Our CANADACAR Parking Structure is catching on!

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September 29, 2015 Our plant is humming right along and our concrete plant is manufacturing three more parking structures for our clients. One is a 240 space vehicle storage building for a car dealership in Kitchener. What a brilliant idea! Protects all those lovely new cars, but more importantly….because there are NO giant, concrete columns […]

Newton Group Staff Appointment

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September 15, 2015 Edwin (Ed) Newton, President of Newton Group Ltd. is pleased to announce that Ms. Meri Shepheard has been promoted to Vice President of the firm.  With a strong record of success in her previous role as General Manager, she will continue to bring leadership and direction to the benefit of the firm. Ms. […]

Press Release April 15, 2013

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Guelph Firm Reports Findings on Structural Steel Collapse at University of Windsor GUELPH, Ontario (April 15, 2013) – Newton Parking Structures Ltd, the contractor for the new University of Windsor Innovation Centre and Parking Structure has called in a third party Engineering firm to determine the cause of the partial steel structure […]

How is climate change affecting the construction industry?

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More storms; more extreme temperatures; hotter summers and colder winters.  Weather always has a bearing on construction.  Poor weather causes delays in construction which ultimately adds to the cost.  High temperatures cause concrete to take longer to cure…that lengthens the schedule which increases the cost. We HAVE to slow down climate change.  Not only is […]

How safe is your parking structure?

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You’ve done everything you could–painted the walls a light colour to reflect light into the spaces; added more lighting; installed CCTVs.  But people still don’t feel safe—there are hiding places behind those giant concrete columns; there are walls at the ramps—what’s hiding up there?  Vehicles and pedestrians can’t see each other around the obstacles.  Even […]

Modular Construction – the way of the future and the future is now!

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Lengthy schedules = increasing costs Depleted resources = environmental catastrophe Climate change = more intense weather patterns Construction methods have to change to ensure the future of our planet.  We are already seeing the dramatic effects of climate change with more intense storms.  Construction grinds to a halt during these times and that lengthens the […]

Parking Studies

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It seems that everyone is having the same problem.  Not enough space for parking.  Whether it’s a downtown core or a university or college.  We are running out of space. So parking studies are being completed and the recommendations are coming in.  We need more parking.  But where? How can we afford it?  It’s terrific […]