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Mountain View County in Alberta one step closer to aggregate extraction

Apr 09, 2014

Mountain View County in Alberta one step closer to aggregate extraction

Proposed amendments that would allow aggregate extraction in Mountain View County, Alberta are one step closer to becoming law. The county’s committee last week made recommendations about aggregate extraction, including the use of gravel pits, in the area and have voted ...

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Trans-border freight value rises 2.6% in 2013

Mar 21, 2014

Trans-border freight value rises 2.6% in 2013

The value of freight moved in 2013 between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners, Canada and Mexico, was up 2.6 percent in 2013, compared to 2012, according to data released by the U.S. Department ...

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Quarry Life Award offers chance to improve quarry environments in North America

Feb 06, 2014

Quarry Life Award offers chance to improve quarry environments in North America

North American students and researchers, as well as others interested in sustainability at quarries, have the chance to earn money and improve the environment with the Quarry Life Award 2014. Now in its second round, the international competition aims to raise ...

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Trucks carry 59.9% of trans-border freight in November

Jan 29, 2014

Trucks carry 59.9% of trans-border freight in November

Trucks carried 59.9 percent of the $96.1 billion of freight moved in November between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners, Canada and Mexico, according to data released Wednesday from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics ...

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Trucks transport 59.9 percent of trans-border freight in August

Nov 08, 2013

Trucks transport 59.9 percent of trans-border freight in August

Trucks carried 59.9 percent of the $96.5 billion of freight moved in August between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners, Canada and Mexico, according to data released Thursday from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics ...

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Ontario Legislature presents ‘Report on the Review of the Aggregate Resources Act’

Nov 06, 2013

Ontario Legislature presents ‘Report on the Review of the Aggregate Resources Act’

The Ontario Legislature presented the Report on the Review of the Aggregate Resources Act (ARA) last Wednesday. The report follows the legislature’s Standing Committee on General Government’s long review process, which began in March 2012. “The report recognizes the critical role that ...

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Guest Blog: Balance sheet management continues among operators

Oct 08, 2013

Guest Blog: Balance sheet management continues among operators

Corporate divestitures once again dominated the activity last month, with Lafarge North America and Vulcan Materials leading the way. Balance sheet management continues to be the emphasis to create liquidity and borrowing capacity to take advantage of when the market ...

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Ontario could see increase in aggregate recycling

Sep 27, 2013

Ontario could see increase in aggregate recycling

Ontario’s public works projects could involve more recycled aggregates if a new bill promoting aggregate recycling passes the the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. The Private Member’s Bill, known as Bill 56 or The Aggregate Recycling Promotion Act, recently passed a second ...

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SME, CIM host Safety In Mining symposium in Ontario

Sep 25, 2013

SME, CIM host Safety In Mining symposium in Ontario

The Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME) and the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy & Petroleum (CIM) will host the 3rd annual Safety In Mining symposium October 20-22 at the Hilton Toronto in Ontario, Canada. This year’s theme is “A ...

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Walker Industries Holdings continues with Duntroon Quarry expansion

Sep 02, 2013

Walker Industries Holdings continues with Duntroon Quarry expansion

Walker Industries Holdings announced in July that it has been cleared to continue with the planned expansion of its Duntroon Quarry, located on the Niagara Escarpment in Canada. The announcement comes after the Ontario Superior Court of Justice dismissed an application ...

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Continental Stone Limited proposes rock export quarry in Fortune Bay, Canada

Aug 30, 2013

Continental Stone Limited proposes rock export quarry in Fortune Bay, Canada

Continental Stone Limited has proposed a new crushed rock export quarry on an approximately 900-hectare (2,223-acre) site near the village of Belleoram in Newfoundland, Canada, according to a report from The Coaster. The quarry will be located in Fortune Bay and ...

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Trucks transport 60.7 percent of trans-border freight in June

Aug 28, 2013

Trucks transport 60.7 percent of trans-border freight in June

Trucks carried 60.7 percent of the $93.5 billion of freight moved in June between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners, Canada and Mexico, according to data released last week from the Bureau of Transportation ...

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