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September 2020 building permits show growth across all sectors

Statscan released its September 2020 Building Permits report, in which all sectors observed gains in the total value of building permits issued, which rose 17% to $9.4 billion.

Skills Canada wants us to stay connected this week

Skills/Compétences Canada has taken its 2020 National Skilled Trade & Technology Week online, across all of its social media platforms, and it’s already underway!

Stelpro Group acquires floor heating player Flextherm

The owner of Stelpro, a player in North America’s electric heating industry, has acquired electric floor heating system manufacturer Flextherm.

Tackle the code conundrum if you dare! (October 2020)

HDPE conduit, transformers and PV modules... welcome to the latest round of Code Conundrum questions. Have you got what it takes?

Alberta’s eReserve energy storage project finds investor/owner in TD Fund

TD Greystone Infrastructure Fund has invested in the battery energy storage project eReserve, which located about 2 km south of the Village of Rycroft, and will consist of up to 60 MW-worth of Tesla Megapack batteries.

“Seize the Power of Light: UV-C Disinfection for Air & Surfaces”

One of the good things to come out of 2020 (and there aren’t many!) is seeing germicidal UV-C lighting in the spotlight, and learning how it can help make our world a safer place.
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BC Electrical Assoc. leads the charge in industry diversity

“We’re going to help [industry, members and stakeholders] adopt equitable policies and practices, and also [...] to promote a more inclusive environment in the communities that they serve,” says BCEA’s head, Barbette Igonia. » Learn more

This puppy is not just for Christmas! Meet the jobsite Spot

Trimble and Boston Dynamics announced a strategic alliance to integrate a variety of construction data collection technologies with the Spot robot platform. » Learn more

Dewalt Atomic Compact Series 20V MAX bandsaw

The tool weighs 6.6 lb (without battery) and sports an integrated guard for one-handed, overhead cutting applications. » Learn more

Drilling overhead? Hilti has a new robot for that

The just-unveiled Hilti Jaibot is a semi-automated construction robot designed for mechanical, electrical, plumbing and interior finishing installation work. » Learn more

Buildings Week 2020 (online)

Dates: November 30-December 4 » More info

Visit our calendar online for even more industry events. » CLICK HERE