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As Canada’s ONLY trade show serving the waste, recycling and public works markets, Waste & Recycling Expo Canada and the Municipal Equipment Expo Canada are pleased to announce their move to Niagara Falls for the 20th edition, October 25 – 26, 2017, hosted at Scotiabank Convention Centre.

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May, 2017
SWANA and ASTSWMO to collaborate on recycling, food waste, and education


SWANA and ASTSWMO will initially focus on recycling, food waste, and education, and intend to develop strategies that provide reciprocal awareness of each association within the other association’s membership.

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May, 2017
Eco Expo Asia 2017 attracts strong participation of international pavilions to exhibit with new theme


This year, the expo is illustrated by the new theme “Innovative Solutions for Greener Cities”, which is comprised of the highlighted categories of Green Buildings and Energy Efficiency, Green Transportation, Waste Management and Recycling as well as Water Treatment and Quality Management. 

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May, 2017
A look at the winners of the 2017 Alberta Steel Design Awards


The 2017 Alberta Steel Design Awards of Excellence showcased exceptional steel design for projects in 6 categories at the awards gala May 4th in Edmonton.

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May, 2017
New Report: Green Jobs in Quebec: Definition and Assessment of Potential Chemical and Biological Risks to Workers’ Health


The goal of a new study published by the IRSST was to produce a profile of green jobs in Quebec and assess the potential risks to workers’ health as a result of their exposure to chemicals and biological agents. 

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May, 2017
ASSE International Calls for Scald Awareness Task Group Members


The ASSE International Scald Awareness Task Group, reforming to develop a white paper concerning recommended procedures for replacing residential water heaters to reduce the danger of scalding, is now accepting applications. 

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May, 2017
IAPMO Advances Development of 2018 Uniform Codes During Technical Committee Meetings


The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO®) recently completed Technical Committee Meetings toward the development of the 2018 editions of the Uniform Plumbing Code ( UPC ®) and Uniform Mechanical Code ( UMC ®), both American National Standards.   

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May, 2017
Vancouver police step up enforcement in support of roadside worker safety


Today, the Vancouver Police Department is partnering with the Work Zone Safety Alliance and WorkSafeBC to kick off the seventh annual B.C. Cone Zone Campaign with an enforcement blitz at a roadside worksite on Burrard Street in Vancouver. Last year, one roadside worker died on the job and 21 were injured and missed time at work.

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May, 2017
Office buildings sway, and scientists are now studying how it affects us


Researchers at the University of Bath and the University of Exeter recently announced a five-year, government funded project designed to study “the impact of vibrations from very tall buildings and wobbly bridges and floors on people’s health and wellbeing” at a “government-funded national research facility.”

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May, 2017
SWANA Publishes New Tips for Safety at MRFs


Supporting the Solid Waste Association of North America's (SWANA) goal of promoting safety within the solid waste industry, SWANA has developed a new installment to its “Five to Stay Alive” series that features safety tips for Material Recovery Facility (MRF) employees.

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May, 2017
Bob Hildenbrandt to Co-Chair Lean Construction Institute of Canada


In his address to the annual general meeting, Bob highlighted Lean’s importance and the momentum that it is experiencing in Canada and worldwide. “As a newcomer to this council, it has been fantastic to see the enthusiasm about Lean in our industry. 

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May, 2017
New schools in Manitoba could be built using public-private model


The province has issued a request for proposals for the construction of four schools using the funding model, which would see private companies design, build, finance and maintain the facilities. 

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May, 2017
Lakeland College celebrates construction of new agricultural learning centres


Lakeland College agricultural sciences students will take the lead with advanced student-managed learning opportunities in a new Dairy Learning Centre and Animal Health Clinic.

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May, 2017
Last Chance to Register: Grey to Green Conference in Toronto


Living green infrastructure is blossoming in Toronto at the Grey to Green Conference next week. Online registration closes Friday for the May 9th programming, and May 8th/10th workshops and tours. Rates increase 10% at the door! 



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April, 2017
How construction of MUN's new science building will stay on budget


Work on the $325-million project began in late 2015 but stalled last year when all four bids submitted for the major construction aspect came in more than five per cent above estimates.

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