Tuesday, August 21, 2018

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Bridge in B.C. designed by architect of collapsed Italian bridge

  The bridge that collapsed this week in Genoa, Italy and tragically killed at least 39 people has an unusual tie to Castlegar of all places: the architect. The Kinnaird Bridge, designed by Riccardo Morandi, is part of Highway 3 and...

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Construction Links Network: Weekly Round Up August 18, 2018

Below are links to the top news items posted on Construction Links Network over the past week. Thank you for stopping by and have a great week!   Best Regards, Arnie Gess, President   Save time - Click here...

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Peruvian students claim World Architecture Festival’s inaugural water prize

  As part of its annual jamboree celebrating the best in design from around the globe, the World Architecture Festival will this year introduce a new award that tackles the critical challenges around water scarcity. Taking out the very...

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A look at Amsterdam’s soon-to-be island for sustainable, affordable housing

  More than 20 years ago, looking for space for new homes, Amsterdam decided to build some islands. It came up with a grand scheme, begun in 1997, to have a 10-island archipelago rise from the waters of IJmeer lake, capable of holding 18,000...

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OHBA Congratulates 2018 Awards of Distinction Finalists

  TORONTO, Aug. 16, 2018 /CNW/ - The Ontario Home Builders' Association (OHBA) is pleased to announce the 2018 Awards of Distinction finalists. Judged by a panel of industry professionals from across Canada, the entries were...

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Business to Business Marketing Strategies That Work

Business to Business Marketing Strategies That Work If your business model revolves around selling to other businesses rather than individual consumers, it’s important to understand the different approaches you’ll need to use to get the best...

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ADP Canada National Employment Report – Construction industry adds 4,700 jobs in July

  TORONTO, Aug. 16, 2018 /CNW/ -- Employment in Canada increased by 11,600 jobs from June to July according to the July ADP® Canada National Employment Report.  Broadly distributed to the public each month, free of charge, the ADP...

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APA and the Code Council publish an updated International Residential Code lateral bracing guide

  Washington, D.C. – A new illustrated book, co-published by the International Code Council and APA – The Engineered Wood Association, provides an explanation of the lateral bracing provisions of the 2018 International Residential Code...

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Sidewalk Toronto reveals latest plans for ‘smart city’ development project

  Expansive public spaces, roads that can change in colour and use, and buildings that act as open malls are some of the design ideas Google affiliate Sidewalk Labs shared in a public meeting Tuesday evening, as part of the consultation...

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