Oldcastle to Build Asphalt Plant at Port San Antonio

Oldcastle Materials announced plans to build a new asphalt plant within Port San Antonio’s 350-acre East Kelly Railport. The expansion comes at a time when the region – among the fastest-growing communities in the country – plans to undergo significant road and infrastructure improvements in the years ahead to accommodate existing road traffic and a million new residents by 2040.

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Canadian Legislation Focuses on Aggregates Advances

According to the Ontario Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (OSSGA), Minister Kathleen McGarry stood in the House to introduce the long-awaited Aggregate Resources and Mining Modernization Act, a bill the government is putting forward to amend and modernize both the Aggregate Resources Act (ARA) and Mining Act.

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Full Speed Ahead for New Canadian Quarry

Canadian aggregate-exploration-and-development company Highbank Resources Ltd., said that a crew at its Swamp Point North (SPN) quarry project recently returned to the site and is actively clearing snow, upgrading and maintaining roads, and logging/clearing further quarry area for stockpiles. The quarry is located on the Portland canal, south of Stewart, in Northwest British Columbia, Canada.

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Hyundai Debuts Upgraded Wheel Loaders

Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas Inc. launched its two newest wheel loaders, the HL770-9A and the HL780-9A.  These models are part of Hyundai’s new 9A product line, all of which meet Interim Tier 4 standards and are ideal for aggregate, quarry and truck loading applications.  Hyundai’s HL770-9A and HL780-9A loaders are built with reliable components including electronically controlled, fuel efficient, Cummins…

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KPI-JCI Dealer Days a Huge Success

KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens hosted 70 authorized North American dealers at its annual National Dealer Conference, held Sept. 15-17 at The Curtis Hotel in Denver. Rock Products Editor Mark Kuhar was the only aggregates industry magazine chief editor to attend the event. Each year, KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens launches new products and sales tools for its dealers during its National…

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New Terex Finlay Machines Designed for Quarry Duty

Terex Finlay introduced two new machines for quarry duty at this year’s Hillhead show: the 883+ and the 893. The Terex Finlay 883+ is designed to work after a primary crusher or on its own as a frontline screening machine. This versatile and adaptable machine is suitable for working in quarrying, mining, construction and demolition debris, topsoil, recycling, sand, gravel,…

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