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April 6, 2017
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OGMA Awards of Excellence winners announced

The Ontario Glass and Metal Association has announced the winners of its 2017 Awards of Excellence. Noram Glass of Mississauga, Ont., has won the award for execution for its work on the Vaughan Civic Centre Resource Library. Diamond Schmitt Architects takes home the award for design for Lazaridis Hall at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ont.


Working at Heights deadline extended

The deadline for having all workers who work at heights on construction sites trained in a Ministry of Labour-approved Working at Heights: Construction program has been extended to October 1, 2017. However, employers must still meet specific requirements in order to qualify for the deadline extension.


AAMA releases new standard static loading and impact test method

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) recently released a new document to provides a standard laboratory procedure for exterior shading devices and the project-specific evaluation of downward static ice and snow loads, and impacts on them from falling ice or snow.
 
 
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Dennis Haatvedt 1958 - 2017

Dennis Haatvedt, executive director of the Architectural Glass and Metal Contractors Association, passed away on March 23. » Learn More
 
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Institutional permits slip in February: StatsCan

Canadian municipalities issued $7.5 billion worth of building permits in February, down 2.5% from January. Ontario and Alberta led the five provinces that reported declines in February. The national decrease was mainly the result of lower construction intentions for single-family dwellings and institutional structures. » Learn More
 
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Top Glass

April 20, 2017
Location: Mississauga, ON
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OBEC dinner meeting - Building Modeling

May 10, 2017
Location: Markham, Ont.
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Glass Connections

June 7-8, 2017
Location: Delta Hotel, Burnaby BC
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