Feds should evidence-based decision on steel products: Canadian Steel Coalition

The Canadian Coalition for Construction Steel (CCCS) is urging the federal government to make an evidence-based decision on any new action on imported steel...

Weekly OLRB Applications (beginning Aug 6 2018 )

Here is the list of applications to the Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB) for the week beginning Aug 6 2018.

Bird Construction selected as preferred OPP project proponent

Bird Construction has been selected as the preferred proponent to design, build and finance nine Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachments in nine communities. Bird will...

Carleton University gets $350,000 for green building project

Carleton University will receive $350,000 from the government of Canada for a project that will help the construction industry design more energy- efficient and...

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Roofing in Ontario: Continuing growth predicted with additional opportunities in green and heritage projects

Ontario’s roofing industry can look forward to continuing growth, as workers meet higher safety standards and contractors combine conventional materials and techniques with alternatives...
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Bridge designers invited to bid using QBS system for $32 million Alexandra Bridge retrofit...

The federal government is applying a qualifications-based selection (QBS) model to select designers for an estimated $32 million retrofit of the Alexandra Bridge connecting...
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Financial Post investigation: He fought the Chinese take-over of Aecon, but was he who...

The Financial Post has published an extensive profile of Michael Beattie, who was among the leading lobbyists fighting against the takeover of Aecon by...
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A new sustainable model? The Canada Infrastructure Bank may provide a new avenue for...

By Joel Kranc Canada, like many other parts of the world, is in dire need of rejuvenating and rebuilding much of its crumbling infrastructure. According...

Canadian construction steel coalition urges caution on further tariff action

Now that Canada has retaliated against unfair U.S. tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum, the Canadian Coalition for Construction Steel (CCCS) is urging the...

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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