Congratulations to the Waynco Rehabilitation Project for the enhancement and restoration of a threatened tallgrass prairie community.

Congratulations to Walker Industries for work at its McGregor Quarry site.  Rehabilitated areas include 7 ha on the site's west wall, 4.5 on its east and 1.38 on the south side.  The wildlife is enjoying it too!

92% to 98% of water handled at a quarry is returned to the local watershed. Read more.

OSSGA offers a full range of training programs, tours, seminars and events for everyone in the aggregates industry. The 2017/18 OSSGA training brochure is now available, click here!

Many of our member companies offer public tours of their aggregate production facilities. Click on the link below to find out how to contact them.

Upcoming Events

Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 9:00 AM OSSGA Common Core Surface Miner Training

OSSGA Office, Mississauga

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 8:30 AM OSSGA Quality Control Training

Lafarge Dundas, Only 12 spots available

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 9:30 AM OSSGA Aggregates 101 Training in Mississauga

OSSGA Office, Mississauga

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 9:30 AM OSSGA Aggregates 201 Training

OSSGA Office, Mississauga
 

Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 9:00 AM OSSGA Common Core Training Course
OSSGA Office, Mississauga, ON
Thursday, July 6, 2017 OSSGA Golf Tournament

Registration will open May 1st.

Cardinal Golf Club

 

OSSGA News

Taking place June 27-28 in Guelph, the two-day event features a workshop symposium and a local rehabilitation tour. Book your stay before it sells out!
In A Sand County Almanac, a pioneering 1949 book about land conservation, author Aldo Leopold wrote of returning the land to the "healing care of the grasses." It is a phrase that resonated with landscape architect Glenn Harrington, president of Harrington McAvan Ltd., and has stayed with him over the years.
ARA and Levy Update April 20, 2017 at 10:33 AM
On Friday, March 17th, the government issued a proposal to amend the regulations with respect to Fees. The ministry is proposing to increase, equalize and index annual aggregate fees and royalties, by amending Regulation 244/97 under the Aggregate Resources Act.
Aggregate Resources Act
Official Plan Guide for Producers
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