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Canadian Welding Bureau opens training facility in Alberta

The Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB) has opened its western region office and training centre in Nisku, Alta. The 18,000-sq.-ft. Welding Education & Training Centre of Excellence represents a $6.5 million investment in the local Edmonton...
Sep 30, 2014 11:34AM


Big irons, big wheels attract thousands to B.C. trade show

The Pacific Heavy Equipment Show ­– British Columbia’s big iron showcase – took place from September 19 to 20 at TRADEX in Abbotsford, and for the first time ever it was co-located with TRUXPO, Western Canada’s...
Sep 29, 2014 3:58PM


CAC welcomes Ontario mandate for low-carbon fuels

The Cement Association of Canada (CAC) strongly supports the Ontario government’s renewed commitment to develop new alternative fuel rules in 2014 to help big, energy-intensive industries reduce their GHG emissions.
Sep 29, 2014 9:45AM


Eacom supports changes to Ontario Building Code

Eacom Timber Corp. lauded the Government of Ontario’s decision to amend the Ontario Building Code (OBC) to allow wood-frame construction in buildings up to six storeys.
Sep 29, 2014 9:41AM


Understanding arbitration agreements

Arbitration agreements have become increasingly common in commercial contracts as parties strive for certainty and control in all aspects of their business relationships. These agreements, which often consist of a single clause in a larger...
Sep 24, 2014 10:11AM


Project risk matrix

Everybody has a risk matrix these days. Often every major stakeholder in a project will develop their own risk matrix in order to identify, quantify and treat risks. This tool is very helpful, as it ensures proper due diligence around project...
Sep 24, 2014 9:59AM


EllisDon treads new ground with construction sciences

EllisDon’s construction sciences department has garnered attention by collaborating with research teams during SCC Under Pressure, a study on the effects of formwork pressure when using self-consolidating concrete (SCC).
Sep 23, 2014 2:48PM


Holcim Awards showcase innovation in sustainable construction

Holcim handed out more than US $330,000 in prize money to 13 projects from across Canada and the U.S. at its North American sustainable construction awards in Toronto on September 18 at Evergreen Brick Works – a Holcim Awards prize...
Sep 22, 2014 3:53PM


Lafarge names new president and CEO for Eastern Canada

Lafarge Canada has appointed Bruno Roux president and CEO for the company’s Eastern Canada business operations.
Sep 22, 2014 2:23PM


CAWIC launches women's advancement in construction project in Calgary

The Canadian Association of Women in Construction (CAWIC) has launched its Women’s Advancement Project in Calgary, Alta.
Sep 18, 2014 11:10AM


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