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Developer 'not totally surprised' Halifax staff reject former YMCA site design

Developer 'not totally surprised' Halifax staff reject former YMCA site design | Nova Scotia Construction News | Scoop.it
Halifax's design review committee votes next Thursday on a staff report recommending to reject a design proposal for a development on the former YMCA and CBC sites.
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Moving To Nova Scotia, Moving Back Home, Transferred To Nova Scotia

Moving To Nova Scotia, Moving Back Home, Transferred To Nova Scotia | Nova Scotia Construction News | Scoop.it
Moving to Nova Scotia MOVING BACK HOME TRANSFERRED TO NOVA SCOTIA TRANSFERRED FROM NOVA SCOTIA My name is Larry Matthews and I would be pleased to help you find your new home in Nova Scotia.

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New home for Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre moving forward

New home for Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre moving forward | Nova Scotia Construction News | Scoop.it
Council approves plans to sell vacant property next to Citadel Hill, and create a new Legacy Room at City Hall, during its last regular meeting of 2017.
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Canadian Solar Joins Ranks Of Solar Firms To Consider Going Private

Canadian Solar Joins Ranks Of Solar Firms To Consider Going Private | Nova Scotia Construction News | Scoop.it
Canadian Solar, one of the world's largest solar power manufacturers, has this week revealed that it is joining the ranks of solar module companies considering going private, following the receipt of a letter from its Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Shawn (Xiaohua) Qu. 
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Nova Scotia solar firm installing panels around province

Nova Scotia solar firm installing panels around province | Nova Scotia Construction News | Scoop.it
Kentville-based Nova Solar Capital Inc. is in the installation phase of its first project, which will see 42 solar panel systems installed around the province through a community economic development investment fund that raised more than $1 million.
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Nova Scotia dedicating $2.25 million to expanding Volta Labs

Nova Scotia dedicating $2.25 million to expanding Volta Labs | Nova Scotia Construction News | Scoop.it
Halifax-based Volta Labs is tripling in size with a $2.25 million investment from the Nova Scotia government.
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The next generation of passive solar for cold climates

The next generation of passive solar for cold climates | Nova Scotia Construction News | Scoop.it
As a child in the early 1980s, this article’s author had a clubhouse he called the ‘Millennium Falcon’—standing 2 m (6 ft) off the ground, it was a simple A-frame held in place by four old telephone posts, complete with a fireman’s pole and pully system for escape when under attack by the Imperial Starfleet.
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Tidal Power Comes to Market

Tidal Power Comes to Market | Nova Scotia Construction News | Scoop.it

". It offers a significant advantage over wind because currents are predictable, says James Taylor, the general manager of environmental planning and monitoring at Nova Scotia Power"

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Operating room ceiling leak during surgery latest in list of Halifax hospital woes

Operating room ceiling leak during surgery latest in list of Halifax hospital woes | Nova Scotia Construction News | Scoop.it
"We know our current infrastructure is aging. Patients, health care teams and physicians deserve a solution as soon as possible."
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Space Suits: The Next Generation

Space Suits: The Next Generation | Nova Scotia Construction News | Scoop.it

Several companies are constructing novel suits for space tourists.

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Companies Worldwide Are Risking Billions By Ignoring Deforestation

Companies Worldwide Are Risking Billions By Ignoring Deforestation | Nova Scotia Construction News | Scoop.it
A new report from CDP has found that 87% of companies identify deforestation as a financial risk and 32% are already experiencing impacts from those risks, but only 13% of companies are making any …
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Tesla Semi Truck — 8 Questions

Tesla Semi Truck — 8 Questions | Nova Scotia Construction News | Scoop.it
CleanTechnica’s Kyle Field is in Hawthorne for the Tesla Semi Truck unveiling. He’s getting or got or will get a pre-event briefing, but he’s prohibited from sharing any details o…
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Cool Airbus Vahana Project Is Ready For Flight Testing

Cool Airbus Vahana Project Is Ready For Flight Testing | Nova Scotia Construction News | Scoop.it
The cool Airbus Vahana Project is ready for flight testing, right on the heels of Boeing, Uber, and others jumping into the electric plane game. Electric airplanes and other vertical take-off and l…
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Low-Priced Renewables Driving Change At US Utility Companies

Low-Priced Renewables Driving Change At US Utility Companies | Nova Scotia Construction News | Scoop.it
Renewables are disrupting the utility industry in Missouri, where one utility say it will invest $1.8 billion in renewable energy in the next few years and another says it will shutter an existing …
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Tame that toolbox: Affordable accessories can keep tools orderly, neat

Tame that toolbox: Affordable accessories can keep tools orderly, neat | Nova Scotia Construction News | Scoop.it
For some guys and gals, maintaining a clean, organized and tidy toolbox is a source of pride, a hobby, or even a passion. For others, a toolbox is just a place your tools get tossed to hang out while they’re not in use. Recently, I asked my lengthy list of wrench-turning pals to post pictures of their toolboxes on Facebook.
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EU-LIVE Consortium Unveils New Electrified Light Vehicle Based On Architecture Similar To Tricycle

EU-LIVE Consortium Unveils New Electrified Light Vehicle Based On Architecture Similar To Tricycle | Nova Scotia Construction News | Scoop.it
The so-called EU-LIVE (Efficient Urban LIght Vehicle) consortium — composed of 12 partners across 6 different countries — has revealed a newly developed plug-in hybrid (PHEV) light vehicle designed with energy-efficient urban mobility in mind.
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Spaceport for Eastern Shore has goal of 12 launches per year | Truro Daily News

Spaceport for Eastern Shore has goal of 12 launches per year | Truro Daily News | Nova Scotia Construction News | Scoop.it


The developers of Canada’s only commercial spaceport are shooting for as many as a dozen rockets to blast off per year from a proposed site near a small community on Nova Scotia’s Eastern Shore.

Proponents of the project gathered in a Halifax boardroom to plan the next steps, which will rely first on the province approving a environmental assessment plan early next year

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Reducing hospital energy costs via building automation - Construction Canada

Reducing hospital energy costs via building automation - Construction Canada | Nova Scotia Construction News | Scoop.it
Given their extensive use of energy-hungry medical equipment and around-the-clock service to the community, hospitals consume huge amounts of power. These buildings rank as Canada’s most intensive energy-consumers, second only to food and beverage stores.
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Wood reaches new heights as a building material

Wood reaches new heights as a building material | Nova Scotia Construction News | Scoop.it
Timber-frame revival may gain even more momentum with new federal funding
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Rebuilding trust in Beechville

Rebuilding trust in Beechville | Nova Scotia Construction News | Scoop.it
Armco hires Joachim Stroink to help ease tensions with historic Black community that’s faced centuries of broken promises.
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Part motorcycle, part bike: electric invention gives users efficient mobility in Halifax | Truro Daily News

Part motorcycle, part bike: electric invention gives users efficient mobility in Halifax | Truro Daily News | Nova Scotia Construction News | Scoop.it


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Tottenham's new stadium taking shape as club release latest pictures

Tottenham's new stadium taking shape as club release latest pictures | Nova Scotia Construction News | Scoop.it
Spurs are hoping to have the stadium ready for the 2018-19 season and have given supporters a fresh insight by releasing an update on the work on their official Instagram account.
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Emirates Transport Launching First All-Electric School Bus In Region

Emirates Transport Launching First All-Electric School Bus In Region | Nova Scotia Construction News | Scoop.it
The first all-electric school bus in the UAE region is now in its final testing phase before full deployment by Emirates Transport — with the deployment of the 45 foot battery-powered bus represent…
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BYD Opening Electric Truck Factory In Canada, Cites Friendlier Environment For EVs Than US

BYD Opening Electric Truck Factory In Canada, Cites Friendlier Environment For EVs Than US | Nova Scotia Construction News | Scoop.it
The China-based electric vehicle manufacturer BYD will be opening its first assembly facility in Canada next year in Ontario. This is in anticipation of surging demand for electric trucks in the co…
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Believe in Nova Scotia, not coal-fired billionaires

Believe in Nova Scotia, not coal-fired billionaires | Nova Scotia Construction News | Scoop.it
The justice-based transition toward a green economy is needed now more than ever.
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Microsoft Pledges To Cut Emissions By 75% By 2030

Microsoft Pledges To Cut Emissions By 75% By 2030 | Nova Scotia Construction News | Scoop.it
Microsoft has announced this week that it intends to cut its carbon emissions by 75% by 2030 against a 2013 baseline, making continued progress with its carbon neutrality and renewable energy commi…
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IEA World Energy Outlook 2017 Describes “A World In Transformation”

IEA World Energy Outlook 2017 Describes “A World In Transformation” | Nova Scotia Construction News | Scoop.it
The International Energy Agency published its annual World Energy Outlook report this week in which it describes “A world in transformation” defined by four large-scale shifts currently…
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