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CSA releases new building guard standard

The Canadian Standards Association (CSA) has published A500-16 Building Guards, a new standard governing materials, hardware and installation of balcony guards, including glass balcony balustrades. The standard is expected to be referenced in future national and provincial building codes to prevent well-publicised issues of falling balcony glass.

Trulite’s Dolphin featured in Manufacturing Automation magazine

Andrew Dolphin, production planning manager at Trulite in Woodbridge, Ont., discussed architectural glass and metal fabrication in a featured interview with Manufacturing Automation magazine. He discusses Trulite's processes and some of the new equipment he is using to improve efficiency and quality at the glass fabricator.

Keynote speakers announced for BEC

The Glass Association of North America (GANA) has released its keynote lineup for the upcoming Building Envelope Conference (BEC) taking place Feb. 6 to 8 at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas. Early bird registration for the conference expires Dec. 31.

Survey seeks input on creating safe workplaces

What are the top barriers and issues affecting the health and safety of workplaces in Canada, and what can we do about them? The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) is inviting workers and employers to take part in an online survey that continues the conversation sparked at CCOHS’ Forum 2016: The Changing World of Work, held earlier this year in Vancouver, British Columbia.
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Vancouver architect designs wooden high-rise in Minneapolis

Designed by Vancouver based Michael Green Architecture (MGA) in conjunction with Architect-of-Record DLR Group, the seven storey high-rise in Minneapolis’ North Loop neighbourhood is the largest mass timber building in the United States. » Learn More
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IGMA Winter Conference

January 23-26, 2017
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April 20, 2017
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