On-Site Magazine

Construction Materials

May 10, 2022  

Giatec announces strategic partnership with HeidelbergCement

International building materials firm makes investment with a view to carbon neutrality, assisted by sensors and AI technology.

April 29, 2022  

Euclid Chemical acquires cement additives division

Chryso’s North American cement grinding aids and additives business purchased by construction products manufacturer.

February 22, 2022  

MAPEI marks 85-year milestone

As it reflects on its international past, which includes building the Olympic track in Montreal, the multinational building materials group continues to look to the future.

October 29, 2021  

Kryton wraps up new Calgary facility

State-of-the-art manufacturing facility capable of 10 times the output of previous plant.

October 1, 2021  

CarbonCure partners with Astec Industries

This strategic alliance will help CarbonCure push its agenda of reducing embodied carbon in the construction industry.

On Your Radar
August 31, 2021  

Tech Trajectory: Construction Plots Its Course

Canada’s leading contractors are making choices today that will dictate how the industry tackles projects throughout the 2020s and beyond.

August 18, 2021  

Security fencing revisited

A reader suggests that chain link fencing is still a fine security solution.

August 5, 2021  

Security fencing: Canada’s past, present and future

As little as a decade ago, the fencing industry

July 9, 2021  

Construction materials firm Nexii buys into building process, acquiring Omicron

A West Coast construction materials start-up is getting into

June 27, 2021  

Feds have funding flexibility for housing projects facing rising costs, Hussen says

OTTAWA—The federal minister in charge of boosting the stock

May 20, 2021  

Vancouver police warn of spike in construction thefts as lumber prices rise

VANCOUVER—Construction companies in Vancouver are being encouraged to take

May 13, 2021  

‘It is a gold mine:’ Builders warned of rising lumber thefts across Canada

The skyrocketing cost of lumber is fuelling a trend

May 8, 2021  

Home renovation savings prove elusive as wood prices at record highs

CALGARY—Canadian consumers have many ways to save money on

April 12, 2021  

B.C. mass timber movement gets boost with backing for 13 new projects

A pair of government funding announcements last week will

March 29, 2021  

Fast-growing construction materials firm Nexii to add $50M Vancouver Island plant

Construction materials start-up Nexii Building Solutions Inc. has announced

March 9, 2021  

Cementing change: LafargeHolcim, other producers innovating their way to low carbon concrete

At a handful of smelters throughout Quebec, mining and

February 24, 2021  

The hired fleet: New tech helps contractors manage deliveries from numerous haulers

According to an infographic published by the Ontario Sand

January 5, 2021  

Wood products price surge likely to persist in 2021, raising home, renovation costs

CALGARY—An unexpected rebound in wood product prices last month

January 4, 2021  

Top 10 Canadian construction trends to watch in 2021

After a turbulent 2020, which forced the industry to

November 19, 2020  

West Fraser Timber to acquire Norbord in deal valued at $4B

TORONTO—A $4-billion all-stock deal to take over Norbord Inc.