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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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June, 2017
Call for Volunteers: Immediate need for members on Codes Committees


There is an immediate need for volunteers to serve on either the Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes (CCBFC), a senior committee responsible for the development of Codes Canada publications, or on one of the CCBFC’s nine technical standing committee to replace membership vacancies for the current (2015-2020) code cycle.

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June, 2017
Problems with building inspections exposed in Whitehorse


After spending $200,000 to have a garden suite built on his property, Michael Buurman says he’ll likely have to go into even greater debt for the repairs now required on the site.

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June, 2017
A look at a Vancouver designer who wants to build housing from construction waste


A Vancouver designer is exploring the idea of building houses out of excess construction supplies, saving truckloads of brand-new materials from the landfill.

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June, 2017
Here is what causes construction project rework and a tool to help you fix it


In an effort to keep projects on time and on budget, the Construction Owners Association of Alberta (COAA) created a free project rework reduction tool that tracks a project’s potential rework pitfalls and provides solutions.

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June, 2017
Microsoft HoloLens and mixed reality are changing how architects see the world


For many projects, mixed reality has become the new design reality, used in everything from custom staircases and medical labs to sports arenas and factory remodels.


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June, 2017
Construction update on Canada Games facilities in Red Deer


New facilities will leave Red Deer with new and improved recreational and cultural amenities that will increase the city’s sport hosting capabilities and benefit the overall community.

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June, 2017
A look at 2 Canadian women entrepreneurs that are bridging a gap between the construction industry and new technology


Since being paired at Next 36 in 2013, Mallorie Brodie and Lauren Lake have been working to change the way the construction industry shares data in cities across Canada and in the U.S.

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June, 2017
Safety awareness barbecue held in Lethbridge


The Canadian Home Builders Association Lethbridge Region, Lethbridge Construction Association and Lethbridge Regional Safety Committee held their third annual safety awareness barbecue on Thursday.

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June, 2017
Michigan fires contractor doing Enbridge pipeline risk analysis


Michigan said on Wednesday it has fired a consultant after state officials discovered a conflict of interest with an employee of the company conducting an independent analysis on the risks of an oil spill from Calgary-based Enbridge Inc's Line 5 pipeline in the Great Lakes.

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June, 2017
Construction to start this summer on Line 3 replacement pipeline


Construction will start this summer on Enbridge's 1,700-kilometre Line 3 replacement pipeline, the largest project the company has ever undertaken.

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June, 2017
Deaths of transmission-line workers show need for safe workplaces


The heads of an electrical workers' union and a safety association say the deaths of two men working to build a transmission line near Come by Chance, N.L., are a sad reminder of the importance of safe workplaces.

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June, 2017
New road infrastructure will help fish populations in Gros Morne National Park


Ecologist Tom Knight says the new culverts that access fish-bearing streams have a rocky bottom and are more level with rivers — which helps salmon, trout and eels get through more easily.

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June, 2017
Did a construction crew unearth one of Halifax's secret tunnels?


When a Halifax construction crew dug up what appeared to be a tunnel entrance, a number of people were quick to speculate on the tunnel mystery. 

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June, 2017
IAPMO Standards Council Issues TIA UPC-004-15, Rejects TIA UPC-003-15


TIA UPC-004-15 revises some values in UPC Table 501.1(1) pertaining to water heater first hour ratings. The rejected TIA UPC-003-15 proposed new language be added to Section 710.6 Backwater Valves in the 2015 UPC. 

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