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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:
Oct 7
2018

COCA Newsletter – September 2018

No Explanation for Construction Job Losses Statistics Canada reported that employment in Ontario’s construction industry dipped 1.7% shedding 8,800 jobs in August. Construction employment in July stood at 527,500 compared to 518,700 in August.  Across all sectors employment in Ontario declined by 1.1%. 80,100 jobs were lost last month after a boost of 60,600 jobs […]

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Posted:
Sep 25
2018

Your weekly Ontario Construction Report

Kingston selects Kiewit to build $180M Third Crossing Bridge under IPD model The city of Kingston has selected Peter Kiewit Sons ULC, Hatch Ltd. and SYSTRA International Bridge Technologies to design and build the $180-million Third Crossing project. Kiewit, Hatch and SYSTRA were one of three shortlisted proponents to submit a proposal on the bridge […]

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Posted:
Sep 25
2018

You are Invited! A Spotlight on Sexual Harassment: Best Practices for Employers in the Age of #MeToo

Webinar A Spotlight on Sexual Harassment: Best Practices for Employers in the Age of #MeToo Thursday, September 20, 2018 | 12:00pm to 1:30pm, EST Webinar Fee: $95.00 Media headlines are rife with high-profile cases of alleged sexual harassment.  Many employers are left wondering: what should we be doing?  How can we foster a safe and […]

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Posted:
Sep 25
2018

Timber’s Cautionary Tale; Elon Musk’s Tunnel Team; Strike Slows Washington St. Work; Crossrail Delay

Risk News SECOND GUESSES Showcase for Mass Timber Structures Turns Into a Cautionary Tale CONTRACT STRIFE Strike Slows or Halts Numerous Projects Across Western Washington State TRADE FRICTION  NAFTA Talks Continue With No Change So Far in Steel Tariffs MARKET DISRUPTERS Elon Musk Fills Out His Transportation Tunnel Team MISSED MARKS Opening of London’s Massive Crossrail Project Delayed Until Fall […]

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Posted:
Sep 25
2018

Advantage Steel Monthly – August 2018

Features The 2018 Canadian Steel Conference Technical Session Program is Now Available to View! Register for this year’s conference today! Minister of Finance Announces Plans to Implement Safeguard Tariffs on Steel Products Quebec Government Re-Evaluates the Lowest Bidder Model CISC Promotes the Strength of Steel at 2018 Small & Medium Span Bridge Conference Canadian Government […]

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