In a pilot program funded by National Research Council of Canada’s Industrial Research and Program (NRC IRAP), the Canadian Construction Association (CCA) and Canadian Construction Innovations (CCI) are partnering with the Vancouver Regional Construction Association (VRCA) under Fiona Famulak’s leadership and the Ottawa Construction Association (OCA) under John DeVries’ leadership to connect three IRAP-funded firms […]
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On February 4, the Canadian Construction Documents Committee (CCDC) launched eight new and updated documents. This article highlights the two documents relating to project delivery. Click here for more info.
Payment issues demonstrate themselves in various forms and cause a lot of sleepless nights to the members of the Canadian Construction Association (CCA). Payment issues also trouble owners as projects may be delayed, and, at the end of the day, tax payers may suffer. This article provides an overview of an important win for our […]
After a successful inaugural event in 2018, the Construction Association of Nova Scotia (CANS) is pleased to announce CANSTech2020 – the Construction Technology and Innovation Trade Show. Teaming up again with our Presenting Sponsor Procore, we are excited to bring you another round of world-class speakers and some of the best innovations our industry has […]
In the 2017 report “Reinventing construction through a productivity revolution”, MGI argued that, if construction sector productivity were just to catch up with that of the total economy, there would be a cumulative productivity boost of up to 60%, translating into a 2% global GDP boost. Click HERE for more.
Canadian construction companies have at least one reason to thank U.S. President Donald Trump. He may have started the ongoing trade spat that’s caused havoc in the markets for construction steel and aluminum, but the recent American tax reforms he championed have prompted Ottawa to respond in kind, pushing forward changes designed to aid Canadian […]
Canadian construction lawyers will have to wrap their heads around radically foreign principles when they represent clients engaged in Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) project execution, delegates attending a recent Toronto legal seminar were advised. Click HERE for more.