Tuesday, April 24, 2018

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Don Smith Commercial Building Awards honour old and new showcase buildings

A modern net-zero development, a warehouse redeveloped for a tech company and a historic courthouse were recognize in the 2017 Don Smith Commercial Building Awards. The reception and awards, held every two years, recognize the top commercial,...

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IAPMO R&T Lab hires Sal Aridi to manage special projects and business development

Ontario, Calif. (April 23, 2018) — The IAPMO Group is pleased to announce Sal Aridi, PE, has joined North America’s premier plumbing and mechanical product testing agency, IAPMO R&T Lab, as Director of Special Projects and Business...

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Canadian Construction Association asks federal government to restore business confidence

OTTAWA, April 23, 2018 – The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) is asking the federal government to work with the provinces and stakeholders involved in the Trans Mountain Expansion Project to mediate a solution and restore business...

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evolv1 sets a new benchmark for green building innovation with Canada’s first Zero Carbon Building – Design certification

April 23, 2018 (WATERLOO, ON) – The Cora Group has announced that it has been awarded Zero Carbon Building - Design certification by the Canada Green Building Council® (CaGBC) for evolv1. A new commercial multi-tenant office building now in...

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Horizon Achievement Centre in Sydney to begin construction as soon as funding is secured

SYDNEY, N.S. — An official with the Horizon Achievement Centre hopes that ground could be broken as early as this construction season on its ambitious new facility, as it prepares to submit its funding proposals to the various levels of...

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Construction Links Network: Weekly Round Up April 21, 2018

Below are links to the top news items posted on the Construction Links Network over the past week. Members are invited to send company news items and press releases before April 27 to be included in the next issue. Thank you for being part of...

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Toronto condo builders walking away from pre-sold tower projects

Builders in Toronto’s frenzied condo market are walking away from giant towers they have pre-sold, reflecting a rougher road to profits -- and leaving buyers in the lurch. Soaring construction costs and condo values in Canada’s largest city,...

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Construction on new development could start this summer at former Kitchener Frame site

With most of the preparatory work complete, the sprawling site that once housed one of Kitchener's largest factories could see new construction start later this summer. Gary Ball, a partner in the project to transform the former Kitchener Frame...

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City of Oshawa opposes controversial waterfront development plan

The City of Oshawa is taking a hard stance against a development plan that could see 180 new homes built near Renaissance Park. Council passed a motion this week, stating its disapproval with the plan by Graywood Developments. The company has...

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