Women in construction and how they are paving the way

With an industry that seems to be lacking women professionals, we had the honour to talk to Zey Emir, a professional engineer and construction expert, who is the current chair of the Canadian Construction Association (CCA), and also the president of the large national consulting company, Revay & Associates Ltd.

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Code-complaint egress solutions for subways

Providing emergency egress for rail riders and even building crews is one of the top concerns for design and construction teams building a new rail line in Los Angeles. The Crenshaw/LAX line includes three underground stations and three at-grade stations.

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Vapour barrier tape: Five common questions answered

A vapour barrier tape must provide strong adhesion in cold, hot, or humid conditions. It should also be durable, easy-to-apply, and resist a wide range of internal and external variables such as weathering, temperature, and chemicals.

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The reasons for choosing IKO are all around you

The ATB Centre Arenas, Phase I project, in Lethbridge, Alta. employed IKO’s signature commercial roofing and building envelope products, including the dependable IKO two-ply styrene butadiene styrene (SBS) roofing system and an IKO AquaBarrier air and vapour barrier (AVB) system.

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Achieve a superior basement/foundation with insulated concrete forms

Utilizing insulated concrete forms (ICFs) in a basement application provides a structurally superior and resilient foundation that delivers better insulation and is more energy efficient than traditional construction methods. This type of construction methodology helps reduce energy bills considerably by maintaining a consistent temperature in the basement. ICFs also facilitate an overall reduction in maintenance costs for the homeowner over the lifetime of the building.

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