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A look at how the construction industry is going digital

In an industry where practices have barely changed for decades, the building site of the future promises comprehensive online modeling, drones as surveyors and virtual-reality images of everything from building sites to commercial real estate.

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Why we should be building smart infrastructure sensors

Our nation's infrastructure includes massive networks of highways, roadways, bridges, ports, railways, energy delivery systems and aviation. Every American is reliant on these networks, yet they need an enormous amount of upkeep. Failure to maintain infrastructure has a wide range of ramifications, from economics to safety concerns.

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Edmonton's Walterdale Bridge to be delayed into 2017

In an update going to city council next week, city staff admit the bridge — which was originally supposed to open in fall 2015 — has been delayed into next year.

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The Buildings Show is changing how the industry works

The Buildings Show (TBS), the largest networking and educational event for design, construction and real estate industries returns to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre from Nov. 30 - Dec 2, 2016.

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Tall Wood Building Demonstration Project Reaches New Heights in Canada

Three years after launching a request for an Expression of Interest, through funding received from Natural Resources Canada, for Canadian design teams willing to undertake an innovative approach to designing and building high-rise wood demonstration projects, the Canadian Wood Council (CWC) was proudly in attendance at the ‘topping out’ celebration of the University of British Columbia’s Brock Commons Phase 1 tall wood student residence.

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Feedback on news item: Soaring Costs and Climate Change Call for New Approach to Funding Stormwater Management

I read the following article on your site: http://www.constructionlinks.ca/cgi-bin/story.cgi?id=303891. It has some significant factual errors, including in the following:

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Château Laurier hotel propose huge expansion

Expansion plans include building new long-term-stay suites, creating a new courtyard and replacing an aging five-storey parking lot with new underground parking that would provide hotel guests and the public at large with approximately 100 additional spaces.

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Report: Construction companies should seize opportunities to benefit from new technologies

Despite substantial investments, the construction industry is struggling to gain the full benefits of technologies including advanced data and analytics, mobility, automation and robotics. That's the key finding from Building a technology advantage – Global Construction Survey 2016the annual state-of-the-industry report from KPMG International.

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Sydney's largest urban renewal project aims to recycle more water than it uses

Lee is working to make Lendlease’s Barangaroo South development in Sydney (consisting of three main commercial towers, three 10-storey residential buildings, and several multi-use buildings) net positive water.

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Can't Build Up? Why Not Build Down? The Case For Subterranean Architecture

While most cities strive for a sustainable level of urban density, there are limitations at play that can restrict the amount of upwards growth. In an attempt to mine the possibilities for alternative expansion, Kurt Kohlstedt from99% Invisible has presented a round-up of the different ways in which architecture can instead grow below the ground surface.

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A look at a project that is using silk as a valid construction material

The ‘bombix bricks’ project looks at silk as a valid construction and structural material to be used within architecture. 

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Engineering licensing body clarifies use of the term “engineer” regarding the trial related to Algo Centre Mall roof collapse

Contrary to recent media reports, the former engineer facing charges in the Algo Centre Mall roof collapse, Robert Wood, is not a professional engineer and should not be referred to as such. Referring to Mr. Wood as a former engineer would be accurate.  

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Israel construction site collapse kills at least two workers

A multilevel parking garage under construction in the city of Tel Aviv collapsed on Monday, killing at least two people and injuring about 17 others, Israeli police and rescuers said, as rescue teams worked frantically to locate several people believed trapped under the rubble.

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Updated Media Kit Now Available - Construction Links Media

Is your company wanting exposure to Canada's top decision makers in the building, design and repair community including architects, designers, contractors, property managers, project managers, engineers, health & safety professionals & more? 

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Contractor suing CNRL over unpaid bills for construction of Horizon Oilsands project

A subsidiary of an Italian oil and gas contractor is suing Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. for $213.8 million over allegations of unpaid bills and other losses incurred during construction at the Horizon oilsands project in northeastern Alberta.

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