Thursday, July 19, 2018

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At last, condos take shape at the old Charles Camsell hospital site in Edmonton

  Brian Seitinger has been in construction his whole life. His father was in construction. His grandfather was in construction. There must have been days over the last 14 years that he’s felt he’s been working on the Charles Camsell...

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Ontario Home Builders’ Association welcomes the industry to the 2018 annual conference

  TORONTO, July 19, 2018 /CNW/ - The Ontario Home Builders' Association returns to Canada's capital for the OHBA 2018 Conference, September 23-25, 2018. Hosted by the Greater Ottawa Home Builders' Association, delegates from across...

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Can we solve the world’s energy crisis with wooden buildings?

  Urbanization and the rapid growth in population are driving the global energy demand higher. Keeping up with the demand for energy remains as one of the greatest challenges of the 21st century. Buildings are constantly being erected to...

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Building in Prince George recognized as the most airtight industrial building in North America

  The Wood Innovation Research Lab in Prince George, appears to be nothing more than a modern cedar and black-metal building, but look past the cladding and you’ll find an engineering feat that has earned it the recognition as the most...

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Drones gather real-time data on construction sites to create 3D aerial maps

  The use of drones commercially is skyrocketing around the globe with brand new ideas popping up in different countries. Companies like Matternet want to make peer-to-peer drone delivery common and Amazon wants to send your packages...

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Construction Links Network: Weekly Round Up July 14, 2018

Below are links to the top news items posted on the Construction Links Network over the past week. Thank you for stopping by Construction Links Network.   Best Regards, Arnie Gess, President   Save time -...

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This robot can 3-D print a steel bridge in mid-air

  In 2017, Dutch designer Joris Laarman will wheel a robot to the brink of a canal in Amsterdam. He’ll hit an “on” button. He’ll walk away. And when he comes back two months later, the Netherlands will have a new, one-of-a-kind...

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Place Ste-Foy in Quebec City inaugurates its second parking garage

  QUEBEC CITY, July 13, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Place Ste-Foy is pleased to announce the opening of its second parkade. A total of 1,500 parking spaces is now available in the two new structures. As well, valet parking will continue to be...

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A look at Toronto’s sustainable skyscraper project that is sculpted for the wind

  Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture (AS+GG) has unveiled a new glazed skyscraper for Toronto, Canada. Due to begin construction in 2019, the 46-story office building is slated for LEED Platinum (a green building standard), and will...

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