Construction management software company Procore Technologies Inc. has launched its newest product,  allowing builders to access 3D models through their iOS devices, right on the job site. Procore BIM allows virtual design and construction (VDC) teams to publish models into...
Ontario Construction News staff writer The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has issued a statement outlining the importance of preparing for climate change adaptation. It cites a report from the Global Commission on Adaptation (GCA) report: Adapt Now: A Global Call...
Ontario Construction News staff writer The Association of Consulting Engineering Companies – Canada (ACEC-Canada) and three member firms - Kerr Wood Leidal, Stantec, and Tetra Tech Canada Inc. - were honoured on Monday at the 2019 International Federation of Consulting Engineers...
Ontario Construction News staff writer The Brandt Group of Companies says it has reached an agreement to acquire the businesses of Nortrax Canada Inc. and Nortrax Quebec Inc. subject to due diligence and regulatory and other approvals. The  deal will unite...
By Jacob D'Albora Special to Ontario Construction News “The tipping points that magical moment when an idea, trend or social behaviour crosses a threshold, tips and spreads like a wild fire.” (Malcolm Gladwell) The construction industry is notoriously known as one of...
By Donna Mayer Special to Ontario Construction News A new sector-based lending institution received its first investment of $20 million from the federal government, creating a $400 million pool of funding for affordable housing construction and redevelopment. The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister...
By Kristen Frisa Ontario Construction News staff writer After the federal government’s announcement that it would support the purchase pre-constructed modules for use in British Columbia to keep two liquified natural gas (LNG) projects on track, the Canadian steel industry had...
Ontario Construction News staff writer The Association of Consulting Engineering Companies-Canada (ACEC) launched its advocacy campaign leading up to the federal election on Wednesday. ACEC will be engaging with federal candidates from all the major parties and encouraging them to...
Ontario Construction News staff writer The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) is preparing to restructure its governance and members have been invited to a special meeting to vote on the changes in September. The challenge: If you want to attend, you’ll need...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Total construction and real estate industry private equity deals in July 2019 worth $1.3 billion were announced globally, according to data and analytics company GlobalData. The $190.73 million private equity deal with Brookfield Infrastructure Partners by...
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