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Ritchie Bros. sells $184 million of equipment in first-ever online-only Edmonton auction

Last week Ritchie Bros. sold more than 10,700 equipment items for $184+ million in its first-ever online-only auction in Edmonton. The company temporarily converted to online bidding only to maintain the safety of its customers and employees during the COVID-19 pandemic.

RESCON applauds government decision to allow work to proceed on all Ontario construction sites

The Residential Construction Council of Ontario (RESCON) applauded the announcement by the provincial government allowing work to proceed on all construction sites, including new housing projects in the residential sector, as of May 19.

ORBA: COVID-19 and the Construction Workplace – Labour & Employment Law Webinar

ORBA is offering free, weekly COVID-19 industry-related webinars to help members and stakeholders navigate the industry landscape in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. ORBA’s webinar series are open to both members and non members. Here are details for its May 20 webinar.
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Featured News 

CCA working to ensure construction industry stays on firm footing as pandemic recovery begins

Question marks continue to hang over the Canadian economy as provinces cautiously set course for a return to normal. Construction has weathered the COVID-19 crisis with fewer disruptions than many other industries, but hasn’t escaped unscathed. » Read more...

UN highlights the unique challenges faced by Disabled Injured Workers during COVID-19

Michelle Bachelet, the UN High Commissioner on Human Rights recently gave a statement that Canadians living with disabilities—including permanently injured workers—face disproportionate challenges during the pandemic. » Read more...

Construction outlook darkens, but extent of COVID-19 fallout uncertain as industry scrambles to adjust

Between enhanced job site screening procedures, scrapped morning meetings and two metres of separation required between workers, there’s no pretending it’s business as usual in construction. » Read more...

West Kelowna’s new Gellatly Bridge open after months of construction

The first cars crossed the new Gellatly Bridge over Powers Creek in West Kelowna, B.C., on May 1. The replacement of the old bridge began in January, and despite the still ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the project finished on schedule and incurred no cost overruns. » Read more...
Back to Work Summit

OSSGA Golf Tournament

September 25, 2020
Location: King, Ont.
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Quarry Tech Calgary

October 28, 2020
Location: Calgary, Alta.
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SHCA Annual Fall Convention

November 26 to 27, 2020
Location:Regina, Sask.
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The Buildings Show

December 2 to 4, 2020
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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ASGA Convention

January 13 to14, 2021
Location: Enoch, Alta.
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World of Concrete 2021

January 19 to January 22, 2021
Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
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World of Asphalt 2021

March 9 to March 11, 2021
Location: Atlanta, Ga.
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Hillhead 2021

June 22 to June 24, 2021
Location: Buxton, U.K.
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