Friday, September 21, 2018

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A look at Europe’s first 3D-printed concrete house in Italy

3D-printed architecture seems to have taken another step towards the mainstream, with the news that engineering firm Arup and CLS Architetti are collaborating on the first 3D-printed concrete house in the European Union. Named 3D Housing 05, the...

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Kawartha Metals new $10 million building now under construction in Peterborough

It’s hard not to notice the giant 112,000-square-foot structure being erected in the Major Bennett Industrial Park in Peterborough. The huge building will soon be home to Kawartha Metals and Steelworks Design and become a home for industrial...

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Developers warn new taxes will drive housing costs up in Vancouver

Members of Vancouver's development community say they've seen the light these past couple of weeks as they realize just how British Columbia's new tax measures could impact them. One of Vancouver's biggest developers says he could be...

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India is building Gujarat International Finance-Tec City, or GIFT City to attract global investment

India is building a new city to give global investors an easy way into its booming economy. Gradually mushrooming on an otherwise barren 886-acre parcel of land in Gujarat -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state -- is a small collection of...

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CG/LA Honors Outstanding Infrastructure Achievement at the 2018 Project of the Year Awards in Montreal

MONTREAL, March 29, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - CG/LA, the global leader in infrastructure research and consulting based in Washington, D.C., in partnership with preeminent construction management platform, Aconex, today announced the winners of...

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B.C. MLA injured after accident at concrete manufacturing facility

WorkSafeBC is investigating after an employee at a concrete manufacturer — who is also a Liberal MLA — was injured in a "serious" incident at his workplace in Fort St. John, B.C. Peace River North MLA Dan Davies was struck by a loader at...

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Anthem acquires a residential site in southwest Calgary

VANCOUVER, March 29, 2018 /CNW/ - Anthem has acquired the first instalment of a 2.25 acre residential site (445 Bishop Drive SW) in southwest Calgary at the master planned community of Currie.  Anthem will develop the site into...

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Newly launched artificial intelligence platform can detect construction problems in hours

As blogged on engineering.com, the use of drones on construction sites is increasing, as are the applications for the technology, which range from measuring the movement of materials on-site to tracking the status of the entire project. However,...

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Dartmouth construction firm awarded $32-million renovation project at the Halifax Infirmary

A Dartmouth construction firm will manage a $32-million renovation project at the Halifax Infirmary. Lindsay Construction was awarded the contract to oversee construction on the third and fifth floors of the hospital on Robie Street, the...

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Concerns persist in Nova Scotia about the supposed health risks of smart meters

As Nova Scotia Power works to install $133 million worth of smart meters in the homes and businesses of its 500,000 customers, it's also going to have to fight unfounded claims that they're bad for people's health. The meters will allow the...

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Newfoundland and Labrador commits $13.6 million to complete construction of the College of the North Atlantic’s Motive Centre in Stephenville

While $13.6 million was announced in Tuesday’s provincial budget for the College of the North Atlantic’s Motive Centre in Stephenville, MHA John Finn said it is part of money that was previously announced in September 2016. The Motive Centre...

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Assure your perspective is represented in the most widely used family of construction codes

Washington, D.C. – The 2018 International Code Council Committee Action Hearings are being held on April 15-23 in Columbus, Ohio. The hearings offer code officials, architects, builders, engineers, designers, plumbing professionals, construction...

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