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Feds to begin stakeholder talks on Toronto to Quebec City rail that could cost $12B

The high-frequency rail project would lead to construction of dedicated routes for Via passenger trains, which currently run primarily on tracks owned by freight companies

How IoT, machine learning and artificial intelligence will drive better decision making in construction

On-site technologies that rely on AI are no longer science fiction. They’re available today and capable of delivering tangible changes

Planning for new $1.7B hospital kicks into gear in Surrey, B.C.

Construction could start as early as 2023. The new hospital will include an integrated cancer centre and is one of 13 major healthcare projects on the docket in B.C.

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Payment Certificates – The Final Say?

A recent ruling shows there may be consequences for not including language within construction agreements that characterizes payment certification as non-binding or provisional » Read More

Future condos being designed with Zoom rooms, balconies and touchless tech

The pandemic has shifted demands in the multi-unit market, a development that will hand contractors fresh marching orders » Read More
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Free webinar: Best practices for creating and managing prompt payment in construction

Whether you're a controller, project accountant, AP manager or job site project manager, chances are you're still spending an inordinate amount of time relying on inefficient, manual processes that are nearly impossible to automate, don't integrate with your ERP system and are anything but simple. Whether it's chasing inaccurate lien wavers, error prone spreadsheets, or incorrect invoices from subs, these issues all add up to delays in payment applications from subcontractors.

Join On-Site and GCPay for a free, 45-minute webinar July 15 at 1 p.m. ET. We'll discuss best practices for handling new prompt payment regulations and modernizing your payment solutions in the rapidly evolving construction market. » REGISTER NOW

Lift capacity in focus as Bobcat introduces new E88 compact excavator

Power and lift capacity, along with the knock-on productivity boost, are front and centre with the latest R2 Series launch » Read More

Max TwinTier taking on more tasks with ability to tie larger-sized rebar

The lithium-ion-powered RB611T can form 4,000 ties on a single charge » Read More

The Utility Expo

Date: September 28-30
Location: Louisville
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P3 2021

Date: November 16-18
Location: Virtual
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