Ontario Construction News reaches milestones in growth Ontario’s new daily construction newspaper has reached editorial and business milestones as it prepares for its third month of publication, says publisher Mark Buckshon. “The newspaper is achieving its goals of delivering reliable, fast,...
Ontario Construction News staff writer EnerQuality, the top certifier of energy efficient homes in Canada and provider of residential green building programs, is offering the latest knowledge in efficient and net zero building as part of its 2019 training offerings. One...
Ontario Construction News staff writer As Ontario Construction News prepares to start its seventh week of publication, readers and advertisers have noticed the new daily construction trade newspaper has some differences from the long-established competition. “You’re fast,” one advertiser said, after...
Ontario Construction News special feature How do you select the top 10 leaders within Ontario’s masonry contracting and supply industry? We decided to assess the businesses based on their community and industry commitment, innovation and (appropriate for the building material),...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Procore, which provides cloud-based construction management software, has grown rapidly since it arrived in Canada about three years ago. The business now has over 40 Canadian employees, with two offices, in Vancouver and Toronto (30...
Ontario Construction News staff writer RBC Ventures Inc., a subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada, says that it acquired Smart Reno, a home renovation marketplace. Currently available in Ontario, Quebec and Alberta, Smart Reno connects consumers to qualified renovation professionals...
By Kevin Vine The year 2018 brought with it a demanding construction season, and contractors across the province expect to grind out even more work this year, according the Ontario Construction Secretariat’s 2019 Contractor Survey. More than 30 per cent...
By Jim Lamzela Special to Ontario Construction News Your success as a construction business depends on bid accuracy. Accurate bidding requires you to estimate precisely how much a building will cost to construct in terms of labor and material and have exact...
Ontario Construction News staff writer When public works officials in Courtenay on Vancouver Island, B.C., decided to contract for floor plan maps of their municipal buildings, they discovered a taxpayer-savings surprise. “We tendered it out, and got different responses, and the...
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....
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