Posts written in : February 2019

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Feb 19
2019

February 4/11 Issue: Texas design-error puzzle; PG&E Chapter 11 snares contractors

Read the current issue IN THIS ISSUE COVER STORY Risk Management 14 Texas is a little bit different from all other states when it comes to the cost and responsibility for design defects. Can the state’s subcontractors eradicate a precedent with unusual roots dating back to 1907 San Antonio? NEWS Business 06 Litigation: New fallout […]

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Feb 19
2019

In a Flash | New Trade Agreement Makes Canada More Accessible to Foreign Professionals

February 13, 2019 On December 30, 2018 the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (“CPTPP”) between Canada and 10 countries in the Asia-Pacific Region came into force. In the article we discuss how this new trade agreement facilitates the issuance of work permits and provides Canadian businesses with easier access to foreign professionals. Read […]

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Feb 19
2019

COCA Newsletter – February 2019

Expert to Study Occupational Cancers On January 25 th the Ministry of Labour announced a review of occupational cancer to help ensure that best practices and the most up-to-date information are considered with respect to compensation. Dr. Paul Demers through Cancer Care Ontario was appointed to lead the review and report back to the Ministry […]

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Feb 19
2019

Your weekly Ontario Construction Report | February 11, 2019

This week’s Ontario Construction News – February 11, 2019 See the latest magazine issue here. TCHC plans to spend $422.6 million on capital projects in 2019 The Toronto Community Housing Corp. (TCHC) plans to spend $422.6 million of its $1.05 billion budget on capital projects, including $313.1 million on “building capital renewal” in 2019 “to […]

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Feb 11
2019

Employment Standards in Ontario

Employment Standards in Ontario The Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA) protects employees and sets minimum standards for most workplaces in Ontario. Employers are prohibited from penalizing employees in any way for exercising their ESA rights. Download the PDF file here

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Feb 11
2019

PRESS RELEASE: Canada Will Fight Against U.S. Anti-Dumping and CVD Trade Tariffs on Canadian Fabricated Structural Steel

CANADA WILL FIGHT AGAINST U.S. ANTI-DUMPING AND CVD TRADE TARIFFS ON CANADIAN FABRICATED STRUCTURAL STEEL MARKHAM, Ontario, February 5, 2019—The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) strongly opposes the Petitions for the imposition of antidumping and countervailing duties on certain fabricated structural steel from Canada, filed by the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) on […]

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Feb 11
2019

Advantage Steel Monthly Newsletter – January 2019

Features CISC Engineer, Alfred Wong Retires After 40 Years in the Steel Industry! 10 Students Graduate from First-Ever Structural Steel Fabricators Fitters Training Course in Manitoba! In Memory of Mark Mittleman Steel Design Series Pt. 5 – Welded Shapes – 1976 Series Now Available for Download! Get your copy today! The CISC Continues to Champion […]

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Feb 11
2019

Ontario Announces that (At Least Some) Joint Health and Safety Committee Certification Training is Going Virtual

On January 31, 2019, the Ontario government announced that it will be making changes to the training requirements for certified members of a Joint Health and Safety Committee (“JHSC”). According to the government, changes are coming to the training standard that are intended to ease the burden on employers, simplify the training process and improve […]

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Feb 8
2019

The Iron Messenger: An IMPACT Publication, January 2019 Issue

Industrial Info IMPACT provides Industrial Information Resources’ (IIR) PEC reports to partner Local Unions and District Councils. PEC reports identify specific project related data. Learn More Two examples: Morrison Truck Tire Manufacturing Plant Expansion Bellefontaine Grassroot 93.15MW Buckeye Wind Projet Dodge Pipeline IMPACT provides complementary Dodge Pipeline access to all partner contractors and local unions. Learn more […]

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