Posts written in : May 2018

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May 31
2018

Opioid Use Declines; Judge Awards Bridge to Archer Western; Jobsite Blazes; Ancient Contracting

Risk News PAINKILLER PLAGUE Latest Data on Opioid Use Hint Tide May Have Turned COURT VERDICT Archer Western Team Wins Fight for $800M Miami Bridge Job COMMENTARY Ancient Contracting Methods Mean Costly Construction Boondoggles INVESTIGATIONS Photograph Released Shows Florida Bridge Cracks ENVIRONMENTAL SCANDAL Enbridge Fined $1.8M for Missing Pipe Inspection Deadlines MOLD INFESTATION Contractors End […]

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May 31
2018

EYE ON ICI – OCS Newsletter – May 2018

FUTURE BUILDING 2018 RECAP: THE FUTURE IS NOW FOR BUILDING A CAREER IN CONSTRUCTION There has never been a better time to explore career opportunities in the skilled trades. With an aging workforce and record levels of investment in infrastructure and non-residential construction, the construction industry offers today’s youth a vibrant, creative and high-tech career […]

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May 28
2018

Sponsor The CISC Canadian Steel Conference!

The highly anticipated Canadian Steel Conference is fast approaching, and we need your support! Every year, the Canadian Steel Conference brings our steel industry together to learn, build relationships, develop businesses and celebrate steel-while having fun! Your support helps make this event a huge success! We’re offering a number of sponsorship options to cater to […]

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May 16
2018

Advantage Steel Monthly – April 2018

Ontario’s Bill 194, Fairness in Procurement Act, receives Royal Assent DIALOG’s Jeff DiBattista gets candid about technology in the steel industry CISC Manitoba’s networking event builds bicycles for local charity & celebrates sustainable steel Manitoba’s Bill 218, the Prompt Payments in the Construction Industry Act, passes second reading FYI: PSPC is providing payment disclosure on […]

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May 16
2018

In a Flash | Workplace Inspection Blitzes Anticipated

The Ontario Ministry of Labour recently released details concerning its enforcement plans for the remainder of 2018 and 2019, which focus on ensuring that employers are complying with the Employment Standards Act, 2000 and the Occupational Health and Safety Act. As enforcement staff will typically visit workplaces unannounced during the blitzes, it is important that […]

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May 16
2018

AODA Toolbox – April 2018

Employment standards review: public feedback wanted The Accessible Employment Standards Development Committee has submitted its Initial Recommendation Report to the Minister Responsible for Accessibility. The Committee is now seeking public comment through a survey prior to finalizing its recommendations to government. The survey will be open until May 5, 2018. Your feedback will help the […]

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