Exposure and opportunity: New tech-ed high school course pondered and praised

Stakeholders say requiring high school students to take at least one technological education credit in Grade 9 or 10 will provide greater exposure and opportunities in the skilled trades, but it doesn’t come without its share of challenges. “It should prove to be a great vehicle for students — who

EllisDon’s Parera recognized for exemplary on-the-job and volunteer efforts

Unlike many youth who find it difficult to choose careers, the recipient of this year’s Toronto Construction Association’s Sean P. McKenna Young Construction Leaders’ Award knew what she wanted to do at a very young age. Now an EllisDon project manager, Symone Parera says her interest in design and construction

Procurement Perspectives: Ethical responsibilities of officers and employees

In certain cases, the law deems a relationship to be a fiduciary one. For instance, a solicitor stands in a fiduciary relationship towards his or her client, a trustee for the beneficiary of the trust. Whether a fiduciary relationship exists in other relationships is a question of fact, but for

Vertellus Acquires CENTAURI Technologies and Rebrands as Aurorium

The addition of CENTAURI’s complementary specialty material product portfolio and advanced manufacturing capabilities expands Aurorium’s offering and extends its reach in high-growth end markets.

Ethisphere Institute Names 3M named One of the Most Ethical Companies

The Ethisphere Institute recognized 3M for ethics and integrity in business conduct and compliance for the 10th straight year. 3M is one of only nine industrial companies worldwide to be honored this year.

Henkel Publishes Sustainability Report

Henkel published its 32nd Sustainability Report, outlining its performance and progress on implementing its sustainability strategy and targets.

Nova USA Wood Products Officially Debuts Rhino Wood at IBS 2023

Rhino Wood – a high-density, low-maintenance alternative to domestic hardwoods like Ipe – captured the widespread attention of contractors, builders and architects attending the Nova USA Wood Products booth at the International Builders Show held recently at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Nevada.

Hempel Reports 2022 Financial Results

In 2022, Hempel emphasized its focus on improving earnings by reducing costs to compensate for rising raw material costs and lower volumes.

CPCA Announces New Board Members

At a recent meeting of the CPCA board of directors, Governance Committee Chair Steve Veroba of Benjamin Moore, nominated three new board members.

Brenntag Starts Commercial Operations at New Site in China

The new site expands Brenntag’s operations and reduces the current complexity of moving products among several external warehouses, strengthening the ongoing efforts of supply chain optimization.

Engineering expert helps builders adopt innovative timber for construction

Wood construction is fast becoming a leading contender in the race for sustainable building. As a result, the number of tall wood buildings in North America is expected to increase in the coming years. According to a recent market analysis report, the global market for cross-laminated timber, or CLT, will grow

ALLU Introduces ALLU VELOCI and VD Drums for the North American market

ALLU has been consistently one step ahead leading the industry for over 35  years, with truly mobile, compact screening buckets, which are the perfect attachment for almost any base machines to screen and transform your materials.  The introduction of ALLU VELOCI is designed for compact size excavators, loaders, telehandlers, tractors, and

The Top Up: How This HR Exec More Than Doubled Her Salary in a Year

Want to make more money at work? Of course you do. For our series The Top Up, Canadians across different industries tell us exactly how much they earn—and how they navigated every raise, promotion and job change to get it. Each month, a different executive shares their journey and their best advice

Magic Lite’s robust accent light provides elegance and ambience

Canada’s trusted source for architectural and specialty lighting solutions, Magic Lite, reinvents the application options of their In Ground / Wall / Ceiling Disc light series. The LED Disc Light is made of marine grade stainless steel and has traditionally been used to accent driveways, parking lots, public areas and

­B+H Appoints Holly Jordan as Global Sustainability Lead

B+H has announced the appointment of principal Holly Jordan as the firm’s Global Sustainability Lead. Holly will be tasked with leading the firm’s global sustainability initiatives and championing the integration of high performance design, low carbon solutions, technical innovations, complete communities and social equity across B+H’s global portfolio of sectors

Three Ways To Safeguard Customer Information

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Canadian Concrete Expo 2023 sees record attendance in Toronto

by Stuart Galloway, President at Canadian Concrete Expo The Canadian Concrete Expo was held February 16th – 17th, 2023 at the International Centre in Toronto. This was by far the best show to date and a very positive experience for exhibitors and attendees.   The show was well-run and well-attended. Definitely

Future-ready Data and Analytics in Focus for Graham

Graham Construction has grown significantly in the last several years, through organic growth and acquisition and merger. Growth, while exciting for the company overall, creates significant challenges for how we manage a growing data asset within an expanding technology landscape. Speed to decision is key, and the challenge from our Executive team has

BASF Invests in Expansion of Polymer Dispersions Plant in Daya Bay, China

The new line will serve fast-growing architectural coatings, construction, and battery binder industries.

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