Three teams submit proposals for Highway 401 rail tunnel project

Three teams competing for a project to build a tunnel under Highway 401 as part of the GO Regional Express Rail (RER) program have...

Chronic stress: What does it mean for the Ontario WSIB claims...

It is an issue that divides organized labour and employers, and will have significant impact on how Ontario Workers Compensation Insurance Board (WSIB) claims...

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Feds announce $32.9 million dredging contract as part of Hamilton Harbour remediation project

The federal government says it has awarded a $32.9 million contract for the second phase of the Hamilton Harbour’s Randle Reef Contaminated Sediment Remediation...
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Housing starts increase in Barrie, Oshawa as Toronto stabilizes: CMHC

The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) reports housing starts in June have increased in the Barrie area (especially Innisfil) and in Oshawa, with...
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Ottawa LRT: Feds offer $1.09 billion for $3.5 billion LRT second stage as city...

Three construction teams have been qualified to compete for the second stage of the Ottawa Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, which received a boost...
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CertainTeed Gypsum Canada re-invests in domestic manufacturing as contractors file remission claims for anti-dumping...

The decision to impose anti-dumping tariffs on US drywall has spurred an increase in manufacturing volume by CertainTeed Gypsum Canada, as contractors and Fort...
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Senate passes Canada Prompt Payment Act

The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) says it applauds and thanks all Senators for their leadership in passing Bill S-224 after third reading in...

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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