Toronto venture firms set to tackle development sector stagnation

Terms like incubators, accelerators and seed capital are generally linked to the tech startup world but there’s a passionate faction of GTA real estate consultants who believe it’s time the development industry started adopting that sector’s business model to break out of its stagnation. The Toronto chapter of the Urban

In depth: Hilti’s Nuron cordless battery platform

CM takes an in-depth look at Nuron, Hilti’s new cordless battery platform. Launched alongside a range of 70 new tools, Nuron promises a combination of better performance, greater efficiency on construction sites, and enhanced worker safety and sustainability Using handheld tools on a construction site can be a confusing business.

No. 2 Construction Battalion celebrated during Black History Month

A celebration of the No. 2 Construction Battalion, the first and only all-Black battalion-sized unit in Canadian military history, will be among the events marking Black History Month this February. In association with the Carpenters’ District Council of Ontario, the Painters Union, the Plumbers Union and others, Afroglobal Television is

Agnes Reimagined

Students from Central Public School on a school field trip to Agnes get to play and dance in Etherington House, an extension of the exhibition guest + host = ghost. Photo courtesy Agnes Etherington   For over 50 years, Queen’s University’s art gallery has been housed in Etherington House, a

Biden visits NYC to highlight grant for Hudson rail tunnel

NEW YORK – New day, new tunnel. President Joe Biden is ready to showcase a $292 million mega grant that will be used to help build a new rail tunnel beneath the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey, part of a broader effort to draw a contrast between

Canadian economy grew slightly in November, expected to slow further

OTTAWA – The Canadian economy grew slightly in November and looks to have stalled further at the end of the year as higher interest rates began to slow spending. Statistics Canada’s preliminary estimate for real GDP in December indicates the economy stayed flat, suggesting the economy grew at an annualized

The Construction Records Podcast – Episode 243: BUILDEX Vancouver 2023 Preview

On this episode of the Construction Record Podcast, digital media editor Warren Frey speaks with BUILDEX show director James Wyatt and Informa Connect conference producer Jordan DeBarros about the upcoming BUILDEX Vancouver conference which takes place at the Vancouver Convention Centre West from Feb. 15 to  16. Wyatt and DeBarros

ChemQuest Announces New Color Consultant

In this role, Hidefi will draw on 25 years of specialty chemicals, coatings, pigments, and color consulting experience to support clients in ChemQuest’s business strategy & transformation and technology development pillars.

New Gallon-Sized Liquid Mixer from Hauschild

Hauschild Engineering is expanding its equipment portfolio with three devices that can now hold and mix a gallon in a bucket.

PPG Completes Colorful Communities Project at Boys & Girls Club in Florida

The coatings manufacturer announced the completion of a community outreach project, in collaboration with Heart of America, to revitalize the Florence De George Boys & Girls Club in West Palm Beach, Florida.

Arkema Partners with Research Institute to Open a Lab in France for Next-Generation UV-Curable Materials

The company says this lab will help accelerate research into photopolymerization, a future-oriented technology that improves energy savings and doesn’t require the use of solvents. It will also explore new and more sustainable UV-curable materials.

Scott Bader Partners with OXECO to Offer Bonding for Flexible Solar Panels

The partnership offers a solution to bonding lightweight flexible solar panels to roofing structures made from from a variety of materials.

Henkel Joins the INCIT Partner Network

By joining INCIT’s partner network, the company’s adhesive technologies business unit aims to leverage INCIT’s tools and frameworks to further drive the digital transformation of its operations.

Marcus Sheridan to Keynote SprayFoam 2023 Convention & Expo

The Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance has announced the keynote speaker for the upcoming SprayFoam 2023 Convention & Expo happening Feb. 12 through 15 in Daytona Beach, Florida. On the morning of Tuesday, Feb. 14, international speaker and recognized digital marketing specialist Marcus Sheridan will lead the conference’s widely anticipated keynote

Capability Analyses Can Lead to Better Processes

In manufacturing, process consistency is key. But consistency can be elusive— after all, variables that cause variation can be endless. Unfortunately, variation inevitably leads to defects. That’s why the right monitoring system matters.

Criminal Justice Center Receives PCI Design Award

The Wayne County Criminal Justice Center (Photo by Fabcon) The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) announced the 2023 PCI Design Awards, which consists of 25 winners and eight honorable mentions for the specials, buildings, and transportation categories. One special award was given to The Wayne County Criminal Justice Center in Detroit,

EPA To Host Webinars, Accept Written Feedback on IRA Greenhouse Gas Emissions Programs for Construction Materials and Products

On Jan. 19, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced opportunities for public input on new programs funded by the Inflation Reduction Act that affect states, developers and builders. The IRA, opposed by ABC, was signed into law on Aug. 16, 2022.

EPA To Host Webinars, Accept Written Feedback on IRA Greenhouse Gas Emissions Programs for Construction Materials and Products

On Jan. 19, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced opportunities for public input on new programs funded by the Inflation Reduction Act that affect states, developers and builders. The IRA, opposed by ABC, was signed into law on Aug. 16, 2022.

OSHA Offers Webinar on Recordkeeping Requirements and Injury Tracking Application

Representatives from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are hosting a webinar on Thursday, Feb. 2, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET, to give an overview of the agency’s recordkeeping requirements and Injury Tracking Application.

OSHA Offers Webinar on Recordkeeping Requirements and Injury Tracking Application

Representatives from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are hosting a webinar on Thursday, Feb. 2, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET, to give an overview of the agency’s recordkeeping requirements and Injury Tracking Application.

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