Entries by Alison Clack

COVID-19 Updates and CFIB Survey Results

To provide information to you and share your concerns with government, CANS will do our very best to provide up-to-date information on the current COVID-19 virus as frequently as necessary through our digital channels.

To that end, we are sharing a survey conducted by the CFIB.

Cancellation Notice: CANS 2020 De-Icer

As you are well aware, the current pandemic is evolving daily. With this in mind, our board of directors and management are carefully monitoring and proactively planning to ensure that we do our part to limit the spread of the virus. To this end, we have made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s De-Icer, which had been planned for April 24, 2020.

Have you planned for the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19)?

The spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is impacting operations around the globe. In events such as this outbreak, we must be proactive, monitor the situation and plan accordingly. Preparation and common sense — not panic, is always the best response to deal with global health concerns.

CANSTech Exhibitor Spotlight: Hilti Canada

“The construction industry is one that seems to be lagging in terms of technology adaption. With material costs, increased competition, shrinking margins and the fact that productivity levels have remained stagnate for many years, now is the time that businesses need to investigate adapting technology more than ever. CANSTech gives owners and businesses the ability to understand and see the newest technologies available to enhance productivity and process in their organization, thus giving them a competitive edge.”

CANSTech Exhibitor Spotlight: Nova Scotia Construction Sector Council (NSCSC)

“Technology is constantly changing and becoming an integral component of the productivity and success of the construction sector. Not only does it play a role in the lifecycle of a construction project – everything from design, build, through to testing and commissioning, it can also be used as a tool for career awareness and recruitment of tomorrow’s workforce. It can provide real-life experiences to those who are unable to get the opportunity to visit an active job-site.”