Kitchener, Ont.-based Bridgit has found the formula for disrupting markets. Through deep industry knowledge, a tight focus on customer value, and sheer hard work, its founders — Mallorie Brodie and Lauren Lake — are changing the way the construction industry shares data across Canada and in major U.S. cities. Read more
In Europe, a research project called Living Architecture got underway in April. The purpose of the research is to develop a modular bioreactor/wall based on microbial fuel cell technology and a variety of bacteria with different functions. Read more
There’s a great demand for female mentors in the construction industry, but there aren’t enough of them to go around, says the president of the Canadian Association of Women in Construction. Read more.
The federal government is setting the stage for a loosening of temporary foreign worker rules after vocal complaints from Canadian employers that recent Conservative changes went too far. Read more