On-Site Magazine

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March 31, 2020  

TC Energy to go ahead with construction of US$8B Keystone XL pipeline project

CALGARY—A final investment decision March 31, clearing the way

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March 31, 2020  

Ontario gives workers extra year to renew working-at-heights training due to COVID-19 closures

More than 100,000 Ontario workers whose working-at-heights training would

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March 30, 2020  

Coronavirus crisis brings construction industry’s long-standing issues with job site sanitation to forefront

Hygiene and social distancing rocket to top of priority lists as job sites adjust to coronavirus protocols

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March 27, 2020  

CCA lays out standardized set of health and safety protocols to help job sites contend with coronavirus

Safety-compliant jobs sites should remain open, but violators shut down, the industry group says

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March 27, 2020  

Construction crews complete refurbishment of first of four units at Ontario’s Darlington nuclear plant

Refurbishment work has wrapped up the first of four

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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

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March 26, 2020  

Podcast: The job site ‘isn’t what it used to be’

Women are making up a larger percentage of the

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March 25, 2020  

Construction on Woodfibre LNG project in B.C. delayed a year as virus slows component deliveries

CALGARY—Construction on the Woodfibre LNG project southwest of Squamish,

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March 25, 2020  

Construction industry answers call from hospitals to donate in-demand protective gear

The construction industry is stepping up to donate much-needed

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March 25, 2020  

Alberta commits $50M to improvements along Hwy. 881

Alberta has set aside $50 million for a road

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March 24, 2020  

Construction labour groups raise concerns over job site safety amid outbreak

TORONTO—Construction labour groups are raising concerns about working conditions

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March 23, 2020  

‘No time for half measures’: Ontario, Quebec order shutdown of non-essential businesses

While both provinces vowed to shut down all but “essential” businesses, exemptions create far different situations for construction in Ontario and Quebec

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March 23, 2020  

Not so subtle words — Women in construction

I’ve been a construction finance consultant (quantity surveyor) for

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March 23, 2020  

Husky Energy pauses construction on West White Rose Project in Newfoundland in response to coronavirus

Husky Energy is suspending construction on a new offshore

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March 23, 2020  

PCL to partner with Eddy Solutions on water damage detection software

PCL Construction is stepping up its water damage prevention

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March 20, 2020  

Job sites stay open across country, though pair of Quebec unions call for halt to construction

A flood of ordinary workers and industry groups have committed to carrying on, others have broken ranks and called for construction to stop

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March 19, 2020  

No precedents put construction in ‘uncharted waters’ on force majeure clauses, coronavirus

The Canadian construction industry is entering “uncharted waters” as

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March 17, 2020  

Contractors, governments formulate coronavirus response, but construction sites remain open, for now

Construction companies have begun implementing crisis response plans focused on keeping staff safe. Some sites have closed or are reducing staff

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March 17, 2020  

Ontario looking for build teams to dig tunnels for two new Toronto transit projects

Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx took a first step toward

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March 17, 2020  

Kitchener, Ont.-based contractor fined for pair of fall-related injuries on industrial job site

An Ontario contractor taking on a renovation project at