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StatsCan building permits report: February 2018

Canadian municipalities issued $8.2 billion in building permits in February (-2.6%), following a 5.2% gain in January. Single-family homes as well as the commercial and institutional components saw lower levels of construction intentions in February.

Details of planned float glass plant for Guelph, Ont.

The Xinyi glass plant in Guelph will be a modern manufacturing facility with a total floor area of 2 million square feet.The facility will provide enclosed structures for glass manufacturing, corporate offices, a warehouse and loading bays.

AEM offers tips on protecting against cyber attacks

As companies introduce connected technologies into the workplace and on the jobsite, they increase the risk of cyber attacks.
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Dancause promoted to manager marketing operations at Walker Glass

Walker Glass Company Ltd. is pleased to announce the promotion of Danik Dancause to the position of Manager, Marketing Operations. » Learn More
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Vitro to sponsor rainforest habitat restoration at National Aviary

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) announced that it is a contributing sponsor to restoration of the historic Tropical Rainforest exhibit at the National Aviary in Pittsburgh, and that it will supply 19,600 square-feet of Starphire Ultra-Clear glass, featuring AviProTek bird-friendly Velour acid-etched finish by Walker Glass, to the $1.2 million project. » Read more...

The three Qs: Implement a complete quality process to avoid fade in overseas operations

Meeting the budget for construction of a building can be a challenge, especially when a proposed design may be aspirational rather than strictly practical. » Read more...

AGNORA goes to 'great lengths' in quality and collaboration

The CF Shops at Don Mills is a high-end, open air shopping centre that invites patrons outside to enjoy their shops, restaurants and services while taking in their ambient surroundings. To further the experience, Don Mills needed signage with brightly visible, backlit graphics to provide wayfinding and parking space information that would extend from daytime to nighttime. » Read more...

AIA Conference

June 21-23, 2018
Location: New York, N.Y.
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