Entries by CANS

2017 Built a Bridge to Innovation: Year in construction 3D printing

Taking a look back at the previous year in the 3D printing world as 2018 rapidly approaches, one of several major themes that emerged was innovation in construction 3D printing. Applications for the technology in the construction industry were on the rise this year, as multiple countries and companies determined the reality of construction-focused additive manufacturing. […]

How new roadway material tech could help save infrastructure

Concrete has been around since the Ancient Romans, but its durability and environmental impact have changed the material’s composition since that time. MIT researchers are even exploring the material at its atomic level to study how concrete can be fortified by additives like slag and volcanic ash. Read more.

NSCCA Curling Bonspiel – Feb 7 & 8, 2018

Join the Nova Scotia Construction Curling Association Feb. 7 & 8, 2018 for their annual curling bonspiel! Click HERE to view the NSCCA Curling Bonspiel invitation. Click HERE to view the NSCCA Curling Bonspiel brochure.  

Smart building tech yields utility savings up to 18%

The smart cities concept is becoming more widely talked about and implemented. In December 2015, the U.S. Department of Transportation launched its Smart City Challenge, which tasked mid-sized cities with developing ideas for an integrated, smart transportation system that would use data, applications and technology to help people and goods move quickly, cheaply and efficiently. […]

Legalized pot in Canada worries contractors

Canadian contractors fear the impending legalization of marijuana next year could undermine efforts to cut down on workplace accidents and enforce site safety rules. The federal government is pushing ahead with plans to legalize recreational marijuana, with new rules set to take effect by July 1. Read more.

Law Reform – NB Mechanics’ Lien Act – Feedback Recommended

This is a copy of an email sent from CANB – Moncton Northeast to its Members: Please find a copy of the Law Reform Notes, Issue 40,  in the following link:  http://www2.gnb.ca/content/dam/gnb/Departments/ag-pg/PDF/en/LawReform/Notes40.pdf Please pay particular attention to Note 3 starting on page 4, where the legislative services branch of the Office of the Attorney General […]