Sunday, January 20, 2019

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Construction Links Network: Weekly Round Up January 19, 2019

    Welcome to this week’s edition of the Weekly Round Up published by Construction Links Network. Below are the links to all the news items published on the network over the past seven days. If you have a news item that would be...

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How the shutdown is jeopardizing housing for rural Americans

    Scott and La Tysha Mitchell couldn’t find a house they could afford to buy, so they decided to build one with their bare hands in rural Utah, using a loan from the Department of Agriculture. They’ve been toiling outside...

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City of Winnipeg on the hook for $4.85M in convention centre upgrades

    Winnipeg city hall is being asked to put up $4.85 million to complete upgrades to the original portion of the RBC Convention Centre. Council is also being asked to dip deeper into the downtown marketing reserve fund to pay off...

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Architects DCA Blog – EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED

By Toon Dreessen, Architects DCA   I’m going to start off by saying I have no direct, hands-on, experience with this subject. But I know of it, and that this is often taboo; no one wants to talk about, especially not guys. But, as a...

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Calgary building owner takes a different look at vacant office space

    Analysts say the problem with high office vacancy rates isn’t going away anytime soon, but one company is attempting to turn things around by converting some of their vacant buildings into residential units. Strategic Group,...

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Engineering executive pleads guilty to rigging Gatineau contract bids

    A former Quebec engineering firm executive has been sentenced to six months of house arrest and six months under curfew after pleading guilty in Quebec court Thursday to rigging bids for City of Gatineau infrastructure...

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MgO Systems welcomes new senior team members and announces new appointments

    CALGARY, Jan. 17, 2019 /CNW/ - MgO Systems Ltd., a North American leader in prefabricated construction technologies and magnesium oxide based structurally insulated panels ("SIP"s), is pleased to announce two critical senior...

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Do you offer a safe and healthy work environment?

       At every workplace there are visible and invisible pollutants, like welding fume, oil mist and dust. Plymovent offers solutions that guarantee clean air at the work floor. We offer extraction arms, downdraft tables,...

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Architects chosen to transform Calgary’s planetarium into modern-art gallery

    As reported in the Calgary Herald, a Toronto architecture firm that oversaw the design of Saskatoon’s Remai Modern, Toronto’s Gardiner Museum and the Ottawa Art Gallery has been selected to lead the transformation of the...

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IAPMO India’s Saralaya Awarded WPC Education and Training Scholarship

    Ontario, Calif. (Jan. 17, 2019) — The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) is proud to announce Swathi Saralaya, project manager with IAPMO India, is the recipient of a 2018 World Plumbing...

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Councillors concerned after data reveals crane count climbing in Toronto

    Some Toronto city councillors hope to reduce the number of high-rise buildings being developed in Toronto after new data revealed the city is considered one of North America’s crane capitals. According to a city economic...

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