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POLL QUESTION: How is your firm dealing with skilled labour shortages?

BuildForce Canada reports more than one quarter of the Canadian construction workforce will retire over the next decade. Although this represents huge job opportunities for the next generation, the existing skills shortage is likely to be...
Nov 27, 2014 11:37AM


BuildForce revamps careers in construction website

BuildForce Canada has redesigned its Careers in Construction website to make it easier for construction job hunters to match their skill set with current openings.
Nov 27, 2014 10:46AM


Walsh Canada awarded $102M Credit Valley Hospital contract

Trillium Health Partners and Infrastructure Ontario have signed a $102.7-million contract with Walsh Canada to build and finance the Credit Valley Hospital site priority areas redevelopment project.
Nov 27, 2014 10:03AM


Strong Canadian economy depends on sustainable infrastructure: CCA

The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) applauded the release of a new Canada West Foundation report that reinforced the link between a healthy Canadian economy and reliable infrastructure.
Nov 26, 2014 2:29PM


Breaking gender barriers in construction

The construction industry continues to be one of the most male-dominated industries, but woman have gained some ground in recent years.
Nov 26, 2014 12:44PM


Campaign to prevent spread of construction labour monopolies

The Fair Construction campaign has launched to warn municipalities that could be targeted next by construction labour monopolies.
Nov 26, 2014 12:08PM


Hamilton hits $1B mark in construction

For the fourth time in the past five years the City of Hamilton has surpassed one-billon dollars worth of construction. And with more than a month to go before the end of the year, and the building permit processing still ongoing, that number...
Nov 26, 2014 12:06PM


POLL QUESTION: How does your company minimize traffic congestion?

The construction industry is taking a lot of flak for traffic delays and unmanned worksites. Toronto Sun columnist Sue-Ann Levy says the city's downtown core resembles a war zone "with construction debris, half-dug holes, old construction...
Nov 20, 2014 11:19AM


New forming technologies and materials help save time and money

Forms and forming technology have been the basis for advancements in concrete construction and the design of buildings for decades. New techniques and materials have allowed for greater flexibility in design and construction, resulting in...
Nov 19, 2014 1:25PM


CRMCA's concrete bible

The most recent version of the concrete standard for Canadian construction has been released. The CSA A23.1/2-2014 Concrete Materials and Methods of Concrete Construction/Test Methods and Standard Practices for Concrete is essentially the...
Nov 19, 2014 1:13PM


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