Tag: construction

Federal initiative aims to green Canada’s construction workforce

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Recognizing the urgent need for skilled workers to fuel the development of a low-carbon economy in Canada, the federal government has established a new...

G7 Green Building Councils implore governments to prioritize building policies

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Ahead of this weekend's meeting of G7 Climate Ministers, Green Building Councils (GBCs) representing over 10,000 organizations in G7 countries implore Ministers to prioritize...

Excess soil regulations and resource recovery in Canada event

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On September 21, 2023, the 7th Annual Excess Soils Symposium will provide a first-rate update on the business of excess soils and new regulations...

Lafarge Canada continues to decarbonize by converting Nova Scotia plant

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Lafarge Canada is continuing to advance in their journey to net-zero with the full transformation of the Brookfield Cement Plant’s cement production in Nova...

Trucking Right Along: Ontario’s excess soil laws and considerations for the...

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For decades, many involved in land development and construction struggled with how to interpret Ontario’s regulation of excavated soil. Stakeholders had many common questions....

Excess Soils: Adapting to new policies on the horizon in British...

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New regulations on the handling of excess soil may have a big impact on the construction and environment industries in British Columbia. With these...

Excess Soils Symposium: Find out how to stay in compliance in...

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The Excess Soils Symposium 2021 provides an interactive platform for a virtual update on the business of excess soils and new regulations impacting construction and...

Reducing Emissions: How to Achieve Net Zero in the Built Environment

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By Will Nash The materials that we use to shape the built environment are largely human produced—and it can be easy to forget that all...

Constructing for the Future: First Nations Partnerships and the Environment

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By Andrew Snook We all hope to create a brighter future for the next generation. In a rich country like Canada, opportunities to join the...

New Climate-Smart Construction Consultancy Launched

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Climate change is impacting the construction industry. Future developments must increasingly be low- or zero-carbon and resilient to future climate conditions. Low carbon construction...