By Kristen Frisa Ontario Construction News staff writer The Labourers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA) has spent the past couple of years revamping its education facility in Richmond Hill, to make spaces for 120 more apprentices and four recognized training...
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Weston Williamson + Partners says that it will design two of the five new metro stations on the Yonge Subway Extension (YSE) in Toronto and York Region. Yonge Street is the economic and cultural spine of Toronto and York Region...
By Kristen Frisa Ontario Construction News staff writer In process since its official groundbreaking in October 2016, the Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital is on track to become Canada’s first ‘smart’ hospital upon its completion in late 2020. Integrated technology systems and medical devices...
Ontario Construction News There are exciting opportunities in sustainable construction, with ambitious goals to reduce the built environment’s environmental drain – creating billions of dollars of potential opportunity for new construction projects and retrofits of existing structures. These ambitious ideals are...
Ontario Construction Report staff writer Three Ontario buildings received 2019 Canadian Green Building Council (CaGBC) Green Building Excellence Awards at the organization’s at the group’s annual conference in Vancouver last Wednesday. The Western Union Engineering Building in London won the Green...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Toronto-based architectural and urban design firm Bogdan Newman Caranci Architects and Urban Design (BNC) has been renamed following the retirement of Joseph Bogdan and Angelo Caranci. The 50-year-old practice will operate as BNKC Architecture and Urban...
Writen by Robin MacLennan After years of debate and delay, HIP Developments has started construction on the first of two 20-storey condominium towers in the Gaslight District located in Galt, a community in Cambridge. “The fences are going up and the...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Canada has a lot of catching up to do to join the international digital transformation in building design and construction, but progress is being made in adapting and implementing Building Information Modelling (BIM) and better...
Written by Donna Mayer A project that will set a benchmark for sustainable design and construction in commercial building received another show of support with the recent announcement of a $2 million funding contribution. Toronto Region and Conservation Authority’s (TRCA) new...
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