News

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.

Posted:
Aug 7
2019

Your weekly Ontario Construction News – July 29, 2019

Your weekly Ontario Construction News eletter: See today’s newspaper here. New Distillery District proposal revealed to Toronto Design Review Panel Ontario Construction News staff writer Designers responsible for Toronto’s 31R Parliament, a proposed development for the Distillery District, revealed its updated design to attendees at the July 18 Toronto Design Review Panel. The plan includes […]

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Posted:
Aug 6
2019

UPDATE ON NEGOTIATION OF 2019-2022 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT

I am writing to update contractors on the negotiation of the 2019-2022 ICI sector collective agreement between the Ontario Erectors Association, Incorporated (the “OEA”) and the International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Ironworkers and Ironworkers District Council of Ontario (the “Ironworkers”). Background In our earlier communication, we noted the Ironworkers had not yet […]

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Posted:
Jul 29
2019

CISC Weekly Bulletin | July 26, 2019

CISC WEEKLY BULLETIN The #1 source for Canada’s steel construction industry news, updates & technical resources #WeAreSteel Industry News Parliamentary Secretary O’Connell announces support for more than 818 Canadian steel workers in southern Ontario The Government of Canada announced a $20-million investment in CISC Member, Gerdau, as part of an $81.2-million project that will create […]

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Posted:
Jul 29
2019

Stop Use & Recall Notice 3M™ DBI-SALA(R) Nano-Lok™ edge Twin-Leg Self Retracting Lifelines

Stop Use & Recall Notice IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUIRED 3M™ DBI-SALA® Nano-Lok™ edge Twin-Leg Self Retracting Lifeline July 25th, 2019 Dear 3M Fall Protection Distributor: 3M Fall Protection announces an immediate stop use and product recall of the 3M™ DBI-SALA® Nano-Lok™edge and Wrap Back Twin-Leg Self Retracting Lifelines. The twin-leg Nano-Lokedge is part of a personal […]

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Posted:
Jul 29
2019

2-Minute News from the Infrastructure Health and Safety Association – July 2019

IHSA Safety Talk: Tarping loads IHSA launches online resource — Road Safety Solutions Struck-by Object Hazard and Controls: Mechanical Trades (Pipe/Sheet Metal) (W500) IHSA awards mark safety achievements IHSA Safety Talk: Tarping loads Covering a load with tarps and removing them afterwards can be hard work for flatbed truck drivers. A tarp can weigh up […]

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Posted:
Jul 22
2019

Ontario Cutting Red Tape to Support Jobs and Growth in the Construction Industry

July 18, 2019 Good day, Today, Attorney General Doug Downey announced the designation of ADR Chambers Inc. (ADR) to act as Authorized Nominating Authority (ANA) under the Construction Act. As I’m sure you’re aware, this is a highly anticipated, essential next step towards the full implementation of a first-in-Canada prompt payment regime to support our […]

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Posted:
Jul 18
2019

CISC Weekly Bulletin | July 12, 2019

Canada Will Not Face Preliminary Countervailing Duties in Ongoing Trade Case on Fabricated Structural Steel MARKHAM, Ontario, July 9, 2019—The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) is pleased with the findings of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s (DOC) preliminary determination in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of imported fabricated structural steel (FSS) from Canada. In […]

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Posted:
Jul 18
2019

Your weekly Ontario Construction News – July 15, 2019

07/15/2019 Your weekly Ontario Construction News eletter: See today’s newspaper here The sheet metal workers’ settlement: “Everybody’s miserable” Ontario Construction Report staff writer Both employers and Ontario sheet metal workers were far from universally satisfied when they ratified a new three year contract last week. Negotiators for the Ontario Sheet Metal Workers’ & Roofers’ Conference […]

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Posted:
Jul 17
2019

Your weekly Ontario Construction News – July 8, 2019

07/08/2019 Your weekly Ontario Construction News eletter: See today’s newspaper here Newmarket bylaw change makes large-scale development easier through “plug and play” mindset By Kristen Frisa The Town of Newmarket has voted in favour of updating its bylaws to align better with its secondary plan and foster further development along the Yonge and Davis corridors. […]

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