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Ontario issues stay at home order, closes non-essential construction

As it has since the start of the pandemic this spring, however, the province again shifted its definition of essential construction, meaning many job sites can stay open

Giving it up: Contractors clinging to a familiar piece of software

While it remains ubiquitous throughout construction, Microsoft Excel is over 35 years old. Moving on to more specialized software likely has its advantages

Construction loses jobs in December, faces further lockdowns in January

The industry was among the hardest-hit Canadian sectors in 2020, though layoffs pale compared to certain service sectors where losses topped 25 per cent
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Construction crews push to make parking lot field hospitals patient-ready

As COVID-19 cases soar, contractors have put up field hospitals in Quebec and Ontario in as little as two weeks » Read More

Construction spending could rebound in 2021 amid government support, report says

A report from consultancy BTY says government stimulus spending could help the construction industry find its footing this year » Read More

Vögele rounds out small end of road paver line with new AB 200

The smallest screed in the paving equipment maker’s lineup can work precisely in extremely cramped conditions » Read More

Komatsu brings new machine control system to D51i-24 and D61i-24 dozers

The equipment maker introduced the iMC 2.0 system, designed to improve job site productivity, on the two dozers last week » Read More

ORBA Annual Road Building Academy

Date: Feb. 22-26
Location: Scarborough, Ont.
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CCA Annual Conference

Date: March 23-25
Location: Virtual
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