up to branch manager throughout the various markets within northern Ohio.

New equipment and tech to highlight Caterpillar at CONEXPO-CON/AGG

Paying tribute to those building the world’s infrastructure, the Caterpillar CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020 experience includes a mix of static displays, equipment demonstration area, and new services/technologies under the theme of “Your Work Matters.”

Celebrating future leaders: Rock to Road’s Top 10 Under 40

Every year we highlight some of the emerging stars from the roadbuilding and aggregates industries from companies big and small, and this year is no exception. From one-man shows to key players in global powerhouses, this year’s list showcases people succeeding in a variety of careers and ventures. Congratulations to all of this year’s winners!
Sponsored Spotlight 
Frontline Machinery

Hybrid Mobile Crushing - The Keestrack R6 Impact Crusher

Used for primary and secondary crushing, including large scale recycling, C&D and quarrying applications, the Keestrack R6e impact crusher is equipped with a 250-kW electric motor powering the crusher and an electric 110 kW drive for the on-board hydraulic system. The all-electric plug-in operation provides users with the ability to plug directly into the main network for emission-free crushing. While the on-board diesel engine provides flexibility with up to 45% energy savings compared to traditional diesel hydraulic units. This results in a highly productive and versatile mobile crushing plant with the lowest cost per tonne produced. » Learn more...
Featured News 

Crushing southern Ontario

There’s a new crusher on the block, and it’s looking to meet the recycling and crushing needs of southern Ontario’s aggregates producers. Recon Aggregates is into its fourth year actively crushing in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), tackling a variety of small jobs for companies with its two-plant operation. » Read more...

ACI talks noise mitigation at ASGA 2020

Patrick Froment from ACI Acoustical Consultants gave a talk titled, “Turn Down for What? Noise Mitigation for Gravel Operations” at the Alberta Sand and Gravel Association 2020 Convention in Edmonton. » Read more...

Komatsu introduces new hydraulic excavators

Komatsu introduced the new PC1250SP-11 and PC1250LC-11 Tier 4 final emissions certified hydraulic excavators. These new EPA Tier 4 Final (T4F) certified models have SAA6D170E-7 engines with two Komatsu Diesel Particulate Filters (KDPF) that do not require Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) or a Selective Catalyst Reduction (SCR) system. » Read more...

Inland Aggregates awarded 2020 ASGA Award of Excellence

Inland Aggregates received the third annual 2020 Alberta Sand and Gravel Association Award of Excellence at ASGA’s 2020 conference for hosting their charity event “West Country Hearth Attack”. Bill Gowdy presented the award to Kent Majeau in Edmonton. » Read more...

Maximize your cone crusher performance at Quarry Tech

Every aggregate producer wants peak crushing performance, but not everyone knows how to achieve it. Getting there may require just a few tweaks or even a total rebuild. » Read more...

World of Concrete 2020

February 4-7, 2020
Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
» Learn more

QuarryTech Halifax 2020

February 12, 2020
Location: Halifax, N.S.
» Learn more


March 10-14, 2020
Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
» Learn more

Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show

April 2-3, 2020
Location: Moncton, N.B.
» Learn more

PaveTech: A Smart Roads Conference

April 7, 2020
Location: Calgary, Alta.
» Learn more

Quarry Tech Calgary

April 8, 2020
Location: Calgary, Alta.
» Learn more

Hillhead 2020

June 23-25, 2020
Location: Hillhead Quarry, Buxton, U.K.
» Learn more