Entries by Communications CRH

Visit our new customer self-service portal

 Customer Self-Service Portal We have been operating a website and customer self-service portal for many years now. In an effort to make these tools easier to use and more beneficial to customers, we are upgrading our customer-self-service portal to be an easy-to use, intuitive tool that will help you run your business more efficiently. […]

Electronic Ticketing and Invoicing

Delivering modern concrete, with modern technologies  As we watch the world around us go digital to improve services – think UPS, hotels and banking to name a few – the ready mix industry has watched from the sidelines. We continuously try to improve our business and offer solutions that add value to our customers, and […]

Pricing Carbon in Canada

Transitioning to a low-carbon economy In October 2016, the Federal government announced their new carbon pricing strategy. Beginning in 2018, the Federal government will impose a price on carbon in all provinces that do not have a pricing system in place. The price will start at $10 per tonne in 2018, rising in $10 increments […]

A specialized mix and a strict pour schedule for the TTC

Working alongside Buttcon, Dufferin Concrete completed a job for the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) on the Patten Building, providing not only innovative products, but ensuring quality service and technical support. Having worked with the TTC on numerous occasions, our team is familiar with their requirements on schedule dates, health and safety, security controls and of […]

Mid-Halton Wastewater Treatment Plant

To meet increased demand and continue to protect the water of Lake Ontario, the Regional Municipality of Halton had to address the need to increase capacity at the Mid-Halton Wastewater Treatment Plant in Oakville Ontario from 75 million litres per day to 125 million litres per day. The project will not only provide environmental benefits […]

Pemberton Group U Condo

Located in downtown Toronto in the heart of Canada’s financial district, the Pemberton Group’s U Condo project consisted of two condominium buildings, 45 and 55 stories, encompassed by 28 townhomes. Though there are hundreds of similar condominium projects across the city, this one presented some unique challenges that the Dufferin Concrete (DC) team was eager […]

Solid ground at Ontario Regiment Museum

CRH Canada and Dufferin Concrete (DC) are committed to giving back to communities we live and work in to help them grow and prosper. By aiming to make meaningful contributions, DC donated concrete for a concrete pad at the Ontario Regiment Museum which boasts the country’s largest collection of operational military vehicles. The concrete pad […]

Paradigm Condominiums Burlington

The development of the Paradigm Condominiums began in August 2015 by the Molinaro Group in mid-town Burlington. The three buildings, made up of a center tower, east tower and west tower will be 20 stories, 23 stories and 20 stories tall respectively. The first two towers were commenced prior to the third tower in order […]

Sir Adam Beck Niagara Tunnel

The 10.4 kilometer tunnel below the city of Niagara Falls diverts water flowing at 500 cubic meters per second from going over the Falls, down the length of the tunnel to the Sir Adam Beck power station. There, clean hydroelectricity is generated to power 160,000 homes in Ontario for 100 years. Strabag, the primary contractor […]

Supporting Camp Ooch

Dufferin Concrete is proud to support the Camp Day Challenge for Camp Oochigeas (Ooch), sponsored by Concrete Ontario.  Camp Ooch is a privately funded, volunteer-based organization that provides kids affected by childhood cancer, their siblings, and their families, with a wide variety of year-round camp programs. In what has become an annual campaign for Dufferin […]