2018 Finishing News!

CLICK HERE for the 5th edition 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 input for future editions of Finishing News by e-mail. If you have any questions, suggestions […]

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2018 Statutory Holidays

Monday, February 19th, 2018 Friday, March 30th, 2018 Monday, May 21st, 2018 Sunday, July 1st, 2018 Monday, August 6th, 2018 Monday, September 3rd, 2018 Monday, October 8th, 2018 Tuesday, December 25th, 2018 Wednesday, December 26th, 2018 Tuesday, January 1st, 2019 Family Day Good Friday Victoria Day Canada Day Civic Holiday Labour Day Thanksgiving Day Christmas […]

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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 […]

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Ontario joins national Red-Seal program !

As a part of our continuing efforts to develop safe, skilled and knowledgeable journeymen Concrete Finishers, Ontario has now joined British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland in the national Red-Seal certification program. More information can be found HERE from the Red Seal website (www.red-seal.ca).

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CSA A23.1-2014 PUBLISHED !

The new 2014 version of CSA A23.1 has been published. This mandatory nation standard for “concrete materials and methods of concrete construction” is designed to enhance concrete performance and reduce problems. Click here for the CSA bookstore

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2014-2017 Board of Directors

We are pleased to announce our 2014-2017 Board of Directors: Mr. Paul Bravo, Bravo Windsor (Southwest Ontario), Chairman Mr. Vince Caruana, Diplock Floor (598 Employers) Mr. Jeff Haid, Tri-Con Haid (Central West Ontario) Mr. Luc Rancourt, Duron Services (SW Ontario) Mr. Danny Tersigni, Belmont Concrete (GTA / Central East) Thanks are extended to these employers […]

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Carbon Monoxide

Each year cement finishers are exposed to increased carbon monoxide levels in construction workplaces as buildings are sealed to contain temporary heat during the winter months. The use of indirect fired furnace-type heaters would resolve most of these problems, but the vast majority of constructors continue to employ direct-fired salamander type heaters which pump carbon […]

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