Wednesday, August 5, 2020

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The hidden ways that architecture affects how you feel The hidden ways that architecture affects how you feel

As more of us flock to urban living, city designers are re-thinking buildings’ influence on our moods in an era of “neuro-architecture”. “We shape our buildings and afterwards our buildings shape us,” mused Winston Churchill in 1943 while considering the repair…

Construction of Ultium Cells LLC Battery Cell Manufacturing Facility GM starts construction on the cornerstone of its EV strategy

Steel construction has begun on the nearly 3-million-square-foot factory that will mass produce Ultium battery cells and packs, the cornerstone of General Motors’ strategy to bring 20 electric vehicles to market by 2023. The Ultium Cells LLC battery cell manufacturing facility…

Bird and Stuart Olson Bird Construction to acquire Stuart Olson

Bird Construction Inc. and Stuart Olson Inc. announced that they have entered into a definitive arrangement agreement under which Bird will acquire Stuart Olson, pursuant to an arrangement under the Business Corporations Act (Alberta) for aggregate consideration of $96.5 million. The Transaction, which was…

iapmo and awwa IAPMO and AWWA to develop Manual of Recommended Practice

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) and the American Water Works Association (AWWA) have entered into a Cooperative Development Agreement to develop a Manual of Recommended Practice to support providing safe and effective water efficiency and water quality…

York University Campus in Markham York University Campus in Markham to start construction

York University has officially received the green light from the provincial government to move forward with its long-awaited Markham Centre Campus (MCC). Construction for the campus, which will focus on courses geared toward themes of technology and entrepreneurship, will commence July 2020…