Wednesday, November 14, 2018

News

Bridge in rural Saskatchewan gives way hours after opening

  Part of a bridge in the Rural Municipality of Clayton fell into a river on the day it was opened to traffic. Reeve Duane Hicks was standing on the recently replaced Dyck Memorial Bridge just an hour before a roughly 15-foot span gave...

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IAPMO Enters Memorandum of Agreement with U.S. Commerce Department’s International Trade Administration

  Washington, D.C. (Sept. 17, 2018) — The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO), which strives to enhance public health and safety by working with government and industry representatives to implement...

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Public inquiry into $12.7 billion Muskrat Falls ‘boondoggle’ begins this week in Labrador

  It has been called a “boondoggle” by the man in charge. The Muskrat Falls hydro megaproject, a massive dam and powerhouse harnessing the lower Churchill River near Happy Valley-Goose Bay in Labrador, is not even yet complete. But...

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Structural Steel Detailing: Taking a deeper dive into the process

  With population explosion and extreme urbanization, town planning ideas are shifting more towards vertical expansion of buildings to accommodate the increasing density. As a result, the building designs have become more complex and demand...

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City of Vancouver launches first green bond

  The City of Vancouver has issued its first green bond offering of $85 million to fund environmentally sustainable initiatives and projects, while offering investors competitive returns. “The City of Vancouver has set out an ambitious...

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P.E.I. company aims to make contractors more efficient

  Peter Douglas believes he’s found a way to help the owner-operator contractors improve their efficiency with less paperwork and keep them on the job site (and out of the office) longer. And in doing so, save them time and money. In...

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Construction Links Network: Weekly Round Up September 15, 2018

    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 great week!   Best Regards, Arnie Gess, President   Save time -...

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MIT researchers develop software tool could help architects design efficient buildings

  Typically, when architects or engineers design a new building, it’s only at the end of the process — if ever — that a lifecycle analysis of the building’s environmental impact is carried out. And by then, it may be too late to make...

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Tour: Local engineering firms contribute to Regina ByPass, Saskatchewan’s largest transportation project in its history

  REGINA) September 14, 2018 – The Association of Consulting Engineering Companies-Saskatchewan (ACEC-SK) was pleased to tour the Regina Bypass today alongside the Honourable Lori Carr, Minister of Highways and Infrastructure, Mr. Tom...

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Radiant® By Legrand introduces QI-certified wireless charger

  Building on its commitment to the delivery and control of power and light without sacrificing inspired design, Legrand introduces the first-to-market in-wall Wireless Charger from the radiant® collection.   The Wireless Charger from...

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The Boring Company starts work on prototype garage with private entrance to tunnel network

  Imagine walking into your garage and hopping in your car to drive to work, except rather than toughing it out on the traffic-choked roads of LA, an elevator drops you directly into a high-speed tunnel network sprawling beneath the city....

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ISH Shanghai & CIHE: 5.6% rise in visitor numbers and doubling in size of European Pavilion

  Thanks to the growing demand for diverse heating solutions in East and Central China, ISH Shanghai & CIHE, which took place from 3 – 5 September 2018, was widely praised as an effective business platform. The three-day event hosted...

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