Sunday, December 08, 2019

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Canadian architecture firm leads renovation project at Lincoln Center’s Geffen Hall in NYC

    A Canadian architectural firm is leading a high-profile interior renovation of Lincoln Center's historic Geffen Hall, home of the renowned New York Philharmonic. Gary McCluskie, a lead designer for performing arts...

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Construction hub pilot project aims to make Yonge-Eglinton safer for pedestrians

    City officials have launched a new pilot project to make the Yonge-Eglinton area "less dangerous" for pedestrians, but residents who work and live near the busy intersection say they remain skeptical. The project, known as...

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AWC: Ambient Air Guidance Uses Realistic Scenarios

    American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski issued a statement following the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) issuing the final ambient air guidance under the Prevention of Significant Deterioration...

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U.S. construction spending declines in October

    U.S. construction spending unexpectedly fell in October as investment in private projects tumbled to its lowest level in three years, offering a cautionary note on the economy despite a recent string of upbeat reports. The...

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Canadian real estate leaders call for public disclosure of building energy & carbon data

    The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) today released the results of its Disclosure Challenge, an initiative designed to champion the importance of energy benchmarking and data transparency in the Canadian commercial real...

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Magic Lite’s next generation of LED Brick Star and LED Step Star

Magic Lite introduces the next generation of their hugely successful LED Brick Star and Step Star. The newly designed circuitry of these robust fixtures provides more than 6 times the lumen output of the previous generation at a lower cost. LED...

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Arguson Projects Inc. joins expanding roster of CMiC Canadian customers

    CMiC—the most comprehensive and advanced provider of enterprise and field operations solutions, purpose-built for construction and capital projects companies—welcomes Arguson Projects Inc. to a growing network of Canadian...

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Trans Mountain construction set to begin in Alberta before Christmas

After years of delays, pipeline construction is ready to begin on the Trans Mountain expansion project. Large-diameter green pipes that will carry oil from Alberta to the British Columbia coast have been stockpiled at various points along the...

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Architects DCA Blog: Eliminating Eyesores – How Ottawa can address its empty and abandoned buildings

Apathy is costing our communities Vacant and derelict buildings tear holes in our communities. They harm our economy, reduce our safety and set us back in making our city a great place to live. And here in Ottawa, lax bylaws fail to offer many...

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Shawn Sparling of Nokia appointed to CABA Board of Directors

    The Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) is pleased to announce that Shawn Sparling, VP Enterprise and Public Sector at Nokia, will be joining its Board of Directors. Nokia is a leading end-to-end network equipment...

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Sunny Land Development Corp. takes over ownership of Mackenzie Creek Development from New Silkroad

    Markham-based Sunny Land Development Corp. (Sunny) acquired the Mackenzie Creek Development from New Silkroad Culturaltainment (NSR) on Friday, November 29. Mackenzie Creek is a mixed-use development in Markham, Phase I of...

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How the cement industry is taking concrete steps to lower its emissions

    On a scorching July morning at a testing facility outside of Paris, a cadre of scientists, engineers, and architects wearing hard hats and safety goggles watched through protective glass as a machine molded a soupy, grey...

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Pipeline reaches milestone as Line 3’s Canadian section goes into service

    A major pipeline project — long anticipated by the Canadian oilpatch — reached a significant milestone Sunday as Enbridge's Line 3 pipeline from Alberta to Manitoba is now up and running. Calgary-based Enbridge sees...

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YVR digs deep with Geoexchange to help meet emission-reduction goals

    Installing one of the largest Geoexchange systems in Canada is a massive investment that is crucial to Vancouver International Airport’s objective to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but the impressive parts of it are destined...

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Is fatigue causing impairment on your work-site?

    The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) defines fatigue as “the state of feeling very tired, weary or sleepy which may be a result of insufficient sleep, prolonged mental or physical work or extended...

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