Thursday, February 21, 2019

News

Women are the solution to the construction industry’s labor shortage

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     Megan Ross is an assistant superintendent for a large Maryland-based general contractor. Ross, a former architecture major, had realized...

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Halifax Fire Department considers ticketing for homes without smoke detectors

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     The numbers would be startling at the best of times, let alone during the month of October, when Fire Prevention Week falls. In...

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Maple Reinders creates scholarship for George Brown College’s Construction Management Program

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 5, 2018 /CNW/ - It is with great pride that Maple Reinders announces it has developed a scholarship at...

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Successful Navajo Nation CPC concludes in Thoreau, New Mexico

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     Thoreau, N.M. (Nov. 5, 2018) — Prewitt resident Marie Jones has never had running water in the house her father built, despite...

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Reducing traffic incidents means enhancing vehicle safety

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     News that Toronto is regarded one of the most dangerous cities in the world for cyclists, is alarming to say the least. Yet despite best...

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Lowe’s Canada to close 27 stores in Canada

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     Boucherville, QC – November 5, 2018 – Lowe’s Canada announced earlier today the completion of the consolidation of Lowe’s...

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Health Canada identifies labelling concerns with certain wood finishing products

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     Health Canada is advising consumers of the risks posed by the potential absence of required hazard symbols and health and safety...

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Community pitches in to help save woman’s ant-infested home in Edmonton

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     Karla Touet had worked hard for several years to save up to buy her first home. So when the carpenter ants came marching in, even though...

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Proposal for new UBC real estate development draws community opposition

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     The University of B.C. campus has been transformed in recent decades by clusters of mostly market condos and townhomes, along with...

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Create a better ByWard Market in Ottawa

By Toon Dreessen, Architects DCA   Architects DCA, is on a mission – we want to bring Ottawa’s ByWard Market up to the standards of world-renowned destinations like Vancouver’s Granville Market, Santa Monica’s Third Street...

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Army engineers build bridges and community spirit with Lennox Island

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     Snowmobilers will have no issues traveling the trails of Lennox Island First Nation this winter, thanks to soldiers of the 4 Engineer...

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Canadian Home Builders’ Association N.L.hand out 10th Annual BERG Awards

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     The Canadian Home Builders’ Association N.L. (CHBA-NL) has handed out the hardware celebrating the best in Newfoundland and...

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Construction Links Network: Weekly Round Up November 3, 2018

Got news? This week’s submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news Below are links to the top news items posted on Construction Links Network over the past week. Thank you for stopping by and have a...

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Grappling with an acute labor shortage, the construction industry is being forced to get creative

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     Larry Lopez, president of construction staffing service Green JobWorks in Baltimore, Maryland, needs about 20 skilled workers — a tall...

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The surprising construction materials that could help save Ontario’s green space

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     Whether it’s a road, a sewer, or the foundation walls of a new gleaming tower somewhere in the GTA, every major new building or...

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