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Green Construction

August 15, 2018  

Construction of first Canadian pumped hydro station built since 1950s planned for next year

CALGARY—A hydro power storage project proposed at the site

August 9, 2018  

Starting small: Hybrid and electric equipment looks to earn its place

A new breed of compact equipment is starting to

July 24, 2018  

Construction 2.0: Technology is changing construction, the industry must change with it

The construction industry in Canada is experiencing a transformation.

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  

Hyperloop construction awaits political support as Canadian company threatens relocation to Europe

A Canadian hyperloop company is threatening to relocate its

June 22, 2018  

Liberals set hiring, procurement stipulations for federally funded projects

The so-called community benefits program aims to give Indigenous Peoples, veterans and recent immigrants a larger stake in Ottawa’s major infrastructure spending plan

June 14, 2018  

Consortium approved for $140M waterfront redevelopment project in Hamilton, Ont.

HAMILTON, Ont.—The City of Hamilton has approved Waterfront Shores

June 12, 2018  

Tall wood buildings on the rise for Canadian universities

The University of Toronto has unveiled plans to construct

June 11, 2018  

Construction innovation: Shedding the old paradigms

The term “innovation” conjures up images of drones, virtual

June 4, 2018  

Feds to put new transit, water projects through green construction test

OTTAWA—The Trudeau Liberals have laid out the environmental test

April 30, 2018  

CarbonCure, Airgas partner to offer CO2 concrete technology in U.S.

DARTMOUTH—Nova Scotia-based CarbonCure Technologies has partnered with Airgas, an

April 24, 2018  

Waterloo office building earns Canada’s first zero carbon certification

The Cora Group has earned Canada’s first Zero Carbon

April 24, 2018  

UBC study looks to strengthen rammed earth construction

Compressed soil, or rammed earth, is the focus of

April 10, 2018  

Nova Scotia’s CarbonCure Technologies named finalist in $20M competition

Nova Scotia-based CarbonCure Technologies has been named one of

March 27, 2018  

Quebec funds green infrastructure projects in Montreal

The Quebec government will provide $20.5 million in funding

March 13, 2018  

From the editor: Hurray for the red, white… and green

As a I dragged my butt out of bed

February 14, 2018  

Ontario homebuilder to construct Canada’s first net-zero office building

Markham, Ont.-based Howland Green Homes announced plans to construct

January 11, 2018  

Low carbon fuel study to be conducted at Lafarge Canada cement plant

A $1 million study on the environmental benefits of

January 9, 2018  

EllisDon in partnership with U of T acquires $2.4M in funding for Carbon Accounting Tool

EllisDon, in partnership with the University of Toronto, has

December 14, 2017  

2018 forecast: green infrastructure sprouting up

With scientists forecasting increasingly turbulent weather, builders developers and