Article describes recent Statistics Canada data which reports employment in the construction sector has grown at twice the rate of the overall economy. Click here for the full article. Warning! More construction and construction employment ahead! – Daily Commercial News.
The Ontario Ministry of Labour is planning a 1 month safety blitz that will focus on excavation and trenching activities within the construction sector. Inspectors will be looking for all the normal things such as soil conditions, access & egress, and sloping of banks. Click here for the original report. … Continue reading
New rules force companies to disclose payments made to governments. Click here for the full article. http://www.ctvnews.ca/mobile/canada/canada-s-extractive-industries-to-face-tougher-rules-around-payment-disclosure-1.1322035
Ontario Ministry of Labour resource helps explain proper excavation and trenching methods and considerations. Click here for the full article. Construction Safety: Excavation Hazards | Ministry of Labour.
New courses focused on energy related business. Click here for the full article. http://m.timesofindia.com/home/education/news/MBA-in-oil-and-gas/articleshow/20624736.cms
Insightful study http://www.ctvnews.ca/mobile/health/hand-washing-101-study-finds-only-5-of-us-do-it-properly-in-public-1.1326881
Rules allow unlicensed workers to perform certain engineering tasks. Click here for the full article. http://www.ept.ca/news/professional-engineers-ontario-condemns-government-reversal/1002403598/
US government made more than 4000 surveillance requests to Apple since 2012. Click here for the full article. http://m.guardian.co.uk/technology/2013/jun/17/apple-reveals-us-surveillance-requests
Final arguments today for highly publicized pipeline project. Click here for the full article. http://m.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/industry-news/energy-and-resources/pipeline-panel-to-hear-final-arguments/article12591036/?service=mobile
Facebook and Microsoft disclose surveillance request figures. Click here for the full story. http://www.thenews.com.pk/article-105449-Web-companies-begin-releasing-surveillance-information-after-US-deal