Entries by Jessica Boseley

Thermalcrete -10°C

Thermalcrete is a Dufferin Concrete technology designed to face cold weather site conditions and provide the same characteristics as our standard concrete in cold weather. Thermalcrete normalizes the setting time to about 8 hours, the same as concrete that is subjected to a temperature of 20°C. New at Dufferin Concrete is Thermalcrete -10. This solution […]

Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Train Project

The Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) project is one of many ongoing Metrolinx projects aimed at connecting Toronto area communities and enhancing mobility in the region. This project was awarded to Crosslinx Transit Solutions for $8.5 billion. Dufferin Concrete provided 300,000 cubic metres representing approximately $50 million of the contract value. Including 25 stations, […]

Variable Fuel Surcharge

  All concrete will be charged a Variable Fuel Surcharge based on the average quarterly rack and will be adjusted the 1st day of every quarter, based on the previous quarter’s average rack rate. The surcharge will be adjusted as outlined in the table below. Rack Rate Fuel Surcharge <$0.67/L $0.00/m3 $0.67/L to <$0.77/L $1.00/m3 […]

Dufferin Concrete Fibrestrand Demo

Earlier this year, Dufferin Concrete hosted a Fibrestrand Demonstration Day in both the Metro and West regions. These demonstrations were on the usage of Macro Structural Fibres replacing Welded Wire Mesh (WWM) and 10M rebar. Guests joined at the Markham and Kitchener concrete plants, where they were able to examine the finished appearance of 2.4kg/m3 […]