Wednesday, November 14, 2018

News

DJI Introduces Mavic 2 Pro And Mavic 2 Zoom: A New Era For Camera Drones

  NEW YORK, Aug. 23, 2018 /CNW/ -- DJI, the world's leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, today introduced a new era for camera drones with two additions to its iconic Mavic series: Mavic 2 Pro, the world's first...

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Inspectors unsure of what caused 4-year-old Calgary bridge to crack

  Inspectors are hoping to determine what caused a 10- to 15-centimetre crack in a relatively new downtown Calgary pedestrian bridge. George C. King Bridge — the bridge named after Calgary's second mayor that connects East Village and...

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FARO® Introduces Tracer SI for Projection and Inspection

  LAKE MARY, Fla., Aug. 22, 2018 /CNW/ -- FARO® (NASDAQ: FARO), the world's most trusted source for 3D measurement and imaging solutions for factory metrology, product design, construction BIM, public safety forensics and 3D machine...

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Canada Infrastructure Bank invests in Réseau express métropolitain project with $1.28 billion, 15-year loan

  MONTRÉAL, Aug. 22, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Canada Infrastructure Bank and CDPQ Infra, a wholly owned subsidiary of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, have reached a business agreement on the investment by Canada Infrastructure...

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2018 IAPMO Solar, Swimming Pool Codes Now Available

  Ontario, Calif. (Aug. 22, 2018) — The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) has released hardcopy and digital versions of its 2018 editions of the Uniform Solar, Hydronics and Geothermal Code (USHGC) and...

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Digitizing the construction industry requires a view from the field

  Construction is booming, and with growing population and increasing urbanization requiring new homes and offices to be built, industry momentum shows no signs of slowing down. Despite increasingly sophisticated structures, construction...

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Reports – Inspectors found problems with concrete work at LRT sites in Ottawa

  Inspectors have found a range of problems with concrete work at the city’s LRT sites, according to newly released inspection reports that offer a behind-the-scenes look at Ottawa’s biggest infrastructure project. The problems relate...

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Bulletin 232 – Building Fire Watch

  The fire code requires that buildings equipped with fire alarm systems are to be fully operational at all times. However, a building manager can be faced with a fire alarm panel repair whereby the system must be temporarily disabled for a...

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CaGBC announces appointment of new CCO

  The CaGBC is pleased to announce the appointment of Brent Gilmour as CaGBC’s Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). As CCO, Brent will play a critical role in executing the strategic priorities of CaGBC, focusing to advance business...

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Vancouver Island building boom accelerates; Nanaimo RD and Capital RD show highest growth quarter over quarter

  Victoria, BC (August 21, 2018) - Construction activity on Vancouver Island continued at a robust rate during the April to June 2018 period with the total value of building permits issued reaching $806.9 million — a 42 per cent gain over...

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Ground breaks for construction of new Amazon fulfillment facility in Ottawa

  Politicians from all levels of government, including Mayor Jim Watson and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and representatives from Amazon and Broccolini construction put shovels to dirt Monday morning to officially begin the construction of...

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Aecon announces receipt of approval to rejoin team selected for Gordie Howe International Bridge project

  Toronto, Ontario – August 15, 2018: Aecon Group Inc. (TSX: ARE) announced today that it has received approval to rejoin Bridging North America, the team selected as the Preferred Proponent to design, build, finance, operate and maintain...

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