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April 21, 2014

WaterGarden Worker

Exterior work continues on the Minto WaterGarden condominiums at 7608 Yonge St. in Thornhill, Ont.

April 17, 2014

Frontier Oilsands Mine joint review panel raises concerns among some First Nations

Some First Nation groups are skeptical about the environmental process for the proposed Frontier Oilsands Mine project in northern Alberta, as the federal government asks the public to comment on a draft agreement to establish a joint review panel.

April 16, 2014

Youth get hands-on at Future Building expo

With registration for this year’s Future Building reaching its highest number yet, it’s a sign that the Ontario government is turning a corner when it comes to exposing young people to the skilled trades, according to the event’s coordinator.

April 15, 2014

$40-million auction for Ritchie Bros.

More than $40 million worth of equipment items and trucks were sold at the latest Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers unreserved public auction in Grande Prairie, Alta.

April 10, 2014

$5.2 million in federal funds for mining skills

The federal government is contributing over $5.2 million to the Seven Generations Education Institute to provide training and work experience to aboriginal participants in various in-demand occupations related to the mining sector in Northern Ontario.

April 9, 2014

The CO2 conundrum — one Halifax firm thinks it found the cure

Sometimes, it’s necessary to step back from a problem, then take a different route to its solution.

April 9, 2014

Canada’s North: Infrastructure on mining wishlist

Speaking at the annual convention of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada in Toronto in March, business representatives from the Yukon, Nunavut and the Northwest Territories (N.W.T.) had a different take as they discussed infrastructure and other challenges they face — and some of their recent achievements.

April 8, 2014

Modern concrete gives bridge a second life

From a distance, the Canadian Niagara Power Forebay Bridge in Niagara Falls, Ont. looked as it did when it was completed in 1905.

April 8, 2014

Safety problems ignored, says top labour official

Safety problems at the stadium hosting the World Cup opener in Brazil were being ignored so work could finish in time for the tournament, a top labour official said in an interview published on April 3.

April 7, 2014

Unique formwork system used in Bay-Adelaide East Tower project

A good eye will notice something different about the construction of the 47-storey Bay-Adelaide East Tower in downtown Toronto.

April 4, 2014

Subway Extension

Work is progressing for the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension at the York University station in Toronto, Ont.

April 4, 2014

Safety rails added to World Cup site in Brazil after worker death

Brazilian organizers are adding safety features where a worker died in the stadium hosting the World Cup opener, hoping to quickly reverse an order that halted construction in part of the venue.

April 2, 2014

Scaffolding work for L Tower build in Toronto challenging

As scaffolding jobs go, the contract for the 60-storey L Tower in downtown Toronto is both unique and challenging.

April 2, 2014

GWL Glass Work

Glass installation is moving up on the GWL Building C new office at 7025 Langer Rd. in Mississauga, Ont.

April 2, 2014

Worker not wearing safety cable in fatal World Cup site incident, say officials

Brazilian authorities say the initial investigation into the accident that killed a worker at the stadium that will host the World Cup opener in a few months showed he likely wasn’t wearing a required safety cable.

April 2, 2014

United Kingdom and Canadian colleges sign deal for study about trades qualification requirements

A new international study that will help British and Irish trained tradespeople assess their skills against Canadian criteria is being supported by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC).

March 31, 2014

Windows on the Waterfront

Window installation is progressing on the Ocean Club Waterfront Condominiums in Etobicoke, Ont.

March 31, 2014

Movin’ In

Exterior work is wrapping up and occupancy will begin at the Watermark Condos in the Long Branch area of Etobicoke, Ont.

March 28, 2014

Windsor concrete dive tower requires innovation in design and construction

After 18 years in the business of concrete forming, civil engineer Dennis Schincariol still comes across the occasional job that throws a new curveball his way.

March 27, 2014

New York’s Sept. 11 museum construction wraps up

A long-awaited museum dedicated to the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks will open to the public at the World Trade Center site on May 21, officials announced Monday.

March 25, 2014

Conversion Construction

Construction is moving along at the Imperial Plaza Condominiums on St. Clair Avenue West in Toronto, Ont.

March 24, 2014

Ottawa LRT named P3 deal of the year

Ottawa’s light-rail transit (LRT) project, the Confederation Line, has been named the North American Public-Private-Partnership (P3) Deal of the Year by Project Finance Magazine.

March 24, 2014

Construction kicks off on highway extension

The Manitoba government has started construction on a project to extend a section of the Trans-Canada Highway to an existing roadway, which will improve access to an inland port.

March 24, 2014

Building a Masterpiece

Construction is moving up on the Picasso on Richmond condominiums in Toronto, Ont.

March 24, 2014

Chaz Cover-Up

Window installation is moving up at the Chaz Yorkville condominiums at 45 Charles St. E. in Toronto, Ont.

March 21, 2014

Los Angeles subway dig reveals prehistoric artifacts

An exploratory subway shaft dug just down the street from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art has uncovered a treasure trove of other prehistoric artifacts in the land where saber-tooth cats and other early animals once roamed, the Los Angeles Times reported March 15.

March 20, 2014

Kingston's Anchor Concrete wins award

Anchor Concrete Products of Kingston, Ont. recently earned a first place award in the annual Creative Use of Precast Awards competition sponsored by the National Precast Concrete Association (NPCA) for work on the Highway 407 East Expansion project in Whitby, Ont.

March 20, 2014

Shiny and Sleek

Exterior work has reached the top floor at the Southwest Quadrant Renewal Phase 1in Brampton, Ont.

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