Monday, June 24, 2019

News

With millions at stake, creditors pitch hotel on Capital Pointe site in Regina

    As reported in the Regina Leader-Post, creditors with millions sunk in the Capital Pointe hole are trying to save it from backfill, but they’re having little success persuading the city to hold off on burying their...

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Engineering marvel at the junction of two transit lines in Toronto

    As reported on CTV News, after years of tunneling, Crosstown construction crews are set to tackle the most complex part of the project—carving out the path for the underground LRT five storeys below the two intersecting subway...

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ASSE International publishes revised performance requirements for plumbing aspects of residential food waste disposer units

Mokena, Ill. (June 7, 2019) — ASSE 1008-2019, Performance Requirements for Plumbing Aspects of Residential Food Waste Disposer Units, has been designated as an American National Standard by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and is...

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Childhood curiosity prompts school-wide field trip to construction site in Steinbach

As reported on SteinbachOnline.com, the 240 Students of Niverville Elementary School were allowed to indulge in their curiosity yesterday morning. For the past few months, Threeway builders has been developing a gas bar directly across from the...

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Architects DCA Blog: Creative Mornings

By Toon Dreessen, Architects DCA   Two years ago, a good friend introduced me to Creative Mornings Ottawa. On April 27 I had the honor and pleasure of speaking at the monthly gathering of creative minds to speak on equity. I chose to...

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Canadian TV icon Mike Holmes joins CTV, announces new series Holmes Family Rescue

    TORONTO (June 6, 2019) – CTV announced live today from the #CTVUpfront in Toronto that Canadian TV icon Mike Holmes and his family are coming to Bell Media. The new partnership is anchored by the development and production of...

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Watson Gloves announces partnership with Wounded Warriors Canada

    VANCOUVER, June 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Recognizing the tremendous contribution veterans and first responders make to our country, Watson Gloves is donating partial proceeds from the sale of two new products to Wounded Warrior Canada....

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Coquitlam school district fires contractor for slow work

    As reported in the TriCity News, School District 43 is asking for patience as it deals with construction concerns for a new Neighbourhood Learning Centre at Centennial secondary school. The project — part of the $61...

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Indoor air quality codes and regulations keep getting tougher – It’s time to demand tougher solutions

What is hexavalent chromium & how to act for best protection. A recent case (early February 2019) of financial compensation for 800 workers who have been exposed to the hazardous hexavalent chromium in the workshop of the Nederlandse Spoorwegen...

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Working at heights enforcement remains top Ministry priority

    As blogged on the Workers Health & Safety Centre website, fines, orders, stop work orders and even jail terms have been among recent consequences for employers failing to meet minimum working at heights provisions under...

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Remove The Fume | Powered by Plymovent: High Efficiency Filter required for welding with stainless steel

Protect your workforce from Hexavalent Chrome Choose the correct fume extraction equipment for welding and fabricating with stainless steel. This can protect you from the dangers and health impacts of hexavalent chromium which is primarily related...

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Bulletin 242 – Safeguarding building occupants

Unfortunately, no one can predict when a fire emergency will present itself. It is critical for the building owner and/or business manager to maintain a current fire safety plan, as the lack of a current plan could result in a host of severe...

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ZEST Communities Launches Upper Mill Pond in Hamilton

    HAMILTON, ON, JUNE 4, 2019 –ZEST Communities Inc. recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for Upper Mill Pond, the newest addition to The Village at St. Elizabeth Mills in Hamilton, ON, the first 55+ resort-style community in...

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Built Green Canada issues sixth annual Sustainable Building Challenge to municipalities

June 5, 2019—Concurrent with National Environment Week, Built Green Canada announces its sixth annual challenge to municipalities across the country to raise awareness of the importance of sustainable building practices, to challenge...

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Bird Construction Inc. announces changes to executive team

    TORONTO, June 4, 2019 /CNW/ - Bird Construction Inc. announced today that effective June 30, 2019, Mr. Ian Boyd will step down as President & Chief Executive Officer and will take up the position of Executive Vice...

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