All posts tagged "Nova Scotia"

  • NS: Enerconto build two wind projects in Nova Scotia

    Enercon will build two wind farm totaling 9MW in Nova Scotia.   Celtic Current will provide turbine supply and maintenance services for the wind projects. The wind project will be built in Cheticampin Breton County and Mulgrave...

    • Posted February 2, 2014
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  • Nova Scotia releases 5-YearHighway Improvement Plan

    Work is well underway for a busy construction season with more than 120 highway and bridge projects planned for this year, according to Nova Scotia Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal. Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal Minister Geoff MacLellanannounced the...

    • Posted January 27, 2014
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  • NS: $9M in government money for science museum construction in Halifax

    Nearly half of the Discovery Centre’s construction costs will be covered by government funding when it moves into its new home on the Halifax waterfront, reports CBC News.   The new $18.5-million science museum will be built...

    • Posted January 27, 2014
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  • NS: Construction continues on new terminal building in North Sydney

    The construction is underway on Marine Atlantic’s new terminal building in North Sydney, Nova Scotia. Recently, Minister of TransportLisa Raitttoured the siteconstruction site of new terminal building in North Sydney. The new terminal building is funded through...

    • Posted January 27, 2014
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    Juwi Wind Canada to build four wind projects in Nova Scotia

    Juwi Wind Canada is building four wind farms in Nova Scotia, reports Wind Power Engineering. Vestas will supply 12 V100-2.0 MW wind turbines, totalling 24 MW, for Truro Heights, Millbrook, Whynotts and Chebucto Pockwock projects. The wind...

    • Posted December 17, 2013
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    Irving Shipbuilding awards $28.2M in new contracts

    Irving Shipbuilding has announced $28.2 million in additional contract awards to Canadian-based suppliers as part of the Halifax Shipyard Modernization Program, a two-year engineering and construction investment to prepare the company’s facilities to build Canada’s future combatant...

    • Posted December 17, 2013
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    DORA Construction wins $6.15M tender for River Hebert School

    DORA Construction has  received a $6.15-million tender for renovations and an addition to River Hebert District High School in River Hebert, Nova Scotia, reports CumberlandNewsNow. The renovations will create a Primary to Grade 12 school. River Hebert...

    • Posted December 17, 2013
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    Construction underway at $5M marina in Cheticamp

    Construction of a $5 million marina and boatyard is underway in Cheticamp, Nova Scotia, reports CBC News. The new marina will also feature the largest marine travel lift in Atlantic Canada, according to news report. To give...

    • Posted December 17, 2013
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  • Survey: Apartment vacancy rate increased in Halifax

    A new study showed that a construction boom has inflated the number of vacant apartments in Halifax, reports The Chronicle Herald. According to a survey of private rental apartments by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp., apartment vacancy...

    • Posted December 12, 2013
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    Construction industry advocates urge Nova Scotia to establish ombudsman

    CBC News reports that the Nova Scotia government should establish an ombudsman so whistleblowers can come forward without fear of losing their jobs, advocates in the construction industry say. Mike Kydd, the president of the Merit Contractors...

    • Posted December 7, 2013
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