Sunday, February 17, 2019

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Construction Links Network: Weekly Round Up February 16, 2019

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Weekly Round Up published by Construction Links Network. Below are the links to all the news items published on the network over the past seven days. If you have a news item that would be of interest to our...

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BC Housing and BCBEC to host industry leading event

Do you want to design and build homes that are more sustainable, durable and nicer to live in? Join BC Housing and the British Columbia Building Envelope Council (BCBEC) on Tuesday, February 26 in Vancouver BC, for a workshop and tradeshow that...

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British Columbia government selects three bidding teams for Pattullo Bridge replacement

As reported in the Surrey Now-Leader, the province has selected three “pre-qualified” bidding teams to participate in the “competitive selection process” to design and construct the new toll-free Pattullo Bridge. In a release from the...

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Financing tools for energy efficiency in the building sector

The Pembina Institute has sent the following letter to Canada's ministers of finance, environment and climate change, and natural resources: February 13, 2019 Hon. Bill Morneau Minister of Finance 90 Elgin Street Ottawa, ON  K1A...

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Feeling the love: Construction leaders contribute to the community through charity casino

February 14, 2019 (Victoria, BC) - On Friday, February 22nd, the Vancouver Island Construction Association’s U40 network is hosting their annual charity casino event to raise funds for the Help Fill A Dream Foundation. Now in its sixth year,...

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The world’s longest 3D-printed bridge was inspired by ancient engineering

As blogged on FastCompany.com, according to a team at Tsinghua University’s School of Architecture, led by professor Xu Weiguo, the world’s longest 3D-printed bridge actually has its roots in the ancient world. Their 86-foot-long,...

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Seven Ontario Construction Associations Revive LINK2BUILD Ontario With bids&tenders

WATERLOO, Ontario, Feb. 12, 2019 /CNW/ -- eSolutionsGroup, a Waterloo-based company, has announced the development of a completely new web-based application that will use the existing LINK2BUILD Ontario brand. The application is being...

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SNC-Lavalin could face criminal charges over Montreal bridge contract, court documents reveal

As reported in the National Post, Quebec prosecutors are working with the RCMP on the possibility of new criminal charges against SNC-Lavalin tied to a contract to refurbish Montreal’s Jacques Cartier Bridge, court documents show. In December,...

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Water infiltration, concrete ‘honeycombing’ part of rectified defects at Rideau Station in Ottawa

As reported in the Ottawa Citizen, inspectors looking for construction snafus in Ottawa’s largest infrastructure project found water infiltration, drainage glitches and concrete defects at the Rideau LRT station last year, city records...

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