On-Site Magazine

Green Construction

December 9, 2020  

No clear trajectory: Uncertainty likely the only certainty for 2021

Someone with 20/20 vision, by definition, has normal eyesight

December 3, 2020  

40 Under 40 in Canadian Construction

  INNOVATION. DYNAMISM. TRADITION. There is no shortage of

November 24, 2020  

JCB introduces first all-electric Loadall telehandler

Equipment maker JCB is building on its electric propulsion

October 8, 2020  

Electrics gain foothold in vocational market with OEMs stepping up innovations

Vocational trucks have gone high-tech. Manufacturers are testing battery-electric

October 5, 2020  

A timber revival: Code changes and evolving priorities give contractors opportunity in wood building

By the middle of the 20th century, tall wood

September 14, 2020  

Cement and concrete industry targets carbon neutrality by 2050

More than three dozen major cement and concrete producers

August 4, 2020  

Bobcat, Green Machine partner on new zero emissions, electric machines

Doosan Bobcat North America and Green Machine Equipment Inc.

July 23, 2020  

Green infrastructure stimulus? Expert task force says Canada should spend $50B on green building projects

OTTAWA—When the time comes for Canada to turn its

July 18, 2020  

Wooden skyscrapers could transform construction by trapping carbon emissions

This article was originally published on The Conversation, an

June 21, 2020  

How investing in green infrastructure can jump start the post-coronavirus economy

This article was originally published on The Conversation, an

April 16, 2020  

How new construction technologies are improving efficiencies and reducing emissions on the job site

Fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions are becoming major

March 27, 2020  

Updated version of Zero Carbon Building Standard takes aim at embodied carbon

A new version of the Canada Green Building Council’s

March 18, 2020  

In the crosshairs: From carbon sinks to energy-efficient materials, MTO targets climate change

With a highway network stretching 17,000 kilometres, 2,850 bridges,

March 17, 2020  

Bobcat introduces new R2-Series compact excavators, improving on design and performance

  Bobcat says it has packed the digging power

February 29, 2020  

EllisDon to take on new $105M mass timber, zero-carbon build at Centennial College

With momentum for mass timber buildings continuing to build,

February 19, 2020  

Aiming to disrupt construction, building products start-up Nexii to open new production plant in Squamish, B.C.

A British Columbia building products start-up looking to upend

January 22, 2020  

New job in green construction for former Vancouver mayor Gregor Robertson

VANCOUVER—Former Vancouver mayor Gregor Robertson is lending his expertise

January 6, 2020  

Federal scientists study how to adapt building codes to climate change

Canada’s building codes are modernized every five years. The next update is due this year and is likely to be the first to address climate change realities

June 10, 2019  

It’s not easy going green: For contractors, embracing the sustainable building ‘paradigm shift’ isn’t optional

With exposed concrete on all sides and piping from

February 18, 2019  

Assessing the future: Job site robotics are quickly gaining ground

In the 1959 sci-fi novel Starship Troopers, Robert Heinlein