Ontario Construction News staff writer John Beck has stepped down from his role as Aecon Group Inc.’s chief executive officer and executive chairman, and effective last Friday “transitioned to the role of non-executive chairman,” the company said in a statement. Jean-Louis...
BY THE CANADIAN PRESS HALIFAX — A foreman and the Ontario company that employed him are facing charges under Nova Scotia’s Occupational Health and Safety laws in relation to the falling death of a young labourer at a Halifax work site. Halifax police...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Changes to Canada's National Building Code were implemented Jan. 1, including new rules that now allow wood buildings to be constructed up to 12-storeys, double the previous limit of six-storeys. The changes are being applauded by...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Construction on the Gardiner Expressway rehabilitation will stop on weekends, after complaints about noise. Mayor John Tory announced in a statement on Friday that overnight construction will stop through the weekend until the city, the St....
Ontario Construction News staff writer Toronto’s massive building boom is pushing the city beyond Chicago for second place in North America in the number of skyscrapers, according to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). The council reports that...
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Oxford and AIMCo unveil Square One District, a 130-acre mixed-use community in the heart...

Ontario Construction News staff writer Oxford Properties Group and Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo), unveiled their plan to transform a 130-acre site around the Square One...

Guelph Turfgrass Institute finally taking root in new location

By John Devine Special to Ontario Construction News In a better-late-than-never scenario, work on a new location for the Guelph Turfgrass Institute is finally underway. Construction on...

Sudbury gets $9.3 million from $200 million infrastructure fund

Ontario Construction News staff writer The provincial infrastructure train pulled into the City of Sudbury last week, and by the time it left the station...