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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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How technology can help the construction industry overcome staffing challenges

    An essential component of the US economy, the construction industry makes up around 4.1% of US GDP. As the cost of the building rises due to a lack of increase in productivity, labor shortages, and rising material prices,...

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IAPMO roundtable galvanizes Indonesian industry around critical development issues

Jakarta, Indonesia (Nov. 14, 2019) — The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) convened, as part of its contribution to the inaugural Indonesia Sustainable Construction and Plumbing Conference (ISCOP), a high-level...

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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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COMMAND Center Blog: Technology on the Job Site Increases Efficiency

A Dodge Data & Analytics survey found that the access to project data and enhanced communication available through mobile apps were the most valued benefits to the work field.   According to Apple Insider, construction company...

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Worker killed following Welland retirement home construction site mishap

    St. Catharines Standard reports that a 43-year-old man is dead as a result of an industrial mishap at the construction site of a Welland seniors complex. At about 2:25 p.m. Tuesday, Niagara Regional Police, Niagara Emergency...

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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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