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Pressure to restart construction builds in Quebec and Ontario as provinces start loosening restrictions

Both governments are beginning to look at gradually easing business closures as COVID-19 cases peak

B.C. issues RFQ for $116M hospital redevelopment

The project includes the construction of a new hospital in Fort St. James, B.C., as well as the demolition of an existing facility

As construction contends with COVID-19, the forced shift to cloud technology offers a silver lining

Technology has become pervasive on construction sites, but with the pandemic forcing non-essential staff off-site, it’s more important than ever

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Pausing work? Consider these precautions

Many businesses in the construction industry have been impacted by government legislation ordering non-essential site closures, to help stop the spread of COVID-19. If you need to temporarily pause work, there are several steps you can take to protect your site and equipment from risks such as theft. » Learn more

Why cost management is increasingly important in the construction and infrastructure sectors

Cost overruns, particularly on big-budget projects, continue to trouble the construction industry, and Canada is no exception » Read More

How new construction technologies are improving efficiencies and reducing emissions on the job site

Fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions are becoming major factors in construction and as a result, companies are starting to overhaul the way they operate » Read More

Vermeer introduces new horizontal directional drill for water, utility jobs in urban areas

The new drill delivers up to 54,000 lb.-ft. of torque at a spindle speed of 36 revolutions per minute, as well as 240,400 pounds of thrust/pullback » Read More

Takeuchi launches new compact wheel loader for work in tight spaces

The TW80 Series 3 boasts 73 horsepower from its Tier 4-compliant turbocharged Deutz engine » Read More

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