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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

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Research Council to examine broken bridge bolts

January 18, 2016 On-Site Magazine

NRC engineers to help determine cause Nipigon River Bridge mechanical failure

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Bugden helped pave the way for Miller Group growth

January 18, 2016 On-Site Magazine

ORBA inducts another to Road Building Hall of Fame

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SNC-Lavalin, Aecon awarded $2.75B reactor rebuild project

January 13, 2016 On-Site Magazine

A joint venture between SNC-Lavalin and the Aecon Group has been awarded the $2.75-billion contract to refurbish and replace components of the four Darlington nuclear reactors. The joint venture has spent the past four years in the definition phase of

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Cement production drops in November: StatsCan

January 13, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Cement manufacturers produced 1.11 million tonnes of cement products in November, down 12.2 per cent from October, according to the lastest report from StatsCan Domestic shipments of cement fell 15.0 per cent from October to 1.08 million tonnes in November. Including imports, shipments were down 19.9 per cent to 1.10 million tonnes.

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Expansion joint gives way on Nipigon River bridge

January 13, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Broken bolts allowed expansion joint to release: MTO

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North American Precast Concrete Industry issues environmental product declarations

January 12, 2016 by Corinne Lynds

The North American Precast Concrete industry announced the release of Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) in three key precast concrete product categories today. The EPDs will allow architects, engineers, building owners, and other specifiers to better understand the environmental impacts of

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Construction manager jailed for fatal swing stage accident

January 11, 2016 On-Site Magazine

4 workers fell 13 storeys to their death Christmas Eve, 2009

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Deere appoints Intel CEO to Board

January 11, 2016 On-Site Magazine

MOLINE, Ill. – Deere & Company has appointed Brian Krzanich, chief executive officer of Intel Corporation, to the company’s Board of Directors. “Brian’s depth of leadership experience in technology, manufacturing and supply chain management is a valuable addition to the