Thursday, September 20, 2018

News

Landscape and snow removal profession plans for safety in response to rock salt shortage

  Milton, Ont. — A shortage in salt supplies has landscape and snow removal professionals making plans to help their customers weather the upcoming winter season safely. The salt inventory shortage affects the Eastern United States as...

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Minto Capital celebrates topping off at 39 Niagara in Toronto

  TORONTO, Sept. 10, 2018 /CNW/ - Minto Capital Management Inc. ("Minto Capital") recently held a topping off event at 39 Niagara ("The Project"), a purpose-built rental tower under construction in Toronto, Ontario. Employees and...

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Passive building key to one Coquitlam townhouse complex development

  Judging from architectural renderings, a new residential development planned for the 600-block of Foster Avenue in Coquitlam looks like a typical townhouse project. But Scott Kennedy, one of the architects behind the development, said...

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Labour-hungry construction industry puzzled over StatCan job loss data

  Construction industry experts are scratching their heads over a Statistics Canada report which found that their sector shed 8,800 jobs last month, when they say they’re facing a wealth of openings and a lack of workers to fill...

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Construction Links Network: Weekly Round Up September 8, 2018

  Below are links to the top news items posted on Construction Links Network over the past week. Thank you for stopping by and have a great week!   Best Regards, Arnie Gess, President   Gordie Howe bridge cost to top...

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Design–build project delivery systems

  Design–build (or design/build, and abbreviated D–B or D/B accordingly) is a project delivery system used in the construction industry. It is a method to deliver a project in which the design and construction services are contracted by...

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Why postmodern architecture is making a comeback

  Postmodernism is back. We see it in the slew of books and articles about the movement, in the campaigns to save some of its greatest landmarks such as Philip Johnson's AT&T building in New York, in the listings in the UK of notable...

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Regina tradespeople work together to ‘build love’ with family home renovation

  There is already a ramp leading up to Vienna Kennedy’s front door on Massey Road. But soon, there will be an even better one, and beyond it, a newly accessible house. Shane Chapman and his team at The Ultimate Deck Shop will be...

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Premier Doug Ford sets sights on Ontario Place redevelopment

  Premier Doug Ford, whose grandiose schemes for Toronto’s waterfront were thwarted when he was a city councillor and his brother was mayor, is setting his sights on redeveloping Ontario Place. Sources told the Star that Ford wants to...

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New Minto Capital Purpose-Built Rental Building receives LEED Registration

  TORONTO, Sep 6, 2018 /CNW/ - Minto Capital is pleased to announce that its new purpose-built rental tower, 1235 Marlborough in Oakville, Ontario, is now LEED registered. The 14-storey building comprised of 144 units, state of the art...

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Pattullo Bridge in BC to start construction in 2019

  Even as British Columbian politicians discuss union contracts surrounding a community benefits proposal, leaders of the planned Pattullo Bridge replacement say the $1.4-billion project remains on budget and ready for a summer 2019...

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Slowing quake rebuild brings New Zealand construction to slowest pace in six years

  New Zealand’s construction industry is growing at the slowest pace in six years, adding to risks that the economy may struggle to gain momentum. Never miss important industry news again – Click here to sign-up and receive the Weekly...

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