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Gateway Casinos

Gateway Casinos to build new casino in Delta

Gateway Casinos & Entertainment has announced plans to build a premier casino and entertainment property in Delta, featuring a mix of amenities.
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Govan Brown joins Structure Tone companies

Govan Brown, an interiors and renovation contractor, has joined the Structure Tone family of companies, expanding Structure Tone’s reach into Canada.
Trans Mountain pipeline

Contractors selected for Trans Mountain pipeline

Contractors have been selected for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. The six major contractors were announced by Kinder Morgan.
George Massey Tunnel

B.C. cancels construction of George Massey bridge

B.C.'s new NDP government has cancelled the current construction schedule for a new George Massey bridge, and is sending the project to a technical review.
housing damage

NZ quake study gets to heart of housing damage

Researchers have drawn a link between destabilized housing conditions and a higher than normal heart attack rate in the aftermath of New Zealand's 2010 and 2011 earthquakes.
pavement

Regina pilots new pavement preservation technique

Regina is investing $350,000 from its existing paving maintenance budget in a new pavement preservation technique to restore the surface of asphalt.
investment transactions

Land tops Vancouver Q2 investment transactions

Vancouver's three largest investment transactions for the spring of 2017 surpassed an entire quarter's worth of activity in Calgary.
skyscraper

Skyscraper construction due for radical change

Skyscrapers command skylines around the globe and are slowly evolving to meet the demands for better efficiency and sustainability.
Alberta students well placed to enjoy good IAQ

Alberta students well placed to enjoy good IAQ

Canadian buildings account for nearly two-thirds of the Clean Air Awards that the U.S. based National Air Filtration Association (NAFA) has bestowed for 2017.
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Lafarge using water treament residuals for cement

Lafarge and Metro Vancouver have reached an agreement that will see drinking water treatment residuals used as a material in cement manufacturing.
Ignition risks of flammable refrigerants

Ignition risks of flammable refrigerants probed

Refrigerant leaks could be particularly problematic in reach-in or walk-in coolers since flammable concentrations could build in these confined spaces and disperse outward when the door is opened.
net-zero energy

Building and energy leaders urge shift to net-zero energy

Leading building and energy professionals are pressing for action on net-zero energy ready construction and more green jobs.
diverging diamond interchange

Canada’s first diverging diamond interchange opens

After two years of construction, Canada’s first diverging diamond interchange (DDI) opens to traffic at Macleod Trail and 162 Avenue in south Calgary.
VRCA silver awards

VRCA announces 2017 Silver Award winners

The Vancouver Regional Construction Association (VRCA) has announced the Silver Award winners for the 2017 Awards of Excellence.
graham alberni tower

Graham awarded contract for 43-storey tower

Graham has been awarded the $167 million construction management contract for a high-rise project in downtown Vancouver.
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Engineering firm Entuitive opens Vancouver office

Canadian consulting engineering firm Entuitive has announced the opening of an office in Vancouver.
iconic 57 storey tower

Iconic 57-storey Vancouver tower approved

A new 57-storey tower in West End Vancouver has been approved by city council. The project, a partnership between the First Baptist Church and developer Westbank, consists of a residential tower and redevelopment of the 107-year-old church.