Friday, January 18, 2019

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IAPMO India’s Saralaya Awarded WPC Education and Training Scholarship

    Ontario, Calif. (Jan. 17, 2019) — The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) is proud to announce Swathi Saralaya, project manager with IAPMO India, is the recipient of a 2018 World Plumbing...

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Councillors concerned after data reveals crane count climbing in Toronto

    Some Toronto city councillors hope to reduce the number of high-rise buildings being developed in Toronto after new data revealed the city is considered one of North America’s crane capitals. According to a city economic...

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Mixed high-density development needed around future REM stations in the West Island

    The West Island is well known for its single-family home neighbourhoods, but with the impending arrival of four Réseau express métropolitain (REM) stations along Highway 40, the time is nigh to compromise and accept some...

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Lowe’s Canada is recruiting to fill more than 6,350 positions in stores this spring

    BOUCHERVILLE, QC, Jan. 16, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - In preparation for home improvement's busiest season, Lowe's Canada, whose network of stores operated under various banners extends from coast to coast, is looking to fill more...

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Construction of new Calgary Cancer Centre on schedule for 2023 opening

    Premier Rachel Notley toured the ongoing construction of the new Calgary Cancer Centre at the Foothills Medical Centre on Monday and confirmed the project remains on schedule and under budget. Once complete, the centre is...

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New rules for construction zones on Alberta highways designed to help traffic flow

    New rules for construction zones on Alberta highways require contractors to cover speed reduction signs when there aren't any workers on site and if there aren't any safety hazards. When workers and hazards aren't present,...

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Construction starting soon on FortisBC Gas Line Upgrades

    SURREY, BC, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Work resumes upgrading FortisBC's natural gas line in February – with construction coming to east Burnaby and Coquitlam. FortisBC is upgrading 20 kilometres of gas line...

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Why greening our cities is key to unlocking $29 trillion worth of investment

    The urgency of addressing climate change has been made clear by a recent report issued by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The report warns that even at 1.5°C warming, the planet will experience irreversible...

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Build It and They Will Come

    by Silvia Cademartori, FPInnovations   The last nail driven into wood-fibre panel insulation in a home in British Columbia could mark for the Canadian home-building industry a new standard in building construction...

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