Friday, September 21, 2018

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Architect reveals futuristic images of Vancouver’s new Oakridge Centre

  Spectacular design details of phase one of the new Oakridge Centre, Vancouver’s massive mixed residential and commercial masterplan, have been revealed in updated renderings, released this month. Like a futuristic Antoni...

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Opinion: Committing $366 million over next 10 years to keep Liberal Party and friendly construction companies viable in P.E.I.

  The recent announcement by the provincial government, proclaiming that there will be a $366 million transfer of funds from Ottawa to the Island over the next 10 years, is a big surprise to many; it is also unprecedented. The money is...

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Plymovent announces factory direct E-store for stream lining the sales process for plug and play equipment

  Remove The Fume| Powered by Plymovent is a one-stop online shopping platform available to the North American marketplace for purchasing Plymovent equipment systems for oil extraction and filtration of polluted indoor air. We provide...

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8-storey wood office building proposed for East Vancouver

  A large undeveloped site immediately south of VCC-Clark Station and west of the Monument for East Vancouver, better known as the ‘East Van Cross’, is set to be transformed into a mass-timber office building for an unnamed health...

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Development of former Lincoln Fabrics building in Port Dalhousie approved

  The building that formerly housed Lincoln Fabrics in Port Dalhousie will be reborn as a mixed use apartment building after St. Catharines city council approved zoning for the development Monday.  The project on Lakeport Road at the...

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Siemens and Mortenson complete Bipole III HVDC Converter Stations in Canada

  OAKVILLE, ON, Aug. 28, 2018 /CNW/ - The consortium of Siemens and Mortenson has successfully completed the ± 500-kilovolt (kV) Bipole III high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) power converter stations for Manitoba Hydro. The HVDC converter...

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A look into the future – By 2050 skyscrapers could be a mile high

  City living is growing at an astonishing rate. In 1985, two billion people lived in cities; today the number is four billion, and by 2050 there will be some six billion urban dwellers. Cities will have to adapt. Either they can...

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B.C.’s new rules for provincial infrastructure projects challenged in court

  The Independent Contractors and Business Association is asking the B.C. Supreme Court to strike down the provincial government’s new hiring model for taxpayer-funded construction projects. The association filed a petition Monday with...

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Plymovent Industrial Parts North America announces expanding engineered solutions division offering a service maintenance program

  Plymovent Industrial NA is in the planning stages of offering maintenance and service to our long term clients and customers on fume extraction and air quality solutions offered through our industrial products and engineered solution...

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Europe’s tallest skyscraper nears completion

  The tallest building in Europe is nearly complete. Rising above a new waterfront complex in St. Petersburg, Russia, the Lakhta Center's tower stands at 462 meters (1,516 feet) tall, making it the city's first "supertall" building (one...

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This crazy concrete ceiling could revolutionize how we build

  Swiss engineers have developed a construction technique that could change how buildings are designed and built. It’s called a “Smart Slab:” A mixture of concrete, rebar, and carbon fiber that form a super-light, super-strong slab...

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What does a city of one million people on Mars look like?

  An urban utopia on Mars might be closer than you think. For the past year, creative professionals, students, space geeks — even families — have been creating their visions for a metropolis on the fourth planet from the sun. The...

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