For years, construction was an analogue world: bricks and mortar; pen and paper. Buildings were designed and planned using traditional two-dimensional drawings, with errors or miscalculations sometimes only discovered once the structure was already forming on the ground. But thanks to advances in digital technology, the days of poring over crumpled rolls of complex blueprints […]
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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 […]
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 […]