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May 23, 2020

Weekly Round Up – May 23, 2020

Notable news this week includes a 102-year-old steam engine that was deployed for winching duties at a UK quarry. Another is a Nunavik village with no cases of COVID-19 not quite ready...

May 23, 2020

Peters Bros. Construction makes $1.7 million donation to Penticton hospital

Thanks to the generosity of a local business, the Penticton Regional Hospital is one step closer to getting a new CT scanner. The South Okanagan Similkameen (SOS) Medical Foundation announced Thursday that...

May 22, 2020

Nunavik village not ready to welcome construction workers from south without 14-day quarantine

The town council ofa remote Inuit community in northern Quebec said the region's public health authority has togo through the proper channels to approve gradual reopening measures —and not take any shortcuts...

May 22, 2020

Intelligent wood could become the urban construction material of the future

Architecture has (re)discovered wood as a building material for urban spaces. In recent months, the two tallest wooden buildings in the world were built in Vienna, Austria, and Brumunddal in Norway. Plans...

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