Saturday, May 26, 2018

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Recom Moritsch’s first winter in the Great White North

The Moritsch name has long earned a reputation for top-quality products in leading construction sites across the world thanks to the over 50 years of crane design and manufacturing experience by the late Ferruccio Moritsch, creator and founder of...

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Campbell transit centre nears construction phase in St. Albert

Preparation for construction of the Campbell Road Park and Ride Transit Centre is underway but construction won’t begin until a natural gas line gets moved. City contractors have been working since the beginning of March to clear brush from the...

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Project submission period for the 2018 Quebec Steel Design Awards of Excellence is now open

THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY QUEBEC DESIGN AWARDS GALA FOR EXCELLENCE IN STEEL CONSTRUCTION Date: November 8, 2018 The Design Awards of Excellence competition is unique in our industry. *   HIGHLIGHT THE BEST ACHIEVEMENTS in steel construction, for...

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Save the Date: 10th edition of the Quebec Symposium & Exhibition on Steel on October 22, 2018

Each year, the Steel Rendezvous attracts hundreds of participants, including Engineers, Architects, Fabricators, Detailers, Suppliers, Contractors and Owners. The Quebec steel symposium aims to facilitate inter-professional exchanges in the...

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Update on Mississauga’s Matheson Pond Project

The City of Mississauga recently implemented a stormwater charge on residential and commercial property. It’s also started work on infrastructure projects designed to better absorb stormwater. It's a no brainer to realize that when you pave over...

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Safety Bulletin – Reducing the risk of pentane gas fires & explosions for users of expanded polystyrene foam

WorkSafeBC recently published a new safety bulletin about reducing the risk of pentane gas fires and explosions. Expanded polystyrene is a synthetic foam material that has a wide range of uses in many industries. Some of its applications include...

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Construction Links Network: Weekly Round Up March 24, 2018

Never miss the Construction Links Network news – Subscribe today!   Greetings, 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...

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Design and construction of the tallest statue in the world

The Statue of Unity, to be the world’s tallest statue when completed, has made significant headway with its construction. Designed by Michael Graves Architecture & Design, the Statue of Unity will be 182-meters tall and depict Vallabhbhai...

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A look at how some wealthy people travel the country in renovated railcars

When John Webb takes his family to California, Washington and Oregon for vacation from his home in Dutchess County, N.Y., they don’t fly or drive. They travel hooked to the back of an Amtrak train in a 1950s-era private railcar that Mr. Webb...

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Lawsuits between contractors shuts down International Trade Centre project in Richmond

Work on constructing the $80 million International Trade Centre in north Richmond has been halted amid a fiery financial wrangle and a defamation lawsuit between the project’s two main contractors. More than two weeks ago, the two tower cranes...

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Canadian-made App designed for on-demand delivery service for construction materials

If the sharing economy can bring a pizza to your door, why can’t it bring some extra lumber to a work site? That’s the simplistic take on Ottawa-based startup GoFor, which recently won a Bootstrap Award for its on-demand delivery service for...

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The importance of reputation in the construction industry

In life and in business, your reputation counts for a great deal. No matter how flashy your advertising is or how great your offers are; if the grapevine says your company does shoddy work or you can’t be trusted, that will override all other...

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