Tuesday, July 14, 2020

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News Round Up Construction Links Network – News Round Up – July 6, 2020

Canadian-made contact tracing solution | Building permits bounce back | More news Ottawa-based Caber Trace is introducing a subscription-based contact tracing solution for the construction industry that features hardhat mounted Bluetooth beacons that provide visual and physical distancing cues to each…

construction site safety Construction site sanitation improves during pandemic

COVID-19 restrictions have been difficult for everyone, but other than health, there is something positive coming out of recent events. Sanitation at construction sites, long a concern for workers, has vastly improved, notes Jim Noon, President of the Vancouver Island Building Trades Council.…

modular housing mainstream Modular housing eases into the mainstream

Compared to the normally sluggish pace of most construction projects, the development of two new City of Toronto affordable housing complexes will have a kind of don’t-blink-or-you’ll-miss-it quality. The projects – one in the west end and the other in Scarborough,…