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(Former association name was APABC)

 
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BCSSGA Newsletter - SCREENINGS
(Former association name was APABC)
 
  • Winter 2016 (PDF 5 Mb)
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    • BCSSGA Committees
    • Highlights from BCSSGA Meeting
    • Proposed Changes to the GVRD Non-Road Diesel Engine Emission Regulation
    • BCSSGA Welcomes New Member "Moffatt & Nichol"
    • BC Road Builders History Book and Road Trip Wines
    • Independent Contractors and Businesses Association Upcoming Courses
    • Cowichan Valley v. Cobble Hill Holdings
    • Mine Rescue Certification at Mainland Sand and Gravel
    • Mine Rescue & First Aid Competition
    • What's wrong with this photo?
     
  • Fall 2016 (PDF 6.5 Mb)
    • BCSSGA Committees
    • Valley Gravel Sales wins BC Mine Reclamation Award
    • The Future is Coming - An Introduction to API CK-4 and FA-4
    • Aggregates - You Can't Build Without Them
    • NCSO now a National Designation
    • Bridging the Gap
    • Independent Contractors and Businesses Association Upcoming Courses
    • New Web Platform Launched to Make Mine Information More Accessible
    • BC Ministry of Mines Announces Further Updates to the Mining Code
    • BC Spill Response Regime
    • Email from Minister of Energy and Mines, Bill Bennett
     
  • Spring 2016 (PDF 4.6Mb)
    • BCSSGA Committees
    • Water Sustainability Act
    • Highlights from Jan 28/Mar 30 Meetings
    • B.C. Streamlines Land and Land Title Acts
    • Independent Contractors and Businesses Ass. Upcoming Courses
    • BC Road Builders - 2015 Betty Spalton Scholarship Winners
    • In Memory - Dave Smith & John Foreman
    • Settling Pond Eliminator
    • 54th Annual Mine Safety Award Winners
    • Mine Rescue Training Format
    • Public Participation in the EA Process
    • New Penalties Strengthen Compliance and Enforcement for Mining
    • BCSSGA's Safety Training Site
     
  • Winter 2015 (PDF 6.8Mb)
    • BCSSGA Committees
    • Meeting Highlights
    • Haver & Boecker Offers Customers Convenient Option for Material Testing
    • Independent Contractors and Businesses Association Upcoming Courses
    • Musculoskeletal Disorders and Mining
    • Mining Association of British Columbia Congratulates New Federal Government
    • The Grit on Safety in The Sand & Gravel Industry
    • WorkSafe BC Update
     
  • Spring 2015 (PDF 6.9 Mb)
    • BCSSGA Committees
    • Meeting Highlights - Jan 14, Mar 5
    • Rock to Road : Top 10 Under 40
    • BC 10 yr Transportation Plan
    • Slow Down Move Over legislation
    • Upcoming courses - Independent contractors
    • 53rd Mine Safety Award Winners
    • CWA Engineers Inc - New Member Recogniction
    • Personal Optional Protection Update
     
  • Winter 2014 (PDF 5.1 Mb)
    • BCSSGA Committees
    • Meeting Highlights
    • Profile: Innovative Mining Services
    • BC Road Builders' Shift into Winter Campaign
    • Women in Mining
    • Worksafe BC: Multi-Cultural Workforce
    • The Business Case for Safety
    • It's Time To Put On Your Safety H.A.T.
    • Upcoming ICBA Training Sessions.
     
  • Fall 2014 (PDF 6.5 Mb)
    • BCRMCA Convention
    • Resource Road Radio
    • Smithers Outreach
    • Soil Removal
    • BC Road Riders
    • Non-Road Diesel
    • Mount Polley
    • Women in Mining
     
  • Spring 2014 (PDF 6.5 Mb)
    • $11 Billion LNG Project Seeks Concrete Answers
    • Inland Kenworth/Parker Pacific Going the Distance
    • BCSA Can Help With All Your Safety Needs
    • Independent Contractors & Businesses Association Upcoming Courses
    • December 2013 Chief Inspector's Directive: NxBurst Safety Cartridges, Storage and Use
    • Injury Management: The Importance of Return to Work
    • Bill 17
     
  • Winter 2013 (PDF 5.2 Mb)
    • Hazard Assessment Training (HAT)
    • Mining Facts
    • Metal Leaching/Acid Rock Drainage
    • Kwantlen Park Holiday Hamper Program
    • Upcoming ICBA Training Sessions
    • Aggregate Recycling Promotion Act, 2013
    • WorkSafe News
     
  • Fall 2013 (PDF 5.2 Mb)
    • Hazard Awareness Program
    • The Reclamation of Abbotsford Gravel Sales
    • Alternate means of Escape from Mobile Equipment
    • Injury Management: The Importance of Return to Work
    • Is Your Company Prepared for the WorkSafeBC Experience Rating Changes?
    • Behind the Scenes with Maggie Dorf, Executive Producer of Mining Your Future
    • Case Summary: The Corporation of the District of Peachland v. Peachland Self Storage Ltd.
     
  • Spring 2013 (PDF 2.2 Mb)
    • That's Just Common Sense
    • MOFL&NRO Site Visits
    • Mainland Sand & Gravel Ltd - Swiftwater Rescue Team 2012
    • A New Direction: B.C. Association Changes Brand to Make Aggregates a Known Commodity
    • B.C. Gravel Industry Pulls Out of FVRD Gravel Removal Plan
     
  • Winter 2012 (PDF 2.3 Mb)
    • Happy Holidays!
    • The Impact of the Return of the BC Provincial Sales Tax
    • State of RAP Industry I
    • State of RAP Industry II
    • State of RAP Industry III
    • The Operation of a Recycle Yard Within a Mine Site
     
  • Fall 2012 (PDF 2.8 Mb)
    • We're Rockin' a New Name
    • Do You Work in Bear Country?
    • Training in Human Factors are Next Step in Safety Evolution
    • BC Labour Task Force News
     
  • Spring 2012 (PDF 5.4 Mb)
    • Mining Benefiting Agriculture
    • New Employee Benefit & Pension Program Supports the APABC
    • Rehabilitation of Pits and Quarries (with photo gallery)
    • Lafarge Abbotsford Gravel Pit Reclamation: A Success Story
    • BCCSA Services Focus on Direct Assistance
    • BC Mining Blog Pit Tour
     
  • Spring 2011 (PDF 2.9 Mb)
    • Workplace Safety Program
    • BC Mining Blog
    • Non-Road Diesel Engines
    • Quarry Accidents Involving The Public
     
  • Winter 2010 (PDF 3.0 Mb)
    • PostPonement of Trailer Axle Weight Reductions
    • Safety Record Improving But We Can Must Do Better
    • Highlights from APABC's September 9th General Meeting
    • APABC Member Benefits
    • Correction - Energy Management Incentives
     
  • Fall 2010 (PDF 2.7 Mb)
    • Highlights from APABC's July 22nd General Meeting
    • Safety in the Construction Industry
    • BC Hydro Power Smart Program
    • OTR Tire Value
    • APABC Energy Manager
     
  • Spring 2010 (PDF 5.5 Mb)
    • Truck Safety Committttee
    • Reclaimed Gravel Pits
    • Cell Phone Ban
    • HST
    • Stroke Warning Signs
    • Construction Safety Network
    • BC Assessment Authority
     
  • Winter 2009 (PDF 2.8 Mb)
    • Highlights from APABC's September 10th General Meeting
    • Retirement Announcement: George Home, VP Finance, Jack Cewe Ltd.
    • Canadian Home Builders' Institute encourages education and training in the residential construction industry
    • APABC's New Safety Representative
    • Easing into Automation
    • Staying Warm in the Cold
    • Acid Rock Drainage
    • Commentary: Bridging the Environmental Gap
     
  • Fall 2009 (PDF 2 Mb)
    • Minister Hawes Speaks At APABC
    • Workplace Safety Program Highlights
    • Excerpts From "Sales Tax Harmonization Benefits BC's Construction Industry"
    • Who Is At Greatest Risk For Injury On Your Worksite?
    • Highlights From APABC's Annual General Meeting
    • 47th Annual Mine Safety Award Winners
     
  • Spring 2009 (PDF 1.8 Mb)
    • Highlights from APABC's General Meeting, March 26, 2009
    • Construction Sight: Protecting your Eyes at Work Construction Safety Network
    • Environmental Enforcement Bill
    • A Legacy of Safety: APABC Launches Workplace Safety Program May 21, 2009
    • Aggregates for Kids !
     
  • Winter 2008 (PDF 1.9 Mb)
    • Highlights from APABC's Winter General Meeting - November 25, 2008
    • Construction Safety Network's Small Business Certificate of Recognition (COR )
    • Tenets of Operation - Thanks to Chevron Canada Limited
    • APABC Member Benefits
     
  • Fall 2008 (PDF 1.2 Mb)
    • Honourable Gordon Hogg
    • Construction Safety Network's Year of The Supervisor Campaign Kicks Off with a New Safety Tool
    • Full Steam Ahead for the Aggregate Workplace Safety Project
    • Fraser Valley Aggregate Pilot Project (FVAPP): Lessons Learned
     
  • Summer 2008 (PDF 1.1 Mb)
    • Highlights from APABC's AGM
    • Construction Safety Network Expands to Better Serve the Construction Industry
    • Update: Workplace Safety Program
    • Update: Fraser Valley Aggregate Pilot Project
    • In Memory of Jack Cewe

     

     
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    Sand, Gravel, and Crushed Rock
    Sand, Gravel, and Crushed Rock
     
    BC Stone, Sand & Gravel Association
    Paul Allard - Executive Director
    Box 36065
    Hillcrest Village PO
    Surrey, BC V3S 7Y4
    Phone: 778.571.2670
    Fax: 778.571.2680
    gravelbc@telus.net