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Ottawa construction boss Roland Eid guilty of all 10 counts in year-long fraud trail

Building tradesman Roland Eid has been found guilty on all ten counts of fraud in connection to his company ICI Construction.

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Always Work Safe: North American Occupational Safety and Health Week - May 1 - 7

North American Occupational Safety and Health Week - was first launched in June 1997, marked by an agreement between Canada, the United States and Mexico. 

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City of Trail buys property for Riverfront Centre development

The City of Trail has purchased the property at 1537 Bay Avenue, located on the lot adjacent to the future site of the proposed Trail Riverfront Centre (integrated library and museum) for $190,000.

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Alberta government shelves future public-private construction contracts

Infrastructure Minister Brian Mason says the NDP government won’t launch any new public-private partnerships pending a decision by executive council on their continued use.

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Ontario issued more than 2,200 safety orders to prevent construction injuries

Ontario inspectors stopped work more than 200 times during an enforcement blitz to increase compliance with safety requirements when using heavy equipment at construction sites.

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Sarnia-Lambton high school students get taste of construction trades

Members of the Sarnia Heavy Construction Association exulted the hidden rewards of a career in the trades during their annual Construction Day held in Arkona Thursday.

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CAPREIT acquires greater Toronto area townhome property

Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust ('CAPREIT') (TSX:CAR.UN) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of a residential townhome property in Markham, Ontario.

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CMHC Report: Overvaluation and overbuilding remain prevalent in Canada’s housing markets

Overvaluation is detected in nine Census Metropolitan Areas (CMAs) and overbuilding in seven, according to the latest Housing Market Assessment (HMA) released today by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. Nationally, CMHC detects moderate evidence of overvaluation.

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Government and contractor in mediation over SkyTrain line cost overruns in BC

The Liberal government has repeatedly said construction of the Evergreen Line connecting SkyTrain to Coquitlam Centre will be on budget - but it turns out mediation is underway with the contractor to see who will have to pay for cost overruns.

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Construction worker struck, killed near Arnprior

OPP confirm a construction worker has died after being struck by a car on Highway 17 late Monday morning near Arnprior.

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How can we reduce concrete’s carbon footprint?

Production of cement — and by extension, concrete — has a large environmental footprint, mostly due to the huge amount of energy it takes to heat limestone, cement’s key ingredient, and the subsequent chemical process it undergoes. The process of creating cement emits upwards of 80 percent of the cement’s weight in carbon dioxide and accounts for about 5 percent of human-generated CO2 emissions annually

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New Tomlinson Construction Waste Recovery Centre opening soon in the Ottawa area

The new, soon-to-open Tomlinson Construction Waste Recovery Centre off Carp Road just north of Richardson Sideroad will have the capability to divert more than 110,000 tonnes of construction and demolition materials away from landfills while recovering or recycling a minimum of 80 percent of the materials being processed.

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Sault Ste. Marie picks contractors for local construction projects

The Second Avenue project is expected to be scaled back by 193 metres because the low tender was $276,634 more than a pre-tender estimate.

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Alberta handyman gets jail time for fraud

Ron Westergreen has a history of not finishing what he starts but it's unlikely he'll get out of serving his jail sentence. A judge in Wetaskiwin has given him six months in jail and 18 months' probation on five counts of fraud under $5,000.

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2016 ASSE International Annual Meeting website and online registration now live and open

ASSE International has launched the 2016 ASSE International Annual Meeting website, where users can learn about the Annual Meeting, view/print the schedule of events, register for the conference, book their rooms at Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel and Casino, and become sponsors of the meeting.

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NAIT in Edmonton opens new Heavy Equipment Technology Building

The new Heavy Equipment Technology (HET) Building is helping NAIT meet Alberta’s need for skilled heavy equipment technicians. The facility was officially opened Friday.

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