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Vince Aurilio is the new Executive Director with OHMPA
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Hot Mix association names new Executive Director

September 18, 2015 by On-Site Magazine

Vince Aurilio ‘returns’ to OHMPA

Modus Structures' Tom Payne and Cal Harvey and (centre) with Ren C. Leduc, VP Business Restructuring, BDC (L) and Michael Hanlon, President of the Turnaround Management Association - Montreal Chapter (R)
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ICI modular builder wins Entrepreneurial Resiliency Award

September 14, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Award recognizes Canada’s best business comeback of the year

New web portal connects construction innovators with solutions seekers
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Construction Innovation clearinghouse connects innovators and solution seekers

September 4, 2015 STAFF REPORT

New web portal fosters idea, invention exchange

Work done by General and Trade contractors on the Vancouver Airport airside operations building project is up for multiple Gold Medals in the VRCA Awards of Excellence.
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VRCA silver medal winners named in annual Awards of Excellence program

August 21, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Gold medals to be announced at Oct. 21 Gala

Cement Association of Canada is calling into question Quebec's endorsement of taller wood building construction
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Cement association questions Quebec’s endorsement of taller wood buildings

August 19, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Decision compromises public interest in favour of wood lobby group: CAC

Multi-storey wood construction guide launched in Quebec
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Qubec launches 12-storey wood building construction guide

August 17, 2015 STAFF REPORT

The Québec government has launched a technical guide in support of the design and construction of 12-storey wood buildings using mass timber. The Government of Québec is following in the footsteps of countries in Europe, where similar wood-based construction methods are

Ledcor Group received shipment of 6 custom-built barges for work in southwest BC and on the Fraser River
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Ledcor Group expands marine operations

July 24, 2015 STAFF REPORT

6 custom-built cargo barges added to fleet

North America drives increase in global cement demand as Asia slows.
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N. America drives global cement consumption increase, reports PCA

July 23, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Cement consumption among developed economies have increased by more than 9 million tonnes in 2014 and 2015, according to a recent report by the Portland Cement Association (PCA). PCA predicts cement consumption will continue to grow throughout this year and into 2016,

Medical, education, retirement sectors drive institutional construction gains
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Non-Res construction drops in second quarter: StatsCan

July 16, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Medical, education, retirement sectors drive institutional construction gains

Members of CISC were recently on Parliament Hill meeting with federal politicans
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Steel sector lobbies feds for prompt payment legislation

June 24, 2015 STAFF REPORT

CISC pushes for local content in federal procurement

ORBA's new 432-page illustrated history of road building in Ontario is now available
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Take a road trip through the history of Ontario’s roadways

June 15, 2015 STAFF REPORT

ORBA releases 432-page hardcover illustrated history of road building

Building permits decline slightly in Canada during Feb.
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Building permits edge down in February, StatsCan reports

April 13, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Canadian municipalities issued building permits worth $6.1 billion in February, edging down 0.9 per cent from the previous month. This was the second consecutive monthly decline. Lower construction intentions in Quebec, Ontario and Alberta were responsible for the decrease at the national

OHMPA has formed the Quality of Asphalt Pavement Task Force to address concerns within the industry and with municipalities.
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Hot mix association forms task force to address pavement issues

March 27, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Since its formation in 1974, the Ontario Hot Mix Producers Association (OHMPA) has recognized and supported the need to continually improve the performance of pavements in Ontario. In recent months, the association has become acutely aware of some hot mix

Video tips to optimize excavator loading
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VIDEO: Increase your loading efficiency by 20%

March 13, 2015 by On-Site Magazine

Mark Whiting is a sharp guy who’s spent his career helping contractors squeeze every unit of production—and every dollar of profit—out of their fleets. Now he’s sharing his tips in a video series. Spend 30 seconds with Whiting and you’ll

New safety manual for aggregates sector
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New safety manual for aggregates sector

February 26, 2015 STAFF REPORT

The Infrastructure Health and Safety Association has created a new a new Safe Work Practices for the Aggregates Industry. This manual, based on resources from the former Mines and Aggregates Safety and Health Association, provides workers in the aggregates industry

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Names in Construction News

February 17, 2015 STAFF REPORT

KBC Tools, Fort Mac CA, Textura, McInnis Cement, eBay and Proxibid

Walmart plans to invest $305M to build and renovate 29 retail stores and distribution centres
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Walmart expansion plans create 3,700 construction jobs

February 11, 2015 STAFF REPORT

$305M investment in 29 retail, distribution centre projects

Holcim has sold off Canadian assets, including Dufferin Construction and Demix Bton, as part of a $7.3B deal with Irish-based CRH
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Holcim, Lafarge assets sold to Irish-based CRH for $7.3B

February 2, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Dufferin Construction, Demix Bton included in the deal

The billion dollar Hwy 407 eastward expansion in Ontario is in the home stretch
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Highway 407 Drives East

February 1, 2015 Jim Barnes

Billion-dollar Phase 1 extension will be complete this year

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Recycling: New crushers punch above weight class

February 1, 2015 David Godkin

Great hands, but can’t move his feet. Big and slow. And that jaw? Nothin’ but glass. That last word is about the worst thing you can say about a professional boxer. But strength, mobility and durability are just as important