Axle Weight Pilot Project Finished August 26, 2019
The objective of the pilot project was to develop a database that will help standardize the way allowable gross weights and axle weights are collected, stored and used for compliance.
TEMPLATE Letter for Members to Use to Submit Responses to ERO Posting on Growth Plan February 13, 2019
The government has submitted a proposal to make Modifications to O. Reg. 311/06 (Transitional Matters - Growth Plans) made under the Places to Grow Act, 2005 to implement the Proposed Amendment to the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe, 2017. OSSGA has made the point to the government that the current policy framework is not working. Approvals for new mineral aggregate operations in Southern Ontario are taking up to 10 years to complete the process. There are too many overlapping policies and inconsistent approaches between the Provincial Plans, Regional Official Plans, Local Official Plans and Conservation Authority policies regarding the management of this essential non-renewable resource.
Specification Alert February 6, 2019
Please be advised that there have been changes made to Aggregate Specifications for OPSS 1002, April 2018. This revised specification has been included in several MTO tender documents recently, most notably MTO Contract #2018-2024, Hwy 400 & Hwy 89 Interchange, Closing Feb. 14, 2019 and has raised concerns with many suppliers.
Avenues Winter 2019 Issue Now Available! February 5, 2019
The newest Winter 2019 issue of Avenues Magazine is now available online!

REMINDER: The Deadline for OSSGA’s Industry Recognition Awards is November 3rd!

October 4, 2017 at 1:41 PM

The deadline for submissions to OSSGA’s 2017 Industry Recognition Awards Program is November 3rd! We want to hear about the great work you and your company are doing in the areas of community relations, progressive rehabilitation and property enhancement. We’d also love to hear how your site is contributing to enhancing and sustaining biodiversity and improving environmental performance. Participation in the awards program will benefit your company and raise public awareness of the great work Ontario aggregate producers are doing!

For more information, contact Ashlee Zelek at azelek@ossga.com. or click here.