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Saturday December 15, 2018

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Is the Union Station Revitalization ‘Out of Control’ ?
Commercial
Thursday February 1 2018

Is the Union Station Revitalization ‘Out of Control’ ?

$22.8-million increase and an additional eight to 12 months is required to complete the renovation and restoration work on Union Station in Toronto.

Hotel Construction Booming in Mexico, Caribbean
Commercial
Wednesday November 2 2016

Hotel Construction Booming in Mexico, Caribbean

The Caribbean-Mexico region is seeing a big jump in hotel construction, according to the latest report from STR.

Trump Vancouver Project Dealyed Until 2017
Commercial
Thursday October 20 2016

Trump Vancouver Project Dealyed Until 2017

The opening of the 147-room Trump International Hotel and Tower at 1161 West Georgia Street has been pushed to at least January, the hotel’s general manager...

Concrete Protection Depends Upon Environmental Conditions
Technology
Wednesday June 1 2016

Concrete Protection Depends Upon Environmental Conditions

Consideration of environmental factors is of key importance when selection methods for the protection of concrete structures and the prevention of degradation or spalling.

Suspicious Fires Causing Havoc at B.C. Construction Sites
Commercial
Monday May 23 2016

Suspicious Fires Causing Havoc at B.C. Construction Sites

There have been 462 fires at construction sites over the past decade across B.C.; blazes that killed two people, injured 16 and caused over $100 million...

RFQ for New Toronto Courthouse
Commercial
Thursday April 28 2016

RFQ for New Toronto Courthouse

A request for qualifications (RFQ) to design, build, finance and maintain a new Toronto courthouse has been issued by Infrastructure Ontario and the Ministry of the...

Could Skyscrapers Soon Be Held Together with Glue ?
Business
Wednesday April 6 2016

Could Skyscrapers Soon Be Held Together with Glue ?

Composite materials and adhesives could revolutionise construction and lead to entire towers being glued together, according to American architect Greg Lynn.

Shanghai Tower an Incredible Work of Art
Commercial
Friday March 18 2016

Shanghai Tower an Incredible Work of Art

The second best of anything rarely gets anywhere near the attention that the best gets, but this may be a notable exception.

Commercial
Feb 1 2018
Ottawa Senators Inch Closer to New Arena

The Ottawa Senators’ potential move to a downtown arena is a small step closer to becoming reality after the National Capital Commission (NCC) announced recently it...

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Commercial
Jan 19 2018
Ontario Invests $784M on New School Construction

Ontario will spend $784 million this year to build or renovate 79 schools across the province but opposition critics say it’s not enough to address a...

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Commercial
Jan 19 2018
West Kelowna Construction is Booming

It was a record high year in West Kelowna in 2017 for construction activity with building permits adding up to more than $131 million.

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