Friday, April 26, 2019

News

Statistics Canada – Investment in building construction, February 2019

    Total investment in building construction increased in February, up 3.8% from January to $15.3 billion. This increase was primarily due to investment growth in the residential sector (+5.4% to $11.0 billion), while the...

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Associations of Consulting Engineering Companies share their concerns on Bill C-69 with Senators

    (Saint John, NB) – April 25, 2019 – Today, the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies – Canada, and the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies – New Brunswick, are in Saint John, New Brunswick appearing...

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The Brains Behind River & Fifth Condos

The River & Fifth Condos is undoubtedly one of the best condo projects currently under works in the newly urbanizing neighborhood of Toronto’s Downtown East. This neighborhood has a lot to offer because the City Council has approved the...

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Niagara Construction Association’s 2018 AGM announces new Board of Directors

    Amid a room of members and local dignitaries, the Niagara Construction Association (NCA) held its 2018 Annual General Meeting and announced its 2019 Board of Directors on Tuesday night (April 23) in St. Catharines, ON. Carol...

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Winnipeg condo owners suing builder, engineer over foundation issues

    As reported on CTV News, a group of Assiniboia condo owners are getting a small reprieve after the city demanded they fix the buildings’ foundations. Paul Schroeder said he had no idea there were foundation problems when he...

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Architects DCA Blog: Awards – The echo chamber of the mainstream

By Miranda Paquette Dreessen, Architects DCA   In Layman’s Terms (A Non-Architect’s Point of View) It feels like we’re perpetually in awards season. There’s always some group patting themselves on the back. It makes me...

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Enercare Connections introduces a second, in-house, Measurement Canada (MC) certified calibration console

At Enercare Connections, we’ve added even more flexibility to address our client’s needs with the addition of a second, in-house, Measurement Canada (MC) certified calibration console! With the additional console, our dedicated Measurement...

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WestJet unveils its 787 Dreamliner maintenance hangar

    WestJet today celebrated the opening of its new Dreamliner maintenance hangar at its hub at Calgary International Airport (YYC). Member of Parliament, Kent Hehr, City of Calgary Councillor, Jyoti Gondek, Calgary Airport...

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Brilliant and truly awful infill designs pitched in Edmonton design competition

    As reported in the Edmonton Journal, twenty-five pitches for new, medium-density projects in Edmonton’s mature neighbourhoods — all vetted for technical and financial viability — are now online and they range from brilliant...

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NIOSH fact sheet – Preventing falls in construction

    As blogged on Safety + Health  magazine, NIOSH has published a new fact sheet intended to help construction employers and workers prevent falls from roofs, ladders and scaffolds. According to data from the Bureau of Labor...

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Plymovent clean air at work products proud to be included during manufacturing process of world’s first 3D printed smart bridge

The world’s first smart bridge has been manufactured with a full set of sensors to measure strain, displacement, temperature, humidity and more. This innovative use of technology, mobile robotics and Plymovent clean air technology comes together...

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rFoil introduces the new retrofit MBI

The rFoil new retrofit MBI ( metal building insulation ) system is a unique and innovative take on insulating existing metal buildings. The patented clip and pin purlin system, combined with our rfoil ( none fiber ) insulation  provides a cost...

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Nunavut MLA insists government can hire more Inuit in construction

    As reported on NunavutNews.com, the Government of Nunavut can employ more Inuit on its capital projects, insists Arviat North-Whale Cove MLA John Main. “We’re 20 years into Nunavut this year and it’s a crying shame that...

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Report – New hotel building boom expected in Canada

    As reported on DailyHive.com, commercial real estate analysts are giving Canada’s hotel industry a very positive outlook for the foreseeable future. According to Colliers International’s new 2019 Canadian Hotel Investment...

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Construction is underway for Exshaw Creek flood mitigation project

    As reported in The Bow Valley Crag & Canyon, construction of the $10.3 million debris-food mitigation project for Exshaw Creek project began on April 1. A press release from the MD of Bighorn and Lafarge Exshaw Cement...

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