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Quick-Thinking Crane Operator May Have Saved Lives
Mon Oct 26 2009
A crane crashes into a six storey, 160 unit retirement home called the Four Elms Retirement Residence in Vaughan, Ontario. Investigation is underway to find the cause of the accident. Read More...
Shangri-La Concrete Pour in Toronto, Canada
Sun Oct 18 2009
The concrete pour and construction of Living Shangri-LA in Toronto, Ontario is moving along smoothly. The Shangri-LA will feature a hotel, residences, theatre, fitness centre and more. Read More...
Boston Based Architecture Firm on Toronto LEED Gold Project
Sun Oct 11 2009
John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture Landscape and Design at the University of Toronto teams up with Boston-based architecture firm Office dA in transforming the facilities into a model of green design with the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System. Read More...
TransCanada Building $1.2 Billion Gas-Fired Power Plant in Ontario
Sun Oct 04 2009
Calgary-based Trans Canada Corp. wins the contract to construct a natural gas-fired power plant to the west of Toronto. The gas-fired plant will produce 60% less carbon dioxide than a traditional coal-fired plant. Read more... Read More...
363 Truck Loads of Concrete Poured in Pickering, Ontario
Sun Sep 27 2009
With 363 trucks loads, or 3,259 cubic metres of concrete being used in a 22-hour marathon concrete pour at the Duffin Creek Pollution Control Plant in Pickering, Ontario, the pour of Canada's now largest sewage plant goes flawlessly. Read More...
Moffat Creek Sanitary Sewer to be Tunneled by Hand
Sun Sep 20 2009
Due to fragile wetlands in Cambridge, Ontario, Brantford Engineering and Construction has proposed a labour intensive old-school hand-dig for installation of Moffat Creeks new 400 Metre sewer line. Read more... Read More...
Construction in St. John's Defies Slow Economy
Sun Sep 13 2009
The natural harbour along Water Street in St. John's, Newfoundland has hosted ships for half a millennium, but now the other side of Water Street is experiencing a construction boom in million dollar condos overlooking the water's edge. The reason? Geologists recently discovered 2 billion barrels of accessible oil off the Newfoundland coast. Read More...
Future Canadian Roads to be Greener
Mon Sep 07 2009
Construction of new Canadian highways result in increased greenhouse gas emissions during construction and maintenance work, and also after the road has been built. In Canada, the Green Highways Partnership hopes to balance the social benefits of new highways and roads with the need to protect the environment from unnecessary impact. Read More...
Government Asks Industry Advice on Making Ottawa 'Greener'
Sun Aug 30 2009
Advice from industry will play an important role in the government's plan to be more environmentally responsible and cost efficient in running Ottawa's federal buildings, according to the Public Works Minister. Read More...
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