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AEM announces 2020 inductees into AEM Hall of Fame

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers Hall of Fame recognizes the pioneers whose inventions, ideas, leadership and courage have contributed to the industry and community’s quality of life. For 2020, AEM has selected three individuals to celebrate in its Hall of Fame: Art Moore, founder of Snorkel Lifts, and brothers Ray and Koop Ferwerda, inventors of the Gradall excavator.

Gordie Howe International Bridge construction on target despite COVID-19 delays

The builders are confident construction of the Gordie Howe International Bridge is still on track to finish by late 2024 despite delays caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lincoln receives $235,000 as part of aggregate program

The Town of Lincoln, Ont., received a report at its committee of the whole meeting that outlined the funding it’s getting through the province’s Aggregate Resources Act. And, while the town will receive more than it has in the past, some councillors want to see officials lobby for a further increase.
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Running in circles

Editorial: Running in circles around George Massey Tunnel replacement

Massive infrastructure projects have all too often become the victims of changing political winds. Over the years, many major projects across Canada has been started up with massive investments of taxpayer dollars only to have them scrapped part-way through the process, leaving us with big bills to pay and no project to show for it. The George Massey Tunnel replacement could get scrapped again. » Read more...

Highly Customizable EX Series Asphalt Plants Achieve Maximum Asphalt Production

Configure just the right EX Series 120-425 TPH asphalt plant using any of ADM's standard components to meet your high-capacity production demands. Designed to handle up to 50% RAP, EX Series plants combine high volume, high efficiency, and environmental friendliness in a compact package. Single-drum counterflow technology provides the longest aggregates drying and mixing times in the industry, ensuring consistent, quality asphalt that meets all federal and state specifications, while virtually eliminating blue-smoke and hydrocarbon emissions for clean operation. The plants' efficient design allow single-operator capability, easy troubleshooting and simple on-site maintenance for increased ROI. » Learn more...

Advocates say gravel mines pose risk to Big Hill Spring Provincial Park

The Bighill Creek Preservation Society in Alberta is concerned that a proposed gravel mine adjacent to the Big Hill Springs Provincial Park will put the health of the park and the Bighill Creek watershed at risk. » Read more...

AED Foundation certifies more than 1,400 diesel technicians

The AED Foundation’s testing program has resulted in the addition of 1,405 AEDF Certified Technicians in heavy equipment, helping alleviate North America’s diesel technician workforce shortage. » Read more...

Customizing electronic field logs for heavy construction

Every construction company relies on some form of field log, but one size does not fit all. Requirements for recording labour and productivity on the jobsite vary significantly across heavy civil sectors and from company to company. The content and layout of daily logs should vary too. » Read more...

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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2021 Virtual Sand Schools

February 9 to 10, 2021
Location: Virtual
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World of Asphalt 2021

March 9 to 11, 2021
Location: Atlanta, Ga.
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World of Concrete 2021

June 8 to June 10, 2021
Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
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Hillhead 2021

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