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April 18, 2019
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Canadian construction costs balloon as steel and aluminum tariffs exact a heavy price

The trade battle was expected to be brief, but nearly a year after the U.S. imposed duties on Canadian steel and aluminum, the tariffs remain firmly in place

Ontario budget promises overhaul of apprenticeship, skilled trades system

The scarcity of skilled workers across Ontario is no secret. The first budget released under Premier Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservatives takes aim at the issue

PCL wins $217.6M contract to redo exterior of major federal office tower complex in Gatineau, Que.

The towers went up in the ‘70s and their crumbling brick veneer has required constant maintenance. The recladding project will replace the bricks with a glass and aluminum facade


Five-year timeline to rebuild fire-ravaged Notre Dame questioned as investigators probe cause

The massive blaze appears to have been an accident, with restoration work at the famed cathedral possibly to blame » Read More

Combating the labour shortage with operational efficiency gains

With overall skilled labour productivity in decline, it’s clear that effective workforce growth strategies and the capacity to accomplish the same or more work with fewer workers is needed » Read More

Power Curbers adds Trimble compatibility to 5700-C curb machine

The system uses Trimble Total Stations and a 3D design model to control elevation and steering, taking the place of a conventional stringline » Read More

Volvo CE introduces 20-ton excavator

Designed for light- to medium-duty digging, the EC200E crawler excavator has a maximum digging reach of 32 ft 9 in and a maximum digging depth of 22 ft 3 in » Read More
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Canada North Resources Expo

Date: May 24-25
Location: Prince George, B.C.
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