View As Webpage | View Archives | Email a Friend

October 4, 2018

Gordie Howe bridge to cost $5.7 billion; set to open by end of 2024

The journey to set the final price tag and construction timeline for the long-sought span has been laden with political potholes

Investors green light $40B LNG project in B.C.

With the final investment decision, each company in the joint venture will provide its own natural gas supply and will individually market its share of liquefied gas

Canada’s finance minister touts USMCA but says steel sector needs help

The trade agreement continues tariffs the U.S. imposed last spring on Canadian steel and aluminum, prompting the industry to criticize the government for selling out the sector
Buildings Show

Sponsored Spotlight 
B2W Software

WEBINAR - Taking the Leap: How to Select, Set up and Succeed with Specialized Estimating Software

Whether they have one estimator or a whole team, heavy construction companies require speed and accuracy to complete more bids and win the right jobs at the right margins. Spreadsheets can hold them back, and stepping up to specialized estimating software can seem daunting. Join this interactive webinar as top contractors discuss:

• The competitive advantages of specialized estimating software for any size company
• How they evaluated software options, and chose the best one for their needs
• What they did to ensure a smooth, successful implementation
• How they measure their ROI after implementation


Contractors pressured to adopt new set of reporting standards to improve benchmarking, transparency

An international coalition of professional associations says the new set of rules for categorizing costs will improve project benchmarking and bolster industry transparency » Read More

Disaster highlights construction failures of earthquake-prone Indonesian port city

Palu’s buildings and other infrastructure were no match for the triple whammy that has left more than 1,407 people dead » Read More
John Deere

John Deere adds Final Tier 4 engine to 944K hybrid wheel loader

Other updates include a bolted shut engine fan door; the consolidation of the engine stop switch and 24-volt electrical disconnect switches on the right side of the machine; and the relocation of the engine block heater plug-in » Read More

Cat Skeleton Buckets offer efficiency, long-term operation

Plates with rectangular openings form the sides of the bucket, and a rectangular frame, fabricated of heavy duty steel and incorporating two steel plate rock dams, form the back of the bucket » Read More

P3 2018

Date: November 5-6
Location: Toronto, ON
» Read More

World of Concrete Toronto Pavilion at The Buildings Show

Date: Nov. 28 - Nov. 30
Location: Toronto, ON
» Read More