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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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May, 2017
Opinion: Why the construction industry may be robot-proof


When the market is generally expanding and homebuilders are able to make profits by doing business as usual, there isn’t much impetus for change.

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May, 2017
Toronto council suspends paving contractor for 3 years


Toronto council has unanimously voted to ban contractor Four Seasons Site Development from bidding on city contracts for three years after officials fired the company for breaching its contract to revamp College Street last summer.

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May, 2017
Business owner convicted and fined for hiring unlicensed contractor to do electrical work - worker died on-the-job


Jamal Shihadeh of Mississauga was convicted in Ontario court of hiring an unlicensed contractor to do electrical work at his business. 

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May, 2017
Maple Leaf Engages Paramount Structures to Build Both Telkwa, B.C. and Henderson, Nevada Facilities


For the Company's B.C. Facility, the Company intends to develop the 80,000 sq. ft. facility by two or three phases, with the first phase of 30,000 sq. ft. started immediately.

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May, 2017
TV renovation contractor pleads guilty to 22 charges in Calgary


In 2014, customers submitted complaints that he wasn’t following through on the work they paid him for and, soon after, he placed all of his companies into bankruptcy, taking $5 million from 22 Calgary homeowners and leaving them with unfinished work.

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May, 2017
City of Ottawa and construction consortium served with $100K lawsuit over Rideau sinkhole


Starwood Capital Group Inc., which owns and operates the Westin Hotel in downtown Ottawa, alleges the city and Rideau Transit Group were negligent and failed to take necessary precautions at the LRT site during construction at the tunnel's entrance. 

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May, 2017
Triax Technologies launches IoT-Based Wearable System to increase safety, visibility in construction


This unprecedented Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled technology makes the digitally connected construction worksite possible for the first time.

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May, 2017
Quebec considers back-to-work legislation as construction workers strike


Hours after Quebec construction workers walked off the job, Premier Philippe Couillard threatened to use use back-to-work legislation to end their unlimited general strike.

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May, 2017
Augmented reality in construction lets you see through walls


This magic hat, the DAQRI Smart Helmet, is a wearable augmented-reality system being developed for use in industrial fabrication industries—especially the building and construction industry. 

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May, 2017
Removal of Eaton Centre pedestrian bridge closes parts of downtown Toronto


The new pedestrian bridge, designed by British architectural firm WilkinsonEyre, is expected to be put in place by this fall.

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May, 2017
Quebec construction workers will offer flooded residents fair value for work


The Quebec government will provide home and business owners hit by the floods with a list of qualified entrepreneurs who are committed to working at a fair price as reconstruction work begins.

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May, 2017
Medicine Hat contractor pleads guilty to $80K fraud


Guilty pleas were entered Monday by a contractor who collected a little less than $80,000 in deposits from local residents and then failed to do any construction work.

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May, 2017
ASSE International Calls for Scald Awareness Task Group Members


The ASSE International Scald Awareness Task Group, reforming to develop a white paper concerning recommended procedures for replacing residential water heaters to reduce the danger of scalding, is now accepting applications. 

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May, 2017
Dufferin County awards $6.1M social housing construction contract to JR Certus Construction Ltd.


The Woodbridge-based firm submitted the lowest bid for the tender, which included three other proposals ranging from $6.8 to $7.2 million.

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May, 2017
Ontario government introduces Construction Health and Safety Action Plan


The Construction Health and Safety Action Plan contains 16 recommendations to create a more knowledgeable, skilled sector and to increase the sector's compliance with occupational health and safety laws.

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