Friday, November 15, 2019

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Enbridge Gas presents cheque to Skills Ontario, continues support for the First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Initiatives program

    Ontario (November 15, 2019) – Earlier this week, Ian Howcroft, Chief Executive Officer of Skills Ontario met with Ken McCorkle, Manager of Indigenous Affairs at Enbridge Gas and Malini Giridhar, VP of Business Development and...

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Four industry leaders elected to the Vancouver Island Construction Association board

    November 14, 2019 (Victoria, BC) – The Vancouver Island Construction Association (VICA) and its membership elected four industry leaders to its 2019-2020 Board of Directors at its Annual General Meeting on November 7, 2019....

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Saskatchewan government bans future immigration applications tied to GTH megamall project

    After almost four years of close, enthusiastic cooperation with the developer of a wholesale mall at the Global Transportation Hub, the government of Saskatchewan has announced a major reversal. It says it will no longer...

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IWSH solidifies plans for Next Community Plumbing Challenge program at Indonesian industry event

Jakarta, Indonesia (Nov. 14, 2019) — The International Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Foundation (IWSH) unveiled plans for the next phase of the Community Plumbing Challenge (CPC) Indonesia program during a presentation at the inaugural Indonesia...

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21st Steel Awards for Excellence in Steel Construction was a stunning and moving event

On Monday, November 11th, the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC-ICCA) of the Quebec Region celebrated the 21st anniversary of the Steel Awards for Excellence in Steel Construction, at one of the most historic venues in Canada, the...

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City of Edmonton changes west LRT contract parameters after potential builders back out

    The City of Edmonton is switching gears on the Valley Line West LRT and breaking up the project contract into two parts: one to design and build the infrastructure and another to supply the light rail vehicles. Earlier this...

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New research highlights recruiting and profit margin erosion among top concerns for the construction industry

CARPINTERIA, Calif., November 13, 2019 -- Procore Technologies Inc. today published a report based on sponsored research conducted by FMI Corporation, which indicates the construction industry has yet to tap into the full potential of construction...

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Construction company fined after excavator strikes overhead power lines in Port Perry

    A Toronto construction company has been fined $50,000 after an excavator came into contact with live overhead hydro lines at a job site in Port Perry last year. Coco Paving Inc., a Toronto-based heavy construction company, was...

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As the climate changes, architects and engineers need to design buildings differently

    In the past seven years, four major disasters have caused serious disruptions in the Northeast and Midwest United States. Hurricane Sandy slammed into New York City in 2012, inflicting nearly US$11 billion in damage to...

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