NB: Final section of four-lane TransCanada Highway opens

The TransCanada Highway (Route 2) between Saint-Jacques, New Brunswick and the border with Quebec opened to four lanes of traffic on Nov. 5. Design work for the 2.8 kilometer stretch of highway began in 2010....

Grant Thornton sheds light on fraud in construction

Diverted funds. Materials misuse. Padded bills. Hidden cost overruns. Every day, construction firms lose money to fraud perpetrated by employees, contractors, subcontractors and venture partners. In fact, a global study by the Association of...

Bright outlook for Stephenville airport

— The outlook for Stephenville International Airport in 2013 appears positive. That’s according to Brenda Martin, chief executive officer and general manager of the (Newfoundland & Labrador) airport. She said that, under the direction of...

Many Halifax construction sites not using proper fall protection

According to the NS Department of Labour, close or more than half of construction sites around the Metro area are failing to use proper fail protetion harnesses. According to Scott Nauss, senior director of inspection...

Which Materials are Changing the Modern Commercial Construction

Commercial buildings face a rise in population and challenges in construction, which is why the sustainable industry is working hard on new materials. Concrete is widely in use in all construction niches, but it's...
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