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Ontario Construction News staff writer Sheet metal workers may be off the job for four to five weeks, and there is a possibility that labour disruptions may spread the plumbers’ union, largely over a dispute about the work-week length, says...
The Niagara Construction Association (NCA) is holding its fourth annual Niagara Safety Awareness Day today from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The three-hour event devoted to safety in the construction industry has moved offsite, to the Grantham Lions Club...
Ontario Construction News staff writer The third biennial edition of Toronto of the Future takes place from June 25 to July 1. The event features “a unique display of ideas for commercial, industrial and residential developments and urban infrastructure and...
Ontario Construction News staff writer A Concord-based developer says it is planning a mixed use neighbourhood to house more than 10,000 people at the intersection of Eglinton Ave. and Don Mills Road at the site of the former IBM headquarters...
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