Researchers at Virginia Tech have developed a micro-sized, portable mass tuning damper weighing in at 275 pounds that can reduce structural vibrations in bridges and buildings by up to 75%. Read more
The City of Vancouver (CoV) is pushing for more home deconstruction and salvaging of reusable materials such as first-growth wood and architectural features with its Green Demolition Bylaw in place and Habitat for Humanity has launched a deconstruction crew to pick up on the growing trend. Read more
Employers in the construction sector continue to have difficulty with staffing and retention, indicate the findings of a recent Hays Canada report. Read more
PLEASE NOTE: CANS offices in Dartmouth & Sydney will be closed Monday, February 20, 2017 to observe the statuatory holiday. The office will reopen Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 8 am.