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A look at fabric-cast concrete as a construction method for the future

Carried out at the University of California, the Fabric Forms project involves pouring a concrete fibreglass mixture into Y-shaped Lycra sleeves stretched into position by six-axis robots.

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Waterproofing Failures - Architects, Engineers or Contractors, who is responsible?

Waterproofing is expected to be strong as long as building stands. But once waterproofing is damaged, the impact in form of cost and damaged it has on the facility, is unexplainable. The cost of mending it again is twice the cost of waterproofing.

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Dubai builds world's first 3D Printed office building

While the concept of 3D printed buildings may not sound so far-fetched for the future at all as the technology has been earmarked for great potential in construction and architecture, many may be surprised to hear that Dubai is indeed home to the first 3D printed and fully functional office building.

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Hydro One selects Burns & McDonnell to provide construction program management services

Burns & McDonnell, a professional engineering, procurement and construction management services firm, will focus on enhancing Hydro One’s construction management tools and processes required to effectively oversee investments to the transmission grid throughout the province.

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Engineers' strike suspends work at 6 Montreal construction sites

The strike, which began Tuesday at midnight, affects about 440 engineers, chemists, veterinarians and other science professionals who are part of the Syndicat Professionnel des Scientifiques à Pratique Exclusive de la Ville (SPSPEM).

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Green Tech Centre construction project to start soon near Squamish

The tech centre will include an office and relocated Carbon Engineering plant, a carbon-capture research company currently located in the blue warehouse at the far north end of the property, according to a spokesperson for the oceanfront developer, Newport Beach Developments. 

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Etobicoke General Hospital Expansion Starts Construction in June

Walsh Canada has announced the commercial and financial close on the Etobicoke General Hospital Phase 1 Patient Tower expansion, a plan that has been in the works for several years. 

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Toronto woman first to receive new “Licensed Engineering Technologist” designation

Lisa Miller, C.E.T, LET, of Toronto, received Ontario’s first licensed engineering technologist (LET) designation today in a ceremony celebrating a successful collaboration between Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) and the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT).

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SNC-Lavalin to reimburse Quebec municipalities, agencies for ill-gotten contracts

SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. wants to wipe the slate clean in its home base of Quebec, confirming it will try to strike a deal with the provincial government to repay sums from public contracts won through fraudulent manoeuvres stretching back two decades.

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Self-healing concrete and sweaty roofs: is this the future of buildings?

Concrete that can fix itself, roofing that can sweat and surfaces inspired by carnivorous plants are some of the radical new technologies that hold the key to transforming the building industry, according to a new report.

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Study finds engineering, architecture among the best entry-level jobs

A WalletHub study of the best entry-level jobs found that engineers rank first and architects rank 10th out of a group of 109 professions. Also on the list are electrical engineer (sixth), industrial designer (36th), interior designer (40th), mechanical engineer (41st), and civil engineer (66th). 

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Blackcomb Whistler to see three-phase expansion

Whistler Blackcomb Holdings intends to invest $345 million in three phases to expand its Rocky Mountain development over the next few years.  The “Renaissance” developments will include more year-round facilities, reducing the resort’s reliance on winter ski tourists.

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A look at how the construction industry is going robotic

The building site of the future is going to look very different to the one we are all used to today. Instead of men in high-visibility jackets and hard hats, there are going to be drones buzzing overhead, robotic bulldozers and 3D printers churning out new structures.

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World's largest coliving building opening in London next week

New York City isn't the only place coliving is taking off. Next week, the first residents will be moving into west London's Old Oak, a brand new 550-unit coliving tower which will be the largest building of its kind in the world.

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Bechtel breaks ground on new P3 light rail project in Edmonton

Bechtel, part of TransEd Partners, a consortium also comprising Bombardier, EllisDon and Fengate Capital Management, announced today the groundbreaking for the Edmonton Valley Line Light Rail Transit – Stage 1 project in Alberta.

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