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February 20, 2019

Seven areas to tackle poor productivity in construction with ConTech

As blogged on, in the 2017 report “Reinventing construction through a productivity revolution”, MGI argued that, if construction sector productivity were just to catch up with that of the total economy,...

February 20, 2019

Architects anticipate robots on construction sites

As blogged on, here's a good sign that robots are moving beyond academia and into the real world: Architects are using robots to get ready for the future of construction. The...

February 20, 2019

Ontario announces home warranty changes to address conflict of interest

As reported on CTV News, Ontario has announced changes for new home warranties, including moving oversight for new home builders and vendors away from the corporation that provides the warranties. Government and Consumer...

February 20, 2019

UL Opens Catalog of Safety Standards

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Feb. 20, 2019 /CNW/ -- In an essential and far-reaching move today, Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL), a global safety science leader, announced it will now offer open-access online views of its entire library...

Canada Green Building Council study proves Zero Carbon Buildings eliminate greenhouse gas emissions while reducing operating costs and achieving positive returns

Calgary condo owners, facing millions in repair bills, find out their builder isn’t who they thought it was

Designing Homes with Passive Solar Design in Mind

Steelhead LNG halts work on Kwispaa plant, according to Huu‐ay‐aht First Nations