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Sept. 5, 2019

Getting on track: Urban transit projects roar to life, creating opportunity for Canada’s construction sector

Once gathering dust, plans for transit infrastructure in cities across Canada have taken major steps forward in recent years. It’s also a major opportunity for construction

How prompt payment and adjudication rules will impact relationships throughout the construction payment chain

New rules for construction payments are likely to cause some short-term pain, but the changes also offer an opportunity for a culture shift throughout the industry

Kiewit breaks ground on $411.8M Tlicho all-season road project in Northwest Territories

The three-year construction project will link Whati, traditionally a fly-in community on Lac La Martre, to nearby Highway 3, which loops around Great Slave Lake to Yellowknife
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Adding to the mix: Using admixtures to get your concrete to do what you want it to

Concrete is a lot more than water, cement and aggregate. Admixture firms are changing the game with new chemical and fibre additives » Read More

From the editor… SNC-Lavalin retreats from construction, but don’t expect a bonanza

The Montreal giant is quitting fixed-price contracting work. It’s a change for the Canadian industry, but not a transformative one » Read More

Procore launches BIM Viewer on iPad, iPhone to give field crews access to 3D models

Despite a lot of time and money being spent on Building Information Modeling (BIM), the 3D models themselves often reside on a shared computer on the job site or an engineers laptop » Read More

Ligchine introduces new lightweight, ultra-maneuverable SpiderScreed

The updated version of the SpiderScreed is designed for placing concrete on upper decks, slab-on-grade and 3D surfaces, as well as in residential applications » Read More

WoodRise 2019

Date: Sept. 30 - Oct. 4
Location: Quebec City
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The Buildings Show

Date: Dec. 4-6
Location: Toronto
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