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Global construction outlook is bright, Timetric predicts

The global construction industry has regained growth momentum, with the pace of expansion accelerating from an annual average of 2.7 per cent a year in 2011-2013 to 3.1 per cent in 2014, according to a latest analysis from Timetric’s...
Feb 27, 2015 5:26AM


SNC-Lavalin wins two district cooling contracts in Saudi Arabia

 SNC-Lavalin has landed two district cooling contracts in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), with a combined value of approximately$71 million, the company announced today.
Feb 26, 2015 1:44PM


New safety manual for aggregates sector

The Infrastructure Health and Safety Association has created a new a new Safe Work Practices for the Aggregates Industry.
Feb 26, 2015 9:40AM


Cement industry applauds B.C. government action on carbon tax

The Cement Association of Canada (CAC) endorses the British Columbia government's efforts to improve the province's carbon tax legislation to ensure it is applied equally to domestic producers and foreign imports.
Feb 18, 2015 10:54AM


'Applied Arts Partners' to build new Emily Carr University campus

The construction of a new home for Emily Carr University of Art + Design took another step forward recently with the signing of a contract between Emily Carr University and Applied Arts Partners.
Feb 18, 2015 9:02AM


Names in Construction News

Read on to see why KBC Tools, Textura, Fort McMurray Construction Association, McInnis Cement, eBay and Proxibid are in the news this week.
Feb 17, 2015 9:09AM


Construction Lien Act under review by Ontario government

Ontario is launching an expert review of the Construction Lien Act that will include the examination of payment issues within the construction sector.
Feb 13, 2015 1:09PM


National Research Council looking for construction experts

The National Research Council is seeking volunteers to serve on the Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes (CCBFC) for the 2015-2020 code development cycle.
Feb 13, 2015 8:32AM


Walmart expansion plans create 3,700 construction jobs

Walmart Canada will spend $305 million this year on 29 retail and distribution centre projects, creating an estimated 3,700 construction jobs in the process, the company announced this morning.
Feb 11, 2015 12:20PM


'Wikipave' app launched by concrete paving association

The American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) has launched its Wikipave.org website, placing information related to concrete pavement at the fingertips of anyone, anywhere in the world.    
Feb 11, 2015 2:37AM


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