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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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Trucks transport 60.8 percent of trans-border freight in May

Aug 05, 2013

Trucks transport 60.8 percent of trans-border freight in May

Trucks carried 60.8 percent of the $98.6 billion of freight moved in April 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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Ledcore, Mainland Sand and Gravel enter long-term supply agreement

Jul 12, 2013

Ledcore, Mainland Sand and Gravel enter long-term supply agreement

Ledcor Resources & Transportation and Mainland Sand and Gravel have announced that the companies have signed a long-term exclusive agreement for marine transportation services. Under the agreement, Ledcor will haul crushed stone and aggregate from Mainland’s Cox Station Quarry in Abbotsford, ...

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Prevent equipment theft

Apr 04, 2013

Prevent equipment theft

Lakeview Sand and Gravel, based in Cambridge, Ontario, was one of the more recent victims of theft at its operation. On April 2, large amounts of diesel fuel were reportedly stolen from the business, according to The Record.com. It’s hardly the ...

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