Wednesday, February 21, 2018

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Attention construction crane lovers – A look at Amsterdam’s “crane apartment” for rent

Yays Concierged Boutique Apartments, working with designer Edward van Vliet, has turned a late 1950s harbor crane in Amsterdam's Eastern Docklands into a novel serviced apartment that sleeps four. The project makes use of the original crane...

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Peterborough examines long-term investments for airport

The Peterborough airport was put under the microscope at city hall Monday night as council was asked to consider a 20-year plan that recommends the city spend $48 million on upgrades and expansion. Airport planning consultant Adam Martin...

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Feds: Big Canada projects will have to do more to protect fish

Proponents of industrial projects situated near or on bodies of water in Canada will in future have to do more to protect fish and their habitat, the Liberal government said on Tuesday. The announcement by Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc is...

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Jury acquits Quebec construction mogul Tony Accurso of breach of trust

JOLIETTE, Que. — The jury in the trial of well-known Quebec construction magnate, Tony Accurso, who was accused of breach of trust, needed less than 24 hours of deliberations to come back with an acquittal Tuesday. Defence lawyer Marc Labelle...

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ICC-ES PMG issues its first WaterSense certification for spray sprinkler bodies to Hunter Industries

Brea, Calif. – The ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) Plumbing, Mechanical and Fuel Gas (PMG) Listing Program issued its first listing report (PMG-1457) with the WaterSense certification for spray sprinkler bodies to Hunter Industries. The U.S....

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Construction worker critical after incident at Irving Oil headquarters

A construction worker in his 30s is in critical condition after suffering a head injury in a fall at the Irving Oil headquarters in uptown Saint John on Monday afternoon. WorkSafeNB has issued a stop-work order and is investigating. Details...

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TAMMET Systems Inc launching Site Safety Systems in Canada

  TAMMET Systems Inc. innovates, develops and provides specialist safety solutions for the global construction industry. We help our customers to focus on their core competencies by supporting them with products and services that are...

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Tuesday February 6 is Safer Internet Day – A better Internet starts with you

As the owner of this website, I always try to be aware of online scams as well as ensuring the online safety for my advertising clients and daily visitors. More troublesome is that the Internet is also a dangerous place for children and young...

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Launch of YIMBY, living environments for millennials

MONTRÉAL, Feb. 5, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - REZ Real Estate is leveraging the festive and rhythmic ambiance at the heart of the IGLOOFEST festival to launch YIMBY, a new residential project adapted to the values and lifestyles of Generation Y (the...

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The Portland Cement Association and Simpson Strong-Tie join ANCR to create the first whole-community resilience benchmarks in the U.S

Washington, D.C. – The Portland Cement Association (PCA) and Simpson Strong-Tie have joined the International Code Council and the Alliance for National & Community Resilience (ANCR) to create the first whole-community resilience benchmarks in...

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Dr. Peter Williams to Deliver Keynote Address at Sixth Emerging Water Technology Symposium

Ontario, Calif. (Feb. 5, 2018) – Dr. Peter Williams, IBM Distinguished Engineer and Smart Cities and Resilience Lead, will provide the keynote discussion at the sixth Emerging Water and Technology Symposium (EWTS), the event’s co-conveners and...

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World’s largest offshore wind farm starts construction of the coast of UK

The world’s soon to be (2020) largest offshore wind farm has begun construction. The project, being developed by the largest offshore wind power developer – Ørsted – is located 74.5 miles off the coast of Yorkshire, UK. The wind farm is...

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