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Construction supply chain holds up through pandemic, helped by contractors adopting digital delivery options

Key supplies are typically getting to sites, but some shortages persist. To cope with COVID-19, contractors and haulers are turning to more advanced contactless solutions

Infrastructure bank, Alberta agree to closer study of Calgary-Banff rail project

The 130-kilometre line would give tourists and residents an alternative to driving to the scenic mountain town. If built, costs could reach $680 million

Labour market bounces back in May as tens of thousands of construction workers return to job sites

The positive momentum counters major job losses a month earlier, but falls well short of returning labour levels to their pre-crisis level

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Holding firm on pre-COVID infrastructure plans would benefit Ontario in long run, study says

With COVID-19 poised to greatly undercut government revenue in the coming months, a new study offers a pair of divergent scenarios for Ontario infrastructure over the next decade » Read More

CCA taking applications for next iteration of CONtact Innovator Mentorship program

Construction technology start-ups, entrepreneurs with an idea for a novel building product and other would-be industry innovators have three months to submit an application » Read More

Kobelco launches new version of SK140SRLC-7 for North America

The enhanced mid-size machine has an improved digging force of 24,800 pounds, coupled with a swing speed of 11 rpm to help shorten cycle times » Read More

Aquajet introduces Ecosilence 3.0 to power hydrodemolition robots

More compact than its predecessors, the Ecosilence 3.0 is contained in a standard 20-foot shipping container » Read More

List of construction events cancelled or postponed due to COVID-19

Essentially all live industry events across Canada remain in a holding pattern as companies keep business travel to a minimum and governments keep a lid on large gatherings » Read More