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    Draining the Games

    Almost everyone can remember at least one killer summer rainstorm. The people of southern Ontario, host to this summer’s Pan Am and Parapan Am Games, don’t need to stretch their minds back too far to recall a local torrent. Toronto was deluged… Continue Reading

    Building Quality in the Kitchen with Chef Michael Smith

    If there’s a single word that can sum up Chef Michael Smith’s expectations, it has to be quality. Whether looking at individual ingredients, judging a completed dish, assessing a kitchen design, or even a business plan, putting in the… Continue Reading

    Hands on, with Dustin Aguanno

    Name: Dustin Aguanno
    Company: Dael Thermal Group
    Job Title: Service Manager
    Age: 33
    Born in: Brampton, Ont.
    Lives in: Scarborough, Ont.
    Trade school: George Brown
    Joined the mechanical industry: 2004
    Time behind the wheel: Up to 4 hours
    Daily… Continue Reading

    Breaking moulds with Paul Lafrance

    With more than 15 years of custom deck design under his tool belt, celebrity tradesman Paul Lafrance is ready to take his passion for creative carpentry and design indoors.In addition to being the star on such popular HGTV shows as Decked Out,… Continue Reading

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    Industry News

    BOMA NL Announces Winners of Commercial Real Estate Awards

    The Building Owners and Managers Association of Newfoundland & Labrador (BOMA NL) announced the winners of its 2015 Industry Awards late last month. The awards recognize excellence in commercial real estate.
    Trane Atlantic was awarded… Continue Reading

    Winners of the UA National Apprentice Competition

    This year’s UA National Apprentice Competition was held at the UA Local 46 training facility in Toronto from June 10 to 14.

    Here’s this year’s list of winners:

    Outstanding Welder:Alanna Markland of Local 488
    Outstanding HVACR:Brandon… Continue Reading

    Siân Smith Elected Chair of CIPH

    Siân Smith, the senior director of strategic procurement for Noble Corporation, was elected chair of CIPH at the organization’s 83rd annual general meeting at the Chateau Frontenac in Quebec City on June 16.

    Smith is the first female chair… Continue Reading

    Wolseley Industrial Canada Inc. Announces Acquisition of QIP Equipment Ltd.

    Wolseley Industrial Canada Inc. announced the acquisition of industrial supply business QIP Equipment Ltd. earlier today.

    QIP is a wholesale distributor of manual and actuated valves, fittings and control and instrumentation products.… Continue Reading

    Building Permits Were on the Rise in April

    According to Statistics Canada, contractors took out $7.8 billion in building permits in April. This represents an 11.6 per cent increase over March, and a 26 per cent increase over April, 2014.

    Residential building permits accounted for… Continue Reading

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