On October 21 and 22, the Ontario Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Contractors Association will host its Women Empowering Women in HVACR virtual convention.
The two-day event provides opportunities for professional development and networking for women in the heating, refrigeration and air conditioning trades.
The event’s platinum sponsor is MCA Canada’s Women in Mechanical Construction group, and MCAC CEO Tania Johnston will speak about her experiences breaking through the industry’s glass ceiling on the second day of the conference.
Registration is now open, and if you enter the special discount code ORACMCAC20, you can receive $5 off your digital ticket. Note that this coupon code is valid only from September 1 to 14.
Learn more about this great event, and register today at the special discounted rate, at https://cvent.me/3EayX7.
MCAC and CEC are proud to offer two webinars by MCA Inc., a team of some our most popular instructors, at no cost to you. These webinars will introduce you to topics that MCA Inc. will cover more in depth during future training sessions this fall.
Track Your Productivity Impacts Due to COVID
The construction industry was hit hard by COVID-19. But do you know how much productivity losses you really have on your job sites? This webinar will show you methods for accurately tracking your jobsite productivity, and the ongoing impacts of COVID.
Join us on September 23 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET.
Prepare for the Months and Years after COVID
The peak of the pandemic appears to be coming to an end. But are you prepared for what comes next—and a likely second wave? This webinar will show you what your company needs to prepare for over the coming months and years.
Learn more on October 15 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET.
Time is running out to register for our Project Improvement Program training webinar. The registration deadline is this Friday.
In this four-module program, you'll learn how to improve project profitability. Particpants will take charge of projects to determine the most profitable way to proceed, while also learning about the importance of establishing communication protocols, along with all the documentation needs and standards.
Some of the topics covered include:
- the importance of preplanning and being prepared,
- chaos management,
- the seven deadly sins of a bad job,
- identify the “rules” of the job,
- the items you and your production team need before the job commences,
- how to communicate with all parties,
- why jobs make and lose money and what to do about it,
- and more!
The Intro to PVF: 4-Part Webinar Series is a modular-based, training offered by CIPH's Industrial, Pipe, Valves & Fittings Council. This powerful training resource is critical for any employee who needs to learn the basics of the key product segments of the PVF sector. Designed for new hires or for anyone who just wants a brush up!
Plus, if you register before September 22, you’ll save $50 on your registration fee.
Source: Daily Commercial News
COVID-19 has greatly affected the construction industry. The pandemic has hampered and, in some cases, stopped projects. EBC, a Quebec-based construction company, is proving that a cloud-based digital platform can help minimize the impact on daily operations.
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Source: Daily Commercial News
According to Statistics Canada, the economy added 246,000 jobs in August, a slowed pace compared to the 419,000 added in July.
1087: William the Conqueror, Duke of Normandy and King of England, dies in Rouen while conducting a war which began when the French king made fun of him for being fat.
1513: King James IV of Scotland is defeated and killed by English at Flodden.
1776: The term "United States" is adopted by the Continental Congress to be used instead of the "United Colonies."
1786: George Washington calls for the abolition of slavery.
1850: California, in the midst of a gold rush, enters the Union as the 31st state.
1911: An airmail route opens between London and Windsor.
1915: A German zeppelin bombs London for the first time, causing little damage.
1926: The Radio Corporation of America creates the National Broadcasting Co.
1942: A Japanese float plane, launched from a submarine, makes its first bombing run on a U.S. forest near Brookings, Oregon.
1943: Allied troops land at Salerno, Italy and encounter strong resistance from German troops.
1948: Kim Il-sung declares the establishment of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
1956: Elvis Presley makes his first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show; cameras focus on his upper torso and legs to avoid showing his pelvis gyrations, which many Americans—including Ed Sullivan—thought unfit for a family show.
1965: Hurricane Betsy, the first hurricane to exceed $1 billion in damages (unadjusted), makes its second landfall, near New Orleans.
1969: Canada's Official Languages Act takes effect, making French equal to English as a language within the nation's government.
1971: Attica Prison Riot; the four-day riot leaves 39 dead.
1976: Communist Chinese leader Mao Tse-tung dies in Beijing at age 82.
1990: Sri Lankan Army massacres 184 civilians of the Tamil minority in the Batticaloa District of Sri Lanka.
1991: Tajikistan declares independence from USSR.
1993: The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) officially recognizes Israel as a legitimate state.
2001: A car bomb explodes outside the Australian embassy in Jakarta, killing 10 people.
2001: Two al Qaeda assassins kill Ahmad Shah Massoud, leader of the Northern Alliance in Afghanistan.