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How to Modernize the Exterior of an Old Apartment Building?

Your apartment building’s exterior sends an immediate message to prospective tenants. Modernize the exterior of an old apartment building, because a ...
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Undergoing Window Replacement and Building Envelope Restoration in Occupied Buildings

Undergoing restoration in occupied buildings is a major undertaking that requires careful thought to manage expectations, keep people safe, and complete ...
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Onsite Engineer: Here’s Why you Need one on your Construction Site

Onsite engineer consultants allow construction companies to remain proactive and efficient. Their role is not just to conduct inspection work, but ...
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How a Safety Coordinator can Reduce Costs and Improve Efficiencies

Safety on construction sites goes beyond following health and safety regulations and protocols. It requires construction companies to be proactive . ...
Innovations in construction industry

Top Innovations in Construction – and it’s Not What You Think

We often think of innovation as it applies to technology. However, innovation is not only about wearable tech, automation, and cordless ...
Escalating cost of construction materials

Offsetting The Escalating Costs of Construction Materials

With the price of lumber up 68% in March 2021, and fabricated metal and construction materials up 9%, construction project costs ...
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The Latest Wearable Technology Trends For Construction

Wearable technology is improving the safety level at construction sites. Monitoring devices and sensors provide built-in warning systems to detect everything ...
COR certification in construction industry

Why COR Certification Is The Highest Standard For Construction Safety

Every construction company is accountable for the safety of its project sites and employees. The Certificate of Recognition (COR™) is an ...
Contractor vs Constructor

Contractor vs Constructor: Who’s responsible and liable during construction projects?

In Ontario, every construction project must have a single constructor. But confusion and risk often arise when different parties incorrectly assume ...
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Industry outlook: Top 5 construction trends in 2021

Now that we’re well into 2021, many companies anticipate the year will help make up for the short fallings caused by ...
Canada's fastest growth companies

WellDone Inc: One of Canada’s fastest-growing companies

Canadian Business' Growth List 2020: Fastest-Growing Companies Formerly known as GROWTH 500, Canadian Business' annual program has been recently renamed as ...
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The Future of the Construction Industry Beyond COVID

“Steepest, deepest, and fastest recession in history” is what BMO Capital Markets called the impact of COVID-19 on the Canadian economy. ...
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Health and Safety-First Culture in Construction

Ontario’s construction industry is by far one of the safest compared to the other provinces and countries. However, the nature and ...