Ontario Construction News staff writer A Surety Association of Canada (SAC) representative will explain how a surety bond can be considered a construction specification at a presentation to the Construction Specifications Canada (CSC) Ottawa chapter on Oct. 24. Pierre Cadeaux, a...
Ontario Construction News staff writer After thieves broke into a Habitat for Humanity Niagara construction trailer in late September, stealing $14,000 in tools, staff and volunteers had a sinking feeling. The criminals had stolen all all of the tools needed...
Ontario Construction News staff writer The Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) has awarded its annual Impact Safety Award to Andrew Stone of D'Orazio Infrastructure Group in Oakville. The authority says in its award citation that Stone was injured on the...
Ontario Construction News staff writer A new report shows that a significant amount of public infrastructure in Canada is aging and in poor condition—reinforcing the urgent need for long-term and sustainable investments in infrastructure renewal to meet the needs of...
Ontario Construction News staff writer The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) has approved a new governance structure with a smaller board of directors at a special general and board meeting in Whitehorse. The membership at the Sept. 12 meeting voted to end...
Ontario Construction News staff writer The Canada BIM Council (CanBIM) has announced the winners for the 2019 Innovation Spotlight Awards as part of the CanBIM Toronto Regional Session: Technology Built Innovation V: Addressing the Affordable Housing Crisis Through Digital Innovation...
Ontario Construction News staff writer The Ontario General Contractors Association (OGCA) is seeking a replacement to its long-serving president, Clive Thurston, who will be retiring at the end of June, 2020. The president “advances member interests for the largest association representing...
Ontario Construction News staff writer The Canadian Association of Women in Construction (CAWIC) has scheduled a day-long program about “The Art and Science of Influence” on Nov. 2. The keynote speaker will be leadership and life balance consultant/coach Renata Kuprinskiene. “Influence is...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Adjudication fees and processes under the new Ontario Construction Act have been designed to allow relatively small disputes to be resolved quickly and inexpensively, according to information provided by Elinor Whitmore, who leads the Authorized...
Ontario Construction News staff writer The new Ontario Construction Act’s second phase goes into effect today – ultimately bringing fundamental shifts in payment procedures and dispute resolution processes – and setting in motion a new culture and balance of power...
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