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Saskatchewan companies busy with Regina Bypass work

March 16, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Construction of the Regina Bypass continues on time and on budget with the assistance of Saskatchewan companies. At least 22 local companies are now playing significant roles in the massive transportation infrastructure project and that number will increase as construction

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Algonquin College boosts electrical, welding apprenticeship program

March 15, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Algonquin College will add two new electrical labs in 2017 with space for 120 apprentices, and a new welding lab in 2018 supporting multiple apprenticeship programs, following $4.6 million in Apprenticeship Enhancement Funding (AEF) from the Ontario government. The new labs will include the latest

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Construction firms remain among ‘Canada’s Best Managed’

March 12, 2016 On-Site Magazine

The ICI construction sector continues to prove its leading companies are among the best managed firms in Canada. Year after year, construction firms are added to or remain on the annual review list naming Canada’s Best Managed Companies.  Established in

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Maple Reinders Group Ltd. named one of Canada’s best managed companies

March 9, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Maple Reinders Group Ltd. was named one of Canada’s Best Managed Company in 2015 for excellence in business performance today. The Best Managed program recognizes Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues over $10 million demonstrating strategy, capability and commitment to

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Skilled labour shortage could stall infrastructure construction

March 9, 2016 On-Site Magazine

A shortage of skilled labour could bring a challenge to delivering infrastructure projects in Ontario, warns the association representing the masonry, block and stone industry. The industry association MasonryWorx says it is happy to see that the Ontario government committed

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Grants connect B.C. students with skills training for jobs of tomorrow

March 8, 2016 On-Site Magazine

British Columbia students will get a bit of help to give them an opportunity to connect with skills, technical and trades training opportunities, thanks to $170,000 in Skills Training Access Grants that are going to school districts across B.C. The

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2016 Ontario Budget: Infrastructure is critical to strengthening economy

March 1, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Major projects in Transportation, Hospitals, Education

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Feds move to include apprenticeship in infrastructure procurement policy

February 25, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Legislation introduced to change requirements

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BC construction industry hiring workers back from Alberta

February 23, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Industry survey provides snap shot of BC construction, labour market

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Improper site sanitation can spread disease: Video

February 19, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Clean-up and toilet facilities are probably the last place you would look for hazards on construction sites. Inadequate facilities are a major cause of the spread of diseases to construction workers and their families, according to the Ontario Ministry of

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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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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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Freightliner announces 2016 “Hardest Working Cities” recipients at WOC

February 4, 2016 by Corinne Lynds

Following the successful launch of Freightliner Trucks’ Hardest Working Cities recognition program, Freightliner announced four new cities will be recognized with the award in 2016. The company released the full list of cities at the World of Concrete trade show

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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

The Windsor Detroit Bridge project includes a six-lane bridge, providing three Canada-bound lanes and three US-bound lanes over the Detroit River. Two bridge types were considered under the DRIC study - cable stayed and suspension. The bridge will have a clear span of 850 metres/2788 feet across the Detroit River with no piers in the water.
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3 teams shortlisted for Windsor-Detroit Bridge

January 21, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Bidding teams include Aecon, EllisDon, SNC Lavalin

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Study to benchmark construction workplace safety

January 14, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Construction firms in Ontario’s industrial, commercial and institutional (ICI) sector may soon be able to benchmark their workplace health and safety policies and practices with each other, if the Institute for Work & Health (IWH) has its way. IWH, a

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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