Wednesday, November 20, 2019

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IAPMO-Backed Report: More than 2 million Americans live without access to running water and sanitation

Ontario, Calif. (Nov. 18, 2019) — A new report, produced by DigDeep and the US Water Alliance with advisory assistance from IAPMO, titled “Closing the Water Access Gap in the United States: A National Action Plan,” reveals that more than 2...

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Shield and protect yourself with Nanotek Technology

With Nanotek technology, we offer a safer, more environmentally friendly, lead-free solution to traditionally lead-based radiation shielding products. The Benefits of Nanotek Technology Non-Toxic: Rest easy knowing that your shielding products...

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Hampstead referendum on demolition of apartment buildings may set precedent

    In the town of Hampstead, the battle over the demolition of two aging apartment buildings is pitting the rights of tenants against those of developers and the municipality seeking to upgrade to something larger, newer and more...

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Contractor makes $622,100 arithmetic error in bid to fix Wellington underpass in Sault Ste. Marie

    Sault Ste. Marie City Council is expected to award a contract on Monday for additional repairs to the problematic Wellington Street underpass. The job is expected to go to Carlington Construction Inc. from Hamilton, which had...

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IAPMO Indonesia completes Enterprising Sustainability Summit

Jakarta, Indonesia (Nov. 18, 2019) – PT. IAPMO Group Indonesia, in cooperation with the Green Product Council Indonesia (GPCI) and the Indonesian Plumbing Association (APIN), hosted a comprehensive three-day Indonesia Sustainable Construction and...

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Crane crews converge in Richmond for safety conference

    Cranes are getting taller and lifting more – so industry reps are getting together in Richmond this week to discuss how to keep construction sites safe. The theme of the Tower Crane Conference, hosted by WorkSafeBC and the...

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Manitoba’s 107-year-old Bockstael Construction innovates with Procore

TORONTO, Ont., November 19, 2019 — Procore Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of construction management software, today announced that Bockstael Construction, one of Manitoba’s leading contractors, has selected Procore as its...

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Celebrate National Construction Day with the Canadian Construction Association on November 26

OTTAWA, November 18, 2019 – Tuesday, November 26, 2019 marks the Canadian Construction Association’s (CCA) first annual celebration of the construction industry with National Construction Day 2019. CCA is pleased to be leading the celebration...

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IAPMO codes mobile app now available for download

Ontario, Calif. (Nov. 18, 2019) — The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) Codes app is now available for download, giving users constant access to their purchased code books on their mobile devices even when they...

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Nunavut utility pitches new $32.4M power plant for Arctic Bay

    The Qulliq Energy Corp. has asked the Nunavut government for permission to build a new $32.4-million diesel-burning power plant in Arctic Bay to replace a 45-year-old structure that’s now too small, too unsafe, and incapable of...

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Tomlinson Group demands $11M for late payments from Ottawa LRT builder

    Local construction giant Tomlinson Group is demanding more than $11 million in late payments from Rideau Transit Group (RTG), the builder of Ottawa's beleaguered Confederation Line. According to a letter dated Nov. 11 from...

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IAPMO makes new Tentative Interim Amendment available for public comment until November 22

Ontario, Calif. (Nov. 15, 2019) — In accordance with the IAPMO Regulations Governing Committee Projects, IAPMO would like to announce that a Tentative Interim Amendment (TIA) to the 2018 edition of the Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC®) is being...

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Enbridge Gas presents cheque to Skills Ontario, continues support for the First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Initiatives program

    Ontario (November 15, 2019) – Earlier this week, Ian Howcroft, Chief Executive Officer of Skills Ontario met with Ken McCorkle, Manager of Indigenous Affairs at Enbridge Gas and Malini Giridhar, VP of Business Development and...

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Four industry leaders elected to the Vancouver Island Construction Association board

    November 14, 2019 (Victoria, BC) – The Vancouver Island Construction Association (VICA) and its membership elected four industry leaders to its 2019-2020 Board of Directors at its Annual General Meeting on November 7, 2019....

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Saskatchewan government bans future immigration applications tied to GTH megamall project

    After almost four years of close, enthusiastic cooperation with the developer of a wholesale mall at the Global Transportation Hub, the government of Saskatchewan has announced a major reversal. It says it will no longer...

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