Wednesday, December 11, 2019

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Skills Ontario celebrates Appreciation Evening 2019 and presents Glenn Beatty Award

    Skills Ontario was proud to host volunteers, Alumni, and sponsors at the Hamilton Family Theatre for the annual Skills Ontario Appreciation Evening on December 5, where guests were given an opportunity to network, enjoy hors...

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Magic Lite introduces it’s newest linear product LED NEON FLEX

With a 30+ year track record for excellence in linear lighting, ML / NSL takes you into the future with their new LED NEON FLEX.  Neon Flex provides a neon look using state of the art LED technology and is suitable for outdoor or indoor use.  It...

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Niagara Construction Association holds successful 14th Annual Christmas Lunch & Food Drive

    The Niagara Construction Association (NCA) is thrilled to announce that as a result of their 14th Annual NCA Christmas Lunch & Food Drive which took place on Friday, December 6th at the St. Catharines Holiday Inn & Suites...

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First US steel plants powered by wind, solar energy are opening in the near future

    The steel industry has a massive carbon footprint, as much as 6% to 7% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions, according to a Rocky Mountain Institute study. A new Nucor steel microplant in Missouri is trying to put a dent...

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Building home for intellectually disabled a special experience for all

    The shell of a three-storey building in Harbour Landing rings with excited voices and laughter, a taste of what is to come once construction is complete and 10 adults with disabilities move in. Large windows in the 10...

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Statistics Canada – Building permits decreased 1.5% to $8.3 billion in October

    Statistics Canada reports that the total value of building permits issued by Canadian municipalities decreased 1.5% to $8.3 billion in October. Declines were reported in five provinces, with the largest decrease in British...

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Squamish’s first multi-family passive house aims to inspire more passive homes in town

    The door is heavy, and closes firmly as you step into the TarsemHaus townhouses at 1009 Aspen Road.  The new construction, slated to be completed in February, opens the door to multi-family passive houses in...

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NYC to require ‘bird-friendly’ glass on new construction

    New York City lawmakers are poised to adopt legislation requiring “bird-friendly” glass on all new construction in an effort to cut down on the tens of thousands of birds who die flying into the city's buildings every...

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Webinar January 30: Building Smart with Seismic Requirements for Part 9 Buildings

Why do wood frame buildings stand up in earthquakes? What makes some fall? How do the Part 9 prescriptive provisions for lateral load resistance help ensure that your building will resist the next seismic event?  These questions and many more will...

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