Saturday, July 20, 2019

Construction Links Network: Weekly Round Up February 9, 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 of interest to our readers and website visitors, please contact us.

Ideal for company news, project updates, new appointments, awards & milestones, new products/services, brochures, videos, infographics, blog sharing, events and more.

Until next week,

Arnie Gess, President


PST on Saskatchewan construction projects staying put

These solar panels are poised to revolutionize green energy

How VR technology is changing the way architects design your home

Member Blog – 21 Storey High-Rise Proposed in Ottawa

Trudeau denies giving ‘direction’ on criminal case against SNC-Lavalin

Featured – 1,900 fewer construction jobs needed in Manitoba over next decade

How Architects benefit from 3D Renderings of building designs before construction

Modular construction seizing moment in the hospitality industry

Member News – 2019 nominees announced for 15th annual Wood Design Awards in BC

Canada faces calls to ease stiff mortgage stress test

Toronto granting more construction noise exemptions

Member News – Save the date! Green Building Festival returns October 8

Lacombe’s Charis Village to begin construction of Chinook Villa this spring

Echoes of emptiness in downtown St. John’s buildings as companies exit

Member News – IAPMO seeks technical subcommittee members for development of Z1167 standard as a U.S national standard for solid waste containment interceptors

Plans for new Weyburn Recreation and Culture Centre hold promise for local sports organizations

Member News – Jennifer Eastman appointed as Legrand Wattstopper Director of National Sales in Canada

Professional Engineers Ontario appoints Johnny Zuccon as Registrar

Member News – IAPMO extends deadline for technical committee member applicants

Building boom prompts City of Orillia to hire new building inspector

Canada’s housing market remains vulnerable despite overvaluation easing in Toronto and Victoria

Featured – Surprise building-permit gain shows Canada construction strength

Regina councillor calls for inquiry into Wascana Park tower ‘plagued’ by secrecy

NDP MP suggests SNC-Lavalin should be barred from federal contracts over election financing scheme

Member News – Legacy Building Solutions adds increased services to military sector

Empire Communities honoured as double winner for the 2019 Cross Border Builder Challenge

Two apartment buildings set to rise at former Kingston nun’s residence

Brigade Electronics announces extended warranties for a number of market-leading reversing safety products

Member News – Sustainable Buildings Canada – February Newsletter

New solar farm will replace 25 per cent of diesel used in Fort Chipewyan

Experts warned of fire-spread risks two years before Grenfell

Chandos Construction announces Toronto leadership appointments as company expands nationally


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