All posts by Habibur Rahman

  • Nova Scotia to reshape Port Hawkesbury’s business district

    Nova Scotia is injecting $20,000 into a plan to refresh the look of Port Hawkesbury’s business district, TheChronicleHerald. The funding for the Reeves Street project was announced by Economic and Rural Development Minister Michel Samson. The total...

    • Posted June 30, 2014
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  • Oxford Frozen Foods exchanges land with provincial government for processing plant

    The Department of Natural Resources has finalized a land swap with a subsidiary of Oxford Frozen Foods Ltd. so the company can create a new blueberry operation in northeastern New Brunswick, reports CBC News. Acadian Farms Development...

    • Posted June 30, 2014
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  • Atlantic Canada governments announce harmonization of apprenticeship systems

    Canadian Design and Construction Report The Atlantic provinces have agreed to harmonize their apprenticeship systems. Federal and provincial leaders announced in late May that the Atlantic provinces, through the Council of Atlantic Premiers, will invest $3.5 million...

    • Posted June 15, 2014
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  • kirk saunders ellisdon
    Atlantic Canada news briefs

    Nova Scotia Eight-storey development planned for Halifax’s Spring Garden Rd. Construction of a new mixed-used development on the former Winsbys site on Halifax’s Spring Garden Rd. should begin in the next two weeks, says Westwood Developments Ltd....

    • Posted June 15, 2014
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  • Westwood spring garden halifax
    Developer: Construction soon to begin on Spring Garden Road project

    Construction of a new mixed-used development on the former Winsbys site on Halifax’s Spring Garden Road should begin in the next two weeks, The Chronicle Herald reported, citing property owner Westwood Developments Ltd.’s president, Danny Chedrawe. The former...

    • Posted May 26, 2014
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  • Clairtone Halifax
    Work begins on Nova Scotia’s first medical marijuana facility

    Lindsay Construction has started construction on Nova Scotia’s first medical marijuana production facility, reports The Chronicle Herald. The company was awarded the contract to renovate an old Stellarton industrial building for Vida Cannabis Inc. of Ontario. The renovation of...

    • Posted May 26, 2014
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  • marine atlantic
    Construction continues on North Sydney’s Marine Atlantic terminal

    Construction of Marine Atlantic’s new ferry terminal is well underway and on schedule, reports DailyBusinessBuzz. The structural steel is up and the floor and roof decks are presently being installed.Sydney-based Joneljim Construction carried out site preparation, the...

    • Posted May 26, 2014
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  • Council approves Nova Centre redesign

    Halifax regional councillors approved several changes to the design of the new downtown convention centre, reports MetroNews. At a public hearing, many people opposed the changes to Nova Centre, which affect the width and shape of the...

    • Posted May 26, 2014
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  • Cogswell Interchange closer to being torn down

    The Cogswell Interchange, a sprawling concrete blight on the northern edge of downtown Halifax, is one step closer to being torn down and replaced with a mixed-use development, reports The Chronicle Herald. Recently, the municipality’s executive standing...

    • Posted May 26, 2014
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  • jd irving construction starts
    Work underway at $450M modernization project at J.D. Irving’s pulp mill

    Construction work is currently underway for the $450 million modernization project at J.D. Irving Pulp & Paper (JDI) in Saint John, New Brunswick. The investment will involve a total of 1.2 million person hours of construction work...

    • Posted May 26, 2014
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