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Feature
November 20, 2020  

Think rental for flexible equipment options on any job

If you’re working in construction today, you’re likely under

Feature
November 19, 2020  

The seal of approval: Evaluating the efficacy of certification programs

A key goal that every contractor would like to

News
October 8, 2020  

Construction in North America to fall less than expected in 2020: GlobalData

GlobalData has revised its forecast for North America’s construction

Feature
September 15, 2020  

Talking tech to talent: Using the right technology and hiring tech-savvy workers

Even in times of uncertainty, demands on the construction

News
September 12, 2020  

Record lumber prices adding thousands of dollars to new home building costs

Soaring lumber and wood panel prices are adding thousands

BUILDWIRE
September 10, 2020  

Great Expectations

Four smart ways to cope with the growing demands of today’s digitally fluent customers

News
September 10, 2020  

Lowe’s Canada launches VIPpro program at its Lowe’s, RONA, and Reno-Depot corporate stores

As part of its efforts to continuously improve the

News
September 10, 2020  

Pella Corporation releases free e-book ‘Building For Success: A plan for continued growth in building and remodeling’

During these uncertain economic times, home builders and contractors

Feature
September 7, 2020  

Building profits with Lean construction

No builder would deny that controlling costs is a

News
July 13, 2020  

Addressing higher construction costs during COVID-19

This article is intended as an update of a

BUILDWIRE
June 3, 2020  

RealSpace3D – Five ways to use 3D renderings improve your next project

This is a sponsored post from RealSpace3D In the

News
May 21, 2020  

ULI to host #PulseCheck: Canadian Market Update webinar

Join ULI’s Canadian District Councils (Alberta, British Columbia, Ottawa

News
May 4, 2020  

2021 colour trends, pantone palettes explored in webinars from IHA

The key to attracting consumers’ eyes in the coming

News
July 27, 2015  

Having trouble collecting your holdback? Read this…

Nobody can afford to give a 10 per cent discount to a customer by being denied their rightful holdback cheque. Our contractor coach Mike Draper gives you some tips on getting your final cheque.

News
June 4, 2015  

Contractors rank price of materials as most important factor only 28 per cent of time: Salary Survey

Selection, Service and Convenience – when shopping for materials and supplies – were chosen by almost 3 times as many contractors as those who told us that Price was number one

News
March 4, 2015  

Homebuilder association gives thumbs up to a Vancouver regional tax

Contractors and developers are among the most vocal anti-tax business people in Canada. But the Greater Vancouver Home Builders’ Association (GVHBA) has come out in favour of a 0.5% regional tax in Vancouver to pay for transit and infrastructure.

News
February 4, 2015  

B.C. builders protest rebar tariffs that could raise prices 41 per cent

The B.C. government and the province’s builders are protesting a Canada-wide tariff on Asian rebar imports. Shipping costs from domestic rebar producers make Canadian product unaffordable, they claim.

News
February 4, 2015  

Should Henry Bugden take this job as a "property manager?"

In this case study, an odd jobs man gets a chance to double his income by working for a rich business magnate and his “bossy” wife. Are the red flags worth the risk? Let us know what you think.