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Ontario adopts Dean Report on College of Trades

November 22, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Recommendations will impact construction trades

Building Information Modelling
News ConstructionSoftware / Hardware

Do owners understand advantages of BIM?

October 18, 2015 by On-Site Magazine

The design and construction industry continues to move more and more into the Building Information Modeling (BIM) realm, with benefits ranging from fast delivery, reduced costs and an overall efficient process. But sometimes, there’s a concern that owners don’t always

Peterbilt platinum cab
Article Skills DevelopmentSoftware / HardwareTrucks

Trucks: Cab Rules

October 1, 2015 JEAN BURROWS

Driver retention spurs improvement to vocational trucks

New web portal connects construction innovators with solutions seekers
News ConstructionConstruction MaterialsInfrastructureSoftware / Hardware

Construction Innovation clearinghouse connects innovators and solution seekers

September 4, 2015 STAFF REPORT

New web portal fosters idea, invention exchange

As the first tall wood building in Canada built beyond current building codes, WIDC is a demonstration project for the future of building in wood.
News ConstructionInfrastructureLEEDSoftware / Hardware

Two BC projects win Innovation in Architecture award

April 20, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Two British Columbia projects that demonstrate new ways to use wood and steel have garnered the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) Innovation in Architecture award for 2015. The Wood Innovation Design Centre in Prince George is a centre of

News AsphaltConstructionSkills DevelopmentSoftware / Hardware

Feds invest research funding to build better roads, train skilled trade workers

April 9, 2015 STAFF REPORT

The federal government will fund  hundreds of students and dozens of faculty at Algonquin College and La Cité collégiale to develop new cutting-edge construction technology. Included in the research grants was funding to develop a new pavement that will resist

Article BridgesInfrastructureSoftware / Hardware

Bridges: From the site to BIM

April 1, 2015 JACOB STOLLER

Site measurement goes on steroids

Contractors need to be in Social Media space with realistic ROI expectations
Article Software / Hardware

Social Media and the Contractor

March 1, 2015 Jacob Stoller

Managing your expectations

News ConcreteConstructionConstruction MaterialsFinancingHeavy EquipmentInfrastructureSoftware / Hardware

Names in Construction News

February 17, 2015 STAFF REPORT

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

ACPA launches Wikipave.org
News ConcreteConstructionSoftware / Hardware

‘Wikipave’ app launched by concrete paving association

February 11, 2015 STAFF REPORT

The American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) has launched its Wikipave.org website, placing information related to concrete pavement at the fingertips of anyone, anywhere in the world.     “Wikipave is the largest scale technology transfer, knowledge transfer, and educational initiative

Problems with document management are a major source of delays and overruns on construction projects
News ConstructionRisk ManagementSoftware / Hardware

Poor document management cause project delays: survey

February 5, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Problems with document management are a major source of delays and overruns on construction projects, according to a recent survey of contractors, architects and consulting engineers. “Documents are the principal mode of communication across the various trades and disciplines in

News ConcreteConstructionSkills DevelopmentSoftware / Hardware

American Concrete Institute launches online ‘university’ learning module

February 3, 2015 STAFF REPORT

The American Concrete Institute has launched the ACI University – a global, online learning resource, providing on-demand access to a wide range of topics on concrete materials, design, and construction, appealing to everyone from testing technicians to practicing engineers. ACI

News ConstructionHeavy EquipmentSoftware / Hardware

Video series walks users through Deere Worksight

January 19, 2015 STAFF REPORT

As online video content continues its surge in popularity, John Deere is utilizing the platform to highlight the advantage of data analysis for machine optimization using John Deere Worksight technologies. According to Liz Quinn, product marketing manager, John Deere WorkSight, owners

News ConstructionFinancingInfrastructureSkills DevelopmentSoftware / Hardware

Online bidding pilot project launched by Nova Scotia

January 13, 2015 by On-Site Magazine

Construction Association opens up CANSnet for trial

Article Software / Hardware

The road to BIM

December 1, 2014 JACOB STOLLER

Building Information Modeling (BIM) software has been in the construction industry for approximately a decade. However, while its potential impact is unprecedented, adoption has been surprisingly slow. While many contractors are enthusiastic about the concept, the road to BIM implementation

Article Software / Hardware

Safe choices in safety software

October 1, 2014 JIM BARNES

How to maximize your safety management investment

Article Software / Hardware

Navigating the IT journey

September 1, 2014 JACOB STOLLER

As the IT world transitions from distributed contributing to internet-based systems, getting the right IT people has gotten more critical, and more difficult. Recently, a construction firm in Northern Canada devised an iconically Canadian connectivity solution for their cloud-based time

News ConstructionSoftware / Hardware

Construction auction raises $1M for Saskatchewan charities

July 31, 2014 STAFF REPORT

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers recently teamed up with the Brandt Group of Companies and other sponsors to raise more than $1 million for Saskatchewan charities. “A Night to Remember” on July 18 consisted of an auction, dinner and musical performances by

News ConstructionSoftware / Hardware

Aecon awarded $123M mining project in northern Alberta

July 10, 2014 STAFF REPORT

Fort Hills Energy has chosen Aecon Group Inc. for a $123 million mining site development contract at the Fort Hills oil sands project in Alberta. Aecon is working with Suncor Energy Operating Inc. on the project, which will be completed in the

News ConstructionSoftware / Hardware

Dufferin Concrete launches U-Track mobile app

June 11, 2014 STAFF REPORT

Dufferin Concrete, a division of Holcim Canada Inc., has launched a new mobile truck-tracking application. The app provides real-time information for customers by allowing them to review and track their concrete deliveries on their smartphone or tablet. “The app uses