Tuesday, May 22, 2018

News

New Johnson Street Bridge opens in Victoria over the Easter weekend

It’s a bridge for the next 100 years, a modern design that might one day carry self-driving, fuel-free cars. “This bridge will last for generations,” Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps said Saturday as she officially opened the new Johnson Street...

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Redevelopment of former military community in Dartmouth must wait for approval of urban core plan

It could take up to a year to approve the final version of Halifax's ambitious Centre Plan and that timeline is expected to delay anticipated construction at Dartmouth's Shannon Park.   The Centre Plan is a new set of rules that...

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NIMBY battle looming for Tricar Group’s proposed highrise tower in London

Tricar Group wants to build a 22-storey, 230-unit highrise in a residential neigbourhood in Masonville, and neighbours are gearing up to oppose it, saying it’s too big for the area dominated by single-family homes. “I don’t know if we can...

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Construction Links Network: Weekly Round Up March 31, 2018

Never miss the Construction Links Network news – Subscribe today!   Below are links to the top news items posted on the Construction Links Network over the past week. Members are invited to send company news items and press...

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A look at the five most anticipated buildings in the world to be completed in 2018

Unlike the early 20th century, the infant stages of the 21st century have focused mainly on technology and its impact (good or bad) on business, transportation, and life in general. Meanwhile, spectacular feats of architecture are often overlooked,...

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A look at Europe’s first 3D-printed concrete house in Italy

3D-printed architecture seems to have taken another step towards the mainstream, with the news that engineering firm Arup and CLS Architetti are collaborating on the first 3D-printed concrete house in the European Union. Named 3D Housing 05, the...

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Kawartha Metals new $10 million building now under construction in Peterborough

It’s hard not to notice the giant 112,000-square-foot structure being erected in the Major Bennett Industrial Park in Peterborough. The huge building will soon be home to Kawartha Metals and Steelworks Design and become a home for industrial...

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Developers warn new taxes will drive housing costs up in Vancouver

Members of Vancouver's development community say they've seen the light these past couple of weeks as they realize just how British Columbia's new tax measures could impact them. One of Vancouver's biggest developers says he could be...

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India is building Gujarat International Finance-Tec City, or GIFT City to attract global investment

India is building a new city to give global investors an easy way into its booming economy. Gradually mushrooming on an otherwise barren 886-acre parcel of land in Gujarat -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state -- is a small collection of...

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CG/LA Honors Outstanding Infrastructure Achievement at the 2018 Project of the Year Awards in Montreal

MONTREAL, March 29, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - CG/LA, the global leader in infrastructure research and consulting based in Washington, D.C., in partnership with preeminent construction management platform, Aconex, today announced the winners of...

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B.C. MLA injured after accident at concrete manufacturing facility

WorkSafeBC is investigating after an employee at a concrete manufacturer — who is also a Liberal MLA — was injured in a "serious" incident at his workplace in Fort St. John, B.C. Peace River North MLA Dan Davies was struck by a loader at...

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Anthem acquires a residential site in southwest Calgary

VANCOUVER, March 29, 2018 /CNW/ - Anthem has acquired the first instalment of a 2.25 acre residential site (445 Bishop Drive SW) in southwest Calgary at the master planned community of Currie.  Anthem will develop the site into...

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