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June 21, 2019

An alarming number of helical screw piles installations potentially at risk in Canada – Canadian consumers deserve better protection

The story in short: For more than three years, GoliathTech has noted significant issues with helical screw piles installed on construction sites across Canada. Reported through formal complaints to the Canadian Construction...

June 21, 2019

Statistics Canada – Building construction increased 2.6% in April to $14.8 billion

Statistics Canada reports that total investment in building construction increased 2.6% in April to $14.8 billion. Investment in the residential sector (+3.6% to $10.1 billion) led the growth, while the non-residential sector edged...

June 21, 2019

Technology – Philips Hue company announces lights that beam data at 250 Mbps

As reported on The Verge, Signify, the company formerly known as Philips Lighting that produces Hue-branded smart lights, has announced a new range of internet-transmitting Li-Fi lights called Truelifi. They’re capable...

June 21, 2019

A Quick Guide to OSHA’s Silica Standards

In case you weren't aware, OSHA has implemented new regulations regarding the usage of crystalline silica by U.S.-based employers operating in the General and Maritime industries. The new rules have been in...