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Happening January 25-26, 2023, in Edmonton, the 15th Annual Conference on Managing Risk in Construction Contracts & Projects – Western Canada Edition is returning for another exciting year with curated programming that will address the most critical legal challenges – from contract negotiation to construction insurance, litigation, and conflict resolution – in Western Canada. This week’s Blog previews the conference and tells you how to get involved!
Limited registration has opened on a new Augmenta pilot program for electrical contractors and engineers, giving them the opportunity to evaluate its automated design solution for the construction industry. This week’s Blog explores everything Augmenta has to offer and then shows you how to get involved with the program.
The use of electric power in construction machines is not new, and there’s little doubt that electric-powered compact machines have gained the most traction. This week’s Blog from AEM takes a deep dive into the potential and opportunity that the electrification of construction vehicles, and what the future may hold for your construction sites.
With increasing scrutiny of the environmental impact of current building practices, the electrification of mobile construction machinery is an opportunity to demonstrate construction’s environmental credentials. This week’s Blog from Dr. David Wyatt at IDTechEx discusses the steps construction is taking to reduce its carbon footprint and ensuring a healthier work site.
With the world moving towards achieving carbon net zero footprint by 2030, builders have discovered Garnica, a new ally in sustainable plywood that is driving innovations in the field. This week’s Blog takes a closer look at Garnica’s plywood solutions and how they are ideal for any building project.
In the Fall 2022 issue of Western Built, Bill Black, President of the Calgary Construction Association, shared an informed path forward for the construction industry. To read his message in the magazine, go to http://westernbuiltmagazine.ca/current-issue. This blog is a continuation of the message in the magazine.
With government-mandated emissions target deadlines quickly approaching, the time is now to choose energy efficient building materials. This week’s Blog from Huntsman Building Solutions discusses how a Soya based HFO closed-cell spray foam insulation can be the most impactful decision in the construction and retrofitting of buildings.
A ground-breaking sustainable, net-zero, modular home build incorporating the most revolutionary green building materials and technologies is going up in Toronto. 241 Waterloo, is pushing what can be achieved in regard to sustainability and, when complete, will feature advanced building materials, including many of Daylun’s proprietary technologies. This week’s Blog takes a look at Daylun’s flagship build, and what it may mean for the future.
Diesel-powered construction equipment is feeling a strain coming from zero carbon goals and a new age of sustainable business practices. This week’s Blog from Interact Analysis takes a look at the future of construction vehicle electrification, and what it will take to make it a reality.
Not many young Canadians – especially women – will consider fire protection as a career option. It is time that they do. This week’s Blog from Classic Fire + Life Safety takes a look at the many rewarding opportunities with a career in fire protection, and why women entering the workforce should consider this career path.