OSSGA Annual General Meeting 2014 OSSGA’s most anticipated annual event was an ’astronomical’ success! Thanks to all who attended and participated. We hope to see you all at the 2015 AGM!
My Job R-O-C-K-S! Video Contest Winner We’re thrilled to congratulate Harold Sutherland construction as the winner of the 2013 ’My Job R-o-c-k-s!’ OSSGA video contest. Harold’s team put together a great video that gave some insight into why his employees love their jobs. We thank all of the entrants for their submissions and their hard work, and look forward to even more great entries in the 2014 video contest. Take a look at the winning video here and visit Harold Sutherland Construction’s website here
Engineering Success Through Investment in Education A half-century of civil engineering experience has taught Steed and Evans Limited that the wisest investment is a knowledgeable and skilled workforce: One that understands technology and real-world problem-solving application. That’s why the company has chosen to invest in the new Construction Materials Testing Laboratory (CMT) in Conestoga’s School of Engineering and Information Technology. For more information, please contact Steed and Evans by clicking here.
Blast From the Past! Photo of Gibson Quarry, Niagara Region, circa 1891. The blocks from this quarry were used to build the original train tunnel under the St . Clair River in Sarnia! Please follow the link below to learn more interesting facts about aggregates. Photo courtesy of GENIVAR Consultants LP.
Brantford Expositor: Awards for gravel pit renewal March 25, 2014
Two corporations with aggregate interests in the Paris area have won awards from an organization of their peers for the responsible handling of their gravel pit operations. Lafarge Canada has received an award of excellence from the Ontario Stone, Sand and Gravel Association for the handling of its West Paris Pit on King Edward Street. Dufferin Aggregates Ltd., a division of Holcim Canada, has won a progressive rehabilitation award from the association for its Brown Pit in North Dumfries Township, just north of the Brant County line.
OSSGA member Bruce Peninsula Stone was recently featured on the cover of Business In Focus Magazine. The story profiles owner Eric Shouldice’s rise to the top from his modest beginnings piling flagstone.
Two groups of University of Guelph students in the Bachelor of Landscape Architecture program received awards in the Student Design Competition at the recent Ontario Stone, Sand & Gravel (OSSGA) AGM in Ottawa. Guelph students took home both first and second place in the prestigious OSSGA Student Design Competition.