A country’s competitiveness was traditionally based on its natural resources. But to be competitive in the 21st century, we need to focus on people and developing talent within our borders — this is particularly critical as populations age and shortages of skilled talent emerge. Read more
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Following a fatal incident in 2011, it took little convincing for Blair Buchholtz, Edmonton Transportation Services general supervisor of aggregate and recycling, to try out a new piece of safety technology. Read more
The federal government is expanding training and skills development opportunities for women by investing more than $2 million in the Women Building Futures’ (WBF) Heavy Equipment Operator (HEO) Program. Read more
The best practice for strategic infrastructure investment in Golden, B.C. and Edmonton, Alta. demonstrates the importance of embracing the process of asset management for municipal leaders across Canada, says one former municipal leader. Read more
Paying a bill is the final step in an exchange of value between the payer and the payee. That this is an exchange is a crucial point, and the fact that payers – who have already received their value – sometimes seem to overlook this is the cause of much rancor. Delayed or non-payment instantly […]
This notification is to advise patrons/customers of the Angus Macdonald Bridge (ALM) that additional bridge closures are required to complete the above noted project. Friday July 24th, 2015 Bridge will be closed from 1900 hours to 0700 hours (1 ½ hours in addition to scheduled “Big Lift” closure). Saturday July 25th, 2015 Bridge will be […]
Most buildings that meet the rigorous passive house standards are single-family homes. But a new passive house apartment building in New York City will be 26 stories high—the tallest and largest in the world. Read more.
The United Arab Emirates National Innovation Committee has revealed a project to create the world’s first ever 3-D printed office building. Read more.
As an industry, our discussion on health and safety issues focusses mainly on the impact of the wellbeing of people on our jobsites. But there’s a business case to be made for health and safety as well. Here are ten reasons why you need to buy into health and safety. Read more. Safety Apps It’s […]
Everyone, including employees, stand to gain from safety in the workplace. So what can you do to protect worker and public safety if you are concerned about alcohol use or abuse in the workplace? Read more.