Monday, September 24, 2018

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Construction Links Network: Weekly Round Up September 22, 2018

  Below are links to the top news items posted on Construction Links Network over the past week. Thank you for stopping by and have a great week!   Best Regards, Arnie Gess, President   Structural Steel...

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Safety concerns raised after ceiling tiles fall on family in Richmond B.C. mall

  The last thing you expect to happen when you are having lunch at a food court is for the ceiling to fall on you. But that’s just what happened when Crystal Pisa was eating with her family at the Pacific Plaza food court, at Cambie and...

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Banff Springs Hotel to upgrade sanitary service infrastructure to prevent further sewage spills into river

  Work is getting underway to upgrade the Banff Springs Hotel’s sanitary sewer lines in a bid to prevent further sewage spills into the Spray River. The Banff Springs plans to reroute its sanitary service infrastructure and the Town of...

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Saskatchewan bridge that collapsed six hours after opening was built without geotech investigation of riverbed

  The Reeve of the rural municipality of Clayton says the bridge that collapsed six hours after it opened was built without having geotechnical investigation done on the riverbed it stood on. A bridge building expert calls that approach...

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Engineer’s report to be released next week on mortar issues that forced the closure of Nova Scotia school

  It will be next week before people in Oxford, N.S., get the results of an engineer's report regarding mortar issues that have forced the closure of the Oxford Regional Education Centre. The finished report was delivered Wednesday to...

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Portable High Vacuum Fume Extractor from Remove The Fume

  The Portable High Vacuum (PHV) is a lightweight, rugged, portable welding fume extractor. It removes hazardous welding fumes and grinding dust from light duty metal fabrication applications at-the-source. The PHV is optimal for small weld...

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Legal and safety issues loom around ethics, AI, and robots

  As artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms continue to advance, making sure that the AI entities can explain their decision-making process will be extremely important, especially after an accident that results in injury or...

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Industrial Ventilation and Filtration Solutions from Plymovent Industrial NA

  WHY FUME EXTRACTION? Welding fumes, grinding dust, oil mist: the metal industry produces all sorts of contamination. Welders and personnel in working areas are exposed to these air contaminants. It is essential to create healthy...

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CaGBC Atlantic Chapter announces Leadership and Green Building Award winners

  Halifax, NS – Sept 19, 2018 – Atlantic Canada’s green building projects and innovators were in the spotlight at the Halifax Convention Centre last night, as the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) honoured the 2018 CaGBC Atlantic...

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