Monday, March 25, 2019

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ISH China & CIHE 2017 gathered a record high of 61,612 visitors

ISH China & CIHE – China International Trade Fair for Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning, Sanitation & Home Comfort System concluded with record-breaking results. Held from 18 – 20 May, the show was organised by Messe Frankfurt...

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Auditor general report raises red flags about Toronto’s oversight of commercial leases at Union station

The city has failed to collect almost $10 million it’s owed by commercial tenants at Union Station and has not exercised basic oversight of some leases at the rail hub for years, according to an auditor general’s report. The report, which...

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Victoria bus lanes delayed by rising construction costs

New transit lanes aimed at easing gridlock for buses in Victoria have been put on hold due to rising construction costs. Work was supposed to begin shortly to add more bus-only lanes on busy sections of Douglas Street — one of the region's...

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Toronto tenant calling for more transparency regarding fire inspection reports

When Mark Legate noticed what looked like a fire code violation — an exit blocked by construction in his North York building — back in April 2016, he called the fire department. But after fighting through red tape for more than a year,...

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Will Trump’s border wall produce solar generated energy?

US President Donald Trump has told supporters that his proposed wall along the border with Mexico could have solar panels fixed to it. Addressing a rally in Iowa, he said the panels would provide cheap energy and help to pay for the...

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Call for Presenters for OAA Continuing Education Sessions

Call for Presenters for OAA Continuing Education Sessions Deadline for Call for Proposals: September 29, 2017 Eligibility: Open to educators, presenters with expertise in their field Theme: Bold by Design Submission form and...

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A look at nine famous architects who didn’t possess an architecture degree

Had the worst jury ever? Failed your exams? Worry not! Before you fall on your bed and cry yourself to sleep—after posting a cute, frantic-looking selfie on Instagram, of course (hashtag so dead)—take a look at this list of nine celebrated...

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Teknion wins several NeoCon 2017 awards for new workplace products

   Teknion Corporation today announced that multiple new workplace products from its Teknion, Studio TK and Luum Textiles collections received prestigious recognition at NeoCon 2017, held June 12-14 at The Mart in Chicago. Three of the honors...

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Deaths of transmission-line workers show need for safe workplaces

The heads of an electrical workers' union and a safety association say the deaths of two men working to build a transmission line near Come by Chance, N.L., are a sad reminder of the importance of safe workplaces. Don Murphy, business manager...

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2017 Construction Marketing STAR Awards – Call For Entries!

The annual Construction Marketing STAR™ awards recognize and honor marketing excellence of construction industry professionals across a broad range of functional marketing disciplines. STAR and SUPERSTAR recognition will be awarded for sixteen...

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iLLUMA-Drive signs key distribution agreement with iDrive Solutions in Canada and USA

  Burlington, Ontario – June 20th 2017 -  iLLUMA-Drive has signed a key distribution agreement with the Canadian and US divisions of iDrive Solutions Ltd. establishing a sales channel for Canada and US electrical markets. iLLUMA-Drive’s...

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New road infrastructure will help fish populations in Gros Morne National Park

Ongoing construction in Gros Morne National Park is actually helping to improve the fish population. Crews have replaced 86 culverts to make them more fish-friendly. Ecologist Tom Knight says the new culverts that access fish-bearing streams...

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Architects call for Indigenous design for new centre

The former United States embassy building in Ottawa is not a culturally appropriate space for an Indigenous Centre, says the Indigenous Task Force of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC), on the eve of National Aboriginal...

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JMAA architecture selected to design new senior’s lodge in Innisfail

With more than two years passing since millions of dollars of provincial and federal funding was announced for the construction of a new facility to replace the aging Autumn Glen Lodge for seniors, the Alberta government has finally selected...

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Australia to strip buildings of ‘flammable’ cladding after Grenfell disaster

Authorities in Australia are set to strip buildings of ‘flammable’ cladding in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire. The Times reported officials estimate at least 2,700 buildings in New South Wales have aluminium composite cladding similar...

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