Black Friday 2019: Stocking Stuffers Gift List [Updated]

This story was written in collaboration with Forbes Finds. Forbes Finds covers products and experiences we think you’ll love. Featured products are independently selected and linked to for your convenience. If you buy something using a link on this page, Forbes may receive a small share of that sale. I love stockings. It’s the perfect place to stick wallets, toothbrushes, chargers…all the little odds and ends that you know they’ll love, but that seem a little tame for under the tree. Of course, if you’re looking to upgrade your stocking game, grab a deal or two on one of these premium options and make the stocking the thing they’re looking forward to the most.   Usually $100, this luxury strap from Nomad is just $30 dollars through Black Friday weekend. The premium leather is the perfect way to class up your 40mm or 38mm Apple Watch. If you’ve avoided Nomad’s products in the past because of their price, this is the weekend to stock up. Nearly everything on the site is 50%-70% off. The Courant Carry is the most stylish wireless battery I’ve come across in a long time. The top is covered in Italian leather, as well as the bottom charging pad. Why is there a pad on the ...

Thoughtful design sets up Canadian producer for years to come

Forty-two conveyors, along with five crushers and five screen decks, comprise the new plant at Mainland’s Cox Station Quarry. Photo courtesy of Superior Industries Having more than tripled production and barge loadout capacities since the recent completion of its new plant, the Mainland Construction Materials Cox Station Quarry is well-positioned to meet market demand now – and far into the future. The 400-acre granite rock facility, located near Sumas Mountain in Abbotsford, British Columbia, operates along the Fraser River, where its material is shipped via barges to strategically-located distribution depots. Completely automated, the new plant replaces an older, antiquated processing facility that had averaged only 600 metric tph. Today, the plant exceeds 2,100 metric tph and will allow the Cox Station Quarry to provide its regional markets with up to 5 million metric tons of high-quality aggregate products each year. Mainland had envisioned a new plant upgrade more than a decade ago, but the plan was placed on hold during a market downturn. After Denver-based Summit Materials acquired Mainland in 2014, capital improvement talks over the next several years ultimately led ...