Tuesday, December 10, 2019

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City of Penticton hosts job fair for laid-off modular construction workers

    Barry Woods handed out resumes at a city-sanctioned job fair on Tuesday after losing his job in the modular construction industry five days ago. “I sort of the saw the writing on the wall,” he told Global News at the...

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Deere & Company shares dip as tractor giant sees equipment sales falling in 2020

    Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) shares lagged in pre-market trade despite the tractor giant beating estimates with its fourth-quarter results as the market focused instead on the group forecasting that net income would decline in...

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Zoomlion unveils latest Mortar Mixer Duo-mix specialised for 3D construction printing

    Zoomlion's wholly-owned subsidiary, m-tec, released its latest mortar mixer Duo-mix in Shanghai, China for the first time on November 5. The new solution, which can help to build a 60m2 2-story house in two weeks is now...

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Construction industry brainstorms on how to adapt to climate change

    It's anything but business as usual for some industries in Atlantic Canada as a changing climate pushes them to make changes of their own. This week, hundreds from the construction sector are in Saint John discussing how to...

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Canada’s Zero Carbon Building Standard Celebrates First 10 Certifications

    OTTAWA – November 27, 2019 – The Canada Green Building Council is helping Canada eliminate carbon emissions with ten projects certifying under its Zero Carbon Building (ZCB) Standard. These pioneering projects include new and...

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Sidewalk Labs and Plaza Ventures planning Toronto-based venture fund focused on smart-city technology

    Sidewalk Labs and Plaza Ventures plan to launch a venture capital fund focused on smart-city technology, The Logic has learned. Expected to be between $20 million and $30 million, it would focus on high-risk investments in...

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Report warns planned LRT track could corrode Montreal’s new $4.5B Champlain Bridge

    A light-rail line planned for the new Samuel De Champlain bridge in Montreal runs the risk of corroding the $4.5 billion structure, a risk authorities say they’re taking all the necessary measures to avoid. The eight-lane...

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Canadian Concrete Expo Blog: 6 Pulverizers That Are Crushing It in the Marketplace

  How do you break one of the toughest building materials in construction? Pulverizers. “Concrete is a material that lasts a long time. The concrete in concrete structures often outlives the original use of the structure. That is why so...

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Gordie Howe International Bridge Towers to rise next summer

    You may not see it, but there is a lot of activity underway at the Canadian port of entry to the Gordie Howe International Bridge project. So far, Bridging North America has set up its offices at Sandwich Street and Prospect...

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Celebrate National Construction Day with the Canadian Construction Association

    OTTAWA, November 26, 2019 – Today marks the Canadian Construction Association’s (CCA) first annual celebration day of the industry. In collaboration with CCA’s partner associations, National Construction Day recognizes...

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COMMAND Center Blog: Concrete Maturity Used to Meet Tight High-Rise Construction Deadline

Braun Intertec used the COMMAND Center concrete temperature and maturity system to expedite post-tension stressing and meet a tight construction deadline.   The Terraces at Douglas Center is a new 12-story office tower in Dallas with a...

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City of Calgary charges contracting company following multiple complaints

    The City of Calgary has laid charges against one man who ran a general contracting business that clients claimed took their money but didn’t finish the work. Kent Pallister, the city’s chief licence inspector, said the...

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Last living Mount Rushmore construction worker dies at 98

    U.S.News & World Report reports that the last living worker who helped construct Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota’s Black Hills has died. Donald "Nick" Clifford of Keystone, South Dakota, was...

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Canada’s industrial buildings of the future being built now

    A logistics facility being constructed in the Greater Toronto Area city of Mississauga is taking space optimization and automated storage and retrieval systems to new heights in this country. Literally and...

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New SR&ED credit writing initiative launched to boost innovation in the Canadian construction industry

    OTTAWA, November 25, 2019 – In an effort to encourage and boost innovation within the industry, Canadian Construction Association (CCA) and Canadian Construction Innovations (CCI) are delighted to announce an exclusive...

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