Wednesday, April 14, 2021

News

New truck and construction training school opens in Sudbury

As Northern Ontario’s newest construction and transportation training institution, Northern Construction Academy (NCA) offers hands-on training programs in real-world construction environments and is registered as a private career college under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005.  Through the relationships built with the team at…

New Mass Timber Office Building Coming to Downtown Vancouver

Canada’s forest sector is transforming — and greening the construction industry. The use of mass timber as a building material lowers emissions, promotes innovation and supports value-added manufacturing. That is why Canada is investing in the use of mass timber in building applications to…

Construction sector bracing for ‘grey tsunami’

Both U.S. president Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau have said their respective countries need to “build back better,” as hope for a post-pandemic economic rebound appears on the horizon. But who is going to do all that better…

Look way up! Winnipeg now has a new tallest building

One of the newest additions to Winnipeg’s downtown skyline is claiming the title of the tallest building between Toronto and Calgary. Though the building is still under construction, it has already taken the top spot among the city’s tallest towers. Once…

Canada Action issues failing grade for latest SFU Tom Gunton Report

While its questionable assumptions and unsupportable conclusion grab headlines, a new report from long-time pipeline opponent Dr. Tom Gunton and his small team of academics offers little value in terms of project knowledge. Titled “Evaluation of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project,” the latest report of…