Posts written in : August 2020

As part of our mandate to showcase and promote the services of our members, to speak on their behalf whenever required, and keep our partners current with related issues, the following is an active archive of press releases and relevant news articles. If our members have articles they believe would be of benefit to a wider audience, please contact us and we'll include it here.

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Aug 24
2020

Updated Schedule of IMPACT Training in 2020

Here is an updated list of upcoming IMPACT training events. These classes are offered as an IMPACT benefit, and there is no fee to attend. If you would like to register for one of these classes, please select the class link or visit the IMPACT Events Webpage at: https://impact-net.force.com/ImpactMemberCommunity/s/impact-event-search?language=en_US. If you have any questions about […]

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Posted:
Aug 24
2020

Your weekly Ontario Construction News

$5.5 billion Scarborough subway extension on track as province issues RFP for tunnelling work today Ontario Construction News staff writer The largest subway expansion in Canadian history is moving forward today, with the Ontario government releasing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for tunnelling work on the Scarborough Subway Extension. “After waiting over 30 years for […]

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Posted:
Aug 24
2020

Technology and Innovation Webinar Series: Steel Estimating Solutions

Do you want to know how to speed up the estimating process while maintaining efficiency and accuracy? Join this webinar if you want to find out more about estimating in today’s digital world. Vince from Steel Estimating Solutions will demonstrate: How the eTakeoff software can count beams and shear studs on automation, overlay drawings to […]

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Aug 24
2020

Your weekly Ontario Construction New

Distributed week of August 17th, 2020 Ontario fast-tracks long-term care home in Toronto to make beds available in months Ontario Construction News staff writer A new long-term care home will be built at Humber River Hospital’s Finch site in months, the Ontario government announced last week. The project is part of Ontario’s Accelerated Build Pilot […]

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Aug 14
2020

Study Says Popular Face Covering Could Worsen Virus Spread

(Original article available here) A bad review for versatile coverings called fleeces, buffs or gaiters A style of face-covering popular among construction workers—the fabric tubes with elastic ends variously called buffs, gaiters or fleeces—could worsen the spread of coronavirus, says a new Duke University study. Valued for versatility and convenience, the buffs allow workers to drop the covering from their […]

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Posted:
Aug 13
2020

Your weekly Ontario Construction News – 08/10/2020

See today’s eNewspaper Ontario shortlists construction teams for priority subway projects tunnelling work Ontario Construction News staff writer Construction teams have been shortlisted by the province to advance tunnelling work on the Scarborough Subway Extension and the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension projects, part of the largest subway expansion in the province’s history. Teams were shortlisted […]

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Posted:
Aug 13
2020

CISC Weekly Bulletin | August 7, 2020

A Daring Renovation, The Historical Building of 425 Viger Montreal, Quebec This daring project involved the harmonious integration of a contemporary block into the Read Building, a historic building dating back to 1910. On the first ten levels, the new construction presented itself as an extension of the existing building. + Read more ———- CWB […]

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Posted:
Aug 4
2020

Your weekly Ontario Construction News eletter 08/04/2020

Construction of Lang Plaza begins at University of Guelph Construction started recently on Lang Plaza, a new outdoor meeting space for students the University of Guelph campus. With large green spaces and outdoor seating, Lang Plaza will revitalize the front entrance of Macdonald Hall, home of the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics, […]

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