The new five-storey-plus penthouse condo on the town of Kingsville’s Lake Erie waterfront had its load bearing walls installed so quickly there were virtually no exposed ones left to showcase during a recent tour. Read more.
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The City of Winnipeg is expanding a pilot program that will see beet juice sprayed on slippery city streets this winter. The public works department started a trial run in 2015 using beet juice as an ingredient to help melt ice on Winnipeg roads. Read more.
As public-private partnership (P3) projects get bigger and more complex, owners must be prepared to relax requirements on risk transfer and ought to be willing to spend more time on the collaboration process, recommends a panel of experts. Read more.
Archaeologists in Quebec City have discovered the first fortifications built in 1693 to protect New France from a major attack, in what is considered the first reinforced palisade of that era. Read more.
Proposed Changes to the Nova Scotia Building Code. See Schedule A and Schedule B proposed public changes to the regulations for consultation until December 14, 2018.
Newly formed Nova Scotia Prompt Payment Coalition calling on provincial government to enact prompt payment legislation in Nova Scotia. Halifax, NS – (09/12/2018) Payment delays are unacceptable in Nova Scotia’s construction industry and the newly formed Nova Scotia Prompt Payment Coalition is calling on the provincial government to enact appropriate legislation. “Our province needs a prompt […]
CANS 2018-2019 Industry Education Course Calendar is now available! View & Download the magazine version of the Industry Education Course Calendar Search Industry Education Courses online and register today Types of Courses Offered Business Development Many people within the construction industry are uneasy with the role of being responsible for growing the business and being put into a […]
Construction firms looking to improve productivity should align technology investments with business objectives and seek buy-in from end users, according to panelists of an FMI webinar.Read more.
Swiss engineers have developed a construction technique that could change how buildings are designed and built. It’s called a “Smart Slab:” A mixture of concrete, rebar, and carbon fiber that form a super-light, super-strong slab ceiling. It’s an entirely new way of building structural elements, and even at less than an inch thick and less […]
The Global Infrastructure Hub has unveiled a public-private partnership (P3) management tool intended to address what the Hub has identified as a significant gap in the process — post-close management. Read more.