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WASTE AND RECYCLING EXPO CANADA / MUNICIPAL EQUIPMENT EXPO CANADA

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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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How construction companies are using virtual reality to plan, build and manage complicated projects

Some construction and development companies are using virtual reality to plan, manage, construct and then market projects, and in other cases, new startups are popping up to handle that process. 

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Weekly Top 10 December 5

Thousands of Canadian building design and repair professionals visit the Construction Links Media websites on a weekly basis to read the latest news and search for products and services to help them with their projects. Below are the 10 most popular articles read by our website visitors over the past week as reported by our activity stats.

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Timmins council looks to enhance its designs for aquatic centre

Council this week approved a change to the RFP (Request For Proposal) process for the proposed aquatic centre project. The city has decided to expand the RFP by making it a two-step process.

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Construction starts on new defence $39 million facility at CFB Edmonton

A groundbreaking ceremony was held at Canadian Forces Base Edmonton for a new $39 million facility to house 61 armoured vehicles, on Friday morning.

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More incentives needed to design accessible buildings says Canada's Man in Motion

Canada's Man in Motion Rick Hansen says creating a program for celebrating and certifying accessible buildings — patterned on one that certifies buildings for environmental design — could encourage building designers to create more inclusive spaces.

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Municipal District of Taber accepts tender for new $7 million maintenance building

The 33,532-square-foot (3115.25-square-metre) building will be located on a 40-acre parcel on the south side of Highway 36 and adjacent to a service road located between Barnwell and Taber. The land was purchased by the M.D. in January of this year.

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Auditor General slams repeated hiccups in construction of pedestrian bridge over 401 in Pickering

The province’s Auditor General is asking transit agency Metrolinx why it awarded a $39 million contract to a construction company after it allegedly botched building a pedestrian bridge spanning Highway 401 in Pickering.

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Structural deficiency at Calgary Municipal Building forces office closures

The number of city workers forced out of their offices because of an improperly installed weight-bearing beam in Calgary's Municipal Building is now up to 500.

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Kingston's Providence Care construction nears completion

After the handover on Wednesday, hospital management begin the complicated five-month process of training and orienting staff in the new building.

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Montreal's Turcot construction zone will feature vehicles with quieter reverse sound after noise complaints

Local residents should hear the piercing beep emitted by construction vehicles and trucks as they reverse less often, because Quebec's Transport Ministry has launched a pilot project that will replace that beep with an ear-friendly 'swooshing' noise.

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EIFS Council of Canada announces Architectural Design Awards Program

The EIFS Council of Canada officially announced its inaugural Architectural Design Awards Program to honour design professionals and firms which incorporate EIFS products into innovative and creative built projects.

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Plans for 250-unit subdivision in Sudbury area gets green light

The project, being built by Bayside Sudbury Corp., would add about 250 units in total, a mix of single-family homes, semi-detached homes and apartments.

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Mississauga Civic Centre Wins National Town Hall Challenge

The goal of the Town Hall Challenge was to reach an energy intensity level of 20 equivalent kilowatt-hours per square foot by the year 2015. The City achieved this goal in 2013 and by 2015 the energy intensity was further reduced to 17.2 equivalent kilowatt-hours per square foot. Energy intake was reduced in the Civic Centre building by 17 per cent between 2012 and 2015. 

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Building permits double as Cranbrook BC experiences construction boom

Cranbrook Mayor Lee Pratt says building permits have more than doubled so far in 2016 — from $9 million in permits distributed last year.

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It is getting tougher to be a landlord in Alberta these days

Renters continue to have the upper hand on landlords in Edmonton and Calgary recent data suggests.

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7 workers injured after falling from residential construction site East of Regina

Officials are investigating after seven people fell from a two-storey residential construction site Friday evening.

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