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Source: Daily Commercial News
Constructors looking for ways to be more efficient and minimize costs following the COVID-19 pandemic should explore new streams of innovation aggressively, trade contractors heard in a recent webinar on new technology.
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Source: Daily Commercial News
Roadmap to Recovery, a recent document from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, contains 51 recommendations to pull the Canadian economy of out a recession.
Source: On-Site Magazine
The COVID-19 pandemic has put significant strain on the construction supply chain. Despite slowdowns at manufacturing plants, revamped procedures at the international border and stricter protocols on job sites, haulers have, for the most part, continued to deliver materials needed to keep projects on track.
Source: Plumbing + HVAC
Plumbing and mechanical systems regulators in Canada have the opportunity to be part of the Plumbing Standards Committee. The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials is looking for Canadian representation on the committee, including jurisdictional authority, laboratory and educational facility representatives.
Source: Daily Commercial News
As we continue adjusting to the COVID-19 pandemic, industry leaders are rethinking the concept of built spaces.
Source: Daily Commercial News
U.S.-based Arcadis has released a study that suggests the volume and value of construction disputes in North America increased last year for the first time since 2013.
FastEst, Inc.
N-Two Cryogenic Enterprise Inc.

Do you use the MCAA WebLEM? Are you thinking of using it?

If so, this webinar is a must-attend event for you. The webinar will be hosted by Ron King of Trimble and a member of the MCA America Weblem committee. Ron will provide updates on what the committee has been working on, he'll take a live look at the new WebLEM+Plus, and explore the Component Method versus Work Activity Method examples of applying labour.

When: July 14 at 12:00 p.m. ET
To register, visit:

Victaulic Company of Canada
Flocor, Inc.
Source: Daily Commercial News
In this article, Sean Reid, president and head coach at Arrowhead Coaching and Facilitation Solutions, responds to a National Post op-ed that posed the question, is Canada’s technology sector picking a fight with construction? 
Source: HPAC Magazine
Smart scrubbers can reduce the need for outside air by 60 to 80%. This provides a potential 20 to 30% energy cost savings and reduces pollution and HVAC maintenance while improving occupant comfort.
Source: Plumbing + HVAC
Indoor air quality is top of mind thanks to the pandemic. Over the last little while, attention in the IAQ market has been placed on combining dedicated outdoor air systems with chilled beams, according to the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada.
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0455: Rome is sacked by the Vandal army.
1815: Napoleon defeats the Prussians at the Battle of Ligny.
1858: Abraham Lincoln, in accepting the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate in Illinois, declares that, "A house divided against itself cannot stand."
1864: The siege of Petersburg and Richmond begins after a moonlight skirmish.
1910: The first Father's Day is celebrated in Spokane, Washington.
1925: France accepts a German proposal for a security pact.
1932: The ban on Nazi storm troopers is lifted by the von Papen government in Germany.
1935: President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal legislation is passed by the House of Representatives.
1940: French Chief of State, Henri Petain asks for an armistice with Germany.
1952: Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl is published in the United States.
1961: Ballet star Rudolf Nureyev defects from the Soviet Union while in Paris.
1977: Leonid Brezhnev is named president of the Soviet Union.

Viessmann Manufacturing Co. Inc.
Masco Canada Ltd.
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