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Improvements in building permits and employment insurance claims point to stronger economic outlook

The Conference Board of Canada’s Composite Leading Index increased by 0.9 points to 109.1 in June, suggesting a slight acceleration in economic growth six months from now. » Read More

Summer construction boot camp helps students build skills

While most summer camps fill up quickly with students keen on hiking, canoeing and swimming, Jamela Tagumpay has been roofing, framing and flooring. She’s one of 16 Edmonton high school students who jumped at the chance to sign up for CLAC’s first summer construction boot camp. » Read More

Eleven organizations urge national plan for energy-efficient buildings

Eleven organizations, including the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC), are calling on the federal government to implement a bold national plan for improving the energy efficiency of Canada’s buildings. » Read More
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Talbert Manufacturing

Talbert trailer allows more ground clearance for excavators

Talbert Manufacturing’s 55CC close-coupled low-bed trailer features a low deck height, high-capacity rating and a removable gooseneck, allowing safe and easy loading of oversized equipment, including excavators and dozers. » read more

KOBELCO launches powerful excavator with 88% NOx reduction

KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA has launched its SK300LC-10 excavator in North America. This robust 68,100-lb. model is powered by a 252-hp Tier IV Final HINO engine, enabling it to tackle heavy-duty applications, and still remain as one of the most powerful and fuel-efficient excavators in its class. » read more

Canadian Design-Build Institute Conference

Date: Oct. 13-14
Location: Fairmont Winnipeg Hotel, Winnipeg, MB » Read More

Canadian Healthcare Infrastructure

Date: Oct. 25-26
Location: Mississauga, ON » Read More

Construct Canada

Date: Nov. 30-Dec. 2
Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto » Read More