Thursday, August 16, 2018

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Penticton becoming hub for modular construction industry

  The modular housing industry is on the rise in Penticton, with new businesses coming to town to set up plants. “We’ve had a well-established history of this industry in Penticton and the new companies are certainly taking advantage...

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August construction start for new Green Bay Health Centre in Newfoundland Labrador

  SPRINGDALE, N.L. – If all goes according to plan, residents of the Green Bay region will have a new health care centre in Springdale in less than two years. Health and Community Services Minister John Haggie announced today, July 11,...

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IWSH teams up with DigDeep for Navajo Nation Community Plumbing Challenge

  Washington, D.C. (July 11, 2018) — The Navajo Water Project, an initiative of the nonprofit organization DigDeep that was among the 2018 recipients of the U.S. Water Prize, will be the focus of IWSH’s 2018 international Community...

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Belleville council approves new police station tender

  Belleville council has approved the tender to build its new police station at an estimated cost of $26.3 million, more than $6 million above the original estimate made in 2013. All councillors except Coun. Mitch Panciuk endorsed the...

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Global organizations unite to solve fire safety in buildings through industry standards

  RICS has joined more than 30 organizations from around the world to develop landmark industry standards to address fire safety in buildings. The group, known as the International Fire Safety Standards (IFSS) Coalition, was launched...

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Edmonton City Council approves controversial Holyrood development

  After three different designs were proposed for the redevelopment of a site in Holyrood, each of which were rejected by the City of Edmonton’s design committee, city councillors voted to approve the latest version of Regency...

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Is China’s construction industry putting earth’s ozone layer back at risk?

  China is responsible for a dangerous spike in atmospheric levels of CFC-11, a chemical outlawed for its destructive impact on Earth’s ozone layer, according to an exhaustive report released Monday by the UK-based Environmental...

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Last phase of Railyards development in Victoria unveiled

  The final addition to the Railyards development in Victoria West has been unveiled as final plans go to City of Victoria staff for review. The residential property at 701 Tyee Rd. – also known as Horizon, phase three – is proposed...

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Vancouver mayor pushes to allow multi-unit housing in low-density neighbourhoods

  Vancouver’s outgoing mayor is pushing for dramatic changes to areas of the city that have been largely reserved for single-family homes, potentially allowing everything from triplexes to small apartments to increase density...

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Ontario cancels $100-million school repair fund

  Ontario's new Tory government has cancelled a $100-million fund earmarked for school repairs this year, a cut that comes as a result of Doug Ford's campaign promise to scrap the province's cap-and-trade system. School boards were...

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Charlottetown council delays affordable housing project for at least one month

  A non-profit housing organization’s attempt to get started on an affordable housing village in Charlottetown was delayed by city council on Monday. The Kings Square Affordable Housing Corporation had a rezoning application before...

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Reduce work zone accidents and fatalities with Rumble Strip

      Details: Size: 65″ L x 13″ W / 1.65 m x 0.33 m (per unit) Thickness: 3/4″ / 0.2 m Middle Weight: 29 lbs / 13 kg  Color: Black & Yellow Stripes Applications: Flagger Operations, Pilot Car...

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