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Ontario Construction News staff writer The federal government says it has launched an engagement paper on Canada’s first National Infrastructure Assessment: “Building the Canada We Want in 2050”  -- setting out priorities for the next three decades. The planned assessment is...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Rome's Colosseum is getting a brand-new $22 million retractable floor that will provide visitors with a look into the past. Culture Minister Dario Franceschini says the new floor will allow visitors to stand in the arena...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Factory-built mass timber projects provide a cost-effective and environmentally-friendly option for developers and builders, and are rapidly finding applications in many new sectors, says the founder of manufacturer Element5. The business, which recently opened a 137,000...
Ontario Construction News staff writer With COVID-19 cases escalating across the country, newer and deadlier variants of concern threatening wider age groups, and a slow rollout of vaccines, it is essential to remain vigilant and follow worksite health and safety...
CANADIAN PRESS A federal infrastructure financing agency might not meet its near-term plan to fund projects more quickly to foster economic recovery, says a new report by the parliamentary budget officer. As it stands, the budget office estimates that the Canada...