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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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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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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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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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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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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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B.C. contractor exposed to asbestos blows whistle

Don Garrett was invited to bid on plumbing work in Agassiz’s Kent Prison in 2008, he had no idea that such routine work would expose him to asbestos and touch off a nine-year battle.

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PCL Construction Management to design and build Calgary Cancer Centre

Premier Rachel Notley announced that PCL Construction Management had been awarded the contract to design and build the $1.4-billion facility that will be located at the Foothills Medical Centre.  

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How wearable technology could save lives and dollars in construction industry

Inside the SolePower boots are a variety of sensors, including those for temperature detection, GPS, Wi-Fi, electronics and inertial measurement units, which track location and motion.

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Tips for managing multiple generations working at a construction site

we can identify 5 main generations in the workplace today—Traditionalists (born between 1927 and 1945), Baby Boomers (born between 1946 and 1964), Generation X (born between 1965 and 1976), Generation Y or Millennials (born between 1977 and 1995), and Generation Z, iGen or Centennials (born 1996 or later). 

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7 Big Benefits of BIM

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is a challenge to fully grasp for a surprisingly simple reason: At its core, it’s a form of systems thinking.

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Saskatchewan construction industry pushing for prompt payment legislation

Saskatchewan’s construction industry advocate is pushing for the province to introduce legislation that would set measures around when companies get paid for completed work.

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Construction company wins lawsuit against City of Castlegar

Maglio Installations Ltd. accused the City of Castlegar of being in breech of contract for the way it awarded the contract to build the Millennium Natural Swimming Ponds in 2013.

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A look at eight architecture and construction trends for the next 30 years

Super-tall and mega-tall buildings are trending toward becoming mini-cities that include residential space, shopping, restaurants, theaters and offices. 

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Construction problems cause delay of new affordable housing development in Calgary

An affordable housing project in southwest Calgary may look like it's ready for the first tenants to move in. But extensive damage on the inside means the development likely won't be turned over to the city's housing agency until at least September.

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Construction union, Assembly of First Nations sign pact to promote Indigenous workforce

Canada’s largest construction union has signed a pact with the national Assembly of First Nations to promote a larger Indigenous work force.

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