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Launch of International Construction Startup Competition

Cemex Ventures has kicked off the 2023 Construction Startup Competition, alongside partners Black & Veatch, Dysruptek by Haskell, Ferrovial, Hilti, Vinci Group’s Leonard, Nova by Saint-Gobain, Trimble and Trimble Ventures, and Zacua Ventures. The competition is looking for “the most promising startup solutions” that pertain to sustainability, enhanced productivity, supply chains, and new construction methods and technologies within the sector.

250-MW Oneida storage project scores $50-MIL cash injection

The governments of Canada and Ontario announced they are “working together to build the largest battery storage project in in the country”—the 250-MW Oneida Energy storage project, which is being developed by the Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corp., Northland Power, NRStor and Aecon Group. Ottawa is providing a further $50 million in funding, reports the Ontario Premier’s Office, adding the Canada Infrastructure Bank has played a key role supporting project development.

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Introducing Packd - a Lightweight and Durable New Shelving System

Sterling Fleet Outfitters launched a new product designed to improve efficiency and performance of commercial vehicles.

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Prompt payment—Bill 38—receives royal assent in Manitoba

The Electrical Contractors Association of Manitoba reports that Bill 38, The Builders’ Liens Amendment Act (Prompt Payment) has received royal assent. Congratulations! “Bill 38 is a significant step towards ensuring financial certainty for contractors and subcontractors, and promotes economic growth and investment in our province,” said James Teitsma, Minister of Consumer Protection and Government Services. Learn more about this important milestone for contractors in Manitoba. » Read more

What’s your opinion on energy and emissions management?

Our sister brand—Energy Manager Canada—wants to hear from everyone connected to the built environment. Please take ONE minute to complete this AUDIENCE SURVEY—a simple multiple-choice questionnaire that will help Energy Manager better deliver the information you need and use for proactive energy and/or emissions management. As a Thank You for your time, you will have the opportunity to enter our draw for one of four $25 coffee gift cards. » ONE MINUTE... that’s all!

Saint John Energy receives $4 MIL to map “critical path” to net-zero

Through Canada’s Smart Renewables and Electrification Pathways (SREP) program, Saint John Energy in New Brunswick is receiving nearly $4 million for its Zero30 initiative. “Zero30 [...] will map a critical path forward to net-zero while helping our customers get there, too,” said Ryan Mitchell, president and CEO. Natural Resources Canada says Zero30 includes developing a “comprehensive net-zero roadmap to drive down operational emissions while advancing affordability by providing ratepayers with more innovative options”. » Read more

Non-residential is king of the building permit castle

Statistics Canada reports the total monthly value of building permits in Canada advanced 11.3% in March to $11.8 billion, led by sharply increasing growth in the non-residential sector. The total monthly value of non-residential permits increased 32.0% to a record-high $5.2 billion, with 10 individual non-residential projects valued at over $100 million each. The largest project of the month was the new $570-million General Motors and POSCO Chemical cathode active materials facility in Bécancour, Que. » Read more


Ledvance Value Class dual-selectable T-FIT for T-bar ceilings

The Ledvance Value Class dual-selectable T-FIT fits in T-bar ceilings as an alternative to flat panels in offices, conference rooms, restaurants, and retail areas. This solution is simple to install, as the four bars simply connect with a click. T-FIT is offered in three colour temperatures (3500 K, 4000 K, 5000 K) and three lumen outputs in the same SKU, and three sizes: 1x4 and 2x2 (25 W, 30 W, 35 W) and 2x4 (35 W, 40 W, 45 W). » Learn more


Milwaukee M18 Force Logic 11T utility crimper

Milwaukee Tool’s M18 Force Logic 11T dieless latched linear utility crimper sports a light, balanced inline design to maximize user control and provide UL-classified and ANSI 119.4-2016-certified connections. Linemen are able to operate the tool with one hand in multiple orientations; an enlarged trigger and electronic release button, meantime, allow both left- and right-handed users to activate the tool while wearing Class 3 gloves. » Learn more


EASA Convention & Solutions Expo

June 24-27, National Harbor, Md. » More info

IES Annual Conference

August 3-5, Schaumburg, Ill. » More info