Monday, December 11, 2017

News

Winter is coming. What if roads and runways could de-ice themselves?

When Chris Tuan was a Department of Defense contractor in the early 1990s, the Air Force asked him to think of something that could de-ice its airfields around the world. Heavy cargo aircraft were landing on icy runways and skidding off, he says,...

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IAPMO seeks volunteers for 2020 WE•Stand Technical Committee

Ontario, Calif. (Oct. 11, 2017) – The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) is seeking volunteers to participate on the technical committee working toward the development of the 2020 edition of the Water Efficiency...

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Fab-Form Industries announces three new products for the industry

Fab-Form Industries is pleased to announce the release of three new products for fall 2017: ZAT Catwalk Bracket: This enables our contractors to quickly install a catwalk and railing. The ZAT bracket is zinc plated steel for long life, folds...

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Air Jordan’s new Toronto store creates a dynamic retail experience with AV and digital signage by Advanced

ONTARIO, CANADA, October 11, 2017 – Toronto’s new Air Jordan location on Yonge street is more than just a store: it’s an experience. That was the goal when designing the three-level retail space equipped with an underground kids-only...

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Ontario wraps a successful 2017 construction season with opening of Joseph Brant Hospital’s new patient tower

Ontario is marking the end of another busy construction season, celebrating significant progress on many hospital, school, transit, road and bridge projects across the province. Premier Kathleen Wynne was in Burlington today to celebrate the...

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Contractor erects final tower for Labrador-island transmission link

Crews have put up the final tower for the Labrador-island transmission line on the Northern Peninsula. A Facebook post by Nalcor Energy on Oct. 4 says crews put up the final tower the previous weekend, having assembled more than 45,000 tonnes of...

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Union gas to move forward with $74M pipeline project in Greater Sudbury

Union Gas has announced it has received approval for a $74 million pipeline replacement project the company says will ensure the continued reliable delivery of natural gas “and serve an increased demand in Greater Sudbury and the surrounding...

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Cold Brook Newfoundland to lift permitting restriction on residential construction

Property owners in Cold Brook will be able to get permits for infilling on the existing road that runs through their community. That’s because of a motion made by Mayor Tom Rose on Thursday that was agreed to by the four other council members...

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Vancouver Convention Centre is world’s first double LEED® Platinum certified convention centre and first v4 Platinum existing building project in Canada

Vancouver, BC – October 10, 2017 – The Canada Green Building Council® (CaGBC) commends the Vancouver Convention Centre (VCC) for demonstrating sustainability excellence with the announcement that it has earned LEED® v4 Existing Building...

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Engineers: Outdated construction methods caused most building collapses in Mexico earthquake

MEXICO CITY — Warm lighting would enhance the wood floors' natural glow, the developer promised, so when all the custom light bulbs burnt out, Anahi Abadia and her husband grudgingly drove to Home Depot to replenish supplies for their chic new...

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Canada’s tallest building breaks ground in Toronto

Canada’s tallest building has just begun construction in Toronto. Designed by Foster + Partners and CORE Architects, The One is a 1,004-foot-tall mixed-use building that stacks luxury condominiums atop high-end retail. This outstanding new...

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Home rebuild a ‘nightmare’ for Fort McMurray wildfire victim

A Fort McMurray woman is one of almost 200 homeowners whose builders are being investigated by Service Alberta for practices that may have violated regulations governing rebuilds. Lorie Veitch lost her three-bedroom, wood-frame home in the...

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