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October 11, 2018

Nipping job site impairment in the bud

The construction industry grapples with cannabis legalization with few proven tools at its disposal and the deadly threat of impairment lurking in the haze

Trudeau, Gov. Rick Snyder discuss possibility of accelerated timelines for Gordie Howe bridge

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made the comments at a recent event marking the start of construction on the $5.7 billion span

Steeling for a trade war

An ongoing trade spat, which has seen the U.S. slap tariffs on a list of imports, has shone a spotlight on the Canadian construction sector’s dependence on foreign steel
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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


Elevating your game: New regulations and focus on safety redefining working from heights

Modern regulations and a new generation of technology are playing no small part in the steady advance of lifting equipment on job sites coast to coast » Read More

Shifting gears: Vocational truck makers are not prepared to sit in neutral

With an emphasis on technology, improved systems for remote diagnostics and engine monitoring are connecting vehicles like never before » Read More

Terex CTL 272-18 jib tower crane offers maximum jib length of 61 metres

The crane offers seven different jib configurations from 30 to 61 metres. Equipped with an independent safety line and galvanized jib walkways, it aims to deliver safe work at height and a long service life » Read More

Cat side discharge buckets feature heavy duty designs

The buckets are designed for use with skid steer loaders, multi-terrain loaders, compact track loaders and compact wheel loaders, and feature a rubber conveyor, an agitator and manually adjustable discharge doors » Read More

World of Concrete Toronto Pavilion at The Buildings Show

Date: Nov. 28 - Nov. 30
Location: Toronto, ON
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