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October 24, 2018

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Toronto mall receives world’s first retail Parksmart certifications

Toronto mall receives world’s first retail Parksmart certifications

The Yorkdale Shopping Centre is the world’s first retail operation and the country’s first facility to be certified Parksmart. It received the certifications for advancing sustainable mobility with smarter parking structure design and operation.

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B+H partners with Asian consulting firm Surbana Jurong

B+H partners with Asian consulting firm Surbana Jurong

Award-winning architecture firm B+H is partnering with Surbana Jurong, one of Asia’s largest urban and infrastructure consulting firms. This new collaboration enables B+H to access a global network.

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Revealing winners of 2018 National Urban Design Awards

Revealing winners of 2018 National Urban Design Awards

This year’s winners reflect a range of ideas about reclaiming and enhancing public space while addressing challenges such as urban density, environmental sustainability, and affordability.

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Big Box

Lower cost, code-compliant alternative to fire-rated wire

Lower cost, code-compliant alternative to fire-rated wire

The fire-rated glass you use must be third-party certified and labelled. Protect3 Safety Glass is fully impact-safety (ANSI Z97.1 Cat II, For safety glazing materials used in buildings – safety performance specifications and methods of test) and Underwriters Laboratories (UL) certified fire-rated.

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Report: Many Ontario municipalities do not recycle aggregates effectively

Report: Many Ontario municipalities do not recycle aggregates effectively

A new study by the Toronto and Area Road Builders Association (TARBA) has found Ontario municipalities are dumping tonnes of asphalt and concrete into landfills instead of reusing them in infrastructure projects. Only about seven per cent of the aggregate needed in Ontario comes from recycled sources.

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Feature

Building successful indoor cannabis cultivation facilities

Indoor controlled cannabis production is a rapidly growing business segment, with many industry-specific aspects to facility design. Cannabis facilities are often mapped out based on operational activities to reduce the potential for cross-contamination between spaces, and improve supply flow within the facility. Learn more about the operational aspects unique to cannabis production facilities.

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Concrete Floor Finishing Supervisor
Mississauga, ON

Warranty Service Technician/New Home Technician
Various Location are Available including: Toronto, Markham, Aurora, Pickering, Kleinberg and Bracebr, ON

Capital Projects Construction Coordinator
Edmonton, AB

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