All posts tagged "News"

  • NB: CFM, New Brunswick to build new Deer Island ferry

    Saint John-based Custom Fabricators and Machinists (CFM)entered into a partnership with the provincial government to build a new, 24-car ferry for Deer Island. It will replace the John E. Rigby in the spring of 2015. Transportation and...

    • Posted March 2, 2014
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  • NL: Nalcor exec admits hiring outside workers

    Nalcor’s vice-president for the Lower Churchill Project Gilbert Bennett admitted that there have been times when outside workers have been brought into the Muskrat Falls site when qualified Labradorians were available, reports The Labradorian. However, Bennett also...

    • Posted March 2, 2014
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  • Construction industry in New Brunswick must focus on rebuilding workforce

    Planning for major new projects will be a top priority for New Brunswick’s construction industry, as retirements and out-of-province projects draw on the skilled labour pool, according to BuildForce Canada’s 2014-2023 Construction and Maintenance Looking Forward forecast....

    • Posted February 24, 2014
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  • NS: Young workers key to building Nova Scotia’s construction industry

    With well over 6,000 workers retiring over the next decade, Nova Scotia’s construction industry will need to step up efforts to attract more young people, according to BuildForce Canada. The 2014-2023 Construction and Maintenance Looking Forward forecast...

    • Posted February 24, 2014
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  • New Brunswick investingmore than $230M in infrastructure

    New Brunswick will invest $233.2 million in buildings, equipment, bridges, highways and rural roads in 2014-15. The announcement was made by Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Claude Williams on Feb. 18. The provincial government will invest $4.5 million...

    • Posted February 24, 2014
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  • NS: Dalhousie’s University to offer Executive Certificate in Construction Leadership

    A new Executive Certificate in Construction Leadership will be introduced at Dalhousie’s University in the fall of 2014, reports DailyBusinessBuzz. The new professional development program is the result of a partnership between the Construction Association of Nova...

    • Posted February 17, 2014
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  • NS:Construction underway at Forest Lakes Country Club

    A proposed golf resort is under construction in Hants County and could have its first residents next year, reports TheChronicleHerald. Terra Firma Development Corp. Ltd. broke ground on the first phase of its Ardoise project in December....

    • Posted February 17, 2014
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  • NS:Build Right Nova Scotia to building new greenhouse for Hope Blooms

    Build Right Nova Scotia, a newly-formed partnership between unionized contractors and the building trades, will construct a new, state-of-the-art greenhouse for the youth-run company Hope Blooms, reports CBC News. The group will provide all of the supplies...

    • Posted February 17, 2014
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  • NL: Company gets approval to build third transmission line to Labrador West

    Premier Tom Marshall announced that Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro has been given the green light to proceed with the construction of a third transmission line between Churchill Falls and Labrador West,reports CBC News. “We will be moving...

    • Posted February 17, 2014
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  • NB: Bell Aliant to build new data centre in Saint John

    Bell Aliant announced that it will build a new world-class data centrein Saint John, New Brunswick. The company will build the $25-million facility, offering data centre capacity to meet current and future needs of New Brunswick’s robust...

    • Posted February 17, 2014
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