The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in Toronto has announced plans to begin work on the Helga and Mike Schmidt Performance Terrace and the Reed Family Plaza. This initiative is part of the Welcome Project, established to provide greater access to the museum. Slated for completion in early 2019, the project will create a vibrant streetscape and outdoor gathering space beside the museum’s Bloor Street entrance.
The AM/FM construction project will offer two buildings for student housing near Cité-Universitaire de Québec, Québec City, by end of June. Fonds immobilier de solidarité FTQ is teaming up with Bilodeau Immobilier on this project.
The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) presented its annual awards during the 100th conference held recently in Banff, Alberta. These awards recognize the important contributions of individuals, companies, and associations promoting and enhancing the Canadian construction industry.
Sea to Sky Removal (S2SR) won the Small Business BC Award for Best Concept during a gala at the Vancouver Convention Centre on February 24. Operating throughout Whistler and the Lower Mainland, S2SR is one of the region’s first waste disposal companies.
Following two years of construction, Milton District Hospital in Ontario’s Halton region has achieved total completion on its expansion project, signifying all construction activities are complete. The hospital’s sustainable building strategy targets Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification through the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC).
For the last several years, Construction Canada has conducted an annual salary survey, publishing the results in the issue coinciding with Construction Specifications Canada’s (CSC) national conference.
Modern engineering and construction projects are growing ever more ambitious and complex. Technology plays an integral part in helping the industry to achieve such goals, enabling enhanced design, planning, and construction.