Junttan Oy acquires Canadian Pile Driving Equipment

Junttan Oy recently announced its acquisition of Canadian Pile Driving Equipment Inc. (CPDE).  CPDE, established by Bruce Patterson, is based in Lacombe, Alta., and has been Junttan’s authorized distributor since 2007. CPDE has a strong position in Western Canada and an excellent reputation among its customers.

By Mary Van Buren, President, Canadian Construction Association


No one could have imagined the challenges COVID-19 would bring to Canadians. This pandemic is not only threatening the health and well-being of our population, but it is also changing the way we live our daily lives and how we work.

Construction claims and COVID-19

By Krista Chaytor, Michael Swartz and Brian Kuchar, WeirFoulds LLP


As the economy sputters back to life following the interruption caused by COVID-19, members of the construction industry are surveying the economic havoc wrought by the pandemic and considering how to recoup their losses and move forward. This article explores some of the issues surrounding delay claims and offers guidance to contractors.

Benefits of telemedicine for the construction industry

By Mary-Lou MacDonald


In 2017, 4.7 million Canadians 12 and over didn’t have a family doctor to see regularly.1

Today, many are wondering how important that family doctor really is. After all, you can always pop into a walk-in clinic or an urgent care centre if you get sick, or you can ignore that sore throat and nagging cough and hope it goes away on its own.

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