June 9, 2020 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Member Update

Join us tomorrow—Wednesday, June 10 at 12:00 p.m. ET—for a very important webinar.

In Pandemics and Construction Productivity: Quantifying the Impact for Mechanical Contractors, we will take you through specific examples of how to best quantify and present any claims you have for unanticipated costs relating to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Be sure to also check out our COVID-19 updates page for recordings of previous webinars.

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Source: Daily Commercial News
Construction association leaders can now share the COVID-19-related challenges they are facing through a federal government forum. This group is united with one goal in mind: get the industry through the pandemic so it can play a role in economic recovery.
Source: Daily Commercial News
Until a COVID-19 vaccine is developed and ready, the Canadian economy's post-pandemic recovery must rely heavily on federal stimulus spending. 
Source: Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating
The Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating's CIPHEX West trade show, the largest Western Canadian event for the plumbing, hydronics, HVACR and water treatment industries, has been postponed. The two-day trade show and conference will now take place in November 2021 in Vancouver, B.C. 
FastEst, Inc.
N-Two Cryogenic Enterprise Inc.
Victaulic Company of Canada
Flocor, Inc.
Source: Daily Commercial News
Contractors across Canada have been adjusting to a “new normal” as projects have been remobilized over the past few weeks.
Source: Canadian Manufacturing
A recent analysis from Frost & Sullivan called Artificial Intelligence in the Global Homes & Buildings Industry, Forecast to 2030 finds that the deployment of artificial intelligence in homes and buildings is gaining rapid momentum around the world as the industry is expected to witness an approximate 15-fold increase by 2030.
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1064: Coimbra, Portugal falls to Ferdinand, king of Castile.
1534: Jacques Cartier sails into the mouth of the St. Lawrence River in Canada.
1790: Civil war breaks out in Martinique.
1863: At the Battle of Brandy Station in Virginia, Union and Confederate cavalries clash in the largest cavalry battle of the Civil War.
1923: Bulgaria's government is overthrown by the military.
1931: Robert H. Goddard patents a rocket-fueled aircraft design.
1942: The Japanese high command announces that "The Midway Occupation operations have been temporarily postponed."
1945: Japanese Premier Kantaro Suzuki declares that Japan will fight to the last rather than accept unconditional surrender.
1951: After several unsuccessful attacks on French colonial troops, North Vietnam's General Vo Nguyen Giap orders Viet Minh to withdraw from the Red River Delta.
1954: At the Army-McCarthy hearings, attorney Joseph Welch asks Senator Joseph McCarthy, "Have you no sense of decency?"
1959: The first ballistic missile-carrying submarine, the USS George Washington, is launched.
1986: NASA publishes a report on the Challenger accident.

Viessmann Manufacturing Co. Inc.
Masco Canada Ltd.
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Source: Daily Commercial News
A new report from Statistics Canada shows a record high unemployment rate in May as the economy added 289,600 jobs with businesses reopening as public health restrictions eased.
Source: Plumbing & HVAC
Statistics Canada’s Survey of Employment, Payroll and Hours shows that total investment in building construction, including both residential and non-residential, decreased by 3.6 percent to $15.4 billion. COVID-19 restrictions negatively affected construction in March, especially in Quebec where all non-essential building construction was shut down.



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