Monday, December 11, 2017

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2 cranes collapse in Miami due to Hurricane Irma

Two cranes atop high-rise buildings under construction collapsed Sunday in downtown Miami amid strong winds from Hurricane Irma. The cranes were among two dozen such heavyweight hazards looming over the city skyline as the monster storm powered...

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Canadian housing starts trend increased in August

OTTAWA, September 11, 2017 — The trend in housing starts was 219,447 units in August 2017, compared to 217,339 units in July 2017, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). This trend measure is a six-month moving average of...

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Insurance expert says Fraser River basin would face highest costs after major earthquake

Many Lower Mainand residents likely believe that the greatest financial losses in a catastrophic west coast earthquake would occur in the city of Vancouver. That's because it's home to the tallest buildings, largest population, most jobs,...

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Can working in a green building make you more productive?

Researchers have discovered that air quality and ventilation in office buildings have major impacts on cognitive function and job performance. The findings could transform the spaces where we work. You’re sitting in a cramped conference room...

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Saskatoon tiny house builder aims to pressure city hall over infill zoning by-law

Saskatoon developer Andrew Machnee thinks the future of infill in the city comes in a 228-square-foot package, like the one he’s building in Caswell Hill. Machnee trumpets the project as the city’s first permanent tiny house in an effort to...

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Poor design and construction blamed in damage to California dam

Bad design and construction of the tallest U.S. dam a half-century ago and inadequate state and federal oversight since then led to a disastrous spillway collapse in February, an independent national team of dam safety experts said Tuesday as they...

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U.S.-based Real Property Management chooses Vancouver for Canada’s first property management franchise business

U.S.-based Real Property Management (RPM) has chosen Vancouver as the headquarters for Canada’s first property management franchise business and it plans to develop a tight team of franchisees to build its network. Kap Hiroti, vice-president of...

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Injured veteran kicks off CEDIA 2017 for Core Brands with the first pitch at Petco Stadium

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA, September 7, 2017 — Marine Staff Sgt. Brandon Dodson, soon-to-be the recipient of a Gary Sinise Foundation-donated ELAN smart home, threw out the first pitch at Petco Stadium on September 6, signifying both the beginning of...

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Partners Development Group’s innovative partnership with attainable homes delivers two-fold

As affordable housing stock continues to shrink in Canada, key industry associations, including the Canadian Home Builders' Association, through their leadership, have worked with other housing associations, experts, and industry professionals to...

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IAPMO combines code development and standards departments, brings back Aguilar to lead new venture

Ontario, Calif. (Sept. 7, 2017) — The IAPMO Group is pleased to welcome back Hugo Aguilar, who will lead a newly combined Codes and Standards department as Vice President. Aguilar returns following a yearlong stint as director of Codes and...

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NDP cancels construction on George Massey bridge project linking Richmond and Delta

B.C.’s NDP government has cancelled construction of a bridge to replace the Massey tunnel, putting an end to former premier Christy Clark’s signature solution to traffic congestion at a key Metro choke point. Transportation Minister Claire...

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Toronto council to seek mediation at the province’s land and development disputes tribunal for Annex midrise condo project

A developer and group of high-profile Annex residents will hash out their differences over a controversial Davenport Rd. midrise. On Wednesday, Toronto & East York community council agreed that the city’s lawyer should ask for mediation...

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