Statistics // Highlights from “Building Construction Price Index, Q1 2022”

The following statistics were released via Nova Scotia Department of Economics and Statistics on Monday, July 11, 2022.

Now Hiring! Join CANS Team as a Member Services Specialist

CANS is currently seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Member Services Specialist. The Member Services Specialist is a high-energy individual who can work in a fast‐paced, respectful and inclusive environment, has a very strong attention to detail and interpersonal communication skills.

Statistics // Highlights from “Labour Productivity and Hours Worked, 2021”

Statistics Canada has released preliminary labour productivity accounts for 2021. Labour productivity represents the amount of real value added generated per hour worked. 

Notice // Call for Innovations in Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Reduction in Concrete Construction

The Province of Nova Scotia, in cooperation with the Construction Association of Nova Scotia (including Atlantic Concrete, the Nova Scotia Road Builders Association, Ocean Contractors, Dexel Developments, Lindsay Construction, and the Cement Association of Canada), has engaged the Dalhousie University Faculty of Engineering to do an independent third-party study of technologies to reduce the Greenhouse Gas emissions related to concrete construction.

Release // “CANS response in regards to the sequestration of pyritic slate”

The Construction Association of Nova Scotia is pleased with the Port of Halifax’s notice of development for a new infill site at the south terminal. Captain Allan Gray, president and CEO of the Port of Halifax, said the new site will begin to accept pyritic slate from construction projects in downtown Halifax as early as June 2022.

CANSnet Preview // NS22-0654 – RFC – Springhill Elementary School PP to 6 Phase 2: Building and Site Completion

Visit CANSnet and search our Project Number NS22-0654 for more information about the offer to perform Phase 2 of construction on the Springhill Elementary School, located at 50 Princess Street in Springhill, Nova Scotia.

Congratulations to Pomerleau’s Leadership Excellence Graduates

The Construction Association of Nova Scotia (CANS) and Pomerleau Inc. would like to congratulate all the graduates of the joint Pomerleau Inc. and Construction Association of Nova Scotia Leadership Excellence for Managers and Supervisors Program.

Weather Update // CANS Office Closing early on March 3

CANS office will close early today due to inclement weather. While our physical office is closed, our CANS staff are still available to assist our members virtually.