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Survey: Three in five Canadians support construction of new pipelines

    Days after shovels hit the ground in Alberta on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, a new survey suggests the majority of Canadians support the construction of new pipelines. The survey, commissioned by CTV News and...

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‘Reverse job board’ to help northerners find construction work

    As reported on, The Northwest Territories and Nunavut Construction Association is launching a “reverse job board” to help northerners find jobs on construction projects in their communities. Matt Belliveau, the...

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Webinar January 30: Building Smart with Seismic Requirements for Part 9 Buildings

Why do wood frame buildings stand up in earthquakes? What makes some fall? How do the Part 9 prescriptive provisions for lateral load resistance help ensure that your building will resist the next seismic event?  These questions and many more will...

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IAPMO Publishes IAPMO/ISO 30500 as National Adoption Standard for the US and Canada

Ontario, Calif. (Dec. 5, 2019) — The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) has published ANSI/CAN/IAPMO/ISO 30500:2019, Non-Sewered Sanitation Systems — Prefabricated Integrated Treatment Units — General Safety...

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Skills Ontario launches #FillTheToolbox engagement campaign to raise funds and celebrate 30 year anniversary

    Ontario (December 3, 2019) – This Giving Tuesday, Skills Ontario is thrilled to announce the official launch of the #FillTheToolbox engagement campaign, where every donation supports Skills Ontario programming and counts...

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Council still seeking information on flawed concrete walls of Auckland apartment block

    Central Auckland's tallest apartment block is yet to get out of the ground because of flawed concrete in its foundations. The contractor China Construction New Zealand has been struggling to investigate and fix the defects at the...

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Construction hub pilot project aims to make Yonge-Eglinton safer for pedestrians

    City officials have launched a new pilot project to make the Yonge-Eglinton area "less dangerous" for pedestrians, but residents who work and live near the busy intersection say they remain skeptical. The project, known as...

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U.S. construction spending declines in October

    U.S. construction spending unexpectedly fell in October as investment in private projects tumbled to its lowest level in three years, offering a cautionary note on the economy despite a recent string of upbeat reports. The...

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Arguson Projects Inc. joins expanding roster of CMiC Canadian customers

    CMiC—the most comprehensive and advanced provider of enterprise and field operations solutions, purpose-built for construction and capital projects companies—welcomes Arguson Projects Inc. to a growing network of Canadian...

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