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Top construction firms embrace technology, finally

Of all the wonders of technology, perhaps the most stunning is its ability to transform entire industries. Few would cite a bricks and mortar industry like construction in this context, but according to some of the top contractors in Canada, this is about to change.

Canada needs to train next generation for jobs that don’t exist yet

Canada needs to get far more creative if it’s going to prepare young people for jobs of the future. That’s the finding of a new report.

Survey reveals drivers aren’t aware of their dangerous behaviour near construction zones

Highways and other roadways are full of construction zones in the warmer months, and according to a recent Ontario Road Builders’ Association survey conducted by Leger, nine out of 10 Ontarians have witnessed dangerous driving behaviours from other drivers in construction zones, such as speeding, failing to merge and texting while driving.
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Worksaver, Inc.

Worksaver introduces standard skid steer to mini universal adapter

A new adapter is available from Worksaver, Inc., designed to allow “universal” mini skid steer / compact tool carrier attachments to be connected to a standard skid steer. » Read more

CAT D6T dozer features fully automatic transmission

The new Cat D6T Dozer features a new, fully automatic transmission to optimize performance and achieve fuel savings of up to 20 per cent in heavy work and as much as 30 per cent in light work and finish grading applications. » Read more

Toronto of the Future

Date: June 26 – 30
Location: Toronto
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Green Building Festival

Date: Oct. 5
Location: Toronto, ON
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Construct Canada

Date: Nov. 29-Dec. 1
Location: Toronto
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