INDUSTRY NEWS Archive

Canada’s Exposition & Educational Forum on Roofing Systems and Technologies

ROOFTech is Canada’s only exposition and educational forum on roofing systems and technologies. This two-day biennial show attracts 1,500 – 2,500 attendees and 125 – 200 exhibits, rotating between Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver. ROOFTech 2015 is returning to Vancouver for the first time in 15 years.

Canada welcomes first permanent residents under Express Entry

Emma Hughes, Yaoyao (Anita) Zheng, and Xin (Frank) Zhao have become the first people to achieve permanent Canadian resident status through the country’s Express Entry program.

ROOFTech 2015: Exhibitor spotlight

ROOFTech 2015 will soon grant roofing stakeholders the chance to connect with industry professionals over two days to learn about new, innovative products, materials, technologies and services for the entire spectrum of roofing design, construction, and renovation. Here’s a sampling of the leading edge products you’ll see.

NTCCC summit paves the way for trade contractor advocacy in 2015/2016

Representatives of Canada’s trade contract communities came together in Ottawa on April 8th, 2015 to discuss the urgent need for federal and provincial governments to adopt prompt payment legislation.

CCA forms prompt payment task force

The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) is putting Prompt Payment legislation in its cross-hairs through the formation of a special task force that will provide feedback for Ontario’s Construction Lien Act review.

2015 IRE a success in New Orleans

The NRCA’s 2015 International Roofing Expo (IRE) took place this February in New Orleans, welcoming 9,337 guests—42% of which were first-time registrants.

Drones pave the way for easier roof inspections

The unmanned aerial vehicle (UAVs, aka drone) is fast becoming a popular and effective tool in the roofing industry. This was most recently demonstrated out west, where drone technology was used to inspect the roof of the British Columbia Legislature.

2015 RoofTech product showcase

You’re invited to join 1,000 industry professionals at ROOFTech 2015 to experience 100+ exhibits at Canada’s largest roofing exposition. Here’s a peek at some of the leading-edge products you’ll see at ROOFTech…

Women becoming construction industry’s biggest boosters

A rising number of female role models are stepping up to pave the way for more young women,” according to BuildForce Canada, in recognition of March’s International Women’s Day and the difference women are making in the construction industry.

ROOFTech 2015 exhibitor spotlight

Considering the importance of roofing in constructing a new building or maintaining an existing one, you cannot afford to miss ROOFTech 2015. At the show you will have an opportunity to meet with technical experts from the leading companies that will be providing advice on how to improve efficiencies, solve problems, and retain clients.