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:
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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Posted:
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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Posted:
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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Posted:
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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Posted:
Feb 6
2019

New Canada Steel Protections Worry Big LNG Project Backers

January 23, 2019 Scott Van Voorhis Royal Dutch Shell and other energy giants behind plans for a $30-billion liquefied natural gas complex in British Columbia are warning the massive project may face an uncertain future if the Canada government proceeds to impose tough restrictions on steel imports. The LNG Canada joint venture announced this fall […]

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Posted:
Feb 5
2019

IHSA 2-Minute News | January 2019

2-Minute News IHSA Safety Talk: Cold stress Occupational Health and Safety in Ontario: 2017-18 Annual Report is now available online 2019 Safety Groups registration deadline extended to March 31, 2019 Training spotlight: Communication Skills for Supervising Health & Safety IHSA Safety Talk: Cold stress When you’re cold, blood vessels in your skin, arms, and legs […]

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