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Ontario construction safety blitz begins

Ontario workplace inspectors are launching a safety blitz focusing on construction sites, Monte McNaughton, the Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development announced.

James McVeety named 2020 ORBA president

The Ontario Road Builders’ Association elected James McVeety as its president during the annual general meeting on Feb. 3. McVeety is the director of pre-construction, P3 and major projects at Black and McDonald.

Canadian construction labour demand will require 300,000 new workers over decade

Employment in Canada’s construction and maintenance industry is anticipated to grow by 50,200 workers by 2029. The industry will need to recruit more than 307,000 workers over the decade to keep pace with demand, according to the labour market forecast released today by BuildForce Canada.
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Frontline Machinery

Check out the Fully Hybrid Keestrack H6e Cone Crusher at CONEXPO 2020

Keestrack will be showcasing their H6e cone crusher at CONEXPO 2020. This 62-tonne full capacity crusher has an optional 3-deck after screen and integrated metal detector to protect the cone. Additional highlights include a wide 8m³ hopper, 400 tonnes/hour capacity, an effective screening area of 8.1m2 on each deck screen, a maximum feed size of 215mm and versatile configurations for each crushing chamber.

This H6e is a full hybrid model designed with 345-kW Volvo diesel engine and a connected 500-kVA generator to supply the onboard energy. The entire drive unit is removable and can be located remotely from the crushing plant and its abrasive environment. Dust and vibration levels are reduced while maintenance and service life of the drive unit can be optimized. » Learn more...
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DINO-myte hauling and producing

Dean and Carolyn Kropf’s family business, DINO Trucking, has come a long way since they bought their first dump and started hauling aggregate for southwestern Ontario producers in 1975. » Read more...
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SDT North America

Over-greased bearings? Stop guessing!

LUBExpert’s custom bearing database automatically calculates the amount of grease required to restore optimal friction levels. Why grease blindfolded? LUBExpert’s bearing database knows every bearing type in your facility. Know what you are greasing before you pull the trigger and Grease Bearings Right! » Learn more...

Wirtgen to premier large milling machines at CONEXPO-CON/AGG

Wirtgen added the W 220 Fi and W 250 Fi flagship models to its intelligent F-Series. They will celebrate their world premiere at CONEXPO-CON/AGG. » Read more...

CNH Industrial appoints new head of construction equipment

CNH Industrial named Leandro Lecheta as the new head of construction equipment for North America, overseeing both the CASE Construction Equipment and New Holland Construction Equipment businesses, as well as the CNH Industrial Aftermarket Solutions business. » Read more...

CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020 returns to Las Vegas

The triennial show that brought more than 125,000 construction professionals to Las Vegas in 2017 is back and ready to showcase the industry’s latest game-changing technologies from around the world. » Read more...


March 10-14, 2020
Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
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Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show

April 2-3, 2020
Location: Moncton, N.B.
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PaveTech: A Smart Roads Conference

April 7, 2020
Location: Calgary, Alta.
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Quarry Tech Calgary

April 8, 2020
Location: Calgary, Alta.
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Hillhead 2020

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