Greenstone plant producing building panelsThroughout his years in the construction industry, James Kennedy has seen his share of building materials. But it wasn’t until he attended a trade show in 2012 that he discovered a new system that measured up to his high expectations.“I was actively pursuing a better way to build,” Kennedy said. “I saw the new codes coming and realized that we’ve just got to do something, especially to stay ahead of the curve.”His find was a lightweight building panel composed of light-gauge steel frames that a...
Work is now underway on the replacement
of the water-control dam in Latchford.The announcement was made in 2012, but
construction on the $25.7-million project just began this past
spring. Montreal firms Dessau Inc. and Hydrosys Experts-Conseils Inc.
were jointly awarded the $1.2-million design ...
Northern Industrial Services Group
(NISG) wants to be the first — and only — call for Timmins
businesses, whether it’s to collect their garbage or sweep their
parking lot.Or, as chief operating officer Michael
Perello puts it, NISG wants to be the Wal-Mart of site services.“The vision is to be ...
The provincial and federal governments
are supporting Essar Steel Algoma as it undertakes a major retrofit
of its Sault Ste. Marie steel plant.In July, the governments announced they
would provide the steelmaker with $60 million in funding — $30
million each from the feds and the province — tow...
A new construction industry lobby group
is building its case toward tackling the issue of prompt payment in
Ontario.With a provincial review of the
Construction Lien Act underway, Prompt Payment Ontario (PPO) is
compiling research to illustrate the negative impacts that late
payments are havin...