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Construction Materials

October 15, 2018  

Ottawa’s new tariffs on foreign steel put Canadian construction industry in ‘dire position’

The surtax on products such as rebar, steel plate and wire rod will increase construction costs for a long list of projects across the country

October 3, 2018  

Canada’s finance minister touts USMCA but says steel sector needs help

VANCOUVER—Finance Minister Bill Morneau says Canada’s new trade deal

October 2, 2018  

Steeling for a trade war: Canada’s dangerous, unavoidable dependence on foreign steel

An ongoing trade spat, which has seen the U.S.

August 15, 2018  

Feds mulling safeguards to prevent ‘surge’ of cheap steel imports into Canada

OTTAWA—The federal government extended an olive branch of sorts

July 26, 2018  

Ontario government introduces legislation to scrap cap-and-trade program

TORONTO—Ontario’s new Progressive Conservative government expects to spend up

July 17, 2018  

Unassuming industrial building in Prince George, B.C., earns record for most airtight

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C.—The Wood Innovation Research Lab in Prince

July 4, 2018  

Trump in no rush on trade as Canada-U.S. tariff spat drags on

Steel and aluminum duties will impact businesses and workers in Canada’s construction industry. Ottawa’s retaliatory tariffs came into effect July 1

June 12, 2018  

Tall wood buildings on the rise for Canadian universities

The University of Toronto has unveiled plans to construct

June 1, 2018  

Construction industry to feel some of the heat from hefty U.S. tariffs on steel, aluminum

The Trump administration’s tough stance on trade is ratcheting up tensions between Ottawa and Washington

June 1, 2018  

Old bridge gets new lease on life: Steel, concrete from dismantled span repurposed as artificial reef

HAMPTON BAYS, N.Y.—Thousands of tons of steel and concrete

May 29, 2018  

HD Supply Brafasco hosts contractors at one-day event in Vaughan, Ont.

Earlier this month, HD Supply Brafasco played host to

April 24, 2018  

UBC study looks to strengthen rammed earth construction

Compressed soil, or rammed earth, is the focus of

September 7, 2017  

Boehmers uses captured CO2 to make stronger concrete blocks

Boehmers is a concrete block producer in Cambridge, Ont.

September 7, 2017  

VIDEO: Why is sand in short supply?

According to The Economist, the world uses 40 billion

August 21, 2017  

Research group from Austria breaks rock with microwaves

In a project funded by the Austrian Science Fund

May 24, 2017  

Adera’s Virtuoso celebrates milestone at UBC’s Wesbrook Village

VANCOUVER – Adera just celebrated the installation of its final

May 8, 2017  

Canadian Steel construction industry applauds Senate passage of Bill S-224, the Canada Prompt Payment Act

MARKHAM, ON – The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction

May 3, 2017  

Soil from Ontario construction projects would fill 16 Rogers Centres

VAUGHAN, ON – Ontario’s robust construction activity generated enough excess

April 11, 2017  

Industry-changing crusher for minerals processing

  The Metso MX crusher is based on patented

March 16, 2017  

Editorial: Take care of your tools, big and small

It’s difficult to put an exact number on the