The 2024 DRAFT of the Canadian Standard CSA A23.1 “Concrete materials & methods of concrete construction” is now available for public review and comment. This only happens every 5 years, so don’t miss this opportunity to review and make comments on our national concrete standard. CLICK HERE FOR THE CSA WEBSITE
2020-2023 CFLRA Board of Directors
The CFLRA is grateful to announce the continuing leadership of our Board of Directors Team consisting of: Mr. Paul Bravo, Bravo Cement (Chairman & LIUNA SW Director) Mr. Luc Rancourt, Duron Services Ottawa (Vice-chair & LIUNA SE Director) Mr. Danny Tersigni, Belmont (Treasurer & LIUNA Central East Director) Mr. Carlo Mele, Diplock Group (OPCMIA Director) […]
New Edition CSA A23.1-2019 “Concrete materials and methods of concrete construction”published!
A new edition of the Canadian concrete standard CSA A23.1 has been published. There are many updates for both concrete producers and concrete contractors. Please CLICK HERE to buy a copy. Please CLICK HERE to learn more.
The condolences of the industry on the passing of Mr. Jim Woods
Obituary from David Milan at Apollo: “It is with profound sadness and heavy hearts that Apollo Concrete Contracting announces the passing of our President, James (Jim) George Woods. Jim had a great and influential presence in the concrete flooring industry. He was involved in many construction associations, both as a member and director. Jim was […]
Ontario is preparing for the transition to Red Seal Concrete Finishers
From the Ontario College of Trades: The first ever Interprovincial Red Seal exam for the trade of Cement (concrete) Finisher will be available in Ontario as of April 1, 2018. Once released, individuals will be able to achieve a Red Seal Endorsement (RSE) on their Certificate of Qualification (C of Q). This will be the […]
FINISHING NEWS Summer 2017
No one complained, and someone said they liked the last one, so here is the 4th issue of FINISHING NEWS! The purpose of FINISHING NEWS is to provide specialised trade information to Concrete Finishers with the hope of improving safety, quality and integrity in the concrete floor industry. Please submit your questions, suggestions or concerns […]
Director Luc Rancourt making a difference !
Hats off to Director Luc Rancourt of Duron Services, and his wife Elizabeth, who were filling sand bags yesterday to protect homes in the area from rising flood waters ! Proudly making a difference – way to go Luc & Elizabeth !
Annual Charitable Donations
The CFLRA has along history of making contributions to a variety of local charities across Ontario each December in an effort to help others. This year our Directors selected Habitat for Humanity, The Kitchener Foodbank, Autism Ontario, The Scott Mission and The Salvation Army for our donations. All donations were made in memory of the […]
IHSA Concrete Finisher Health & Safety Manual PUBLISHED !
The CFLRA is pleased to announce that a new state of the art Concrete Finisher Health & Safety Manual has been published by the Infrastructure Health & Safety Association in Ontario. CLICK HERE To download your copy (click READ MORE )! As always, if you can’t do the work safely then STOP and call for […]
Work Safe Bulletin Update
Our Work Safe Bulletins have been updated – please visit our Safety page or click HERE for more information. The purpose of Work Safe Bulletins is to provide specific hazard information and promote discussion of safe work practices in our trade work. Please call or e-mail if you have any questions, suggestions or concerns. If […]