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COVID-19 and standard CCDC/CCA clauses

The pandemic’s impact on business cannot be overstated and the construction industry has not been spared. In particular, the adverse consequences on the availability of the industry’s workforce and supply chains will challenge project teams and hamper effective project delivery.

RESCON releases construction site best practices amid COVID-19

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the construction industry has released a best practice guide and urges all employers to follow it during this time so construction sites can continue to operate safely.

Bruce Power to provide 600,000 pieces of PPE to province of Ontario

Bruce Power announced last week that it will be providing 600,000 pieces of personal protective equipment (PPE) to the province of Ontario, to help support the fight against COVID-19. Bruce Power will be providing the province with masks, gloves and gowns.

Vickery Electric Special Announcement

“Over the years, [crises] have come and gone, and we’re going to get through this one, too,” says John Vickery of Vickery Electric, speaking of our current COVID-19 predicament, adding that now is also the perfect opportunity to show the people around us that we care.

OPG uses 3D printers to produce PPE for healthcare workers

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is using 3D printing technology to produce plastic face shields to address the growing need for personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline healthcare workers amid the COVID-19 pandemic. OPG has partnered with Ontario Tech University in Oshawa to fast-track the production of face shields.

Southwire celebrates its 70th anniversary

On March 23, 2020, Southwire celebrated its 70th anniversary. The company, founded March 23, 1950 by Roy Richards Sr., started making wire and cable with just 12 employees and three machines.
Standing up to COVID

Canadians Standing up to COVID – Ep. 02: Ontario Power Generation

In this episode of “Canadians Standing Up to COVID”, Anthony Capkun talks about OPG (Ontario Power Generation) and its donation of thousands of surgical and N95 masks, as well as 10 Power-Assisted Air Purification Respirators, to address the needs of frontline healthcare workers during this pandemic. » Watch video
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