Pipe bursting can cut the cost of water and sewer pipe installation by one quarter over open cut methods— yet the technology isn’t always getting a fair shake, says David O’Sullivan, president of PW Trenchless Construction of Surrey, B.C.. Read more.
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CDBI’s Risk Management Committee has published a new bulletin titled “Avoiding Pay When Paid Pain”. To deal with the uncertainties caused by cash flow issues, some parties have begun to insert “pay when paid” clauses into their contracts. Essentially, if the payor on a contract gets paid by its client (i.e. someone further up the […]
In 2015 the Canadian Construction Association (CCA) embarked on a series of “Quality of Documents” workshops across Canada to explore and discuss the issue of poor quality documentation, its potential causes, and, perhaps most importantly, potential solutions to address the issue. CCA is pleased to publish a summary report of both the workshops and the […]
CANS is currently seeking a qualified individual to fill the contract position of Membership Lead. This position will be covering a maternity leave with a possibility for extension. Scope and summary: This position is responsible for the day to day recruitment, implementation, strategic planning and development of membership at CANS. This position will be responsible for staying […]
If you want to prepare for work in the construction industry and complete your high school diploma at the same time, you can do both with our Adult Learning CANSWorks Program at NSCC. You will be able to complete the course credits you need to earn your High School Diploma, along with the essential hands-on skills […]
To go along with the Management Guide for Construction and Demolition Debris, Eastern Region Solid Waste Management recently developed a quick reference guide for C&D disposal/transfer sites within each NS Region. The main guide can be found here.
A technology start-up run by two Cambridge physics graduates is working with a major UK-based international contractor to develop a method of testing concrete strength using “Internet of Things” sensors and processing. Read more.
Not many people even raise an eyebrow at the mention of 3D printing a house or an apartment. After all, people in the construction industry know these things have been done, and that other, more ambitious projects are under way. Read more.
The Gold Seal Certification website has undergone some changes: – New information on the training requirements for applicants. – New information on the accreditation program for course providers. – New link to accredited training courses.
Looking at a simple pinecone, Chao Chen, a Royal College of Art student, envisioned a building material that can shapeshift to the weather around it. Read more.