Tuesday, December 10, 2019

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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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Demolition by Neglect – Vacant 24 Sussex costing taxpayers millions

    More than four years after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau decided not to reside at 24 Sussex Drive, there remain no concrete plans for renovations to the deteriorating building as it costs taxpayers millions of dollars in basic...

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Removing barriers to online learning for trades students

    NANAIMO, BC: Digital access to textbooks, lesson plans and research has been transforming the way people learn for the last two decades, but not across all disciplines equally. “Education changes lives,” says Sally Vinden...

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Work Zone Safety Alliance recognized as “Safety Team Champions” by NAOSH BC

    Richmond, B.C. (November 29, 2019) - The Work Zone Safety Alliance has been recognized as a “Safety Team Champion” in the new Community and Industry Initiatives category at the annual NAOSH BC Week Safety Forum and Awards...

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Free E-Book: The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective Industrial B2B Companies

Industrial buyers have changed the way they search for products and services. This e-book explores seven sales and marketing activities that industrial B2B businesses can leverage to achieve success. These tips are easy to implement and can help...

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Mastering IoT in the construction field pays off for PCL Construction

    The construction industry has historically been slow to adopt new technologies; specifically when it comes to workflow management and building performance monitoring. A report from McKinsey suggests that the construction...

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Construction industry technology – Opportunity for evolving trends in a tech driven world

    Industry is driven in part by developments in technology and construction is no exception. Technology in the construction industry brings about positive change — cost effectiveness, increased efficiency and safer projects....

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DataBid Blog: $1.9 million rowing centre proposed for Welland

    The City of Welland has proposed developing a $1.9 million rowing centre of excellence on the former Welland Canal in Dain City. This will be one of five the city has proposed to go along its recreation corridor which has 12...

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