Monday, October 22, 2018

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How this shipping container business is attempting to flip the construction industry on its head

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     Homeowners in hurricane- and tornado-prone areas now have an alternative to traditional brick and wood structures to keep their families...

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World’s longest bridge linking Hong Kong to Macau set to open

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     Chinese President Xi Jinping and other central government dignitaries are said to be descending upon Guangdong province over the coming...

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Stantec signs agreement to sell MWH Constructors

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     Global design firm Stantec today announced it has signed an agreement for the sale of its construction division, MWH Constructors, to...

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Japan orders maker to fix questionable quake shock absorbers used in hundreds of buildings

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     The Japanese government on Friday ordered a company that falsified quality data for earthquake “shock absorbers” used in hundreds of...

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Scientists create artificial wood that is water- and fire-resistant

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     A new lightweight substance is as strong as wood yet lacks its standard vulnerabilities to fire and water. To create the synthetic...

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Construction Links Network: Weekly Round Up October 20, 2018

Got news? This week’s submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     Below are links to the top news items posted on Construction Links Network over the past week. Thank you for stopping by and...

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Nalcor sends 500 workers home from main contractor at Muskrat Falls hydro project

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     Newfoundland and Labrador's Crown-owned utility says it has directed the main contractor at the Muskrat Falls hydro-electric megaproject...

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The 2018 International Code Council Annual Conference begins this weekend

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     Washington, D.C. –The International Code Council is hosting its 2018 Annual Conference, Code Hearings and Expo in Richmond, Va., from...

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Contractor defends design for axed bridge project in Cape Breton

Got news? Next submission deadline is Friday at 5:00 p.m. Click here to submit YOUR news     A company that specializes in wooden bridge reconstruction is defending its design for a project in rural Cape Breton. Timber...

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