Publication: Daily Commercial News

First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

After a chilly start, Manitoba’s economy should warm as it approaches 2015

After being held in the icy grip of one of the coldest winters on record for almost five months, there is mounting evidence that Manitoba is starting to warm up both physically and economically.Probably the best indicator of the improvement is the province's ... [Published Daily Commercial News - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

ATTC receives mixed views from industry

Construction leaders have mixed views about the 2014 Ontario Budget’s plan to review the Apprenticeship Training Tax Credit (ATTC), but there is agreement that more details are required about an initiative to integrate employment and training program ... [Published Daily Commercial News - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

New pellet-fired system to heat hospital

The Grand Falls Hospital is one of the first public buildings in New Brunswick to utilize a new energy-efficient, pellet-fired heating system, which the province says reduces its reliance on oil and is a more environmentally friendly solution.The new ... [Published Daily Commercial News - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

New elevator technology give tall buildings a lift

The world’s tallest buildings also require the world’s most extensive elevators. A new highrise elevator technology — UltraRope by KONE Corporation — promises to replace steel cables with a lightweight carbon fibre design, that can support elevators in ... [Published Daily Commercial News - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Procurement Perspectives: Government procurement needs goals

Government procurement and its management can only be systematic when it pursues either one goal or a coherent, integrated package of consistent goals. It follows that one of the most effective tools that a purchasing professional brings to the table ... [Published Daily Commercial News - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

MOL investigates Toronto worker fatality

The Ontario Ministry of Labour is investigating a workplace fatality in Toronto, which involved the collapse of a trench at a residential construction site."The deceased worker had been working on new sewer and water services at a low rise residential ... [Published Daily Commercial News - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

PHOTO: Station Cover Up

Exterior work continues on the Station Condos on the Subway in Toronto, Ont. Owner/construction manager of the project is Brandy Lane Homes and completion has been scheduled for late 2014.The work includes one 14-storey and one 11-storey tower with over ... [Published Daily Commercial News - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

PHOTO: Regent Park Rubble

ArticleProGreen Demolition continues tearing down aging townhouses near Blevins Place and Shuter Street to make way for the third phase of the Regent Park revitalization project being built by the partnership of Toronto Community Housing and The Daniels ... [Published Daily Commercial News - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Three construction incidents spark MOL investigations

The Ontario Ministry of Labour is investigating three separate incidents at construction sites in Ottawa, East Gwillimbury and Keswick, which happened on the same day and involved the death of worker who was hit by a trailer, an electrical shock and a ... [Published Daily Commercial News - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Contracts awarded to Can Am Platforms & Construction Ltd. to build modular classrooms

ST JOHN’S,N.L. — The Newfoundland and Labrador government has awarded two contracts with a combined value of about $1.1 million to CAN AM Platforms & Construction Ltd. of Shearstown for the construction of modular classrooms at seven schools on the Northeast ... [Published Daily Commercial News - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

H-Energy to develop plans for Nova Scotia LNG plant

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia government has announced that H-Energy is developing plans for its proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in Melford, Guysborough County."This is great news for the development of our province as a natural gas energy hub," ... [Published Daily Commercial News - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Eastern Contracting Ltd. awarded contact to replace school windows

ST JOHN’S N.LThe Newfoundland and Labrador government has awarded a contract valued at close to $524,000 to Eastern Contracting Ltd. of Mount Pearl to replace the windows at Queen Elizabeth Regional High School in Conception Bay South.With this latest ... [Published Daily Commercial News - Jul 28 2014]

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...had been working on new sewer and water services at a low rise residential project," said Bruce Skeaff, spokesperson with the Ministry of Labour. "The excavation the worker was in collapsed, trapping the worker."
"We started to look at this concept about eight years ago," says Aaron Ites, marketing director, KONE Americas. "There are currently only a handful of buildings taller than 500 metres, but when we looked at projects planned for the next five to 10 years, we definitely saw a wave of construction that was going to push the limits of tall building design. We realized that there had to be a better design for elevators to support them."
"This is innovative infrastructure project and partnership with the private sector is one that the Grand Falls General Hospital is pleased to be a part of" said the hospital's facility director Nicole Labrie
"We need to understand the detail about what they are talking about there and know the sectors" he said

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After a chilly start, Manitoba’s economy should... [Published Daily Commercial News - Jul 29 2014]
MOL investigates Toronto worker fatality [Published Daily Commercial News - Jul 29 2014]
Procurement Perspectives: Government procuremen... [Published Daily Commercial News - Jul 29 2014]
New elevator technology give tall buildings a lift [Published Daily Commercial News - Jul 29 2014]
New pellet-fired system to heat hospital [Published Daily Commercial News - Jul 29 2014]
ATTC receives mixed views from industry [Published Daily Commercial News - Jul 29 2014]
PHOTO: Station Cover Up [Published Daily Commercial News - Jul 28 2014]
Construction catches the shutterbug with virtua... [Published Daily Commercial News - Jul 28 2014]
Ten new occupations added to priority jobs [Published Daily Commercial News - Jul 28 2014]
Eastern Contracting Ltd. awarded contact to rep... [Published Daily Commercial News - Jul 28 2014]
H-Energy to develop plans for Nova Scotia LNG p... [Published Daily Commercial News - Jul 28 2014]
Contracts awarded to Can Am Platforms & Constru... [Published Daily Commercial News - Jul 28 2014]
Three construction incidents spark MOL investig... [Published Daily Commercial News - Jul 28 2014]
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