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CSC Toronto readying to hit the links

The Toronto Chapter of CSC will be hosting its 28th annual golf tournament on Thursday, August 13; the ‘best ball’ game takes place at the Richmond Hill Golf Club.

Report analyzes link between Toronto condos and LEED

A new report on green condominiums in Toronto finds resale prices increase when projects are Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)-certified. TD Economics’ “The Market Benefits of Green Condos in Toronto” stated LEED-certified buildings represent an increasing share of new construction, including the condo market.

Hot-dip galvanizing award winners announced

The American Galvanizers Association (AGA) announced the winners of its 2015 Excellence in Hot-dip Galvanizing (HDG) Awards, including three Canadian projects. More than 100 projects were submitted representing the versatility of HDG.

KPMG survey finds construction industry affected by project failures

Auditing firm KPMG conducted a survey to senior construction leaders, and has concluded project failures weigh down on the industry and better collaboration efforts with contractors could help. “Global Construction Project Owners’ Survey: Climbing the Curve,” which targeted the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific, was built on face-to-face interviews with 109 leaders—many of which were CEOs from organizations carrying out large construction projects worldwide.

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