All posts by Habibur Rahman

  • $60M to be spent on Nova Scotia harbour improvements

    An amount of $60 million will be spent on 48 harbour improvements over the next two years in Nova Scotia, according to Peter MacKay, Nova Scotia MP and federal cabinet minister. A news release issued Friday provides...

    • Posted April 20, 2015
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  • City of Fredericton to cancel paving projectdue to budget issue

    The City of Fredericton has canceled one of its 2015 paving projects in order to meet its resurfacing program budget, reports The Daily Gleaner. According to the news report, Hogan Paving Ltd.’s asphalt tender of $2.36 million...

    • Posted April 20, 2015
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  • Skills Canada competitions in welding, sheet metal work held in Burin

    On April 10, the Skills Canada provincial competitions in welding and sheet metal work was held at the College of the North Atlantic campus in Burin, Newfoundland & Labrador. Students from the Corner Brook and Labrador West...

    • Posted April 20, 2015
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  • Graduation ofconstruction leadership program

    The first cohort of the Executive Certificate in Construction Leadership graduated April 9, reports DailyBusinessBuzz. The 15-course development program was the result of a partnership between the Construction Association of Nova Scotia (CANS) and Dalhousie University’s Faculty...

    • Posted April 20, 2015
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  • Demand for construction workers to rise

    BuildForce Canada estimates that gains are expected in construction employment with a steady demand for new housing and commercial building. The Guardian reports that there will be a need for workers. It is expected that 26%of the...

    • Posted April 6, 2015
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  • PEI to build new manors in Montague, Tyne Valley

    The Prince Edward Island announced the construction of two new provincial manors, reports The Guardian. A $19-million project will see manors built in Montague and Tyne Valley. The new Riverview Manor will be a 49-bed facility much...

    • Posted April 6, 2015
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  • Broccolini wins contract to construct3-storey building in Miramichi

    Broccolini announced that it received a contract for the design, construction, and leasing of a large-scale office building in Miramichi. The company will design and build a 3-storey LEED Gold certified office project, which will consist of...

    • Posted April 6, 2015
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  • Construction set to begin new federal center in Miramichi

    A federal center will be built in northern New Brunswick to consolidate payroll services for the public sector. The Canadian Press reports that the federal payroll center in Miramichi will provide services for 46 federal departments and...

    • Posted April 6, 2015
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  • Killam Properties acquires properties in Halifax for $28M

    Killam Properties announced that it acquired the Brewery Market and Keith Hall in Halifax and land for future apartment developments. The firm paid $22.3 million to buy the Brewery Market and Keith Hall, located in downtown Halifax,...

    • Posted April 6, 2015
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  • Prince Edward Island: Housing starts slightly up in February

    Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) reported a slight increase in housing starts in Prince Edward Island for February. According to CMHC, housing starts in the province were trending at 442 units in February, compared to 433...

    • Posted March 23, 2015
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