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As Canada’s ONLY trade show serving the waste, recycling and public works markets, Waste & Recycling Expo Canada and the Municipal Equipment Expo Canada are pleased to announce their move to Niagara Falls for the 20th edition, October 25 – 26, 2017, hosted at Scotiabank Convention Centre.

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Auditor General slams repeated hiccups in construction of pedestrian bridge over 401 in Pickering

The province’s Auditor General is asking transit agency Metrolinx why it awarded a $39 million contract to a construction company after it allegedly botched building a pedestrian bridge spanning Highway 401 in Pickering.

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Structural deficiency at Calgary Municipal Building forces office closures

The number of city workers forced out of their offices because of an improperly installed weight-bearing beam in Calgary's Municipal Building is now up to 500.

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Engineers Canada announces Mobility Register

By joining the Engineers Canada Mobility Register, Canadian engineers may use the APEC or IntPE designations to signify that they have met the standard of registration and are prepared to conduct engineering practices internationally. 

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Weekly Top 10 – November 28

Thousands of Canadian building design and repair professionals visit the Construction Links Media websites on a weekly basis to read the latest news and search for products and services to help them with their projects. Below are the 10 most popular articles read by our website visitors over the past week as reported by our activity stats.

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San Francisco's sinking luxury Millennium Tower is being monitored from space

It was expected to sink less than 10 inches during its lifetime. It's already slumped 16 inches, is listing a few inches to the northwest, and it could sink a further 31 inches. The European Space Agency today said its Sentinel-1 satellites, having scanned the city's surface, have found that the building is disappearing into the ground at a rate of a few centimetres a year.

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24-Hour dike construction begins In Brandon

Brandon’s Engineering Services Department has hired a contractor to widen and strengthen portions of the city’s south dike system as part of the 2016 South Dikes Work Project.

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New modern 'Active House' built in traditional Toronto subdivision

 It is on a normal lot in a Great Gulf subdivision and is supposed to show how the active house could fit right in as a part of Great Gulf’s offerings. It is designed by Superkul’s Andre Delia and like all of the firm’s work, is lovely to look at, and very cleverly designed.

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Low carbon future of Canada’s buildings to be hammered out in Vancouver

Thought leaders from building sector and multiple governments will gather at Pembina Institute forum next week in Vancouver.

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Solar-panel roads to be built in Calgary in the near future

A subsidiary of Bouygues SA has designed rugged solar panels, capable of withstand the weight of an 18-wheeler truck, that they’re now building into road surfaces. 

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Infrastructure bank to build inter-provincial electricity connections

The Trudeau government intends to use its new infrastructure bank to finance a “nation-building effort” to build clean electricity systems between provinces and territories.

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Downtown Montreal getting another hotel and condo tower by 2019

Another new hotel and condo tower will soon be going up in the corridor between Ste-Catherine St. and Old Montreal, the latest in a flurry of mega-projects that will radically alter the look of the downtown core in the next couple of years.

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16th annual Wood WORKS Design Awards winners announced

A select group of Ontario’s leading architects, engineers, and project teams received Wood Design Awards tonight at the 16th annual Wood WORKS! celebration in Toronto.  The awards honour people and organizations that, through design excellence, advocacy, and innovation, are advancing the use of wood in all types of construction.

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Weekly Top 10 – November 21

Thousands of Canadian building design and repair professionals visit the Construction Links Media websites on a weekly basis to read the latest news and search for products and services to help them with their projects. Below are the 10 most popular articles read by our website visitors over the past week as reported by our activity stats.

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PEI’s Confederation Bridge turns 20

Twenty years ago today, on November 19th, 1996, the construction of the nearly 13 kilometre long Confederation Bridge, which spans the Northumberland Strait and connects Borden-Carleton, PEI to Cape Jourimain, NB, was completed.

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A few images from the building of the world's tallest dam

Tajikistan has begun building what is expected to become the world's tallest dam. At a planned 335m tall (1,100 feet), Rogun would be higher than Jinping-1 Hydropower Station in China (305m).

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