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Roadwork sector expected to remain strong in 2023

Activity in the construction industry will have reached a historic peak in 2022, with 210 million hours worked, a seven per cent increase over 2021 – and although a slowdown is expected in 2023, activity will remain high.

Pavan encourages everyone to think beyond the heavy equipment

“I definitely got into the industry by accident, it wasn’t something I intentionally sought out, however it has turned out to be a very rewarding and challenging accident,” says Pavan Sidhu.

Giordano was born to be in the business

“I grew up around the business. As soon as I could legally work, I was there,” says Victor Giordano.
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Ontario sand and gravel supplier upgrades plant with CDE screening and cyclone technology

A sand and gravel supplier has partnered with wet processing industry experts CDE to commission a series of upgrades to its existing plant in Uxbridge, as it seeks to enhance efficiency and boost the quality of its natural resources. » Read article...
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CONEXPO already sells out exhibit space for March show

CONEXPO-CON/AGG has officially sold all available exhibit space, guaranteeing the 2023 edition of the show will be the biggest in history. » Learn more...

JULY: Lafarge inks largest aggregates acquisition in Eastern Canada in decades

Lafarge Canada has announced its acquisition of Mathers’ St-Eustache Quarry and Asphalt operations, the company’s largest aggregates acquisition in Eastern Canada in over a decade. » Read more...

AUGUST: How close are we to widespread road construction robots?

The impact of COVID-19 and the potential of robotics in road construction are examined in a newly released report. » Read more...

SEPTEMBER: Catalyst system for asphalt mixing plants nominated for innovation award

The REVOC system has been nominated for the 2022 bauma Innovation Award in the “Climate Protection” category. » Read more...

World of Concrete

Date: January 17-19, 2023
Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
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ASGA 2023 AGM Convention

Date: January 18-19, 2023
Location: River Cree Resort and Casino, Alta.
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The ARA Show

Date: February 11-15, 2023
Location: Orlando, Fla.
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Date: March 14-18, 2023
Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
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Expo Grands Travaux

Date: April 21-22, 2023
Location: Saint-Hyacinthe, Que.
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Hillhead 2024

Date: June 25-27, 2024
Location: Buxton, UK.
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