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Sokkia SHC5000 field controller

February 23, 2016 On-Site Magazine

The Sokkia SHC5000 is the latest addition of field controllers for use with construction and surveying applications. Operating MAGNET® Field, Site and Layout software, the newest field controller is designed to provide a more versatile and faster handheld computer for

News ConstructionSkills DevelopmentSoftware / Hardware

‘Smart helmet’ could revolutionize construction site workflows

January 20, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Topcon Positioning Group has partnered with DAQRI, a world leader in enterprise augmented reality, to collaborate on wearable technology designed to change the way construction and survey professionals interface with the job site. Topcon and DAQRI — creator of the

Fort York pedestrian and cycling bridge
News BridgesConstructionInfrastructureLEEDSoftware / Hardware

Fort York bridge to be first in duplex stainless steel

December 11, 2015 STAFF REPORT

A new pedestrian and cycle bridge near the waterfront in Toronto will be the first in North America to have a structure built entirely of duplex stainless steel, according to a report in Canadian Consulting Engineer. Duplex stainless steels have

UAV drone use in construction no longer a novelty
Article Software / Hardware

Drone use takes off

December 1, 2015 JEAN BURROWS

Flying construction equipment won’t be a novelty for long

News ConstructionHealth & SafetySoftware / Hardware

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