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Quebec crane operators back to work after 'illegal' one-week strike

A letter from a senior union official ended the disruptive job action, but the underlying training issue remains unsolved

Liberals set hiring stipulations, procurement rules for federally funded projects

The so-called community benefits program aims to give Indigenous Peoples, veterans and recent immigrants a larger role in Ottawa's major infrastructure spending plan

Quebec construction mogul Tony Accurso found guilty of fraud, other charges

The jury found the 66-year-old participated in a kickback scheme in Laval, Que. involving the city’s mayor and at least two dozen others

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Ambassador Bridge company ad urges Trump to block new Gordie Howe bridge on ‘America first’ grounds [WATCH]

The Moroun family, which controls the 88-year-old Detroit-Windsor span has been unsuccessfully battling the new construction project in court. It’s now taking a new, decidedly anti-Canadian approach » Read More

Crews cap $16M renovation of CN Tower, 42 years after it first opened

The CN Tower was the tallest freestanding structure in the world for more than 30 years before it was overtaken in 2007 by Dubai’s mammoth skyscraper, the Burj Khalifa » Read More

Doosan upgrades articulated dump truck with new cab, safety features

Doosan has upgraded its DA30-5 articulated dump truck to include a hydro-gas, self-leveling front suspension system. The cab interior includes an updated dashboard and vehicle control unit. Safety features include a control panel with a power cut off switch and an LED indication lamp, which indicates when it is safe to switch off the power cutoff » Read More

JCB compact excavators offer durability, less maintenance

The 18Z-1 and 19C-1 compact excavators from JCB weigh 1.8 and 1.9 tonnes, respectively. Both excavators feature all-steel bodywork, 500-hour greasing intervals, swing-out counterweight and integrated tie-down points. The dozer blade is available with standard arms or optional long-reach arms » Read More

RCI Canadian Building Envelope Technology Symposium

Date: Sept. 13-14
Location: Mississauga, Ont.
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Buildex Calgary

Date: November 7-8
Location: Calgary, AB
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