Provincial Building and Construction Trades Council of Ontario supports Bruce Power...

The Provincial Building and Construction Trades Council of Ontario reinforced its support for the upcoming Bruce Power refurbishment project at its recent annual conference...

COCA: Confusion about construction safety responsibility in Ontario

The Council of Ontario Construction Associations (COCA) says it has concerns about who is now responsible for construction safety prevention in the province. In its...

Amico Design Build constructs $30 million University of Windsor Science, Research...

Amico Design Build has started initial construction work for a new $30 million Science, Research and Innovation centre at the University of Windsor, with a target...

Contract Awarded for Milton District Hospital expansion project

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Halton Healthcare Services (HHS) have awarded a fixed price contract to Plenary Health to design, build, finance and maintain the...

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Housing market correction fears exaggerated: Fortress Real Developments

Despite a decade of warnings, the latest "hot button" threats to housing market stability: foreign investors, mortgage fraud and over leveraged buyers have no...

Study asserts unionized construction firms have fewer costly, serious injuries

A new study from a Florida university asserts that construction firms that hire union workers have fewer work injuries requiring workers’ compensation payments for time...
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Gypsum board anti-dumping duties to be decided Jan. 4

The status of anti-dumping duties on gypsum board (drywall) imported to western Canada from the U.S. will be decided by a Canadian International Trade...
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Thornton Tomasetti expands into Canada with Toronto office

International engineering firm Thornton Tomasetti has opened its first Canada office in Toronto. "The move is the initial phase of the firm’s strategic plan...
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Herb Gray Parkway opens after five years of construction

After five years of construction, an eight-kilometer-long stretch of the Rt. Hon. Herb Gray Parkway opened for traffic over the weekend of June 27-28....

Feature profile: Greenshield sustainable glass block recycling earns LEED points with flexibility, innovation

Newtonbrook Block and Supply develops GreenShield sustainable concrete block glass-recycling technologies,...

Building on its more than 65-year history and affirming its commitment to the future as a third-generation family owned and operated company, Newtonbrook Block...

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