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Construction Links Network: Weekly Round Up May 26, 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   Sign-up to receive the Weekly Round...

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Alberta to allow wireless electricity control in new homes

Alberta is the first province to update its building code to allow for wireless electricity control in new residential construction and held an event Tuesday to showcase the change. The province issued an electrical safety information...

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Registration is open for the 2018 International Code Council Annual Conference, Code Hearings and Expo

Washington, D.C. – Registration is now open for the 2018 International Code Council Annual Conference, Code Hearings and Expo, which will be held on October 21-31, 2018, in Richmond, Va. This important building industry event offers educational...

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Human Rights Tribunal complaint filed for sexual harassment at Ottawa construction site

She claims the harassment began shortly after she was hired as part of the construction site cleanup crew. The only woman on the crew, Belia Mejia says she struggled for six months, “Trying to fit in … trying to be one of the guys.” It...

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Construction Links Network: Weekly Round Up May 19, 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   Sign-up to receive the Weekly Round...

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DANGER DRIVES ON THE JOB – The Construction Industry can no longer overlook the dangers of suspended drivers behind the wheel of company vehicles

By Christopher Hope VerX Direct When a company chooses to look away from danger, it doesn’t become somehow magically invisible to legal responsibility. Everyone agrees, or claims to, but in fact, day in and day out, most companies will take...

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Grenfell fire inquiry recommends overhaul of U.K. building rules

LONDON — Britain’s building safety systems are a lax and confused mess in need of a major overhaul and much tougher enforcement, an investigator commissioned after the Grenfell Tower disaster reported on Thursday, but she did not recommend...

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B.C. begins to roll out new highly reflective paint on provincial highways

VICTORIA — Lower Mainland drivers will soon have an easier time seeing road lines on provincial highways, as the B.C. government begins to roll out new highly reflective paint. The Ministry of Transportation has begun painting more than 3,000...

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City of Regina wants to backfill construction site after engineer deems long delayed Capital Pointe project unsafe

In its bid to fill the hole left by excavation work on the Capital Pointe project, the City of Regina is arguing the site at the corner of Albert Street and Victoria Avenue is a risk to public safety. Christine Clifford, a lawyer with the City of...

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