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BUILDEX Vancouver is Western Canada’s largest forum connecting the holistic building industry. Our attendees join to interact, learn and discover the newest innovations from a market in constant transformation. This week’s Blog takes a peek at what to expect from the event and why you need to be marking your calendars for the end of March.
In the face of extreme weather events, communities need resilient built environments more than ever. And general contractors such as PCL have a role to play. This week’s Blog takes a look at what resilient construction means and how it can hold the solution for a more sustainable future in the face of climate change.
For an industry so concerned with safety, construction too often drops the ball when it comes to mental health. This week’s Blog from noted business advisor Mark Breslin takes a look at the mental wellness of workers, and the importance of care – particularly in the wake of COVID-19.
The Canadian Concrete Expo is back, happening in person at the International Centre in Toronto, May 19-20, 2022. This week’s Blog takes a look at what attendees can expect from the 4th annual CCE and why you should be marking your calendars for mid-February in Toronto.
Climate change cannot be ignored and today’s building projects are facing high levels of scrutiny when it comes to the products being used in their design and construction, and their impact on the environment. This week’s Blog from Maxime Duzyk at Huntsman Building Solutions showcases his company’s innovative solutions that provide superior performance and environmental benefits.
The red-hot North American construction market just keeps getting hotter. Unfortunately, the most urgent issue of 2022 is going to be shortages – shortages in materials, shortages in labour, and shortages in time. This week’s Blog takes a close look at the challenges – and opportunities – expected for the year ahead.
Crash-for-cash scams have long been a major concern for fleet operators and a lack of solid evidence will often mean that companies automatically accept liability when an accident happens. But this is a problem that can potentially be avoided through the use of a dash cam. This week’s Blog from Brigade Electronics Canada gives us a look at everything we need to know about choosing the right dash cam to meet your needs.
Women often face barriers that keep them from entering the construction industry. EthelFox Construction Group aims to change that. Western Exteriors recently had the chance to sit down and chat with EthelFox owner, Natasha Ferguson, about her time in the construction industry and how she is looking to disrupt this traditionally male dominated work space.
For years, the labour shortage has challenged many Canadian contractors’ ability to be shovel-ready. This week’s Blog from the experts at RSM Canada speaks with RSM’s Cyndi Mergele do dig down into what companies can do to be creative and appeal to new talent.
For a general contractor planning to finish a job, discovering the night before that you’re missing crucial supplies or a specialised tool is an exercise in frustration. This week’s Blog from Onfleet takes a look a TOOLBX, which recently launched across Canada to provide an all-in-one construction material procurement platform for residential and commercial contractors.