Thursday, August 16, 2018

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GBCI Canada announces its first Board of Directors

May 15, 2018 – (OTTAWA, ON) – Green Business Certification Inc. Canada (GBCI Canada) has announced its inaugural Board of Directors. GBCI Canada is a joint venture between GBCI and the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) and was created to...

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IAPMO gains accreditation as standards developing organization from Standards Council of Canada

Ontario, Calif. (May 14, 2018) — The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) has been accredited by the Standards Council of Canada (SCC) as a standards developing organization (SDO), confiding in the 92-year-old...

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Edmonton developer concerned by city council’s approach for redevelopment of the Northlands site

Edmonton wants to hear big ideas for how to redevelop the Northlands site but one longtime member of the community is warning the approach by officials has likely limited what they’ll hear. Ken Cantor said he was really excited by Edmonton’s...

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Development to begin on Lachine’s VillaNova Mega Project after Delays

Construction on Lachine’s promising VillaNova new housing development is finally set to begin one and a half years after it was originally announced. Development should start at the beginning of June and the project will be one of the biggest the...

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VPD steps up enforcement in support of roadside-worker safety

Richmond, B.C. (May 14, 2018) — Today, the Vancouver Police Department is partnering with the Work Zone Safety Alliance and WorkSafeBC to kick off the eighth annual B.C. Cone Zone Campaign, with an enforcement blitz at a roadside worksite between...

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A look at a home-building robot that can lay more than 1,000 bricks an hour

A construction crew can build a small home in about four to six weeks. To shave time and labor costs, some homebuilders have chosen to automate part of the process instead. A new robot, developed by Perth-based company Fastbrick Robotics, may...

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Love it or List it Vancouver showmakers sued after problem-filled renovation

A North Vancouver couple is suing the company behind the home design show Love it or List it Vancouver, claiming producers brought in an actor with no contracting experience to work on their home for their episode.  Jeanine Almeida...

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TREB blasts Ontario Real Estate Association over negative portrait of market

The president of Toronto's real estate board warned leaders of the Ontario Real Estate Association, headed by a former Progressive Conservative leader, to "stay in their lane" in an emphatic letter that relays his concerns that the provincial group...

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Construction Links Network: Weekly Round Up May 12, 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...

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Waterpower project expansion completed in Parry Sound

PARRY SOUND, ON, May 11, 2018 /CNW/ - The Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA) congratulates Bracebridge Generation Ltd. on the completion of the Cascade Falls Generation Station. OWA, government, Wasauksing First Nation, community supporters...

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Technology – App that’s converting architects to Apple

Technology has changed the way many architects work. Portable touchscreen devices, along with the latest software applications, have streamlined the way they create, share, edit and export things like schematic design, design development and...

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Brandt sponsors 450 local youth to attend Mastercard Memorial Cup

  REGINA, May 11, 2018 /CNW/ - The Brandt Group of Companies is pleased to announce that they have teamed up with a number of charities, operating in Regina, to enable local youth to attend the upcoming 100th anniversary 2018...

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