Wednesday, January 16, 2019

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Construction of new Calgary Cancer Centre on schedule for 2023 opening

    Premier Rachel Notley toured the ongoing construction of the new Calgary Cancer Centre at the Foothills Medical Centre on Monday and confirmed the project remains on schedule and under budget. Once complete, the centre is...

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Why greening our cities is key to unlocking $29 trillion worth of investment

    The urgency of addressing climate change has been made clear by a recent report issued by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The report warns that even at 1.5°C warming, the planet will experience irreversible...

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Build It and They Will Come

    by Silvia Cademartori, FPInnovations   The last nail driven into wood-fibre panel insulation in a home in British Columbia could mark for the Canadian home-building industry a new standard in building construction...

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How China is radically reinventing urban architecture to go green

    China is a land of contrasts. The rural parts of the country are known for beautiful, green expanses. China’s cities are breathtaking in a more literal sense. It’s common to see people on the streets wearing face masks to...

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National Student Writing Contest in Support of Habitat for Humanity Canada Launches

    TORONTO, Jan. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Students across the country have an opportunity to help a family become a Habitat homeowner, thanks to the Meaning of Home contest, a national writing contest in support of Habitat for Humanity...

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Denmark embarks on ambitious plan to create new islands off Copenhagen coast

    The Danish government and greater Copenhagen mayors, working with Urban Power architecture and planning, have embarked on an ambitious scheme to create nine new islands off the coast of Copenhagen. The massive land reclamation...

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Construction Links Network: Weekly Round Up January 12, 2019

    Welcome to this week’s edition of the Weekly Round Up published by Construction Links Network. Below are the links to all the news items published on the network over the past seven days. If you have a news item that would be...

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Duchesnay Creek Bridge to be replaced

    The Duchesnay Creek Bridge, which is listed as an Ontario Heritage Bridge, will be replaced this year due to its deteriorating condition per the North Bay Nugget. This bridge replacement is part of a multi-million dollar...

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Construction could begin this fall on apartment complex replacing ‘Jelly Bean’ buildings in Saint John

    The mixed-income apartment complex that will replace the demolished “Jelly Bean” buildings at the corner of Wellington Row and Union Street will set a new environmental and design standard for buildings in the uptown core,...

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