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Drop in lumber didn’t help – building construction price indexes Q3

Sadly, the impacts of the drop in price of lumber from the Q2 reference period—when the price was at its recent peak—did not translate to comparable price decreases in the Building Construction Price Index in the third quarter.

Dewalt to discontinue 18V NiCad batteries

That’s right: 18V NiCad batteries will be phased out of the Dewalt portfolio. The manufacturer says these batteries (DC9096 and DC9096S) are estimated to run through March 2022. The 18V XRP lithium-ion battery (DC9180) and all other compatible battery models for 18V XRP have been discontinued.


Sustainable Cleaning in Industrial Environments

In today’s climate sustainability is no longer optional. Companies across the entire supply chain are facing pressure from stakeholders, customers, employees, and consumers to the point where sustainable operations have become table stakes for doing business.

Join Nilfisk at our free webinar on sustainable cleaning practices on November 9 at 1:00 PM ET at learn how your business can adapt to greener and cleaner operations.

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Lilium Jet

ABB to develop fast-charge infrastructure for Lilium electric aircraft

ABB will develop, test and supply the MegaWatt fast-charging infrastructure for quick turnaround times. The initial range of a 7-Seater Lilium Jet is expected to be 155 miles, with a cruising speed of 175 mph. » Learn more
Construction Jobsite

Right people. Right time. Right place.

Struggling to find qualified recruits? Looking for a job in the burgeoning construction sector?

ConstructionJobsite.ca is Canada’s premier online job portal for the sector. A laser focus on the right people across Canada’s largest construction media audience, plus an extended reach outside that sector, means you get the right applicants the first time, or find jobs that are just right for your career path.

Scale and reach are guaranteed by an audience of almost 470,000 industry professionals, including website promotion to 150,000 qualified monthly site visitors, email promotion to 76,000 industry emails, and social media reach in and beyond the sector.
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Saskatchewan will see prompt payment provisions in 2022

“Although the legislation is not perfect—and there are a few sectors that are exempt from this law, such as mining—it is a huge step forward,” Mark Cooper tells us. He is the president & CEO of the Saskatchewan Construction Association. » Read more

Chris Bailey appointed president of Proterra Powered & Energy

Prior to joining Proterra (and before this promotion), Bailey spent 17 years at Hubbell Inc., where he most recently served as vice-president, Product Innovation & Technology Strategy. » Meet Chris
Brady Canada

Brady Canada permit control station for group lockouts

The permit control station helps ensure workers can easily identify documents and equipment whenever necessary by wall-mounting the station at the point of need. » Learn more

LineWise Series 3 triple line lifter

Suitable for sub-transmission applications, the TLL-500A Series 3 triple line lifter is designed to support three phases of energized conductors between 34.5 kV and 72.5 kV. » Learn more

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