On-Site Magazine

News
May 29, 2020  

Ryerson researchers looking into pre-project spending, quality of documents; seeking survey participants

General contractors, subcontractors, owners, architects and engineers are invited

News
May 29, 2020  

B.C. forests watchdog finds sediment from road work affecting fish habitat

VICTORIA—An investigation by British Columbia’s independent forestry watchdog has

News
May 28, 2020  

Nova Scotia joins other provinces in infrastructure stimulus effort, adds $230M for ‘shovel-ready’ work

Nova Scotia is upping its capital spending plan for

News
May 28, 2020  

Executing on design: Calgary engineering firm leans on new equipment technology to move into construction

Increasingly automated equipment is helping erode the traditional boundary between engineering and construction

News
May 27, 2020  

Devimco heading $500M, four-tower development in downtown Longueuil, Que.

Devimco Immobilier has a green light from Longueuil, Que.

News
May 27, 2020  

Construction on Muskrat Fall to resume, but COVID stoppage to add up to six months to timeline

Productivity at the job site is expected to take a significant hit as workers adhere to physical distancing and other new safety rules

News
May 27, 2020  

Limits on protests make it ‘great time’ to be building pipeline: Alberta minister won’t back away from comments

EDMONTON—Alberta’s energy minister isn’t backing away from her comments

News
May 26, 2020  

Priestly fields seven excavators for 10-hour teardown of Hwy. 401 overpass outside Guelph, Ont. [WATCH]

Priestly Demolition Inc. had just under a dozen hours

News
May 25, 2020  

Deal struck to dismantle blockades at Manitoba Hydro site, Indigenous group says

SPLIT LAKE, Man.—A Manitoba Indigenous group says there’s a

News
May 22, 2020  

Gates swing back open at shuttered construction sites, but swift return to normal appears unlikely

On-site physical distancing adjustments and a “topsy-turvy” supply chain will challenge the industry for the foreseeable future

News
May 22, 2020  

Bird books contracts to build new Ontario residential tower, Alberta mid-rise development

Bird Construction Inc. has added approximately $164 million to

News
May 21, 2020  

RCMP investigating burned truck, theft of fuel at Trans Mountain construction site

MERRITT, B.C.—The RCMP says it’s investigating a suspicious blaze

News
May 21, 2020  

Work to start on $192M project to widen Hwy. 401 in Cambridge, Ont. later this year

Governments at Queen’s Park and Parliament Hill are forging

News
May 21, 2020  

Construction on pumped hydro power storage project at retired Alberta coal mine could start this year

CALGARY—Developers of a stored hydroelectric power project to be

News
May 20, 2020  

Sea cans to COVID-19 isolation rooms: PCL, partners develop ‘Quaran-Tin Pods’

With COVID-19 straining capacity or threatening to cause outbreaks

News
May 20, 2020  

New auditor general says office narrowing focus on federal COVID-19 programs

OTTAWA—The auditor general’s office is narrowing its focus for

News
May 19, 2020  

Indigenous group to continue blockade at Keeyask dam construction site over COVID-19 concerns

SPLIT LAKE, Man.—Members of northern Manitoba First Nations who

News
May 19, 2020  

Biden vowing to rip up Keystone XL approvals if former vice-president wins White House

WASHINGTON—Joe Biden’s campaign lobbed a spanner into Alberta’s post-pandemic

News
May 19, 2020  

Constructing in a COVID-19 world: Looking forward

The pandemic is expected to lead to lasting change for construction both on and off the job site

News
May 17, 2020  

BC Hydro to ramp up construction at Site C after two months with workforce halved

Two months after scaling back the Site C hydro