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Québec aims to keep organized crime out of construction

New rules to combat fraud and corruption in Québec’s construction industry took effect in early September. The regulations stem from several recommendations of the Charbonneau Commission, a public inquiry into potential corruption in the management of public construction contracts.

Bill 162, An Act to Amend the Building Act and Other Legislative Provisions Mainly to Give Effect to Certain Charbonneau Commission Recommendations, was adopted by the Québec National Assembly in May, 2018.

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KPMG survey finds construction industry affected by project failures

Auditing firm KPMG conducted a survey to senior construction leaders, and has concluded project failures weigh down on the industry and better collaboration efforts with contractors could help. “Global Construction Project Owners’ Survey: Climbing the Curve,” which targeted the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific, was built on face-to-face interviews with 109 leaders—many of which were CEOs from organizations carrying out large construction projects worldwide.

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