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CaGBC and Urban Green to deliver Green Professional Building Skills Training across Canada

In order to meet growing demand for skilled workers in the green building field, the Canada Green Building Council(CaGBC) and Urban Green Council (the New York Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council) have announced a strategic partnership to bring Green Professional Building Skills Training (GPRO) to professionals across Canada. » Read full article

VIDEO: Ontario drivers ignore road rules, threatening safety of construction workers

A new survey released by the Ontario Road Builders’ Association (ORBA) found one in three drivers (28%) admits they are not always focused on the road while driving. » Read full article

Ledcor shows the way with First Nations partnership

Last spring, the British Columbia government announced a $30-million training fund for programs to help First Nations with the skills they need to build careers in the LNG and natural resources sectors in Northern and Northeastern BC. » Read full article

Atlas Copco

Atlas Copco upgrades two Dynapac soil rollers

Atlas Copco’s upgraded soil rollers — the Tier 4 Interim CA2500 and CA3500 — save contractors on fuel costs thanks to patented Efficiency Eccentrics as well as ECO Mode systems. » read more

Komatsu introduces D39PXi-24 crawler dozer

Komatsu America’s D39PXi-24 crawler dozer features a factory-integrated machine control system that eliminates the need to install and remove blade-mounted sensors every day. » read more

Canadian Design-Build Institute Conference

Date: Oct. 13-14
Location: Fairmont Winnipeg Hotel, Winnipeg, MB » more info

Construct Canada

Date: Nov. 30-Dec. 2
Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto » more info