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December 6, 2018

Canada signs onto new NAFTA despite lack of detente on steel, aluminum tariffs

Canadian officials had insisted Ottawa would not sign the deal unless the punitive tariffs were lifted, but ultimately Trudeau put pen to paper in a decision that could have long-term implications for construction

Sprawling waterfront community proposed for site of decommissioned Ontario coal plant

The 177-acre brownfield site in Mississauga, Ont. is expected to become a flurry of construction activity as developers push to transform the valuable piece of lakeside real estate

Lean Construction: Getting past the silos

It’s still unfamiliar territory for most firms, but Lean construction may be the solution as projects get more complex and owners demand better dialogue between stakeholders
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Opportunities Grow in First Nation Housing

FNHC 2019 is your opportunity to connect with a growing market of housing professionals across Canada.  Taking place February 26-28, FNHC is the largest First Nation housing conference in Canada, where decision makers from communities across the country gather to find solutions and partnerships for their housing needs. REGISTER NOW!

Google affiliate Sidewalk Labs unveils more plans for high tech Toronto build project

The community plan could create up to 9,000 construction jobs, but who will own what aspect of the project and who will pay remain big question marks » Read More

How do Canada’s toughest trucks measure up?

Put through their paces in real-world conditions, burdened by payload and trailers, Canada’s Truck King Challenge pits offerings from Chevy, Ford, GMC, Nissan, Ram and Toyota against one another. » See who came out on top

JLG unveils SkyGuard SkyLine control panel protection system

The system features a wire rope design bolted to the left side the platform with an opposing magnetic connection. If the operator contacts the cable and the magnet detaches, the system stops all boom lift functions » Read More

CASE adds two models to C Series motor grader line

Available in both standard and All Wheel Drive (AWD) configurations, the 836C and 856C achieve Tier 4 Final compliance with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) engine technology » Read More

World of Concrete 2019

Date: January 22-25
Location: Las Vegas, NV
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Canadian Concrete Expo

Date: Feb. 6-7
Location: Toronto, ON
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The First Nations Housing Conference

Date: February 26-28
Location: Thunder Bay, ON
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