Monday, June 17, 2019

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Skyline partners with BONE Structure® for sustainable construction at Deerhurst Sanctuary

TORONTO, Ontario, CANADA – July 5th, 2017 - Today, a unique collaboration has been struck between Skyline Investments Inc. and BONE Structure® to offer a renewed and invigorated commitment to sustainable construction of premium residences...

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Winnipeg Construction Association concerned about mayor’s infrastructure plan

The Winnipeg Construction Association wants to erect barricades around Mayor Brian Bowman's plan to devote scarce federal infrastructure funding to "routine road maintenance." On Friday, the mayor announced he plans to ask Ottawa to earmark...

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Scientists explain ancient Rome’s long-lasting concrete

Researchers have unlocked the chemistry of Roman concrete which has resisted the elements for thousands of years. Ancient sea walls built by the Romans used a concrete made from lime and volcanic ash to bind with rocks. Now scientists have...

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Logistec Corporation acquires a majority interest in FER-PAL Construction Ltd

   MONTREAL, July 6, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Logistec Corporation (TSX: LGT.A LGT.B), a marine and environmental services provider, today announced that it has acquired 51% of the shares of FER-PAL Construction Ltd. ("FER-PAL"), a trenchless...

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Yukon health and safety board increases assessment rates

The Yukon Workers Compensation Health and Safety board announced an increase in average assessment rates of three per cent next year. The increase will take the average assessment rate to $1.93 from the current rate of $1.87 per $100 of...

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Champion Petfoods breaks ground on new Parkland County facility in Alberta

Work is officially underway on a new pet foods manufacturing facility in Parkland County after Alberta-based pet food company, Champion Petfoods LP, broke ground on their NorthStar Kitchen expansion project on June 29. Located on 75-acres of...

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The risks and rewards of purchasing a pre-construction condo

The pre-construction phase is a popular time to buy a new home or condo, for a number of reasons. Usually at this stage in the game, the home builder offers more competitive pricing to raise the funds needed to get shovels in the ground...

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Ottawa sets conditions on infrastructure cash for provinces

The Trudeau government is telling provinces and territories that billions in new infrastructure money won’t flow from federal coffers unless lower levels of government can show that the spending will boost the rate of economic growth. Nor...

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KRents expands rental fleet with Takeuchi Compact Equipment

ACHESON, AB--(Marketwired - July 05, 2017) - KRents, a division of SMS Equipment Inc., has formed a partnership with Takeuchi Manufacturing , Ltd. to introduce the new line of compact equipment to short-term rental equipment fleets across Western...

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Molson Coors to build new $500-million Montreal brewery

A tract of waterfront land at the edge of Old Montreal will undergo a transformation after Molson Coors announced plans to spend up to $500-million to build a new brewery in the city instead of modernizing its current brewery, North America’s...

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Construction of new clubhouse underway at Georges River Boat Club in Cape Breton

Imagine sitting on a deck on a warm, sunny summer day relaxing with family and friends having a barbecue and watching boats travel up and down the Bras d’Or Lake without a worry in the world. Can you picture it? The...

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Construction begins on new multi-purpose sports field in Winnipeg

The shovels hit the ground at Dakota Collegiate on Wednesday morning in the first step towards the construction of a new multi-purpose sports area in Winnipeg. Murray Field will include an artificial turf playing field, mini-soccer area,...

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QMC Submetering Solutions forms partnership with South African Apex Innovation

VANCOUVER and CAPETOWN, South Africa, July 4, 2017 /CNW/ - QMC has signed a service contract to provide meter reading, data collection and reporting services to Apex Innovation for its submetering business in South Africa. "QMC is pleased...

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The dawn of the bionic worker is coming with construction wearable technology

The dawn of the bionic construction worker is not quite here yet, but it’s coming. At ConExpo this year, “Wearable Technology” was the subject of one of the show’s Tech Talks, and while most of this technology has yet to make it into...

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Canada Green Building Council announces 100th LEED® certification in Manitoba

OTTAWA, ON – July 5, 2017 – The Canada Green Building Council® (CaGBC) and the CaGBC Manitoba Chapter are pleased to announce that Manitoba has reached its 100th LEED® certified project. Totaling 601,753 sq. m. of space, these 100...

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