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Safe & sound shipping thanks to Brigade’s broadband alarms

Brigade Electronics Canada recently kitted out Montréal container terminal operator Termont’s entire vehicle fleet with 97 of its white noise BBS-Tek broadband sound backup alarms; as part of a noise abatement exercise; which resulted in optimized safety. Termont has been operating…

PCL Toronto shares safety knowledge with industry

TORONTO, ON (May 9, 2018) – With over 70 per cent of 3.6 million work hours tracked in fiscal 2017 recorded by subcontractors, PCL Constructors Canada Inc. (Toronto)’s commitment to mentoring trade partners and clients is essential to achieving its goal…

LED lights on construction jobsites benefit owners

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y., May 8, 2018 /CNW/ — Lind Equipment – leaders in portable LED lighting for construction companies – has announced that switching from bulb-based to LED lighting on jobsites has proven to save hundreds of thousands of dollars for development owners. Through revolutionary monitoring of…

Tesla Solar Roof patent reveals the science behind its design

One of the most fascinating aspects of Tesla’s solar roof, which started reaching homes earlier this year, is that it looks like an ordinary roof. The design hides advanced energy-harvesting cells wired to a home battery, and a new patent application published last week…

Three new towers added to Lachine project

MONTREAL, May 8, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – Développement Lachine Est Inc. – VillaNova has announced today the construction of three 10-storey towers, totalling 177 new condos and a 22,000 sq. ft. commercial ground floor. The project is aiming to create a new city of more than 4,000…

Canadian housing starts trend stable in April

OTTAWA, May 8, 2018 — The trend in housing starts was 225,696 units in April 2018, compared to 226,942 units in March 2018, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). This trend measure is a six-month moving average of the monthly seasonally adjusted…

NSLC unveils designs for cannabis stores in Nova Scotia

Some Nova Scotia liquor stores will soon be fitted with walled-off cannabis zones in preparation for pot legalization this summer, executives say. One vacant store in Halifax will also reopen as the sole pot-only shop in the province. Designs for 12…