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Ontario tables minimum pay-rate legislation for contractors

Coming months after the province hiked its overall minimum wage, the bill would mandate minimum pay rates for construction workers taking part in government projects. The Ontario Liberals aim to push the bill through the legislature before the June election

Construction robots weld, bolt, lift to beat worker shortage

Struggling to attract skilled young workers, Japanese contractor Shimizu is turning to technology. The advanced robotics equipment may soon find its way to Canada, where companies face similar labour challenges

Feds ordered savings review for Gordie Howe bridge over cost concerns

Ottawa has been keeping a tight lid on how much the new cross-border bridge will cost to build, but planners are already making technical design changes to keep costs down

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Volvo rolls out D-Series skid steer and compact track loaders

Volvo has added six skid steer and compact track loader models to its D-Series. Skid steer loader models include: MC110D, MC115D and MC135D. Compact track loader models include: MCT110D, MCT125D and MCT135D. The new models promise higher lifting capacity, more room and greater visibility. » Read More

Quiet operation, cold starting capability and fuel efficiency

From Doosan, the Portable Power P185WDO air compressor is powered by the company’s Tier 4 Final-compliant D24 engine with diesel oxidation catalyst after treatment system. The air compressor operates at 74 dBA, with 10 hours of runtime at 100 per cent load and 500-hour service intervals. » Read More

CSC Conference 2018

Date: May 23-27
Location: Edmonton, AB
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The Buildings Show

Date: November 28-30
Location: Toronto, ON
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