Noront starts community consultations as it plans for $1 billion Sault....

By Robin MacLellan Ontario Construction Report staff writer Noront Resources Ltd. has started community consultations about in Sault Ste. Marie, the future site of its billion-dollar...

Construction industry insurance rates increasing rapidly; “funds control” may be useful...

Ontario Construction Report staff write Market conditions are becoming increasingly challenging in the construction insurance market, with costs rising and insurance coverage limitations increasing. And...

OGCA recognizes Glenn Ackerley and Paul Raboud with awards

Ontario Construction Report staff writer The Ontario General Contractors Association (OGCA) recently presented awards to two individuals who have made substantial contributions to the industry. The...

Labourers, steelworkers face off in Windsor overpass jurisdiction dispute

Police were called to a Windsor overpass construction site when a dispute between two unions about who should be working on the project reached...

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CRA reviewing Home Depot commercial credit card records in underground economy crack-down

Ontario Construction Report staff writer The Canadian Revenue Agency has obtained a court order to obtain information about Home Depot commercial credit card holders in...

Sustainability and climate change: New construction and retrofit projects can create multi-billion dollar AEC...

Ontario Construction Report staff writer There are exciting opportunities in sustainable construction, with ambitious goals to reduce the built environment’s environmental drain – creating billions...
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Canadian construction industry growth holding pace with inflation: FMI

Ontario Construction Report staff writer Raleigh, NC-based FMI says Canadian construction industry’s growth is keeping pace with inflation, with a three per cent increase projected...

Modular construction is a ripening idea that may save construction time and cost: McKinsey...

By Kristen Frisa Ontario Construction News staff writer In a June report, the McKinsey Company says modular building could have a profound impact on the construction...

Feds moving forward with prompt payment, adjudication legislation similar to Ontario Construction Act

Ontario Construction Report staff writer The federal government is moving forward with legislation for construction industry prompt payment and adjudication for projects under its jurisdiction,...

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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