This week’s top DCN headlines cover news of another crane collapse in Toronto; communication “mistakes” that were made during Jane and Finch community hub talks; a federal government announcement of COVID-19 infrastructure funding; shortlists of teams for Eglinton and Scarborough transit projects; and a survey that’s meant to gather information on the impact of quality […] The post Your top DCN headlines: Aug. 3 to 7 appeared first on constructconnect.com.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Wood Council (AWC) and the International Code Council have released a joint publication, Mass Timber Buildings and the IBC, containing an overview of requirements for mass timber construction as found in the most recent international building codes. The document highlights changes beginning with the 2015 International Building Code (IBC), which allows […] The post Newly released mass timber guidebook delves into international building codes appeared first on constructconnect.com.
Maroon Group recently announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Applied Graphene Materials.
Huntsman Corp. recently reported second quarter 2020 results with revenues of $1.2 billion, a 30% decrease compared to the 2019 second quarter.
OSHA has rescheduled the 7th annual National Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction for September 14-18, 2020. – Read: National Safety Stand-Down To Prevent Falls Rescheduled at FacilityExecutive.com.
The ESPC approach to facility retrofits is the ideal method to implement disinfection strategies in funding-strapped government and educational buildings. – Read: ESPC: The Remedy Schools Need During The COVID-19 Pandemic at FacilityExecutive.com.
TORONTO — Tridel chairman emeritus Angelo DelZotto is being hailed as a giant of Toronto construction with a passion for people and building homes in the wake of his death at the age of 89 on July 31. The firm, which has built 85,000 homes over eight decades, has produced a video highlighting DelZotto’s lifetime […] The post Tridel chairman Angelo DelZotto: Dec. 30, 1930 — July 31, 2020 appeared first on constructconnect.com.
Palmer Holland announced the passing of Matt Walker, 37, on Tuesday, July 21, 2020.
Leading chemical binding expert AFFIX Labs has harnessed its global experience in disease prevention to create a long-lasting surface treatment proven to kill COVID-19.
Whether it’s a natural threat of extreme weather or a manmade hazard, a disaster can take out an electrical system. What is your plan? – Read: Ready Or Not, Disaster Can Strike Facilities Anytime at FacilityExecutive.com.
November 2019 — Construction Economic News Trade fights appear to be undermining demand for many types of private-sector projects; Association officials urge the Trump administration to quickly resolve disputes with China, the European Union and other countries Construction employment increased by 10,000 jobs in October and by 148,000, or 2.0 percent, over the past 12 months, while construction spending decreased by 2.0 percent from September 2018 to September 2019, according to an analysis of
October 2019 — Member News The office building brings more than 200 employees back to the hospital’s campus. The James C. Lee III Building at Children’s of Alabama has opened for more than 200 employees working in non-clinical support services, many of whom have been located off Children’s main campus since construction began on the Benjamin Russell Hospital for Children building in 2008.
October 2019 — Top News It’s awards season at AGC of America, and time is running out to submit your application. Whether you’re a safety professional, a member of a student chapter, or a construction innovator, there’s an awards program for you. The application deadline for the Build America Awards, AGC in the Community Awards, Diversity and Inclusion Awards is October 23, 2019. Deadline to submit an Innovation Award or apply for a Student
October 2019 — Top News On the latest episode of AGC’s ConstructorCast, we talk with virtual design and construction (VDC) leaders from Barton Malow Company, Matt Hedke and Alan Todd, about the benefits of VDC, technology selection and how to ensure successful companywide integration.
October 2019 — IN CASE YOU MISSED IT Over the past 20 years, green and sustainable construction has evolved from what many called a fringe movement to one that has achieved mainstream status. Reducing energy and water usage remains the top environmental issue driving these types of construction projects. BY LISA KOPOCHINSKI
July 2020 — Top News The digital edition of the July/August 2020 issue of Constructor magazine is now available for your reading pleasure. In addition to our COVID-related stories (Perfect the Unexpected, Returning to Work and Crisis Response), we have technology-focused articles (Game Changer and Problem Solver), plus much more. And, be sure to peruse the 2020 Regional Resource Guide, filled with detailed information on companies and businesses that provide products and services to the construction industry.
PROCUREMENT NO.: PRC002200 CONTRACT 17 111 20198 REQUEST FOR TENDER 2020 SUPPLY, INSTALLATION AND MODERNIZATION OF TRAFFIC CONTROL SIGNALS Closing Date and Time: Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. Local Time This Contract is for the supply, installation and modernization of traffic control signals at various locations within the City of Mississauga. Tender forms […] The post Supply, Installation and Modernization of Traffic Control Signals appeared first on constructconnect.com.
The government of Vietnam has approved a $9.3bn housing development and tourist resort at Can …
Antelope Point Marina in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area on Lake Powell in Utah in 2010. The Antelope Point breakwater was damaged by high winds in May. Photo credit: National Park Service Contractors who have national parks in or near their territory should keep an eye out for possible road and bridge work and other infrastructure projects. That’s because the recently passed Great American Outdoors Act, which calls for spending $9.5 billion over 5 years
A joint venture between two US companies has completed work on the $2bn Allegiant Stadium, …