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No clear trajectory: Uncertainty likely the only certainty for construction in 2021

With the pandemic continuing to cause upheaval, some segments of the industry look likely to fare better than others, we find in our 2021 Forecast

Toronto police charge man after investigation into noose found at construction site

34-year-old man faces four charges related to one of two nooses found on a hospital construction site on the city’s east end

Construction employment up 1.9 per cent in November, its first increase since July

The additions boosted construction’s overall labour force to above 1.4 million for the first time since the spring

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Innovation and technology part of Pomerleau’s DNA

Ian is Pomerleau’s Executive Vice President – Canadian Building Operations and Corporate Transformation, and initiator of the FOX program. Two years ago, FOX, the Foundation for Operational Excellence, was born—a program to initiate change management at Pomerleau and essentially its recipe for best practices. Now, two years later, Ian shares some of the lessons learned along the way and how they have shaped the company’s approach to technology and innovation. » Learn more

Half of Ontario’s Greenbelt Council quits in wake of chair’s protest resignation

The series of departures are in protest to pending environmental reforms included in an omnibus budget bill that critics say will expand ministerial authority on zoning » Read More

Hydrogen’s future remains murky, with lack of infrastructure a major concern

Construction of new infrastructure to safely move the alternative fuel could create an opportunity for contractors if the hydrogen economy gets off the ground » Read More

Deere updates L-Series backhoe loaders with new engine

A new 4.5-litre John Deere PowerTech EWL engine will power the 310L, 310SL, 315SL, 310SL HL and 410L » Read More

Volvo simplifies Dig Assist, making it easier for operators to create plans

New software features help operators map building foundations and custom trenches more easily » Read More

ORBA Annual Road Building Academy

Date: Feb. 22-26
Location: Scarborough, Ont.
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Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show

Date: March 31, April 1
Location: Moncton, N.B.
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National Heavy Equipment Show

Date: April 15-16
Location: Mississauga, Ont.
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