Monday, July 16, 2018

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LNG Canada to hire mainly Canadian workers for $40-billion project construction in Kitimat

  LNG Canada will hire primarily Canadian workers to build a planned terminal to export liquefied natural gas from Kitimat, B.C., newly released briefing notes for B.C.’s NDP minority government show. The employment strategy is in sharp...

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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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Silica in Construction: Hazards & Control Measures

Courtesy of T. Harris Environmental Management:   In recent years, to protect workers in the construction industry against exposure to hazardous chemicals, the Ministry of Labour removed the exemption to Ontario Regulation 833 that...

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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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IWSH teams up with DigDeep for Navajo Nation Community Plumbing Challenge

  Washington, D.C. (July 11, 2018) — The Navajo Water Project, an initiative of the nonprofit organization DigDeep that was among the 2018 recipients of the U.S. Water Prize, will be the focus of IWSH’s 2018 international Community...

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Is China’s construction industry putting earth’s ozone layer back at risk?

  China is responsible for a dangerous spike in atmospheric levels of CFC-11, a chemical outlawed for its destructive impact on Earth’s ozone layer, according to an exhaustive report released Monday by the UK-based Environmental...

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Construction Links Network: Weekly Round Up July 7, 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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Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project – Review panel invites public comments on sufficiency of information and draft public hearing procedures

  The Review Panel conducting the environmental assessment for the proposed Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project is seeking comments on information request responses and draft Public Hearing Procedures. The Review Panel is...

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Bird-friendly glass to be used in soon to be constructed building in Fredericton

  Fredericton's so-called "sexiest building" will get some additional bells and whistles before it rises downtown. The glass-facade building planned for 140 Carleton St. will feature bird-friendly glass on the first three...

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