Saturday, March 23, 2019

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Annual student competition promotes skilled trades in Kingston

    As reported in the Kingston Herald, this Friday, the second day of the 2019 Limestone Skills Competition – created to promote the skilled trades and technologies as viable, first-choice career options to students – will take...

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Deteriorating bridge in Brookfield can’t wait 5 years for repairs, says councillor

    As reported on CBC News, a deputy mayor in Colchester County is worried a deteriorating bridge in Brookfield could be dangerous, but a replacement isn't scheduled for another five years. "You can actually see a bow in the...

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Remove The Fume | Powered by Plymovent: Plymovent factory direct e-commerce store offers spring break price break literally on remove the fume products, manufactured by Plymovent

  FLASH SALE: ALL RED MODEL EQUIPMENT ON SALE FOR 15% OFF LIST PRICE   As with seasonal changes, and a return to more manufacturing business returning to outdoor work, Remove The Fume highlights the dangers of welding and...

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Budget 2019: Short on restoring investor confidence, strong on workforce development

    OTTAWA, March 19, 2019 – The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) is disappointed that the federal government has not taken more concrete actions to restore investor confidence in Canada. “CCA had wished to see a fiscal...

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The Code Council calls for input on changes to the building codes that keep our communities safe and resilient

    Washington, D.C. – The International Code Council is hosting its 2019 Committee Action Hearings from April 28 to May 8, 2019, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Hearing participants will address potential changes to the International...

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5 women, 5 questions on working in the construction industry

    As blogged on TorontoStoreys.com, early March brought International Women’s Day and all the requisite hashtags and headlines. It was a time to reflect on how far women have come, and how much farther they have to go. Women...

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Minimizing Potential Water Damage – Innovation Becomes Standard

Did you know there is a specification for water leak detection products that protects your customers’ home or business from damage caused by leaking pipes, failed flexible connectors and overflowing toilets? These systems are installed on the...

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Laying the foundation for Net-Zero Energy Ready building codes in Canada by 2030

    The National Research Council’s Construction Research Centre (CRC) is working hard to help Canada meet its commitment to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by 30% (below 2005 levels) by 2030 through its Net-Zero Energy Ready...

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George Brown College and RESCON team up with a new program for residential construction management

    As reported in The Star, the employees are happier, the jobs are secure, and the work itself is everywhere you look. The residential construction industry boasts a wealth of hands-on, challenging and rewarding careers that...

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