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Cementing change: LafargeHolcim, other producers innovating their way to low carbon concrete

Cement production and concrete usage have become key climate change issues. Producers are looking to advances in carbon capture and co-processing for solutions.

Noose found on Eglinton Crosstown job site, continuing string of Toronto incidents

The industry has repeatedly condemned the racist acts that started last summer. The hate symbol is the second found on one of the LRT project sites.

Construction employment up in February, paring down further on pandemic losses

Though it remains down from its pre-pandemic peak, the industry’s workforce has clawed back a considerable portion of the COVID-related job losses.

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Mechasys Announces Collaboration With Fujita Corporation, a Member of Daiwa House Group, to Adapt the FramR, Its Laser Layout Projector, to Construction Methods in Japan

The FramR by Mechasys will be tested by one of the major construction companies in Japan, Fujita Corporation. They will share their experience working with the construction plan projector in its final phase of development.

Mechasys, a Montreal-based construction technology company, is proud to announce Fujita Corporation as the newest member of its Pioneer Program, an exclusive group of contractors who will conduct field tests to integrate the FramR into their operations. The FramR is a laser projector that displays full-scale construction plans in the field. » Read More

Departure of Sidewalk Labs prompts search for new developer on Toronto waterfront

The Google affiliate walked away from the proposed project last year, citing uncertainty created by the pandemic. It had faced steep resistance prior to withdrawing. » Read More

Bowing to the inevitable, Halifax building renamed after collapsed construction crane

The 2019 collapse caused no injuries or deaths, but set back construction considerably and prompted a drawn-out clean up. » Read More

Untethered: Milwaukee introduces powerful new battery-powered tower light

The LED tower light, which doubles as a charger, offers high portability and an output of 27,000 lumens. It’s designed for use on rugged job sites. » Read More

Dynapac CC900S simplifies compaction close to obstacles

With the front right side of the drum free, the single-arm tandem roller can effectively compact close to walls, sidewalks and guardrails. » Read More

CCA Annual Conference

Date: March 23-25
Location: Virtual
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OAPC Spring Operations Seminar

Date: March 25
Location: Virtual
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World of Concrete

Date: June 8-10
Location: Las Vegas
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