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CCA applauds news of agreement between Canada and U.S. to lift steel and aluminum tariffs

OTTAWA, May 17, 2019 – The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) is pleased that Canada and the U.S. have reached a decision to lift steel and aluminum tariffs. “This news will bring much needed relief to the construction industry, helping...

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U.S. agrees to lift steel, aluminum tariffs on Canada, Mexico

    As reported on BNN Bloomberg, the U.S. will lift steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico in favor of stronger enforcement actions, in a move that will help clear the way for ratification of the new NAFTA. In a joint...

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Modular Construction use is booming in commercial building

    As blogged on National Real Estate Investor, commercial real estate experts forecast increasing demand for modular construction in the healthcare, industrial, education and multifamily sectors. “If modular goes mainstream,...

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Rheem® employee appointed to the CABA Board of Directors

    Rheem is proud to announce the appointment of its Director of Digital Marketing, Brian White, to the Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) Board of Directors. CABA is a nonprofit industry association that provides...

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thyssenkrupp Elevator Canada celebrates two-year anniversary of state-of-the-art Engineering Centre

    TORONTO, May 16, 2019 /CNW/ -- thyssenkrupp Elevator Canada is celebrating the two-year anniversary of its Engineering Centre located at 270 Finchdene Square in Scarborough, Ontario. The state-of-the-art $3...

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Regina’s residential construction industry in ‘deep recession,’ says home builders’ association

    As reported in the Regina Leader-Post, Regina’s residential construction industry is experiencing a heavy downturn, with this year’s housing starts on track to be the lowest in 11 years. A new report from the Regina and...

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Indoor air quality codes and regulations keep getting tougher – It’s time to demand tougher solutions

Health and safety for all employees on the shop floor. Read our article on why coatings on metal make the composition of welding fumes more dangerous: Welding fumes contain oxides of the metals in the materials being welded. If not protected by...

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Building Smart with Airtightness Testing: Building Preparation

Why do we need to prepare the building for airtightness testing? What does this involve? Are there guidance and tips? Potential heat loss due to air leakage through an enclosure with moderate or poor airtightness has a significant and measurable...

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IAPMO advances development of 2021 uniform codes

Ontario, Calif. (May 15, 2019) —The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) recently completed Technical Committee Meetings toward the development of the 2021 editions of the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC®) and Uniform...

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