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20160904. Nail-polish scented steam escapes as a PVC liner is cured within a watermain requiring rehabilitation.

20160904. Nail-polish scented steam escapes as a PVC liner is cu

A PVC liner is inserted into a watermain between two manholes. Hot steam is then used to expand the liner to the width of pipe. The thermosetting resin in the liner is then cured by the steam and hardens. After cooling, the liner is now waterproof. This trenchless technology is used to stop leaks from imperfections or gaps in piping.

20160225. Toronto’s 1972 brutalist Grand Hotel may be redeveloped into a 45 storey tower.

20160225. Toronto's 1972 brutalist Grand Hotel may be redevelopeERA Architects conducted the heritage impact statement. In short the building is not heritage-listed, not in a Heritage Conservation District and its height is not out of character with coming development. Amexon Development and CORE Architects Inc are behind the proposal.