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.
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.
Contractors should take note of a recent decision by the B.C. Supreme Court in a legal dispute between a contractor and the project insurers over a concrete pour gone wrong, says one of the lawyers in the case. Read more.
Thanks to you, our members, you demonstrated outstanding generosity when you presented a cheque for over $1.5 million to support a significant redevelopment project benefiting the IWK Health Centre’s tiniest and most critically ill babies last year.
The CANS’ Campaign for the IWK raised funds to help transform the IWK’s neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Construction of the state-of-the-art facility begins this year.
Check out this video update on the NICU redevelopment project HERE.