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.
Hotel Construction Booming in Mexico, Caribbean
The Caribbean-Mexico region is seeing a big jump in hotel construction, according to the latest report from STR.
Trump Vancouver Project Dealyed Until 2017
The opening of the 147-room Trump International Hotel and Tower at 1161 West Georgia Street has been pushed to at least January, the hotel’s general manager...
Concrete Protection Depends Upon Environmental Conditions
Consideration of environmental factors is of key importance when selection methods for the protection of concrete structures and the prevention of degradation or spalling.
Suspicious Fires Causing Havoc at B.C. Construction Sites
There have been 462 fires at construction sites over the past decade across B.C.; blazes that killed two people, injured 16 and caused over $100 million...
RFQ for New Toronto Courthouse
A request for qualifications (RFQ) to design, build, finance and maintain a new Toronto courthouse has been issued by Infrastructure Ontario and the Ministry of the...
Could Skyscrapers Soon Be Held Together with Glue ?
Composite materials and adhesives could revolutionise construction and lead to entire towers being glued together, according to American architect Greg Lynn.
Ottawa Senators Inch Closer to New Arena
The Ottawa Senators’ potential move to a downtown arena is a small step closer to becoming reality after the National Capital Commission (NCC) announced recently it...
Ontario Invests $784M on New School Construction
Ontario will spend $784 million this year to build or renovate 79 schools across the province but opposition critics say it’s not enough to address a...
West Kelowna Construction is Booming
It was a record high year in West Kelowna in 2017 for construction activity with building permits adding up to more than $131 million.