Vetting naïve applicants

Do they have the space when you have the time? By Chris McKaskell, guest feature writer, London, Ont. Having spent time with all manner of cabinet...

China’s trade power: The next chapter

Focus on Import/Export The rumours are swirling among the worker base at the Ford plant in Oakville, Ont. They say the plant is closing over...

How did safety get unsafe?

HAVE THE BEST INTERESTS OF REAL PEOPLE BEEN HIJACKED? WELL, IT FINALLY HAPPENED. Not to me, but my son-in-law’s brother, who has been an expert stone- and...

Get real about succession

Family businesses can prosper beyond the founding generation — it just takes planning and perspective

Big Fraud behind Big Data

Digital ad reliance has cash sinkholes Image by xresch from Pixabay Are you getting...

Why race builders to the BOTTOM?

Every wood shop wants its clients to be happy campers. Providing quality products delivered on-time and on-budget go along way toward creating an atmosphere...

Tall wood

Enthusiasm builds in Canada for multi-storey structural wood buildings Despite historical fire and structural safety concerns, the modest, tall wood buildings movement of the last...

Outsmart wood shop injury

MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS (MSDs), such as chronic back pain or shoulder problems, often take time to develop. Forceful exertion, awkward positions, hand-arm and whole-body vibration,...

BLITZES are coming

Machine guards safely in place? The Ministry of Labour in Ontario (MOL) has a list of “workplace inspection blitzes and initiatives” for the new year,...

Great communication

Great service strategy  During an age when there is an abundance of communications channels with customers, shops have to continually re-evaluate how they provide service. The intake...
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