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.
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.
Calgary Condo Construction Activity Grows
November was the busiest month for construction starts on apartments in the Calgary area in more than two years.
Ontario’s New Construction Act
Adjudication is somewhat similar to a mandatory arbitration, with new and strict rules leading hopefully toward ‘prompt payment’ legislation under Ontario’s new Construction Act. Part II.1...
Almost 34,000 Positions Unfilled in Alberta
Employers are having a hard time filling jobs in Alberta, which could be another of sign of economic recovery in the province, according to the Canadian...
Happy Construction Starts With Ending Unhappy Site Preliminaries
By the time the builder arrives on site, you should already have your contract running smoothly for you.
London Tower Cladding was Changed to Cheaper Version
Cladding on the Greenfield Tower appears to have been changed during a renovation to reduce costs, according to media reports.
Skills Shortage Hits Canadian Construction Market
Canada’s construction industry is one of a few sectors to be hit hardest by a decade of labour shortages and lower margins, according to a study...
US Construction Spending Rises 0.1% in July
Spending on U.S. construction projects ticked up 0.1 per cent in July, led by an increase in homebuilding and the publicly funded building of schools and...
Canadian Construction Starts Fall 9% in July
At a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $817.4 billion, new construction starts in July fell 9 percent from the elevated pace reported in June, according to...
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,...
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...