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‘No time for half measures’: Ontario, Quebec order shutdown of non-essential businesses

Despite the all-encompassing declarations from both provincial governments, exemptions create far different situations for construction in Ontario and Quebec

Heating up the RAP: Climate change and cost savings driving pavement re-use

A rising understanding that reusing aggregate brings economic benefits as well as environmental ones has helped boost the use of reclaimed asphalt pavement

No precedents put construction in ‘uncharted waters’ on force majeure clauses, coronavirus

Whether or not the virus crisis will trigger so-called act of God clauses in construction contracts is among the many uncertainties hanging over owners, contractors and their financial backers


Not so subtle words — Women in construction

Marie Foley, director of BTY Group's P3 Advisory team, gives her take on gender inclusivity and shares some advice for young women in the industry » Read More

Husky Energy pauses construction on West White Rose Project in Newfoundland in response to coronavirus

Crews from SNC-Lavalin, Dragados and Pennecon have been working on a concrete gravity structure for the offshore project at a graving dock in Argentia, N.L. » Read More

Snorkel premieres new 2100SJ ‘mega boom’ capable of reaching 216 feet

The company said the new “mega boom” is the largest self-propelled boom lift in the world » Read More

Dynapac introduces new high compaction screeds for line of asphalt pavers

To complement its SD Paver Range, the company is rolling out a new generation of high compaction screeds » Read More
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List of construction events cancelled or postponed due to coronavirus

A growing number of industry events across Canada have been called off or postponed as provincial governments severely limit the size of gatherings and Ottawa shuts Canada’s borders to all but essential supply chain trade » Read More