All posts by Habibur Rahman

  • Bear Head gets construction permit for LNG project

    Bear Head LNG Corporation, a subsidiary of Liquefied Natural Gas Limited recently received a construction permit for its proposed 8 mtpa LNG project in Nova Scotia. The permit was issued by the Nova Scotia Utility and Review...

    • Posted March 23, 2015
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  • Emera: $1.6B-Maritime Link on schedule to be in service by 2017

    Emera said that the $1.6-billion Maritime Link, being built as part of the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project, is on time and on budget, reports The Canadian Press. President and CEO Rick Janega said about 300 people are...

    • Posted March 6, 2015
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  • Developers plan to build 2,700 homesnear Ardoise

    Construction on 2,700 homes at the Forest Lakes Country Club outside of Windsor near Highway 101 will begin later this year, reports Hants Journal. The 1,700-acre site near Ardoise will include condominiums, townhouses, single-family homes, retail space,...

    • Posted March 6, 2015
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  • Walk for raising awareness about asbestos exposure hazards to be held in May

    Steps for Life Walk 2015 will be held in May to raise awareness about the hazards of asbestos exposure. Ron Garland was first exposed to asbestos while working in the Halifaxship yards as a teen. He was...

    • Posted March 6, 2015
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  • Fowler Construction Services selected for Canada Job Grant

    Fowler Construction Services, a construction company in Truro, received the Canada Job Grant. Fowler Construction Services, a small company with eight employees, will receive over $16,000 through the Canada Job Grant. This will allow the company to...

    • Posted February 15, 2015
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  • Sydney Library plans entering preliminary design stage

    Plans are moving ahead for preliminary design work on a new library for downtown Sydney, Nova Scotia, reports CBC News. It would replace the current McConnell Memorial library, which was built in 1960. With about 500 visitors...

    • Posted February 15, 2015
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  • Nova Scotia issues construction tenders for hospital’s upgrade

    Construction tenders have been issued for the revamping of the Aberdeen Hospital’s emergency room and pharmacy, reports The News. Nova Scotia’s public tenders office is accepting bids on the multi-million dollar project expected to improve patient flow...

    • Posted February 15, 2015
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  • CANS launches Online Bidding System for Trade Contractors

    The Construction Association of Nova Scotia (CANS) officially launched its Online Bidding System for Trade Contractors. According to the organization, the Online Bidding System offers many benefits including convenience for users, accuracy and timeliness of information, and...

    • Posted February 15, 2015
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    Banc Developments plans to build 5-storey complex in Halifax

    A five-storey residential and commercial complex may soon be built on a long-vacant lot on Chebucto Road in Halifax, reports The ChronicleHerald. Banc Developments Ltd. wants to begin construction as soon as possible at the former service...

    • Posted December 27, 2014
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    Work begins on $70M redevelopment project at Halifax Shopping Centre

    Construction is slated to begin this month on a $70-million redevelopment project at Halifax Shopping Centre, reports The ChronicleHerald. The project will result in 75,000 sq. ft.of additional retail space. It involves converting one of the mall’s office...

    • Posted December 27, 2014
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