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Safety Associations fo Canada's Construction Industry

Keep jobsite and employee safety top-of-mind this year. For more information on provincial/territorial safety legislation, certification programs and training, employer/employee rights and responsibilities, and other construction safety topics, contact Canada’s construction safety associations.

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Junttan unveils world’s first electric pile driving rig

Junttan Oy is helping to ensure a sustainable future with the unveiling of the PMx2e, the world’s first fully battery-powered electric pile driving rig. The rig’s hydraulic system is controlled by a modern electric motor that generates power from a battery pack, which has replaced the counterweight.

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Employment Rights and Covid-19 Vaccination Status1 in Manitoba
Navigating a legal grey area
By Shea Peplinskie, Donald & Kehler Law Office

 

Questions that are emerging from the Covid-19 pandemic include: How can employers ensure the safety of their employees and clients while continuing to respect the autonomy of their employees? Can an employer in Manitoba mandate that their employees be vaccinated against Covid-19? Can an employer require proof of vaccination? This area of law remains unsettled and is expanding as this pandemic continues.

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Transcending International Borders
Samuel Roll Form employees work together for success
By Deb Draper

 

Canada and the United States share the longest international border between two countries in the world, 8,891 kilometres, but that line hasn’t stopped a long tradition of shared commerce and work opportunities. 

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Construction Company-Employee Share Ownership Plans and Profit Sharing
Building resilience and bench strength for changing times
By Mark O’Rourke, CPA, CA; MNP LLP

 

It’s no secret Canadian construction companies are experiencing change at an unprecedented pace – fueled by almost daily shifts due to the impact of Covid-19, compressed margins, an aging workforce and bidding processes.

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Leveraging Data
Boosting a company’s bottom line with construction management software
By Rebecca Henderson

 

Between the labour shortage and the Covid-19 pandemic, communication has become a key focus within the construction industry.

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Piling Canada is the premier national voice for the Canadian deep foundation construction industry. Each issue is dedicated to providing readers with current and informative editorial, including project updates, company profiles, technological advancements, safety news, environmental information, HR advice, pertinent legal issues and more.