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Ontario Construction News staff writer Almost a month after Ontario’s unionized sheet metal construction workers walked off the job in a dispute relating to hours of work and union hiring hall powers, about 12,000 plumbers and pipefitters laid down their...
Ontario Construction News staff writer A dispute about work hours and union hiring hall procedures that has caused sheet metal workers to be on strike throughout the province since the weekend of May 4 appears likely to spread to unionized...
Project opportunity information provided by DataBid.com. See more comprehensive information at the DataBid site. Open - Bids/Quotes/Tenders Sector Public Project/Bid No. 13934 DataBid ID 0056020119 Project Location Various/Multiple, Woodstock ON (Oxford) , Canada Project Class Heavy/Civil Industry Heavy/Highway/Utilities Trade General Roadwork Bids Due February 14, 2019 2:00 PM - Electronic Bid Submissions...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Most unions – but the electricians – have agreed to new three year contracts with the Residential Construction Council of Ontario (RESCON), by the time collective bargaining agreements expired in the Greater Toronto Area on...
McMaster’s new Peter George Centre for Living and Learning (PGCLL) is the first student residence to be built on the university’s campus in over fifteen years. It will provide lodging for 500 additional students, helping to fulfill the university’s...
A major Ontario general contractor’s surety default “appears likely to go down as the largest loss in Canadian surety history,” broker Petrela Winters & Associates (PWA) says in a recent newsletter. The broker says the default coupled with “several (other)...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Sheet Metal Workers’ Union negotiators say they have crafted a comprehensive settlement proposal and communicated this offer to the Ontario Sheet Metal Contractors Association (SMCA) and that the SMCA “has finally agreed to reconvene negotiations”...
Ontario Construction News staff writer An eight-week long strike by thousands of unionized sheet metal workers in Ontario has ended. Negotiators for the Sheet Metal Workers' and Roofers' Union and employers represented by the Ontario Sheet Metal Contractors Association (OSMCA) reached...
Written by Robin MacLennan What do half of the top 10 Canadian communities showing the most growth in value of building permits issued this year have in common? They are all located in Southwestern Ontario. Guelph leads the pack, according to...
Project opportunity information provided by DataBid.com. See more comprehensive information at the DataBid site. Stage Open - Bids/Quotes/Tenders Sector Public Project/Bid No. RFT T2018-019 DataBid ID 0009092818 Project Location Various/Multiple, Komoka ON (Middlesex) , Canada Project Class General Building Industry Restaurants/Retail Trade Liquor/Beer Stores/Wineries/Breweries Construction Type Renovation Stories Single Bids Due October 12,...
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100,000 sq. ft. Windsor riverfront redevelopment project underway

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Timmins building news: Interpaving to complete Hollinger Park design, as overall building permit volume...

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