All posts tagged "Nova Scotia"

  • H.B. White Canada to build 24-MW wind farmsin Nova Scotia

    H.B. White Canada Corp., a subsidiary of White Construction Inc., was selected as the engineering, procurement and construction contractor to build four community wind energy projects in Nova Scotia, reports North American Wind Power. The 24-MW portfolio...

    • Posted March 2, 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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  • 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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  • guysbororough memorial hospital
    Nova Scotia announces $4.4M for renovation to Guysborough Memorial Hospital

    The Nova Scotiais supporting a multi-million dollar renovation to Guysborough Memorial Hospital that will make health care more convenient, comfortable and safer. The province is providing $4.4 million in funding for the project, which will address needs...

    • Posted February 10, 2014
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  • halifax
    NS: New HRM Charter changes support planning, affordable housing

    Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) now has the authority to carry out more flexible planning, implement faster development approvals, and generate more affordable housing and other community improvements that will benefit residents, according to a statement. Changes to...

    • Posted February 10, 2014
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  • NS: Construction industry tries ads to keep workers

    Construction companies and unionized building trades in Nova Scotia have launched new online and TV ads to convince more people to get into the business and stay in the province, reports CBC News. Under the brand Build...

    • Posted February 10, 2014
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  • NS: Wind farm approved inGreenfield

    The Department of Environment has approved the construction of two 1.6 megawatt (MW) turbines at the Greenfield Wind Farm in Greenfield, Colchester County in Nova Scotia. The approval follows the successful completion of the Environmental Assessment process....

    • Posted February 2, 2014
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  • NS: Constructionbegins on Burger King Restaurant in Yarmouth

    Construction of a new Burger King Restaurant has started at 59 Starrs Rd in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, reports TheVanguard. The restaurant, which will feature the latest Burger King design with a drive thru, will open in mid...

    • Posted February 2, 2014
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