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All-new Brandt pipelayer sets new standard for safety and productivity

REGINA, Nov. 6, 2017 /CNW/ – Brandt Industries Ltd.’s strategic move into the oil and gas pipeline industry in mid-2017 is paying dividends quickly for the Regina-based company. Industry acceptance has exceeded expectations for their BLP170K and BPL220K pipelayers, available through Brandt’s network of…

Maglev elevators set to propel skyscrapers even higher

Burj Khalifa has had a decent run as the world’s tallest building since its official opening in January 2010. Dubai’s trademark building has a few years left at the top of the world, but will soon be eclipsed by Saudi Arabia’s kilometre-high…

Whitehorse council questions pro-infill survey data

City council will consider the rezoning of sites up for potential infill development on an individual basis. Members instructed city staff at Monday’s council meeting to bring forward each vote of the zoning of sites individually – rather than having second…

Canadian housing starts trend steady in October

OTTAWA, November 8, 2017 — The trend in housing starts was 216,770 units in October 2017, compared to 215,153 units in September 2017, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). This trend measure is a six-month moving average of the monthly…

Kidde recall of fire extinguishers with plastic handles

Important Recall Notice November 2, 2017 Dear Valued Fire Service Professional: Kidde, in conjunction with Health Canada, has announced a recall to replace certain Kidde fire extinguishers. A copy of the press release and the safety notice are enclosed. Kidde has…

9 Cutting-Edge Technologies for Architects

2017 has been an amazing year in the field of technology for architects. Most excitingly, we’ve seen an exponential growth in our fascination with virtual and augmented reality. Various types of innovative technology for architects are rolled out so regularly, we find…

Chinese firm registers to lobby feds for Aecon acquisition approval

The massive Chinese-owned construction company which recently signed a deal to acquire Aecon Group Inc. — Canada’s largest publicly-traded construction and infrastructure company — has registered a lobbyist to help get regulatory approval for the arrangement. Elizabeth Roscoe of Hill+Knowlton Strategies registered with…

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