Ontario Construction News staff writer As sheet metal union workers continue their second week of strike action, several other construction trade unions have reached tentative settlements and will begin ratification votes in upcoming weeks. However, the dispute primarily involving an increase...
Unless you’ve heard about this initiative, you probably would never associate ready-mix trucks with art. However, Barrie-based The Sarjeant Co. Ltd. has managed to support the MacLaren Art Centre and encourage high school art students with a unique design competition...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO) elected Nancy Hill president at its annual general meeting at the Hilton Toronto Hotel this past weekend. CEO 2019-20 Governing Council named Hill is no stranger to the PEO, which is the...
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...
By Jim Lamelza Special to Ontario Construction Report Being an effective construction project manager takes more than an extensive knowledge of the construction industry. You have to overcome the obstacles in front of you and deliver your objectives time after time....
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...
Ontario Construction News staff writer The provincial government has introduced a package of changes under what it describes as a new Housing Supply Action Plan, including sweeping Planning Act revisions to reduce development barriers. Changes announced on May 2 by Steve...
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...
By Kristen Frisa Ontario Construction News staff writer Finding reliable information on fellow businesses can be a challenging task, but it’s necessary to do due diligence to stay clear of fraudulent activity. This is especially true in the construction industry, because...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Sheet Metal workers in the GTA and Hamilton walked off the job at the close of shift on Friday, May 2 and full-scale labour action and picketing is expected today (May 6). The action includes walk-outs...
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Construction labour stability on edge as pipe trades negotiations resume before Friday’s strike deadline

Ontario Construction News staff writer The next few days will be crucial for labour stability in Ontario’s construction industry, as negotiations between employers and representatives...
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Low-rise electricians return to work with tentative settlement

Ontario Construction News staff writer International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) members are voting to ratify a new three year contract with electrical contractors working...
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Toronto building permits issued, applications received in April

Ontario Construction News staff writer Toronto’s largest building permits issued in April included: 571 Dundas St. W. Permit value: $80 million Building type: Apartment Number of units: 174 This building...