Should energy drinks be banned on site?

A 2015 study conducted by Griffith University in Australia revealed that almost 40 percent of construction workers consume sugar and caffeine enriched energy drinks in large quantities, leading to a host of health and work problems, not to mention obesity.

Several workers reportedly use energy drinks as a substitute for breakfast, with many collapsing from dehydration after drinking them.

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Calgary now allows to apply for building permits online

Thanks to the City of Calgary for streamlining the permits application process and allowing us to concentrate on what we do best..Build!

“We’ve started with industry, we’ll finish with homeowners.

Thanks to industry input, we’ve developed, tested and implemented a new online tool that is now accepting our highest volume of permit applications (Single Construction Permit – single & semi-detached homes in developing communities).

The creation of this new online tool sets the framework for adding additional residential permit applications online. As we move forward, additional industry permit applications, and eventually homeowner applications will be brought to the web.”