Request for applications (one employer and one employee Nova Scotia representative) for three Atlantic Trades Advisory Committees under the Atlantic Apprenticeship Harmonization Project: one for the Construction Electrician trade; one for the Industrial Electrician trade; and one for the Carpenter trade. Refer to the Terms of Reference for eligibility criteria. For example, Employee representatives must […]
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How many of us wanted to be racing drivers, ballet dancers or astronauts when we were at school? Clearly more than ended up achieving those dreams. But then how many, as excitable 11-year-olds, would have said engineering and construction was our career of choice? Would it have been more if the teachers themselves acknowledged the […]
Pre-employment programs are a win-win for companies and young people interested in pursuing a career in the trades. Read more.
Many suggest that good workers are few and far between but there are places to look and options to find them. These include looking at different demographics for potential workers to using specialty employment firms to taking advantage of innovative services like programs abroad. Read more.
Check out CMD’s 2015 Canadian Construction Outlook. Read more.
The upcoming federal budget will reaffirm the Conservative government’s commitment to infrastructure spending, Industry Minister James Moore says, adding that a number of major infrastructure announcements are on the horizon. Read more.
If the proposed Bear Head LNG Corp. liquefied natural gas project in Point Tupper will bring jobs, many of the people who attended an open house Tuesday basically said bring it on. Read more.
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An increasing number of drones are being adapted for use on construction job sites, introducing builders to an unprecedented level of data mobility, visualization, access and efficiency on projects. This article lists some drone projects of interest to the construction industry. Read more.
A drone spent hours swarming around Rio’s iconic Christ statue to show a cheap way to capture highly accurate 3-D scans. Read more.