Modern Niagara achieves Investor Ready Energy Efficiency (IREE) certification for commercial retrofit
Ottawa, ON – The Canada Green Building Council (CAGBC) announced that Modern Niagara achieved Investor Ready Energy Efficiency (IREE) certification for the large-scale commercial retrofit of 945 Princess Street in Kingston, Ontario. The 220,000 square-foot commercial building becomes one of the largest projects in Canada to receive IREE certification. IREE certification is based on a... Read more »
StormFisher and Modern Niagara partner to deliver renewable natural gas to Canada’s building infrastructure
OTTAWA, ON – StormFisher, a leader in decarbonization solutions, and Modern Niagara, a leader in building systems, have partnered to utilize renewable natural gas (RNG) as a carbon reduction solution for building infrastructure across Canada. The agreement allows Modern Niagara to acquire RNG from StormFisher’s Ontario-based anaerobic digestion facility which produces biogas from food waste. Instead... Read more »
Ottawa, ON – Worldfavor is a global sustainability platform, digitizing and automating the collection, calculation, aggregation and visualization for analysis and reporting of ESG data. Today, Worldfavor is proud to welcome Modern Niagara as a new customer. Modern Niagara is the first Canadian construction company to partner with Worldfavor. “Worldfavor was founded to be the best... Read more »
Sustainable air conditioning technology to be commercialized in cleantech partnership between Blue Frontier and Modern Niagara
West Palm Beach, Fla. and Ottawa, ON – Blue Frontier, LLC (BlueFrontierAC.com) and Modern Niagara Group (modernniagara.com) have announced the establishment of a joint product development, manufacturing, and commercialization partnership. Blue Frontier is a South Florida based cleantech startup that has developed an air conditioning technology that is much more efficient than conventional systems. This new... Read more »
Modern Niagara wins CanBIM’s Digital Supply Chain & Fabrication Award October 28, 2021 – Modern Niagara was named among the winners for CanBIM’s Digital Supply Chain & Fabrication Award for its work on the Calgary Cancer Centre. The company’s Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) team was recognized for developing an effective workflow to produce a COBie deliverable for the Calgary Cancer Centre (CCC). During the project, Modern Niagara was faced with the challenge... Read more »
October 21, 2021 – Modern Niagara was named the winner of the Bruce Power Award for Canada’s Safest Construction Employer during the 2021 Canada’s Safest Employer Awards. Modern Niagara also received the WSIB Award for Canada’s Best Health & Safety Culture, Excellence Award. Additionally, Erin Oliver, Modern Niagara’s Vice President of Health, Safety, and Sustainability,... Read more »
October 7, 2021 – On September 24, 2021, Modern Niagara held its annual Community Day, where members of the Modern Niagara team from across the country come together to support the communities where we live, learn, work, and heal. “We truly believe in community engagement and support – not just in monetary support, but by showing... Read more »
September 20th, 2021 – Modern Niagara announced today, its commitment to further support sustainable solutions by encouraging employees to sign up for Enbridge Gas’ OptUp program, where customers can choose to support the transition to clean energy through a small monthly contribution to help offset the increased costs of acquiring carbon-neutral renewable natural gas (RNG)... Read more »
Ottawa, ON – Modern Niagara has been named the winner of the 2021 Canadian Green Building Council’s Green Building Excellence – Zero Carbon Award in recognition of work completed at AMPED Sports Lab & Ice Complex in Ottawa, ON. Working directly with AMPED and other partners, Modern Niagara completed a retrofit of the facility, including energy efficiency measures and carbon... Read more »
On July 28 and 29, Modern Niagara employees participated in a blood drive as part of our partnership with Canadian Blood Services (CBS). Over the course of this two-day period, 24 Modern Niagara employees from our major regions donated blood at remote donation centres set up by CBS, with all donations facilitated in accordance with... Read more »
In May, Modern Niagara joined EllisDon, Flynn Group of Companies, Central Ontario Building Trades, and other community partners to set up a pop-up COVID-19 vaccine clinic people living in the greater Toronto area.
Modern Niagara is proud to officially announce its plans to expand into Southwestern Ontario as part of our long-term vision of servicing Canada’s major markets. Sean Smithson, Vice President - Area Manager of Southwestern Ontario, recently shared Modern’s plan for their newest region and highlighted the major benefits of this expansion.
Modern Niagara converted AMPED Sports Lab and Ice Complex into the first Zero Carbon Building™ – Performance Standard certified arena, through the Canada Green Building Council®’s Zero Carbon Building™ Program.
In a virtual award ceremony hosted on October 22nd, Modern Niagara was awarded the Excellence Award for Best Health & Safety Culture and the Excellence Award for Safest Construction Employer.
Modern Niagara has been named among Canada's Top 100 Employers for the second consecutive year.
Modern Niagara is recognized for its safety excellence through a number of prestigious awards.
Modern Niagara volunteers came together for the company’s second annual Community Day, a day where staff dedicate their time and effort to support local charities.
Despite strong growth, the construction industry is a laggard in technological and digital innovation. Modern Niagara is determined to change that.
Modern Niagara and CowaterSogema jointly organized a case competition for the students of the Schulich School of Engineering of the University of Calgary from 1st to 3rd February 2019.
Modern Niagara has been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, announced by Mediacorp Canada Inc.
Our work continues on the multi-year renovations at Jasper Park Lodge in Alberta.
Our team in B.C. is at work on Phase 1 of the Royal Columbian Hospital project, which includes a renovation and new build.
Modern Niagara has three cannabis production facility projects underway.
Our team in Toronto is ramping up mechanical installation work at the Central Utility Plant (CUP).
Just 12 months after receiving the contract, we achieved an operational heating system for the 300,000 sq.ft. University of Ottawa Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) building.
We are thrilled to be working with Class 1 Inc. and Ellis Don to provide the first on-site oxygen generation system for a major acute care facility in North America. The project is happening at Michael Garron Hospital in Toronto.
Over the winter, our sheet metal team battled ice and wind to land 12 large air handling units (AHUs) onto the roof of the Stoney Bus Barn in Calgary.
This year, the theme of Safety Week is "the power of safe choices". At Modern Niagara, workplace safety is a CULTURE - which means everyone plays a part, every hour of every day.
Modern Niagara will provide financial support to cover administration costs of the Abby Award over a 10-year period.
The University of Ottawa Heart Institute project has achieved occupancy thanks in part to contributions by Modern Niagara's piping, electrical, and architectural cladding teams in Ottawa.
Our Calgary team is very proud to be part of the ongoing co-gen power initiatives underway in that city, thanks to the Calgary Co-Op.
On Sunday, April 29, we'll participate in Steps for Life - Walking for Families of Workplace.
Our team in Toronto is at work on a renovation of the largest pharmacy at the Hospital for Sick Kids.
The new chiller system at Carleton University Mackenzie building is a wrap!
Modern Niagara's VP Employee Health & Safety, Erin Oliver, is featured in an article summarizing a panel session that she participated in earlier this month.
The renovation of Yorkville Village (formerly Hazleton Lanes) in Toronto reached substantial completion in December 2017.
Our team in Ottawa has completed work on the Lansdowne (Thousand Islands Bridge) Border Crossing.
We're pleased to work with Binder Construction on mechanical upgrades to the Boyle Healthcare Centre in Alberta.
Builtworlds today features Modern Niagara in a story about the integration of technology into its business.
We're proud to be a continuing part of Calgary's growing infrastructure works.
Our mechanical team is at work on infrastructure renewal at the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph campus.
Modern Niagara hosted a case competition at York University - Lassonde School of Engineering, in Toronto. Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on March 6.
We've been contracted to upgrade more than 50 washrooms at this college campus in Ottawa.
Our team in British Columbia has recently begun work on two hospital upgrades.
In Alberta, our sheet metal team is working on the new Stoney Plains Transit Facility.
Modern Niagara's team in British Columbia has begun work on the underground component of the new Molson Coors brewery in Chilliwack.