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UPS to expand in Canada

UPS to expand in Canada

With unprecedented volume fueled by the rise of e-commerce and the growth of Canadian businesses, UPS plans to invest more than $500 million towards facility expansions and technological enhancements in Canada, adding more than 1,000 new jobs.  Construction of a $125-million, 180,000 sq. ft. expansion to the comp…

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Four fundamentals of highly effective boards

Four fundamentals of highly effective boards

When done well, assembling a peak-performing board pays off in dividends for engineering and construction firms. Companies throughout the engineering and construction industry are seeking innovative solutions to the myriad challenges they face in today‚Äôs competitive business environment. Leaders are confronted with tale…

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Construction to accelerate business, economic recovery in Fort McMurray

The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) council has voted in favour of adopting a plan to accelerate business and economic recovery by enabling small and medium construction firms to remain in the region. "We met with council yesterday (May 25) and they had a presentation from all of the stakeholders," said Charl…

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Key demographic shifts that will impact construction by 2060

Key demographic shifts that will impact construction by 2060

In a recent article, there was an analysis of how changes over time in the number of individuals in various age cohorts in the U.S. play crucial roles in driving some type-of-structure construction activity levels. At the end of the article, a promise was made to do the same for Canada. This current Economy at a Glance wil…

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