CANS 2015 Delayed Payment Survey Results

Late payment practices are an important issue for Nova Scotia’s construction industry and CANS has been lobbying the provincial government to enact appropriate payment legislation that would establish minimum norms for payment schedules. In an effort to substantiate our assumptions, CANS surveyed members to solicit their feedback and help guide us on their behalf. View CANS Delayed Payment […]

Check out this week’s must-read Industry News!

Dalhousie students develop chemical-based heating system A space heater that works like a hand warmer. That’s the principle behind a new type of thermal energy storage being developed by a pair of graduate engineering students at Dalhousie University in Halifax. Louis Desgrosseilliers and Moe Kabbara recently formed NeoThermal Energy Storage, which is working on technology […]

Developing Great Leaders in the Construction Industry

Leaders in the industry today deal with many challenges on a daily basis—finding and winning work, managing large and complex projects, meeting deadlines, satisfying clients, addressing near-continuous obstacles and much, much more. In the midst of the daily whirlwind, it can be easy to overlook one of the most critical aspects of leadership—developing others. Read […]

CANS is hiring!

CANS is currently seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Industry Education and Training Lead. Scope and summary: This position is responsible for the day to day planning, promotion, delivery and administration of CANS educational programs. This position works with various program advisory committees to design an annual education and general information program […]

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