The Mechanical Contractors Association of Canada is pleased to be holding its 81st Annual National Conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia from September 28 – October 1, 2022!
Join MCAC in the beautiful maritime city of Halifax as we RECONNECT in 22! We have a great program of networking, education, and social events planned, and we can't wait to RECONNECT with members from coast-to-coast-to-coast!
The Canadian Hydronics Conference provides a unique opportunity for hydronics industry professionals to connect in person and have one-on-one conversations with peers and share knowledge and business building ideas.
Hydronics professionals are expected to gather at the conference for a special two-day conference and trade show. This will be two full days of learning opportunities plus increased chances to form industry connections!
The Canadian Hydronics Conference includes 20 educational sessions on topics such as:
• Electrification and Net-Zero
• Snow Melt Systems
• Smart Technologies in Hydronics
• Air to Water Heat Pumps
• And more!
With speakers such as Robert Bear, Mike Miller and Gord Cooke, this cannot miss educational event also includes a hydronics-exclusive trade show where you can see the latest products and technologies from some of North America’s top manufacturers.
Register now for only $299.
Registration includes access to educational sessions, the trade show, and breakfasts and lunches on both days.
We are pleased to announce that we have extended the deadline for applications for the 2022 Richard McKeagan Scholarship Series to August 27.
This year, our association and our valued partners will award over $25,000 in scholarships to students studying in the mechanical contracting and mechanical engineering fields. Did you also know that we have scholarships open to a wide range of students and apprentices, including women and Indigenous people?
There's never been a better time than now to share this great news — and this great program — with your colleagues and employees.
MCA Canada would like to recognize all the Associate Members as supporters of the scholarship series. What a great way to support new apprentices and students entering the mechanical industry!
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The Canadian economy stayed flat in May, with growth slowing down as businesses continue to face supply constraints and rising interest rates, though economists say the current cycle of interest rate increases is expected to continue into the fall.
Source: Daily Commercial News
Purchasing managers often see themselves as being charged with setting policy and there is no question this is an important aspect of their job. However, they are equally responsible for ensuring that policy is carried into effect.
The MCA Canada Jobsite Journal is a daily log to help track projects, including:
• site conditions,
• weather conditions,
• productivity/time loss and reasons,
• area/work in progress,
• subtrade reports,
• daily report reminders,
• and more.
Daily and Weekly Reports track work site conditions, progress and delays which prevent costly claims. The Daily Reports record work site conditions and progress, while the Weekly Reports detail delays and provide space to give a more specific explanation of that week's progress.
Are labour estimates taking too long and reducing your productivity and profitability? You can increase your profitability by utilizing a streamlined, systematic approach for labour estimating.
MCA Canada members will have access to the MCAA WebLEM, which streamlines labour estimating by allowing your estimators to access labour estimates that have generated hundreds of millions of dollars for mechanical contractors everywhere!
- You can quickly search and retrieve data with our search engine, which will look for any text that is found across the entire database and provide links to relevant information.
- Download any labour table as soon as data is exported into Microsoft Excel or CSV.
- Up-to-date labour units are available on our website on the latest products and joining methods. When items are new or changed, they will be highlighted in yellow over the next 12 months.
Week 1: November 10-14, 2022
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1492: Christopher Columbus leaves Spain on his voyage to the new world.
1553: Mary Tudor, the new Queen of England, enters London.
1610: Henry Hudson of England discovers a great bay on the east coast of Canada and names it for himself.
1911: Airplanes are used for the first time in a military capacity when Italian planes reconnoiter Turkish lines near Tripoli.
1958: The first nuclear submarine, USS Nautilus, passes under the North Pole.
1977: Radio Shack unveils TRS-80 personal computer, which with Apple and Commodore would form the "1977 Trinity.” Its price and Radio Shack’s established retail outlets made it a bestseller for several years.
2004: Statue of Liberty’s pedestal reopens to visitors after being closed following the 9/11 terrorist attacks.