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October 18, 2018

Ottawa's new tariffs on foreign steel put Canadian construction industry in 'dire position'

The surtax on products such as rebar, steel plate and wire rod will increase construction costs for a long list of projects across the country

Rural municipality chose cheaper design option for collapsed Sask. bridge

The municipality had been approved for $750,000 in provincial funding to go toward construction, but opted for a less expensive design

SNC Lavalin stock plunges after federal prosecutors decline to negotiate a deal

Shares of the Montreal-based engineering and construction company fell nearly 14 per cent after the prosecutors’ decision was announced
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City of Sudbury, Ont. greenlights first phase of construction on $30M Places des Arts

Local contractor Bélanger Construction was selected to lead the first phase of construction, expected to begin Oct. 22 and wrap up in the fall of 2018 » Read More

Engineers investigate cause of fallen concrete that struck Toronto woman at Union Station

The transit hub, currently undergoing a more than $800 million revitalization project by Metrolinx and the city, will be subject to another inspection in the coming weeks » Read More

JLG releases bolt-on fall arrest system for boom lifts

The External Bolt-On Fall Arrest System allows an occupant to exit the platform at height and step onto adjacent structures while being tied off to an approved lanyard anchor point on the platform » Read More

Topcon unveils next generation of Magnet software

Magnet Collage version 2 includes automated ground surface extraction, the ability to filter and fill TIN surfaces, TIN inclusion boundaries, alignments, cross section views, and dynamic scan calibration for the IP-S3 mobile mapping system » Read More

P3 2018

Date: November 5-6
Location: Toronto, ON
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2018 Wood Solutions Conference

Date: November 6
Location: Vancouver, BC
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