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April 15, 2014

Soaring up Simcoe

A concrete bucket gets a hoist at the No. 210 Residences on Simcoe condominium project in Toronto, Ont.

April 14, 2014

Branksome Hall Project

Construction progresses at the independent girls school Branksome Hall on the new athletics and wellness centre in Toronto, Ont.

April 14, 2014

The Working Dead — construction of a post-apocalyptic zombie world

John Fore has built bridges, hospitals, prisons and farms — and that’s just in the last four years as construction coordinator for the AMC TV series The Walking Dead.

April 11, 2014

Government investigates Windsor parkway walls

The government is conducting a review of the retaining walls along the 11-kilometre Rt. Hon. Herb Gray (formerly Windsor – Essex) Parkway to determine if there are any problems with the “design and construction techniques” of the hundreds of RSS (Retained Soil Systems) pre-cast panels that have gone into building them.

April 11, 2014

Balcony Work

Balcony rail installation is moving up on the World on Yonge residential and commercial development at Yonge Street and Steeles Avenue in Thornhill, Ont.

April 10, 2014

391 bridges in Nova Scotia have serious damage

Nova Scotia’s bridges are corroding and crumbling to the point where 391 of those inspected were listed as having serious damage including missing concrete, says a provincial database.

April 10, 2014

Five Condos Concrete

Concrete pouring continues for the Five Condos at 5 St. Joseph St. in Toronto, Ont.

April 9, 2014

Research brings science to traditional construction of infill walls

The CSA standard for masonry infill walls is being updated this year and likely, based in part, on the results ongoing research at Dalhousie University.

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 7, 2014

Glass fibre concrete wrap use in construction waiting for a break out role, says expert

Wrapping concrete beams, walls, slabs and columns with a fibre-reinforced polymer or using fibre rods as rebar has proved to increase load capacity and prevent cracking and degradation but breaking the price barrier remains elusive, says one expert.

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

Downtown Honda DealershipDowntown Honda Dealership

Work is progressing on the Downtown Honda’s New Flagship Dealership at 47 Eastern Ave. in Toronto, Ont.

April 4, 2014

Subway Extension

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

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 1, 2014

Multiple bridge projects slated for Hamilton

Steeltown is living up to its name, with 12 bridge rehabilitation projects either underway or slated to start in Hamilton, Ont.

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

Modest growth for Atlantic Canada

Atlantic Canada is expected to show modest improvements in growth in 2014, with the exception of Newfoundland and Labrador, according to the latest RBC Economics Provincial Outlook.

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

Chaz Cover-Up

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

March 24, 2014

Toronto firm-designed building certified LEED Gold

The Student Union Building at New Mexico Highlands University in Las Vegas, N.M. has achieved LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. Designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects in joint venture with Studio Southwest Architects, this highly efficient and sustainable facility is responsive to the American Southwest climate.

March 20, 2014

Luminato’s Windscape powered by unique scaffolding

Good at problem solving? Try this one on for size.

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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