Monday, April 23, 2018

Construction Links Network: Weekly Round Up February 17, 2018

Greetings,

Below are links to the top news items posted on the Construction Links Network over the past week.

Network members are invited to send company news items and press releases for the next issue before February 23 to be included in the next issue.

Thank you for reading the network news and have a successful week!

Best Regards,

Arnie Gess, Publisher & Owner

 

Canadian Construction Association strengthens its advocacy efforts and members services with the addition of two executives

Winnipeg-based architectural intern wins Indigenous housing award

Lean Construction Conference to Gather Practitioners in Vancouver

Sole-practitioner from Manitoba inducted as 2018 President of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada

Ottawa vows to pass LRT delay costs onto contractor

The Canadian Farm Builders Association announces award winners at national conference

CF Toronto Eaton Centre Bridge Project Named Best of the Best

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Ground-breaking starts construction of Kelowna’s two tallest buildings

Team of researchers make wood that is 12 times tougher than regular wood

Security Expert – Chinese firm’s ‘problematic history’ warrants review of Aecon takeover

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New Norwegian hotel project to meet the world’s toughest energy standard

Canadian home sales drop sharply in January

Construction on new high school in New Westminster to begin in March

Industry study determines broadband sound top reversing safety solution

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Dan Daniels Assumes Duties as Chairman of IWSH Foundation

New report looks at how green design investment can save cities money

Canadian Building Trades Unions Comments on Regulatory Failure Surrounding Energy Projects

Howland Green introduces the first Net Positive Energy office building in Canada

Trump’s infrastructure plan intended to attract a huge amount of money from states, localities and private investors

AECOM and SNC-Lavalin Inc. preferred consortium for the design of the Réseau express métropolitain (REM)

Former construction boss cuts ties with Quebec’s anti-corruption unit

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Submit your registration – 5th annual Student Design Competition

Canada’s second LEED® v4 Platinum home ideal for retired baby boomers

Fort St. John councillors put in a competitive bidding process for the new RCMP detachment design

Calgary-based landlord looking to invest in rental properties where his tenants would be allowed to smoke marijuana once legal

GARAGA adds a new garage door model to its STANDARD+ Series

A look at the darkest building on Earth

New introductory trades program to be offered to Grade 10 students in Manitoba

Ontario government investing in projects to reduce workplace injuries, illnesses and fatalities

A look at some winners from a recent tiny house design competition