About Us

View As Webpage | View Archives | Email a Friend

@{mv_date_MMM d, yyyy}@
Quarry Tech

Quarry Tech goes virtual

Rock to Road is taking its popular QuarryTech forum virtual for 2020! Join us as we feature a mix of live and on-demand sessions with industry experts on optimizing pit and quarry operations on October 28.

BKT: Vehicles and tires of the future go hand-in-hand

BKT says the leading manufacturers of earthmoving machinery are moving towards a process of irreversible change called Sustainability, the only key to the future which may see the survival of the planet and its inhabitants. At a rhythm dictated by environmental change, we are seeing the introduction of a new generation of vehicles: self-driving, electric, fuelled by alternative energy sources, solar or hydrogen.

Rock to Road’s Top 10 Under 40 is back!

Rock to Road magazine is looking to recognize Canada’s best young workers in the aggregates and roadbuilding industries. Building on the success of last year’s contest, which recognized 10 outstanding individuals who had made significant contributions to the industry before their 40th birthdays, this year’s contest will acknowledge another 10 additional individuals from across Canada.
Sponsored Spotlight 
SDT North America

Workshop – Let’s Create an Asset Criticality Methodology

Criticality assessment is a key element of reliability engineering for maintenance practitioners. Using it, reliability engineers can rank how each asset failure would impact their organization, and then prioritize their workflow for condition monitoring efforts accordingly.

Join us Thursday, September 24th at 11AM ET for the first ever Ultrasound… Beyond the Essentials™ Workshop. In this workshop Suzane Greeman of Greeman Asset Management Solutions will take participants through an asset criticality methodology. Students will work through a case study, allowing them to walk away with practical knowledge that they can apply to their organization immediately.
» Register now...
Featured News 
Ring of Fire

Projects: A road to the Ring of Fire

After many years of talk, the stars may finally be aligning for the building of an all-season, two-lane, gravel access road, culverts and bridges into the mineral-rich Ring of Fire area northeast of Thunder Bay, Ont. Two First Nations communities in the area—Marten Falls and Webequie—have now signed a historic deal to advance planning of the link that will accommodate both passenger and commercial vehicles. » Read more...

Case Study: Easier access for difficult, high altitude construction sites

Accessing mountain roads in the middle of a forest is sometimes impractical, and without public trails, it’s practically impossible. And even if often the sole way is to reach the peak is by foot. » Read more...

IROCK appoints new director of product development and applications

IROCK Crushers, manufacturer of mobile and portable crushing plants, screening plants and conveying equipment, appointed Paul McCaffrey as director of product development and applications. » Read more...
Extra news 
Alfie Jones

BKT Stories: Why choosing the right tire for quarry work is essential

Operating a fully-loaded 120-ton dumper in a slippery, clay quarry is Alfie Jones’ job and every day he moves four-wheel giants on one of the most important sites of the multinational Imerys. To fit out the dumpers, the choice fell on a quarry best seller from BKT, EARTHMAX SR 45 M. » Read more...

Komatsu rebrands mining products

Komatsu plans to rebrand its underground hard rock equipment, surface wheel loaders and new line of blasthole drills to reflect the company’s united focus on growth in these areas. » Read more...

Quarry Tech

October 28, 2020
Location: Virtual Event
» Learn more

SHCA Annual Fall Convention

November 26 to 27, 2020
Location: Regina, Sask.
» Learn more

The Buildings Show

December 2 to 4, 2020
Location: Toronto, Ont.
» Learn more

World of Concrete 2021

January 19 to 22, 2021
Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
» Learn more

World of Asphalt 2021

March 9 to 11, 2021
Location: Atlanta, Ga.
» Learn more

Hillhead 2021

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