HHCA Construction News – June 2024


HHCA June 2024 Newsletter It's a new month - June! HHCA members are very busy and we are quite busy in the background getting things ready for the second half of the year! Your construction news update includes: Colliers Project Leaders has released a new Vendor of Record A new set of Compliance Initiatives have been announced Ontarians are invited to submit comments on the proposed amendments to the Working for Workers Act Gold Seal Certification Program Updates HHCA Office Closures Don't forget, registration will open next month for the HHCA Golf Day presented by Bennett Construction Group! This [...]

HHCA Construction News – June 20242024-06-03T15:47:55+00:00

Oak View Group breaks ground on Hamilton Arena Project


OVG breaks ground on Hamilton Arena Redevelopment A transformative project in Hamilton, Ont. reached a milestone May 16 as developers and city officials held a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the Hamilton arena project. Oak View Group (OVG), the largest developer of sports and live entertainment venues in the world, is spearheading a $280-million renovation of FirstOntario Centre along with Live Nation Canada and the Hamilton Urban Precinct Entertainment Group (HUPEG). The kickoff of the stadium project will be followed by renovations to the nearby convention centre, the Art Gallery of Hamilton and the Hamilton concert hall. HUPEG, which has Carmens Group, LIUNA [...]

Oak View Group breaks ground on Hamilton Arena Project2024-05-16T19:59:23+00:00

HHCA May Newsletter


HHCA May 2024 Newsletter It's a new month - May! Many people deem this month the start of construction season, what do you think? Your construction news update includes: May 6-10 is Construction Safety Week A new set of Compliance Initiatives have been announced EmployerOne Survey Results are here! PLUS May brings a lot of in-person events including our Cyber Security Session, a complimentary YLG Talk on Surety & Bonding and our highly anticipated Spring Golf Classic. We can't wait to see you at one of our upcoming events! Be sure to subscribe to our mailing list here to [...]

HHCA May Newsletter2024-05-01T14:14:43+00:00

HHCA April Newsletter


HHCA April 2024 Newsletter The month of April brings our 104th Annual General Meeting & Dinner, a Young Leaders Group PAR-TEE, a CCDC Seminar AND a solar eclipse! There is a lot going on in our industry and at the HHCA - we have all of your construction news here and more! Read the newsletter here!

HHCA April Newsletter2024-04-02T14:06:55+00:00

2024 Health & Safety Award Recipients Announced!


Forty-eight companies to receive Health & Safety Awards at upcoming Annual General Meeting On April 4 the Hamilton-Halton Construction Association will present members with Safety Awards at their 104th Annual General Meeting & Dinner. The Safety Awards recognize member firms who have achieved an excellent injury/frequency score in 2022/2023 and are awarded based on average hours worked. Forty-eight HHCA members earned an excellent score of 1.0 or less. The awards are sponsored by HHCA member Lawrie Insurance Group. See the complete press release for a complete list of winners. Congratulations to everyone for their continued commitment to health & [...]

2024 Health & Safety Award Recipients Announced!2024-03-26T14:22:33+00:00

City of Hamilton Exceeds Housing Target, Receives $17.5M!


The City of Hamilton exceeds Housing target, receives $17.5M from Government of Ontario On March 22, the Province of Ontario recognized the City of Hamilton for exceeding the 2023 provincial housing target, with 120 percent of the target achieved in 2023. As a result, the City will receive $17,587,390 in funding through the Province’s Building Faster Fund. This funding was critical in achieving the City’s 2024 approved budget. Construction started on a total of 4,142 new housing units in the City of Hamilton in 2023. This included a diverse range of housing across the entire City, including rental units, [...]

City of Hamilton Exceeds Housing Target, Receives $17.5M!2024-03-22T16:51:35+00:00

HHCA March Newsletter


HHCA March 2024 Newsletter Looking for construction news? We have the most recent installment of the HHCA newsletter! Inside you'll find what's happening in the construction industry including information on the Construction Act Review, complimentary OEA webinars, City of Hamilton Building Permits, a learning opportunity for revised CCDC contracts and so much more. Read the newsletter here!

HHCA March Newsletter2024-05-02T15:33:43+00:00

Slate delivers subdivision plan for Hamilton’s Steelport


The draft plan of subdivision for the Steelport site in Hamilton includes a proposed Lagoonscape that will feature a regenerated biodiverse landscape that doubles as stormwater management infrastructure. Slate Asset Management has announced it has submitted an application for a draft plan of subdivision for its 800-acre Steelport site to the City of Hamilton, unveiling new details for the mixed-use industrial park on the former Stelco lands. The plan includes 684 acres of gross development area, 62 acres of public right-of-way, 91 acres of open space and amenity blocks and 23 acres of water bodies. Stelco Steel Mills will retain 78 acres for its operations. [...]

Slate delivers subdivision plan for Hamilton’s Steelport2024-02-23T15:50:34+00:00

FirstOntario Centre renovation’s to start this year!


FirstOntario Centre renovation will kick off multiple project launches Hamilton’s on-again, off-again FirstOntario Centre renovation project is slated to start within three months, with shovels hitting the ground in April or May. PJ Mercanti of the Hamilton Urban Precinct Entertainment Group and Tom Pistore of OVG Canada recently updated HHCA members on plans for the renovation of FirstOntario Centre in downtown Hamilton and redevelopment of the surrounding district. Read the article here!

FirstOntario Centre renovation’s to start this year!2024-02-14T16:11:20+00:00

Slate, City of Hamilton, HOPA outline major construction projects


Slate, City of Hamilton, HOPA outline major upcoming projects Major construction projects in Hamilton were the focus of conversation at the HHCA Construction Forecast event. Slate Asset Management, developer of the 800-acre Steelport multi-use project on Hamilton, Ont.’s waterfront, was a headliner as local builders gathered to scout out project leads at the Hamilton-Halton Construction Association’s annual Construction Forecast presentation recently. In addition to Slate, the Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority, Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board and the City of Hamilton were present and shared a lengthy list of upcoming construction projects contractors should be on the watch for. Read the article [...]

Slate, City of Hamilton, HOPA outline major construction projects2024-05-02T15:37:28+00:00
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