Paying a bill is the final step in an exchange of value between the payer and the payee. That this is an exchange is a crucial point, and the fact that payers – who have already received their value – sometimes seem to overlook this is the cause of much rancor. Delayed or non-payment instantly […]
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This notification is to advise patrons/customers of the Angus Macdonald Bridge (ALM) that additional bridge closures are required to complete the above noted project. Friday July 24th, 2015 Bridge will be closed from 1900 hours to 0700 hours (1 ½ hours in addition to scheduled “Big Lift” closure). Saturday July 25th, 2015 Bridge will be […]
Most buildings that meet the rigorous passive house standards are single-family homes. But a new passive house apartment building in New York City will be 26 stories high—the tallest and largest in the world. Read more.
The United Arab Emirates National Innovation Committee has revealed a project to create the world’s first ever 3-D printed office building. Read more.
As an industry, our discussion on health and safety issues focusses mainly on the impact of the wellbeing of people on our jobsites. But there’s a business case to be made for health and safety as well. Here are ten reasons why you need to buy into health and safety. Read more. Safety Apps It’s […]
Everyone, including employees, stand to gain from safety in the workplace. So what can you do to protect worker and public safety if you are concerned about alcohol use or abuse in the workplace? Read more.
B.C. is in the midst of a record-breaking heat wave and while many are hitting the beaches and camping, construction crews are on the jobsite. Hard work in the hot sun can be more than unpleasant – it can be dangerous. Read more.
Financial issues are among the biggest challenges apprentices must overcome to successfully complete their training, says a labour market analyst. Read more.
Even young children can quickly progress from building a simple survival hut to creating impressive structures. For instance, the year three girls in a research project called Serious Play rebuilt their school in Minecraft. To achieve this they had to use a range of design, maths, art and geography skills. Read more.
Despite the negative impact of low oil prices in the economy of oil producing provinces, Alberta and British Columbia registered the highest gains in investment on non-residential construction in 1Q15; 4% and 2% growth respectively. Read more.