The Construction Specifications Institute has said it will continue with the proposed changes to MasterFormat[tm] Divisions 15 and 16, despite construction industry protests. The Mechanical Contractors Association of Canada and the Canadian Construction Association attended the Oct. 4 forum in Ottawa, Ontario; the second draft of the proposals was expected to be published in mid-October.

The third and final meeting regarding the proposals is Jan. 24, 2003, in San Francisco, with the final draft to be completed in June.