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    General Pipe Cleaners Welcomes 4th Generation of Employees

    A fourth generation of General Pipe Cleaners family members has joined the company as employees.
    Nine young adults—each a great-grandchild of Abe Silverman, the founder of General Pipe Cleaners—are working at the company for the summer.… Continue Reading

    Manjit Minhas: Loving Life and Work

    By Adam Freill

    One of the newest Dragons joining CBC’s hit show Dragons’ Den this fall, Manjit Minhas works enough to have several careers. Between her beer and spirits business, her home building firm in Alberta, a print shop, glass blowing… Continue Reading

    Hiding Heat in the PEX

    By Jerry Leyte

    In previous articles for Mechanical Business I have written about or referenced many of the typical applications of PEX tubing as it is used for radiant applications. These heating and cooling applications often take place… Continue Reading

    It’s All About the Application

    By Denise Deveau

    Choosing the right commercial faucet is no longer just about sacrificing durability for an appealing design. Now you can have both.

    But there’s a lot more to making faucet choices than meets the eye. To help you out, we’ve… Continue Reading

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    CIPH Quebec Named Outstanding Region of the Year

    CIPH Quebec was named Outstanding Region of the Year at the CIPH executive committee’s annual summit meeting, held from August 10 to 11 in Canmore, Alta. An award will be presented to Sylvain Fournier, president of CIPH Quebec Region, at… Continue Reading

    Emerson to Consolidate Business Lines

    Emerson Climate Technologies is consolidating its White-Rodgers and Flow Controls businesses into a single entity, effective October 1, 2015.
    The new organization will operate as White-Rodgers and be led by Jack Huether, the current president… Continue Reading

    Green Living Awards Return for 3rd Year

    Bosch Thermotechnology’s Green Living Awards contest is back for its third year.
    Contractors, builders and engineers in Canada and the U.S. can submit residential and commercial projects they’ve worked on that feature Bosch Thermotechnology… Continue Reading

    Housing Starts Were on the Rise in July

    Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) reported that the trend measure of housing starts hit 185,586 in July—up from 184,035 in June, but down from 189,784 in July of 2014. The seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) for July was… Continue Reading

    Team Canada Wins 5 Medals at WorldSkills

    Team Canada won five medals and 10 medallions of excellence at the WorldSkills competition held in São Paolo, Brazil, from August 11 to 15.
    Marc-Antoine Bettez of Hebertville, Que., took home a bronze medal in the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning… Continue Reading

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