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Concrete Canvas wrapping up sales across North America

Concrete Canvas wrapping up sales across North America

A British Columbia company continues to roll out sales of its innovative concrete-embedded cloth across a wide variety of applications. Nuna Innovations Inc. first brought Concrete Canvas to Canada seven years ago, importing it from the British manufacturer. It's a PVC material embedded with cement that can be dr…

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Modular condominium approved for historic downtown Ancaster

Modular condominium approved for historic downtown Ancaster

After approximately three years of consultations with the City of Hamilton, ground has broken at 385 Wilson St. in Ancaster, Ont. to allow construction of a planned professional and commercial condominium, while adhering to the Wilson Street Secondary Plan. The objective of the plan, explained in a report from the ci…

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Concrete creations recognized

Concrete creations recognized

The Ontario’s concrete industry has recognized owners, designers, contractors and suppliers that have made concrete their construction material of choice with the presentation of the 2016 Ontario Concrete Awards. "The awards honour the visions of some of the most creative projects the province has to offer," compet…

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B.C. manufacturer awarded patent for self-sealing concrete

B.C. manufacturer awarded patent for self-sealing concrete

Kryton International Inc., a Vancouver manufacturer of concrete and concrete specialty products, was recently awarded a U.S. patent for a scientific test it helped to develop. Called a Method, Apparatus and System for Testing the Self-Sealing Capabilities of a Concrete Sample, the test quantifies and proves the self-seali…

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Under the dome: new Sudbury church goes monolithic

The new All Nations Church being built in Sudbury, Ont. is using a monolithic dome design so it can achieve optimal energy efficiency and create minimal environmental impact. Pictured here is the front stage area under the dome under construction.

When Jeremy Mahood started thinking about building a permanent church for his congregation in Sudbury, Ont. he dismissed notions of conventional design. At the time, the senior pastor of All Nations Church, which had been renting space at Laurentian University for many years, wanted a design "that was energy efficient and r…

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