Wednesday, November 14, 2018

News

Construction Links Network: Weekly Round Up November 10, 2018

Got news? This week’s submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news Below are links to the top news items posted on Construction Links Network over the past week. Thank you for stopping by and have a...

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Winnipeg expands beet juice pilot program for slippery streets this winter

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     The City of Winnipeg is expanding a pilot program that will see beet juice sprayed on slippery city streets this winter. The public...

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Industrial explosives company fined $40,000 after rocks hit apartments in 2016 Halifax mishap

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     An industrial explosives company has pleaded guilty to an Occupational Health and Safety Act charge in connection with a 2016 blast at a...

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P.E.I. government funding new UPEI residence, construction of affordable housing units

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     A new year-round residence at UPEI and additional affordable housing units around the province were two of the measures the provincial...

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A look at a residential building made from 140 shipping containers in Johannesburg

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     We've covered a lot of shipping container-based architecture projects but this one, by New York City and Naples-based firm Lot-ek, is...

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ASSE/IAPMO/ANSI Series 12000-2018 now available

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     Mokena, Ill. (Nov. 8, 2018) — ASSE/IAPMO/ANSI Series 12000-2018, Professional Qualifications Standard for Infection Control Risk...

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Scientists reveal strange molecule that can store the sun’s energy for 18 years

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     One of the biggest hurdles to widespread adoption of renewables is energy storage. Where do you store energy when the sun's not shining,...

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Built Green Canada takes step forward in water conservation

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     November 8, 2018—Built Green Canada has partnered with the Green Builder® Coalition to bring performance-based water efficiency to...

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Canadian housing starts trend decreases in October

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     The trend in housing starts was 206,171 units in October 2018, compared to 207,809 units in September 2018, according to Canada...

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Charting the path to emission-free buildings in BC

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     The Energy Step Code project may not be sexy. But it highlights the power of broad partnerships, and creates a path to transform the...

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2 Free Apps for construction and renovation projects

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     When the real estate market was still recovering from the financial crisis back in 2014, I purchased my first investment property, a...

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Groundbreaking model code for green construction released

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     Washington, D.C. ­– The 2018 International Green Construction Code was released today by the International Code Council, ASHRAE, the...

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