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Labour shortage ahead, experts warn Ottawa’s booming construction industry

As reported in the Ottawa Business Journal, with work on Confederation LRT Line coming down to the wire, major arteries such as Elgin Street currently in the midst of being torn up and other projects such as construction of the combined sewage...

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Three reasons Canada outpaces U.S. in office construction boom

As reported in the Vancouver Sun, Canada is punching well above its weight in terms of the country’s overall intensity of new office construction when compared to developers in the United States. Developers in Canada are currently building...

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Procore to Acquire Honest Buildings to Enhance Project Management for Owners

CARPINTERIA, Calif., July 16, 2019 -- Procore Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of construction management software, today announced it has entered an agreement to acquire Honest Buildings, Inc., a leading provider of project management...

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Common Kitchen Plumbing Problems and Solutions

The kitchen is one of the busiest places in your house and has loads of plumbing pieces and appliances. Unfortunately, that means it is also at risk of multiple plumbing problems. Hot and cold water, the refrigerator with the ice machine, the...

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Construction Links Network and ActiveConversion partner to bring next-gen online marketing technology to the construction, building and design industry

CALGARY, AB (July 15, 2019) - Construction Links Network and ActiveConversion are pleased to announce their partnership that will bring next-gen online marketing technology to the construction, building, and design industry.   Advertising clients...

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DataBid Blog – 245 Queen East Redevelopment Proposal

245 Queen East is a project by developer One Properties that has evolved several times since it was first proposed in 2016. The site is located on the south side of Queen east of Sherbourne and will include a mix of residential units, office and...

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Commercial Real Estate: Construction industry slow to take up technology

As reported in the Vancouver Sun, a critical shortage of skilled workers is usually the main problem that keeps most of B.C.’s builders up at night, but there’s another issue that should also be at the top of their minds: technology. The...

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NTA joins the International Code Council’s family of solutions

Washington, DC – The International Code Council announced today that it has acquired NTA, a leading provider of testing services, product certification, inspection, engineering, off-site construction plan review, and code evaluation. The...

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Ontario scraps affordable housing plan in Premier Ford’s riding

As reported in The Globe and Mail, the Ontario government has cancelled a plan to build affordable housing on a piece of unused provincial land in Premier Doug Ford’s Toronto riding, saying the original deal wasn’t good enough. Under a plan...

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