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Budget 2021: Takeaways for construction

The first federal budget in more than two years provides little in new infrastructure money, but offers considerable funding for training the industry’s workforce

Collaborative contracting: How to be an ally

With focus turning to bringing job sites together, contractors must drop the adversarial approach and learn to work as part of a team

Prompt firings, denunciations follow job site stripper incident in Milton, Ont.

Stern rebukes about the treatment of women and lack of precautions amid the COVID-19 pandemic followed the incident
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Alberta looks to expand apprenticeship system beyond traditional skilled trades

The proposed legislation would overhaul governance of the 47 skilled trades throughout the province, and likely add more careers to that list » Read More

B.C. puts $2B toward low interest loans for builders of affordable housing

The program aims to incentivize builders to include below-market rental units in new projects » Read More

Volvo launches new demolition-focused EC380E straight boom excavator

Among other features, a dust suppression system with a 30 litres-per-minute lifting pump that feeds water to four arm-based nozzles is available on the new demo machine » Read More

New battery-powered backpack vibrator from Milwaukee offers power, easy start

It features a modular design a noise reduction of up to 50 per cent compared to traditional gas equipment » Read More
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Mazenga Building Group
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WorkSafe BC
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Amsted Design-Build
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