On-Site Magazine

Green Construction

June 23, 2022  

Construction begins on carbon capture HQ in B.C.

Ground-breaking ceremony launches construction of Svante’s new global headquarters.

June 17, 2022  

Mass timber office building opens in Vancouver

New high-performance cross-laminated timber office building welcomes occupants.

June 14, 2022  

Volvo CE testing hydrogen articulated hauler

Volvo Construction Equipment has started testing of the world’s first fuel cell articulated hauler prototype.

June 9, 2022  

Construction set to begin on new energy centre in Gatineau

By 2025, the entire federal district energy system will be modernized to a state-of-the-art low-temperature hot-water system.

On Your Radar
June 7, 2022  

Renewable Fuels Help Lead Construction Industry Towards Lower Carbon Emissions

The Canadian construction season is in full swing with

May 26, 2022  

Bird to build net-zero plant protein processing facility

Alberta plant will process yellow peas into soluble and insoluble protein isolates.

May 16, 2022  

Diesel forging a path forward

Half of commercial trucks now powered by near-zero emissions diesel.

May 13, 2022  

Canada Post introduces new state-of-the-art parcel sorting facility

Naming of the Albert Jackson Processing Centre pays respect to an important legacy.

May 5, 2022  

CIMA+ adds Bowfin Environmental Consulting

Acquisition adds to the firm’s environmental surveying and assessment offerings.

May 3, 2022  

Updated tall wood buildings guide released

Technical document provides design and construction information for Canadian market.

April 26, 2022  

Toronto Pearson hosts ground-breaking ceremony for runway rehabilitation

Pearson’s second-busiest runway will be temporarily closed to late fall for a complete rehabilitation.

April 22, 2022  

Lafarge Canada plans to double recycled aggregates volumes

Provider of sustainable construction materials uses Earth Day to announce target of over 2 million tonnes per year of recycled aggregates.

April 12, 2022  

Almost half of Canadians confused by environmental terminology 

Maple Leaf Foods unveils Green Glossary.

April 8, 2022  

Procore integrates Embodied Carbon in Construction Calculator

Software firm aims to drive sustainability across the construction industry.

March 30, 2022  

Coco Paving targets conservation in Belleville

Enbridge Gas program provides more than $50,000 in incentives for energy-efficiency projects.

March 15, 2022  

Lakeview Village receives urban design award

Brownfield site in Mississauga, Ont., soon to be home to one of the world’s most sustainable, future-ready waterfront communities.

February 4, 2022  

Rebuilt wood infrastructure brings environmental benefits

Ontario bridge project received funding support through Natural Resources Canada’s Green Construction through Wood program.

February 2, 2022  

Electric compact excavator

Takeuchi has announced that its TB20e, an electric compact

January 24, 2022  

Ken Soble Tower a Passive House leader

One of the first of its kind in North America, the 18-storey affordable seniors tower in Hamilton, Ont., serves as a model for low-carbon, resilient future.

January 13, 2022  

Kohler acquires Curtis Instruments to drive electrification efforts

Curtis is a leading supplier for EV and hybrid applications across a wide range of mobility markets.