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Construction Links Network: Weekly Round Up July 21, 2018

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 great week!   Best Regards, Arnie Gess, President   Save time - Click here...

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International dam expert says Site C dam seriously behind schedule, marked by secrecy

  British Columbia's mammoth Site C hydro-electric project is seriously behind schedule, plagued by quality problems and marked by secrecy, says an assessment by an international dam expert. E. Harvey Elwin - hired by a First Nation...

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Opinion – B.C. needs Ministry of the Built Environment to manage construction issues

by Chris Atchison is president of the British Columbia Construction Association published in the Vancouver Sun It’s hard to think the construction sector is in trouble this summer, when everywhere across the province you see tall cranes, seas...

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Construction of Ponoka’s new civic building progressing on schedule

  July 16, 2018 – Ponoka, Alberta – Construction of the new civic building on the old hospital site at the north end of 50 Street in Ponoka is progressing on schedule. The building contractor, Eagle Builders, is currently working to...

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A massive home-building boom coming to the London, Ontario area

  A 10-storey residential tower and a cluster of townhouses may soon overlook the Sunningdale Golf and Country Club in London’s north end, just the beginning of a massive home-building boom north of Masonville. Corlon Properties has put...

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Calls for prompt-payment legislation for contractors in British Columbia

  When was the last time you bought groceries and told Save-On Foods that they would have to wait a couple of months before you would pay them? It would never fly. Trade contractors in British Columbia — those who build the structures in...

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Canada and the United States celebrate the Michigan advance construction groundbreaking for the Gordie Howe International Bridge

  DETROIT, July 17, 2018 /CNW/ - The Windsor-Detroit trade corridor is the busiest commercial land border crossing and an important trade and transportation route between Canada and the United States. As a safe and essential...

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Lawyers need to be aware of overhaul of construction laws in Ontario

  An overhaul of construction laws has the potential to reduce the number of payment disputes and speed up the dispute resolution process, lawyers say. During the multi-stage transition process, it will be vital that lawyers keep track of...

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B.C. government announces new policy for union labour to build billions in projects

  Billions of dollars of provincial government projects, starting with Metro Vancouver’s Pattullo Bridge, will be built using union-only labour, under new rules announced by Premier John Horgan. The new “community benefits...

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