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Watts Works learning centre opens in N.C.

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May 25, 2018

Watts Water Technologies unveiled its latest Watts Works Learning Center in May, holding a grand opening to celebrate the occasion. Located in the company’s St. Pauls, N.C. facility, the 3,000 sq. ft. training centre features classroom space as well as a lab showcasing several of the company’s technology offerings.

Located just outside… Continue Reading

MEET a success in Moncton

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May 25, 2018

A total of 6,202 attendees walked the floor at the 2018 edition of the Mechanical Electrical Electronic Technology (MEET) Show, held at the Moncton Coliseum Complex in early May.

”This edition of the MEET Show was a success by all measures,” said show manager, Shawn Murphy. ”We saw professionals from all across Canada and the United States… Continue Reading

RWC buying John Guest

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May 25, 2018

Reliance Worldwide Corporation, parent company of such brands as SharkBite, Cash Acme and Holdrite, has entered into an unconditional agreement to acquire all the issued shares of John Guest Holdings Limited for just under C$1.2 billion.

Reliance is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of engineered water delivery and control products… Continue Reading

Government rejects Aecon sale

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May 24, 2018

The Canadian government has issued an order under the Investment Canada Act that directed CCCC International Holding Limited (CCCI) to not go through with a proposed acquisition of Aecon Group. As a result, the proposed sales arrangement between Aecon and CCCI will not proceed.

”While we are disappointed with the government’s decision,… Continue Reading

HRAI seeking nominations

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May 18, 2018

The HRAI Awards Task Team is currently requesting member nominations for a number of annual HRAI Achievement Awards, including the HRAI Merit Award and the Life Member Award.

The HRAI Merit Award is the organization’s pinnacle award and recognizes an outstanding contribution by an industry representative to the development and progress of… Continue Reading

Recognizing skills in Ontario

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May 17, 2018

More than 2,000 student competitors from elementary schools, high schools and colleges across Ontario took part in the Skills Ontario Competition at the Toronto Congress Centre in early May. Featuring nearly 70 skilled trades and technologies contests, the Ontario event is the largest skilled trades and technology competition in Canada.

Over… Continue Reading

IAPMO gains SDO accreditation from SCC

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May 16, 2018

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) has been accredited by the Standards Council of Canada (SCC) as a Standards developing Organization (SDO), which gives the association the ability to develop, publish and maintain National Standards of Canada (NSC).

The move adds IAPMO to an exclusive group of American… Continue Reading

Centrotherm adds rep in Quebec

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May 16, 2018

Centrotherm Eco Systems, manufacturer of the InnoFlue brand of polypropylene vent systems and accessories has announced a new manufacturer’s representative, Enviroair Industries, for the province of Quebec.

In addition to offering services as a manufacturer’s rep, Enviroair also works as a representative agency in collaboration with… Continue Reading

Mestek adds radiant ceilings

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May 15, 2018

Mestek, Inc., through its subsidiary, Radiant Advantage Designs, has purchased the radiant ceiling products rights and certain physical assets of Barcol-Air USA, Ltd. With the purchase, Mestek has secured exclusive licensed rights to a number of radiant designs and intellectual property of the Barcol-Air Group of Schwerzenbach, Switzerland,… Continue Reading

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