Construction

warranty coverage

CondoBusiness

Maximizing common element warranty coverage

An engineer offers tips for maximizing common element warranty coverage to get construction deficiencies resolved in new condo complexes.
New Brunswick

REMI Network

NB motorists urged to exercise caution while driving as summer construction gets underway

With summer road construction underway, motorists in New Brunswick have been reminded to exercise caution while driving. Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser and officials
Chandos leadership

Construction Business

New leadership at Chandos Construction

Chandos Construction Ltd. announces new leadership with the appointment of Tim Coldwell as president and Sean Penn as chief operating officer.
Canada-U.S. trade war

Canadian Property Management

Real estate vulnerable to Canada-U.S. trade war

High-rise development is expected to be the hardest hit real estate activity, but fallout across a wider range of consumer goods has potential negative implications for commercial warehouse and distribution facilities.
Michael Garron Hospital

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Construction starts on Michael Garron Hospital expansion

Construction recently began on the new patient care tower at Michael Garron Hospital, formerly Toronto East General Hospital.
trades training

REMI Network

The importance of gender specific PPE in the construction industry

The traditionally male dominated construction industry has begun to see an upturn in the amount of women working on sites. Around 170,000 females, 25 per cent of those in the industry, are employed in hands-on roles.
legislation

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ontario legislation ensures fair pay for government contractors

Ontario has introduced legislation to ensure that government contractors in building security, cleaning services and construction will be paid fair wages.
construction

REMI Network

Non-residential construction set to bounce back

Non-residential construction could be set for a modest turnaround in 2018, new predictions have revealed.
Chandos leadership

Canadian Facility Management & Design

CNL issues RFP for construction of $370-mil lab complex

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories recently issued an RFP for the design, engineering and construction of its Advanced Nuclear Materials Research Centre (ANMRC).
women in skilled trades

Construction Business

New funding for women in skilled trades

The 2018 federal budget commits funds to inform women about apprenticeship programs, dispense financial grants for training and provide resources as they move into the workforce.
Canadian construction unions

Construction Business

Canadian construction unions endorse Aecon deal

CBTU argues: "Aecon will remain a Canadian firm albeit with shareholders from away."
Brian Yates

Construction Business

Construction giant Carillion goes into liquidation

U.K-based construction and services giant Carillion has gone into liquidation, putting thousands of jobs and millions of contracts at risk.
building upkeep and repair

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Quebec tweaks building upkeep and repair rules

Neither Quebec's largest rental housing association nor public sector union is happy with recent changes to construction industry regulations governing voluntary work.
commercial real estate

REMI Network

Top 12 stories to watch in 2018

The REMI Network's editorial team takes a look at last year's top stories and how they will continue to impact the commercial real estate industry in 2018.
developer

CondoBusiness

When the developer next door comes calling

With construction booming and land scarce, condo buildings in urban areas may face a situation where a neighbouring developer requires access to their land.
construction

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Construction side effects carry deadly risks

Living through construction may be a fact of life for city dwellers, but living through construction can be a fact of life and death for hospital patients.
construction

REMI Network

Revamped Ontario law helps construction workers get paid on time

Construction workers in Ontario can look forward to being paid on time for the work they do under the province's updated Construction Lien Amendment Act.