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ICI permit values down in Ontario while construction employment remains stable

Statistics Canada’s latest building permit data update shows that ICI permit values in Ontario in the first quarter were down by 5.3% compared to the first quarter of 2020.

NGA announces new commercial fenestration systems manual

The National Glass Association (NGA) is proud to announce the publication of the Commercial Fenestration Systems Manual, an authoritative resource on the complete fenestration system for the glass and glazing community.

Digital Twins

When it comes to the construction and maintenance of buildings – and the glass installed and serviced in them – architects, engineers and glaziers are always looking for the latest and greatest techniques and technologies to help improve efficiencies on their projects. One of those technologies that has been garnering a lot of interest in recent years in the world of building construction and maintenance is digital twins.

Glass 3 Enterprises takes part in Habitat for Humanity’s Build Day

In an ongoing effort to actively give back to the community, Glass 3 Enterprises is proud to announce their 2021 philanthropic initiative partaking in the Greater Vancouver Habitat for Humanity’s Build Day.
Sponsored Spotlight 

Introducing Commdoor Aluminum, ProTemp Glass and Woodbridge Glass Distribution

As proud members of the Toro Aluminium Group of Companies, Commdoor Aluminum, ProTemp Glass and Woodbridge Glass Distribution together meet the commercial and industrial demands for high quality architectural products. Commdoor Aluminum is the specialist in curtail walls, windows and doors; Protemp Glass offers elite glazing solutions with architectural glass; and Woodbridge Glass Distribution specializes in the supply, tempering and distribution of glass walls, windows and mirrors. Each serves its clientele with innovative process, quality products and exemplary service. » Learn more
Glass Talk

Glass Talk episode #22: The Afro-Canadian Contractors Association – Sephton Spence, ACCA

Black Canadians have been part of our construction industry for as long as there’s been one, including many Black-owned contracting businesses. Now, a new organization known as the Afro-Canadian Contractors Association has come along to raise awareness of the good work they do, promote their inclusion and fair treatment and to help its members take advantage of the opportunities out there in our industry. Some grotesque incidents at Ontario jobsites last year attracted revulsion across the country, promoting construction leaders as high up as Geoff Smith at EllisDon to call for a focus on eliminating racism in Canadian construction. So it seemed like a good time to invite the president of the ACCA, Sephton Spence, to join Glass Talk to tell us all about the new association and the proud history of Black construction work in Canada. » Listen now...
Job Board 

Project Manager

Mitrex, an Integrated solar and construction solution provider, is looking for a smart, driven, organized, and meticulous person to manage and coordinate projects involving stone panel cladding systems for large construction projects. » Learn more...

Intallation Technician

Aerotek is looking for a full-time installation technician at it's Hamilton location. » Learn more...

FGIA Virtual Summer Conference

Date: June 22 - June 24, 2021 » Learn More