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Hamilton-area complaints pouring in for banned plumbing contractor

The city estimates it has fielded between 50 and 100 complaints over letters asking customers to settle accounts for backwater valves and scans of basements.

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How construction of MUN's new science building will stay on budget

Work on the $325-million project began in late 2015 but stalled last year when all four bids submitted for the major construction aspect came in more than five per cent above estimates.

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Whitehorse contractor fired off Whistle Bend pond repair project

Whitehorse contracting company Norcope Enterprises is asking for changes in how government contracts are handled after it was fired from a government project.

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It's In Our Hands - Safety Week 2017 from May 1 - 5

During Safety Week, construction companies will take the opportunity to thank their employees for their dedication to safety and work to educate, inspire and share best practices. 

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Whitehorse council approves new operations building construction

On Monday evening, council voted 5-2 in favour of moving ahead with the project by preparing and releasing the construction tender.

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BC contractor files multi-million dollar lawsuit against Brucejack Mine owner over unpaid invoices

The civil claim filed in B.C. Supreme Court - Terrace yesterday is for $14.5 million in unpaid invoices for work building a series of power transmission line foundations as well as damages for breach of contract, breach of trust and costs.

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‘Touch-A-Truck’ in Brandon allows kids to climb and explore

Kids who love the toy trucks, tractors and heavy equipment they play with should be enthralled with a new fundraising event scheduled to take place in Brandon at the end of May.

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BC construction workers divided ahead of upcoming provincial election

Construction workers, who’ve traditionally supported one party, are admitting May’s election could have mixed results in BC’s labour movement.

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Saskatchewan Common Ground Alliance hosts the annual Contractor Safety Breakfast in Outlook

The yearly event brought out a large attendance comprised of contractors, producers, municipality reps, emergency responders, industry reps and members of the public.  

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Report: Building Information Modeling (BIM) Market Worth 7.64 Billion USD by 2022

The growth of the BIM market for industrial application is attributed to the fact that building information modeling provides digital prototyping analysis and simulation, thereby shortening the construction period while consistently improving productivity and reducing risks associated with construction projects in the industrial sector.

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Brazil construction firm ordered to pay $2.6 billion in bribe case

Brazilian construction conglomerate Odebrecht was ordered on Monday to pay $2.6 billion in fines to settle charges it bribed officials in a dozen countries.

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Owner of Winnipeg's Investors Group Field wants architect and builder to pay for ongoing repairs

Triple B Stadium Inc., the company that owns and manages Investors Group Field, says it doesn’t believe taxpayers should be footing the bill for ongoing repairs at the stadium, which have now hit $21.4 million.

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Saskatchewan construction industry opposes PST hike

Finance Minister Kevin Doherty has said the one-point provincial sales tax increase and the elimination of a PST exemption on construction labour were intended to broaden the tax base and cut into a $1.2 billion deficit.

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Proposed elevator-maintenance law in Ontario heads for debate amid contractor concerns

Proposed Ontario legislation that aims to tackle the problem of unreliable elevators has garnered strong public support as well as pushback from contractors who fear they would become targets, the bill's sponsor said on Wednesday.

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Lack of venting system caused carbon monoxide exposure in fatal incident in B.C.

BC Safety Authority (BCSA) has identified that the lack of a venting system caused carbon monoxide (CO) exposure, which is believed to have taken the lives of four people near Ashcroft, B.C on March 24.

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