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Canadian Construction specifications

Canadian Construction specifications

Specifications are a set of explicit requirements to be satisfied by a material, product, or service and are usually written and organized in a specific format. In North America the construction…

Canadian Industrial and Construction training

Canadian Industrial and Construction training

Labour supply, technological change and regulatory challenges spur innovation and higher industry standards Canadian Design and Construction Report staff writer Interconnected labour supply issues, technological changes, and regulatory challenges have…

Canadian architects

Canadian architects

An organization representing 4, 800 Canadian architects has joined the growing chorus of opposition to the site selected by the federal government for the new Memorial to the Victims of Communism. In a statement to be released Thursday, the Ottawa-based…

How long does it take to become an Architect

How long does it take to become an Architect

This is a very common question, and is one that is incredibly difficult to answer. Not everybody takes the same path, not everybody has the same skills and not everybody has the same mentorship. So the true answer is…it depends. I know that doesn’t help…

Canadian Construction costs

Canadian Construction costs

HALIFAX – The price tag of a future jetty to house Canada’s new Arctic Offshore Patrol Ships has climbed $3 million in the past three months. The custom project will reshape the CFB Halifax dockyard. Named “Jetty NJ”, it will be approximately 247 metres…

Salary for an Architect

Salary for an Architect

Architect Salary 2013 I know you have been dying to know this, so today I might be able to clarify it a bit for you. Maybe you heard that being an Architect is a professional career and you will be rich , or maybe you have heard the opposite that you…

Canadian Engineering and Construction firms

Canadian Engineering and Construction firms

Argex Titanium Inc. has recently transitioned from a mining exploration company to a near-term producer of commodities that the world needs: Titanium Dioxide (TiO2), Iron and Vanadium Pentoxide (V2O5). The plant, which will be located near the Port of…

Canadian Construction Institute

Canadian Construction Institute

Sometimes when students consider training in a construction trade, they worry that the field they choose may limit their employment opportunities. It’s tough to forecast if workers will stay in-demand in any field, and you may even worry that the field…

Salaries for architects

Salaries for architects

The good news is that architect salaries for those who do remain in employment, have only risen. To many people, to hold a job as an architect can be one of the proudest things there are. For a country filled with the most impressive buildings and bridges…

Canadian Construction Materials cost Index

Canadian Construction Materials cost Index

Statistics Canada reports both its Industrial Product Price Index and Raw Materials Price Index are on the rise, with the former experiencing a 1.8% year over year growth and the latter a 3.9% year over year growth as of early 2014. These findings and…

Canadian Construction Innovations

Canadian Construction Innovations

Canadian Construction Innovations (CCInnovations) has announced the appointment of Pierre Boucher as the institute’s founding president. “We are extremely pleased to have Pierre Boucher joining CCInnovations as its first president, and to help lead the…

Canadian Construction companies Hiring foreign workers

Canadian Construction companies Hiring foreign workers

Watch above: A restaurant in Weyburn is being investigated by the Federal Government for alleged abuses of the temporary foreign worker program. UPDATE: In light of Thursday’s announcement by employment minister Jason Kenney, imposing a moratorium on…

Canadian Construction Law

Canadian Construction Law

The National Post calls these “the most unusual land packages in the country”. Thanks to an obscure Federal tax law, this small but highly profitable company pays absolutely no government resource royalties. The result: this cash-gushing firm is a dividend…

Canadian Construction Code

Canadian Construction Code

Proposed changes will allow five and six storey wood buildings, subject to fire, height, and perimeter restrictions Ontario Construction Report staff writer The government has proposed Ontario Building Code changes to allow five and six story wood frame…

Canadian Construction workers Union

Canadian Construction workers Union

The Iron Workers Union applied for certification of the Respondent Emerald Oilfield Construction. The Plumbers and Pipefitters Union objected, arguing that under the Construction Industry Labour Relations Act, it had been designated by the Minister of…

Canadian Construction Health and Safety

Canadian Construction Health and Safety

Fifty-two years ago, a workplace tragedy that killed five immigrant workers became the catalyst for reforms in occupational health and safety. The Hogg’s Hollow disaster of March 1960 sparked public outcry that caused the Ontario government to modernize…

Canadian Construction companies list

Canadian Construction companies list

Wood construction is gaining in popularity around the world. New technologies have made it possible to build higher and stronger. Sustainably harvested wood stores carbon dioxide, while reforestation absorbs yet more CO2. That s why the new wave of wood…

Canadian Construction Labour and Employment Law

Canadian Construction Labour and Employment Law

On November 20, 2014, the Stronger Workplaces for a Stronger Economy Act, 2014 (formerly Bill 18), became law (received royal assent) in Ontario. The Act makes a number of significant changes to employment law that will come into force over the following…

Architect Schooling

Architect Schooling

Architecture School can be a lonely place at times despite being surround by your friends and colleagues. I know from personal experience that at times, it easy to question your drive, dedication, talent, or ability. Maybe you shouldn’t be in architecture…

How to become and Architect?

How to become and Architect?

Many architects affirm that websites do not produce leads. And the leads that do come through don’t turn into paying clients. But that doesn’t mean it can’t be done. By nature architects are visually inclined; we like images. We assume our prospects are…

Canadian Construction & Consulting Engineers Inc

Canadian Construction & Consulting Engineers Inc

MONTREAL – WSP Global chief executive Pierre Shoiry says that when he presents the company’s strategy for the next three years at the shareholders meeting on Thursday, it’s going to look a lot like the plan set out in 2012. “It’s going to be much more…