Monday, August 19, 2019

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Suncor: Booze, drugs involved in 73 oilsands safety incidents since 2013

Suncor faces “profound problems” with drugs and alcohol at its oilsands operations, including accidents, injuries and death, according to documents filed to support the company’s push for increased testing. The energy giant wants to start...

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Toronto ‘cool guy’ wanted in rental fraud investigation

Police in Toronto want the public's help tracking down a man wanted in a series of alleged rental frauds first reported by CBC Toronto. Mike Lemke, 33, allegedly advertised a room for rent online, took rent deposits exceeding $2,000 from...

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IAPMO Standards Council Issues Four TIAs to UMC

Ontario, Calif. (Nov. 28, 2017) — The IAPMO Standards Council on Nov. 21 issued four tentative interim amendments (TIA) revising the 2018 edition of the Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC). TIA UMC 001-18, 002-18, 003-18, and 004-18 revise UMC...

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Niagara area students out-engineer competition at international preservation technology conference

Competing against some of the top engineering schools in North America, Willowbank students demonstrated they don't build them like they used too. Except that they do. The students recently returned from the Association for Preservation...

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North Delta highrise application updated ahead of second round of consultation

North Delta’s proposed 35-storey high rise development is heading to its second public information meeting, with a few changes. The proposed development at 75A Avenue, 119A Street and 120 Street will be discussed at a public consultation at...

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SWANA Publishes New Tips for Safety at Waste-To-Energy Facilities

Silver Spring, MD – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is excited to announce the release of a new installment to its “Five to Stay Alive” series, featuring safety tips for waste-to-energy (WTE) employees. WTE sites...

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Wood reaches new heights as a building material in Canada

George Brown College has steadily grown since its establishment in 1967 and now operates out of more than a dozen buildings spread throughout Toronto's core. One of its future facilities will be the most unique. The public college of 26,000...

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Will Brakes Be Taken Off Backup Alarm Conversion?

Twenty minutes west of Calgary, you’ll find the (mostly) quiet town of Cochrane, Alberta; Cochrane’s no sleepy backwater though; it’s the province’s largest town and has been one of the fastest growing communities in Canada for several...

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CBRM tender to demolish 27 derelict properties closes this Thursday

The public tender to bid to demolish 27 derelict buildings in the CBRM closes on Thursday at 3 p.m. The bidding is on the contracts for all 27 buildings, said Paul Burt, manager of building, planning and licensing laws with the Cape Breton...

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IAPMO Seeks Technical Committee Members for 2021 UPC and UMC

Ontario, Calif. (Nov. 27, 2017) — The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) is seeking volunteers to participate on two technical committees working toward the development of the 2021 editions of the Uniform...

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Construction underway to improve Marine Atlantic terminal in North Sydney

Changes are coming to the Marine Atlantic terminal in North Sydney. Construction is well underway at the terminal as the company makes enhancements to its marshaling area and ticket booth infrastructure to improve the safety and security of its...

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A look at the $3 billion subway station and other urban white elephants around the world

How much should one subway station cost? The city of Toronto has an answer. The plan to extend transit in the Toronto suburb of Scarborough winds back at least a decade: at one time the plan was a seven-stop light-rail line; later a three-stop...

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Construction begins on North Bay’s new community energy park microgrid

North Bay, Ont., plans to harness power with its new Community Energy Park. North Bay Hydro Services broke ground on Friday on its microgrid project, which will see solar panels, a battery and a co-generator unit built on top of the...

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Construction Links Media Network: Weekly Round Up November 25, 2017

Please find the below news items that were published on the Construction Links Media Network over the past week. Click on the links and be re-directed to read more. Do you have a news item you want to share on our network? Contact me and submit...

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Government of Canada kicks off the Smart Cities Challenge

MONTRÉAL, Nov. 24, 2017 /CNW/ - Making our communities smarter by being innovative and using data and connected technology will help Canadians live better lives now and prepare for the challenges ahead. Following the official...

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