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Not ‘like flipping a light switch’: Ontario construction sector to reopen gradually, minister says

With the restart process starting this week, the supply of PPE will play a major role in getting workers back on job sites

Contractors have new ways to leverage data; the key is separating what matters from what doesn’t

Telematics data is giving equipment owners and operators a clearer picture of how their machines run than ever before

Construction outlook darkens, but extent of COVID-19 fallout uncertain as industry scrambles to adjust

How long physical distancing rules remain in place and how quickly the economy can bounce back will shape how construction weathers the crisis
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Construction, infrastructure expectations take sharp turn in Q1 as COVID ‘shock’ stokes fears

Nationally, the sentiment has turned negative, but some regions have held up better than others » Read More

PCL integrates IoT technology from Toronto-based AOMS into its cloud platform

The partnership will put Internet of Things sensors on job sites to keep track of metrics such as noise, vibration, air quality and energy consumption » Read More

Manitou premieres new MTA 12055 telehandler designed for heavy construction applications

Built for infrastructure and heavy construction, the machine can lift up to 12,000 pounds and has a lifting height of 55 feet, five inches » Read More

JLG expands boom lift lineup with 600 Series HC3

The new series includes the 600AJ, 600S and 660SJ — with platform heights of 60 to 66 feet. All three lifts are rated for three occupants in all three lifting capacity zones » 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