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  • AMTA new member announcements

    The AMTA is pleased to welcome DC Drilling Inc. and WestX Trucking Inc. as Carrier Members, while Unistar Special Risks Inc., Steelhead Ventures Ltd., Stantec, Carscallen LLP, Emergency Response Assistance Canada (ERAC), Gateway Trailer and Allison Transmission are welcomed as Supplier Members.

  • AMTA new member announcements

    The AMTA is pleased to welcome Vertex Oilfield Services Ltd., Direct Limited Partnership (Canada Cartage), Sterling Truck & Trailer Sales Ltd., Werkman Transport, Hawk & Son Transportation, Glenn Armstrong Construction Ltd., Big Time Towing & Recovery Ltd., Sermeno’s Enterprises Inc., Elite Crane & Rigging Ltd. and Bramall Oilfield Hauling Ltd. as Carrier Members.

  • AMTA on Global News

    AMTA President Chris Nash spoke to Global News, 630 CHED, and Alberta Primetime as follow up to the announcement of mandatory entry-level training. View the segment at https://amta.us14.listmanage.com/track/click?u=6241cd7bac0f3d5e3ace4c525&id=eafa9f1224&e=01dd1d73f8.

  • AMTA team welcomes trio

    AMTA is pleased to welcome new team members Bonnie Lean, CRA Coordinator; Robert Destree, Senior Instructor of Driver Development; and Erica Cormack, Program Developer!

  • AMTA welcomes new members

    The AMTA is pleased to welcome Carrier Members P&D Logistics, No Limit Contracting Canada Inc., Boyd Ventures Inc., Manuel Trucking & Freight Services Ltd. (Nisku), Myshak Transportation Group Ltd. (Acheson), and Ross Agri Supplies Ltd. (Camrose);

  • Calgary airport expansion progressing

    The governments of Canada, Alberta and Calgary, along with the Calgary Airport Authority, have committed to fund the completion of Calgary’s Airport Trail between 36 Street NE and 60 Street NE. Once complete, Airport Trail will create a second, critically needed east-west transportation corridor in north Calgary, improving passenger and cargo access to the airport, and better routes across

  • Chief Steve Callahan retires

    After 38 years in Commercial Vehicle Enforcement, Chief Steve Callahan is retiring.

  • Day & Ross acquires Stonehammer

    As part of its growth strategy, Day & Ross has acquired Stonehammer Transport Inc., an established carrier based in Okotoks, Alberta. 

  • Event Recap: Transforming Airport City

    n September 27, AMTA participated in a fireside chat hosted by Edmonton Chamber of Commerce. The event provided an opportunity for Edmonton’s business community to learn more about the AMTA’s new training facility.

  • Gibson Energy to focus on tanks and infrastructure, not trucking

    At Gibson Energy’s 2018 investor day on Jan. 30 in Toronto, President and CEO Steve Spaulding said, “What you will see today is a dramatic transformation of our business. Gibson Energy will no longer be thought of as a trucking business. We will be a crude oil infrastructure business with high quality cash flow.”

  • Hiway Refrigeration acquires Eskimo Refrigeration

    Hiway Refrigeration Ltd. of Port Coquitlam, BC, announced on April 13 it had reached an agreement to acquire Eskimo Refrigeration Ltd. – an AMTA member since 1971 – headquartered in Calgary, Alberta.

  • Lloyd Blower retires

    In their January newsletter, Alberta Government’s Carrier Services announced the retirement of Manager of Investigations Lloyd Blower.

  • Manitoulin Transport acquires Duckering’s Transport

    Manitoulin Transport has acquired Duckering’s Transport Ltd. of Red Deer, Alberta, a less than truckload (LTL) service provider offering next-day service to more than 400 locations throughout the province. The acquisition builds on Manitoulin’s many previous investments in Western Canada in recent years and further demonstrates its commitment to provide the most comprehensive

  • Matco Moving Solutions acquires I-Care Office Solutions of Edmonton

    Matco Moving Solutions, a fully integrated provider of residential and commercial domestic and international moving services, household goods relocation and warehousing (and a member of the Manitoulin Group of Companies), has acquired I-Care Office Solutions of Edmonton. The deal adds to Matco’s growing commercial relocation business, giving it entry into the office systems

  • MELT progress in Alberta

    Alberta is mandating training for new commercial drivers and strengthening safety requirements for commercial carriers to enhance public safety.

  • Mullen Group makes pair of acquisitions

    This summer, Mullen Group Ltd. announced the closings of a pair of acquisitions: AECOM’s Canadian Industrial Services Division (ISD) and Canadian Hydrovac Ltd. (CHL). AECOM ISD operates primarily within the heavy oil and oil sands areas of Alberta, while CHL services midstream, pipleline, construction, and municipal sectors in BC, Alberta and Saskatchewan.

  • Q-Line merges with Waylon

    Q-Line Trucking Ltd. and partner ATS, Inc. is proud to announce the merger and integration of Waylon Transport, Inc. in Acheson (AB) and Calgary (AB). Operating as a Q-Line company, Waylon’s customers can expect the professional, high-quality transportation solutions currently provided to Q-Line’s existing customers.

  • Welcome new members

    The AMTA is pleased to welcome the following new Carrier Members: BURNCO Rock Products Ltd., Calgary Food Bank, Rocky View School Division No. 41,

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