All posts by Habibur Rahman

  • Feds announces 1.3$M in funding for Sydney airport runway project

    The federal government recently announced a $1.3 million funding for runway upgrades for the J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport, reports Cape Breton Post. To date, the Sydney airport has received more than $12 million in funding for...

    • Posted July 29, 2014
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  • highway 103 ns
    First Nova Scotia project under New Building Canada Plan announced

    The first eligible project in Nova Scotia under the New Building Canada Fund was recently announced. The project will involve the construction of a new interchange and connector on Highway 103 between Upper Tantallon (Exit 5) and...

    • Posted July 29, 2014
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  • abb maratime link
    ABB wins $400M contract as part of Maritime Link project

    ABB has received a large contract as part of the roughly $1.6-billion Maritime Link project — the power connection to be built between Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador, reports The Telegram. The contract, valued at about...

    • Posted July 29, 2014
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  • Kari_Carrouth
    TBEI, Inc. Announces New Corporate Controller

    Truck Bodies and Equipment International, Inc., (TBEI) recently announced the promotion of Kari Carrouth to the newly created position of Corporate Controller for TBEI and its family of brands. “We are excited to expand Kari’s role within...

    • Posted July 9, 2014
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  • Nova Centre project developer files lawsuit against Heritage Trust of Nova Scotia

    The developer of the massive Nova Centre project in downtown Halifax has filed a lawsuit in the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia against the Heritage Trust of Nova Scotia and its board of directors. Argyle Developments Inc....

    • Posted June 30, 2014
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  • Work starts on Highway 104 Heatherton Bridge project

    Construction has started on the Highway 104 Heatherton Bridge project. The project involves the reconstruction of the Heatherton Bridge on the National Highway System on Highway 104, between Exit 35 and Exit 36 in Antigonish County, Nova...

    • Posted June 30, 2014
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  • Muskrat Falls cost increases by $800 million

    The cost of building the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project in Labrador has risen by nearly $800 million for Nalcor Energy with the price tag now forecast at just under $7 billion, reports The Canadian Press. “The Muskrat...

    • Posted June 30, 2014
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  • Nova Scotia
    Construction reaches near on correctional facility in Priestville

    Construction nears completion on the Northeast Nova Scotia Correctional Facility in Priestville, reports New Glasgow News. Because of the nature of correctional facilities, new ones aren’t built often, which makes this project unique especially considering the size....

    • Posted June 30, 2014
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  • Pennecon management buys out concrete division

    Pennecon Limited, a heavy civil construction, energy and real estate businesses, announced that chief executive officer Larry Puddister has has led the management buyout of the concrete division of the company. Funding was provided by Banyan Capital Partners,...

    • Posted June 30, 2014
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  • RCMP focusing on construction zone speeding

    The RCMP in western Newfoundland are putting a big focus on cracking down on drivers not obeying traffic laws in construction zones,CBC News reports. Const. Matthew Christie said police are hoping to curb reckless speeding in the...

    • Posted June 30, 2014
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