How AI Can Drive BIG Value for Construction
A study released earlier this year predicted that the engineering and construction sector will be slow to embrace artificial intelligence (AI), but despite this slow adoption,...
Canadian Non-residential Construction Jumps in June
New construction starts in June increased 11 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $896.3 billion, reports Dodge Data & Analytics. This represents a second...
Canada Braces for Mass Construction Skills Shortage
Over 250,000 construction workers are expected to retire this decade.
Construction Union Says Program Abused for Cheap Labour
Program intended for workers beneficial to Canada is used to fill construction jobs at lower wages, says union study.
Is the Union Station Revitalization ‘Out of Control’ ?
$22.8-million increase and an additional eight to 12 months is required to complete the renovation and restoration work on Union Station in Toronto.
Residential Construction, Single-family Home Sales Decline 58% in 2017
The supply shortage that helped drive up the average price of a newly built, single-family home 23 per cent year-over-year in December, to $1.23 million, will...
Canadian Arm of U.K. Carillion Files for Creditor Protection
Carillion Canada has been granted protection from creditors by the Ontario Superior Court under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act.
Sask. Residential Construction Trails National Average
A new report by Statistics Canada suggests residential construction numbers in Saskatchewan are lagging behind the rest of the country.
Alberta Roadbuilders Take Province to Court
A group of five Alberta roadbuilders say the province has forced its hand following a “costly and potentially illegal” government decision to transfer more than $500...
Canada Construction Workforce Faces Continued Pressures
Canada’s construction industry must remain focused on recruitment and retention as more than one quarter of a million construction workers are expected to retire this decade,...
ECM - Going Digital in the Construction Industry
Working as part of an advanced content services solution, an ECM platform can streamline and automate document handling, and make up-to-date data centrally available across teams...
US Housing Starts Jump 5 per Cent in May
A surge of construction drove US housing starts up five per cent in May from the prior month - the strongest pace since July 2007.
Report Forecasts Decline in Nonresidential Building
According to the Spring 2018 Forecast Quarterly Report, nonresidential building starts in the United States will drop by 1.6 percent in 2018. However, the decline can...
Quebec Construction Mogul Tony Accurso Acquitted
The jury in the trial of well-known Quebec construction magnate, Tony Accurso, who was accused of breach of trust, needed less than 24 hours of deliberations...
Fairfax Holdings to Acquire Major Parts of Carillion Canada
Toronto-based Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited and Carillion Canada Holdings Incorporated announced Feb. 5 they have entered into an agreement for Fairfax to acquire the services division...
US Construction Spending up 0.7 per cent in December
U.S. builders pushed construction spending up 0.7 per cent in December to a record high. It was the fifth consecutive monthly gain with all major sectors...
CCA Mobilizes Members to Oppose Government-owned Enterprises
The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) announced in an email to its board members, partner associations and corporate members that it has advised the government of Canada...