Tag Archives: Construction

Carbon sequestration in cement enhances concrete construction

When the topic of buildings and carbon emissions come up, most people think of climate control, minimizing power usage, and sourcing renewable electricity—all of these are important ways to do better by the environment. Operations are the major source of sustained, long-term emissions, and the primary focus of Canada’s Climate Action Plan as it relates to the commercial building sector. However, there is an opportunity to improve the environmental impact of buildings from the ground up.

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Ont. hospital one step closer to opening

A substantial portion of the construction of Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital, the first new hospital to be built in Ontario in more than 30 years, has been completed, reported Mackenzie Health. The milestone signals the completion of the bulk of construction on the project and the start of months of work to ensure the hospital is ready to provide patient care.

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