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New National Energy Code for buildings

March 15, 2016 On-Site Magazine

New buildings in Canada will become more energy efficient with the introduction of some 90 changes to the National Energy Code of Canada for Buildings 2015. “As Canada’s go-to research and technology organization, the National Research Council is providing Canadians

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First LEED Gold hospital in Quebec

March 15, 2016 On-Site Magazine

McGill University Health Centre’s Glen site certified by green building council

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UBC builds 18-storey wood construction student residence

March 9, 2016 On-Site Magazine

World’s tallest wood structure ever built

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Three teams shortlisted for CAMH redevelopment

February 25, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Video: How CAMH will be transformed

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CRH Canada’s Dufferin Aggregates Acton Quarry certified as socially, environmentally responsible

February 23, 2016 On-Site Magazine

The Cornerstone Standard’s Council (CSC) has officially recognized CRH Canada’s Dufferin Aggregates Acton Quarry as the first quarry in the world to receive certification as a supplier of responsibly sourced stone, sand and gravel. “CRH Canada and Dufferin Aggregates are

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PCL raises the roof on BMO Field

February 22, 2016 On-Site Magazine

VIDEO: South roof canopy lifted into place by two crawler cranes

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World of Concrete hits 7 year high

February 17, 2016 On-Site Magazine

World of Concrete 2016, which took place in Las Vegas from February 1 to 5, exceeded expectations across the board. This signature event for the concrete industry drew 60,110 registered professionals, up from 55,779 in 2015, and featured more than

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Cement production up 10% year-over-year

February 16, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Cement manufacturers produced 0.82 million tonnes of cement products in December, down 26.1% from November, according to the most recent numbers from Statistics Canada. However the year-over-year numbers for December are up 10.3% over 2014. Shipments of domestic cement decreased 27.1% from November to 0.79 million

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Green Buildings drive economic growth in Canada, study shows

February 12, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Green building sector employed 300,000, generated $23.45B in GDP in 2014

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Contractor fined $150K following fatal accident

February 11, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Worker run over during portable toilet move

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Excavation begins at Rogers Centre for dirt infield

February 10, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Rogers Centre will have a different look this season, as the Toronto Blue Jays begin installing a traditional dirt infield for the 2016 season. Work began this week and the field will be ready for the start of the regular season

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Time to act: 2016 Infrastructure Report Card

February 9, 2016 Michael Atkinson

Decline in municipal infrastructure threatens our quality of life

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Concrete fix to save Region of Waterloo $365,000

February 9, 2016 Ross Monsour

There is a constant battle in the roadbuilding industry to keep up with growth in traffic volumes. A greater variety of material options, and new techniques are saving municipalities time and money. The concrete industry has long been promoting concrete

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Genesis GDT Razer

February 7, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Genesis Attachments’ new razer demolition tool, GDT 190 and GDT 290, features a lighter-weight design, and are optimized to fit on standard 200 and 300 class excavators, respectively, as well as most high-reach demolition machines. A short, flat-top head with

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Cement firm fined $60,000 following quarry accident

February 6, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Colacem Canada Inc., which operates a cement plant in Wendover, Ontario, pleaded guilty and has been fined $60,000 after a worker was injured by a conveyor. The incident occurred on December 18, 2014 at the company’s quarry located at 250

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STAY BACK. PASS SAFELY.

January 29, 2016 Concrete Ontario

Concrete Ontario rolled out of its pedestrian and cyclist safety awareness campaign Thursday. The campaign centers around educating the public on various blind spots that are present to a concrete mixer driver when it comes to being able to see

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Construction employment growth to slow down: BuildForce

January 25, 2016 On-Site Magazine

ICI sector will still need 35,700 new workers across Canada

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Satellite GPS technology to determine infrastructure stability

January 21, 2016 On-Site Magazine

China Railway Group teams with U of Nottingham on research project

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Feds eye fast infrastructure spend in Alberta: report

January 20, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has decided to focus initial stimulus efforts in oil-producing Alberta and Saskatchewan, while waiting to assess whether further stimulus is needed nationwide, Bloomberg News reported this week. The government is in talks to quickly allocate $1 billion

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Driving on glass being studied by Quebec researchers

January 19, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Recycled glass could be added to hot mix asphalt for multiple benefits