FEATURE

Stacking the Deck: Wood-plastic composites help marinas achieve durability

Marinas face some of the most demanding environmental conditions of any type of structure. High moisture, sun, salt, freeze/thaw cycles, fungal decay, and insects all work together to degrade decked surfaces. Additionally, according to the World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC), the “intermittent drying and wetting in the tidal and splash zone causes alternate swelling and shrinking of wood, which ultimately produces multiple internal fractures in timber.”
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CSA Group releases landmark home inspection standard

A house is more than just shelter—it is also a place where people come together, where families grow, and where memories are made. This is why buying a home is one of the single most important decisions people make. Many factors need to be considered during the home-buying process, but one that cannot be ignored is the inspection.
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NEWS

CISC hosts annual Steel Day across Canada

The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) is hosting its annual Steel Day on Sept. 16—an event full of interactive, networking opportunities for the design, construction, and structural steel industries nationwide.
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