THE FILL.

MAR

14

AGGREGATES CALCULATOR: EASY TO USE ONLINE TOOL

Are you planning on using any gravel or stone for your next landscaping project or construction job? Regardless of the size or scope of the project, one of the first things that you will have to do is take measurements; this is to ensure that you will purchase the right amount of material. Measurements also allow for an accurate estimate or budget for the project.



AUG

14

REHABILITATION OF PITS & QUARRIES IN THE AGGREGATE INDUSTRY

What is Rehabilitation?

Aggregate extraction is an interim land use. Once all aggregate is extracted, the site is rehabilitated into such areas as productive wildlife habitats, recreational parks, golf courses or urban uses.



APR

12

AGGREGATES IN ONTARIO – DID YOU KNOW?

Each year in Ontario we use approximately 170 million tonnes of aggregates, which translates to 14 tonnes per person. It is most obvious that we use sand, stone and gravel to build our homes, schools, roadways and other various infrastructure, but beyond that there are many lesser known uses. Did you know that aggregates are found in make-up, paint, glass, and various household cleaners? Even areas like our water filtration and sewage systems use aggregates. Aggregates are virtually everywhere, even if we can’t see them.



JAN

15

THE BASICS OF SAND & GRAVEL

Unless you are working on a construction project, you probably don’t spend much time thinking about sand and gravel. These natural resources are basic raw materials that are an important component used in construction.   



OCT

23

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BUNKER SAND

Did you know choosing the right sand for a golf course can be a serious task? The sand chosen for bunkers can impact the playing quality, maintenance, style of construction and the architecture of the golf course.  There are various factors that should be considered when choosing the perfect sand, and each component can have a major impact on the overall effect for the player.  




BROCK TALK