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Calgary Ring Road passes major construction milestones

The contract for the final portion of the West Calgary Ring Road in Alberta has been awarded to Calgary Safelink Partners for $277 million. Construction will get underway this summer on the south portion of the road, which is expected to be completed in 2024.

Highway 33 repaving project will enhance safety for travellers

This summer, a section of Highway 33 in British Columbia will be repaved, creating a safer, smoother riding surface for drivers, including those travelling to the Big White Ski Resort.

Brandt completes Sokkia Canada acquisition

The Brandt Group of Companies announced it has acquired the assets of Ontario-based Sokkia Canada. This acquisition makes Brandt the exclusive dealer for Sokkia optical survey instruments, accessories and parts for the entire Canadian market.
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Lessons learned on hot mix asphalt from book about Pearl Harbour

Ken Monlux said he learned a lot about hot mix from a book he read about Pearl Harbour. In the book “All the Gallant Men” the author talks about the nine major investigations carried out by the government to discover what went wrong, and how to avoid making the same mistakes in the future. » Read more...
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In the picture: the MB jaw crusher processed 9000 tons of demolition material, ensuring a daily productivity of 500 tons and the MB-S18 screening bucket separated and cleaned the material to speed up the crushing process.

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Buildings and infrastructure in the age of COVID-19

Canadian Consulting Engineering magazine is hosting a virtual symposium on July 16. Four experts are set to discuss how the pandemic will affect engineering and construction projects. » Read more...

AED promotes Liz McCabe to vice president of education and programs

Associated Equipment Distributors promoted Liz McCabe to vice president of education and programs. McCabe was senior director of education and programming prior to this promotion. » Read more...

Construction careers are viable option for youth seeking work in the COVID era

Ontario’s construction sector was deemed an essential service and remained open for business during the pandemic. The sector is well-positioned to attract a segment of youth who may have been thinking about careers in the hard-hit hospitality and restaurant industries. » Read more...

Self-contained option creates more applications for Superior’s Telestacker conveyor

Superior Industries introduced a standard new set of TeleStacker Conveyor models with onboard power. These self-contained, radial, telescoping conveyors are equipped with a 96kW Cat 4.4 Tier 4 Final engine. » Read more...

Highway 40 widening creates jobs and improves highways

The Alberta government is widening a 36-kilometre stretch of Highway 40 between Wildhay River and Pinto Creek, and north and south of the Berland River. » Read more...

RESCON supports full police probes of noose incidents on Toronto construction sites

The Residential Construction Council of Ontario is appalled that nooses have been discovered at more Toronto construction sites and is calling on police to conduct a full investigation of the racist hate crimes and prosecute those who are responsible. » Read more...

OSSGA Golf Tournament

September 25, 2020
Location: King, Ont.
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Quarry Tech Calgary

October 28, 2020
Location: Calgary, Alta.
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SHCA Annual Fall Convention

November 26 to 27, 2020
Location:Regina, Sask.
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The Buildings Show

December 2 to 4, 2020
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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ASGA Convention

January 13 to14, 2021
Location: Enoch, Alta.
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World of Concrete 2021

January 19 to January 22, 2021
Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
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World of Asphalt 2021

March 9 to March 11, 2021
Location: Atlanta, Ga.
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Hillhead 2021

June 22 to June 24, 2021
Location: Buxton, U.K.
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