Friday, November 15, 2019

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Enbridge Gas presents cheque to Skills Ontario, continues support for the First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Initiatives program

    Ontario (November 15, 2019) – Earlier this week, Ian Howcroft, Chief Executive Officer of Skills Ontario met with Ken McCorkle, Manager of Indigenous Affairs at Enbridge Gas and Malini Giridhar, VP of Business Development and...

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Four industry leaders elected to the Vancouver Island Construction Association board

    November 14, 2019 (Victoria, BC) – The Vancouver Island Construction Association (VICA) and its membership elected four industry leaders to its 2019-2020 Board of Directors at its Annual General Meeting on November 7, 2019....

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IAPMO roundtable galvanizes Indonesian industry around critical development issues

Jakarta, Indonesia (Nov. 14, 2019) — The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) convened, as part of its contribution to the inaugural Indonesia Sustainable Construction and Plumbing Conference (ISCOP), a high-level...

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A look at the next generation of ultra high-performance fiber-reinforced concrete

    The next generation of ultra high-performance fiber-reinforced concrete (UHPFRC) has just been created at EPFL. The new material will be used to strengthen and to extend the life span of bridges and other structures—both new...

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IWSH solidifies plans for Next Community Plumbing Challenge program at Indonesian industry event

Jakarta, Indonesia (Nov. 14, 2019) — The International Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Foundation (IWSH) unveiled plans for the next phase of the Community Plumbing Challenge (CPC) Indonesia program during a presentation at the inaugural Indonesia...

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21st Steel Awards for Excellence in Steel Construction was a stunning and moving event

On Monday, November 11th, the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC-ICCA) of the Quebec Region celebrated the 21st anniversary of the Steel Awards for Excellence in Steel Construction, at one of the most historic venues in Canada, the...

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COMMAND Center Blog: Technology on the Job Site Increases Efficiency

A Dodge Data & Analytics survey found that the access to project data and enhanced communication available through mobile apps were the most valued benefits to the work field.   According to Apple Insider, construction company...

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How blockchain and IoT are opening new capabilities in the construction industry

    IoT is enabling the digitalization of assets and processes in the construction industry at a fast pace. Construction projects are generally complex and involve a lot of regulations and standards. There are issues with trust and...

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New research highlights recruiting and profit margin erosion among top concerns for the construction industry

CARPINTERIA, Calif., November 13, 2019 -- Procore Technologies Inc. today published a report based on sponsored research conducted by FMI Corporation, which indicates the construction industry has yet to tap into the full potential of construction...

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