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Construction Links Network: Weekly Round Up August 18, 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   Save time - Click here...

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CHBA invests in Okanagan’s greenest child care centre

  The Canadian Home Builders' Association (CHBA) South Okanagan is helping build up the Okanagan College Foundation’s fundraising efforts with a $5,000 gift to Little Learners Academy on the Penticton campus of Okanagan...

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A look at Amsterdam’s soon-to-be island for sustainable, affordable housing

  More than 20 years ago, looking for space for new homes, Amsterdam decided to build some islands. It came up with a grand scheme, begun in 1997, to have a 10-island archipelago rise from the waters of IJmeer lake, capable of holding 18,000...

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OHBA Congratulates 2018 Awards of Distinction Finalists

  TORONTO, Aug. 16, 2018 /CNW/ - The Ontario Home Builders' Association (OHBA) is pleased to announce the 2018 Awards of Distinction finalists. Judged by a panel of industry professionals from across Canada, the entries were...

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Business to Business Marketing Strategies That Work

Business to Business Marketing Strategies That Work If your business model revolves around selling to other businesses rather than individual consumers, it’s important to understand the different approaches you’ll need to use to get the best...

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Construction set to begin on new transit fleet maintenance facility in Regina

  It was a step forward for public transit in Regina, as the city, along with the provincial and federal government, announced the start of construction on a new transit fleet maintenance facility in an official sod-turning event this...

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ADP Canada National Employment Report – Construction industry adds 4,700 jobs in July

  TORONTO, Aug. 16, 2018 /CNW/ -- Employment in Canada increased by 11,600 jobs from June to July according to the July ADP® Canada National Employment Report.  Broadly distributed to the public each month, free of charge, the ADP...

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Empty office buildings in Calgary reflect poor policy choices in Edmonton

  Several news reports have documented the bleak reality for office vacancy rates in Calgary. According to one CBC report, office vacancy is as high as in 2008, with nearly 28% of offices in the city core vacant. The vacancy rate remains...

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APA and the Code Council publish an updated International Residential Code lateral bracing guide

  Washington, D.C. – A new illustrated book, co-published by the International Code Council and APA – The Engineered Wood Association, provides an explanation of the lateral bracing provisions of the 2018 International Residential Code...

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