On-Site Magazine

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Construction Materials

News
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
September 1, 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.

News
August 18, 2021  

Security fencing revisited

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

News
August 5, 2021  

Security fencing: Canada’s past, present and future

As little as a decade ago, the fencing industry

News
July 9, 2021  

Construction materials firm Nexii buys into building process, acquiring Omicron

A West Coast construction materials start-up is getting into

News
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

News
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

News
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

News
May 8, 2021  

Home renovation savings prove elusive as wood prices at record highs

CALGARY—Canadian consumers have many ways to save money on

News
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

News
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

Article
March 9, 2021  

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

At a handful of smelters throughout Quebec, mining and

Article
February 24, 2021  

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

According to an infographic published by the Ontario Sand

News
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

Article
January 4, 2021  

Top 10 Canadian construction trends to watch in 2021

After a turbulent 2020, which forced the industry to

News
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.

News
November 16, 2020  

Home Depot reunites with HD Supply in deal valued at US$8B

Home Depot is reuniting with former subsidiary HD Supply,

News
November 3, 2020  

Lafarge buys Alberta aggregates producer Mixcor

Lafarge Canada Inc. is expanding its reach in the

News
October 29, 2020  

Slimming project pipeline a big concern for construction supply chain as frantic 2020 nears end

Construction materials suppliers have spent much of 2020 digging

News
October 16, 2020  

Design firm Dialog shows prototype of 105-storey hybrid wood tower

As the Canadian building industry and industry regulators gain