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Housing starts down 7 per cent

17,000 fewer housing units started in 2023 compared to 2022, reports Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.

Major upgrades coming to Yukon airport

Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport to see reconstruction of main runway and upgrades to facilities.

The housing canaries are singing

Population is rising to record levels and the housing supply is beyond strained. The clock is ticking. Action is needed now, says RESCON's Richard Lyall.

Registration open for NHES

Canada’s largest heavy equipment showcase set to hit the International Centre in Mississauga, Ont., this April.

HD Hyundai introduces Xite vision at CES

Vice-chairman Kisun Chung delivers keynote sharing his company’s Xite Transformation during one of the world’s largest trade show.

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More Canadian employers using apprenticeships to fill shortages

Companies navigating labour and skills shortage, as well as rising costs, are turning to apprentices more and more. Canadian companies posted a 217 per cent increase in the number of apprentices, according to a recent survey conducted by Peninusla Group. » Read More...


VOLVO adds pair of compact excavators

Volvo Construction Equipment’s 3.5-ton EC37 and the 4-ton ECR40 compact excavators are built for comfort and versatility. The models, which replace the company’s EC35D, ECR35D and ECR40D, share the same platform and components, though the EC37 excavator has a conventional upper carriage design and the ECR40 excavator has a short swing radius to allow for work in more confined spaces. ... » Read More...


Yanmar compact wheel loader

Yanmar Compact Equipment’s new 47.6-horsepower V7 compact wheel loader is a 9,370-pound machine that fills a gap in the company’s wheel loader line between the V4-7 and the V8. The machine features a low operating weight, comfortable cab area and high bucket capacity, says the manufacturer. ... » Read More...


World of Concrete

January 23-25, 2024 - Las Vegas Convention Center - 3150 Paradise Road Las Vegas, NV 89109 » Read More...

Canadian Concrete Expo

February 14-15, 2024 - International Centre - 6900 Airport Road, Mississauga, ON L4V 1E8 » Read More...

Canadian Construction Association Annual Conference

March 12-15, 2024 - Paradisus Palma Real Golf and Resort Spa - Av. Alemania, Punta Cana 23000, Dominican Republic » Read More...

Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show

March 27-28, 2024 - Moncton Coliseum Complex - 377 Killam Drive, Unit 100, Moncton, New Brunswick  E1C 3T1 » Read More...

National Heavy Equipment Show

April 11-12, 2024 - International Centre - 6900 Airport Road, Mississauga, Ontario  L4V 1E8 » Read More...