Thursday, August 16, 2018

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Venture capital investment in the construction industry to surge in 2018

Recognizing opportunities to disrupt the multi-trillion dollar construction industry, a slew of startups are focused strictly on developing technologies to make construction projects go more smoothly while increasing productivity and efficiencies....

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Construction Links Network: Weekly Round Up May 19, 2018

Below are links to the top news items posted on the Construction Links Network over the past week. Thank you for stopping by Construction Links Network.   Best Regards, Arnie Gess, President   Sign-up to receive the Weekly Round...

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DANGER DRIVES ON THE JOB – The Construction Industry can no longer overlook the dangers of suspended drivers behind the wheel of company vehicles

By Christopher Hope VerX Direct When a company chooses to look away from danger, it doesn’t become somehow magically invisible to legal responsibility. Everyone agrees, or claims to, but in fact, day in and day out, most companies will take...

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Grenfell fire inquiry recommends overhaul of U.K. building rules

LONDON — Britain’s building safety systems are a lax and confused mess in need of a major overhaul and much tougher enforcement, an investigator commissioned after the Grenfell Tower disaster reported on Thursday, but she did not recommend...

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Why Quayside Toronto project proves that smart city talks must be transparent

On May 3, six months into what was initially billed as a year-long public consultation process, Sidewalk Toronto held only its second public meeting on its smart city Quayside development plans. The proposed Quayside community was supposed to be...

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Architect who designed some of Western Canada’s most striking buildings dies of asbestos exposure

An architect who designed some of the most iconic buildings in Calgary and southern Alberta has died at 74 from asbestos exposure he incurred during the early years of his career. Ken Hutchinson designed hundreds of buildings in Western Canada,...

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Developer reveals renderings for ‘Gateway’ tower project in downtown Vancouver

Plans for a striking, slender skyscraper, resembling the dancing motions of a woman, soaring high above a site just east of the north end of the Granville Street Bridge in downtown Vancouver were revealed to the community today. The developer,...

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B.C. begins to roll out new highly reflective paint on provincial highways

VICTORIA — Lower Mainland drivers will soon have an easier time seeing road lines on provincial highways, as the B.C. government begins to roll out new highly reflective paint. The Ministry of Transportation has begun painting more than 3,000...

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Putin’s new $4 billion bridge to Crimea illustrates both his power and his regime’s weak spot

MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday opened a $4 billion bridge directly linking Russia to Crimea, giving him a propaganda victory that drew condemnation from the West and served as the latest demonstration of Putin’s personalized system...

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City of Regina wants to backfill construction site after engineer deems long delayed Capital Pointe project unsafe

In its bid to fill the hole left by excavation work on the Capital Pointe project, the City of Regina is arguing the site at the corner of Albert Street and Victoria Avenue is a risk to public safety. Christine Clifford, a lawyer with the City of...

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Two years later, many insurance claims from Fort McMurray wildfire remain unresolved

Deadlines have been extended for hundreds of insurance claims that remain unresolved more than two years after a wildfire dubbed “The Beast” tore through Fort McMurray and surrounding areas in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo. “This...

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Canadian government financially supports virtual construction & technology company from Quebec City

QUÉBEC CITY, May 16, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED)   Businesses need to be able to rely on adequate resources to create and commercialize innovative products. In 2017, the...

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