Province House closure raising concerns
The president of the Tourism Industry Association of P.E.I. has some concerns about the length of time Province House will be closed for repairs. On Thursday, it was announced work on the historic building will begin in January and that the building will be closed for three to five years. Kevin Mouflier said the Tourism Association recognizes the work needs to be done, but hopes it won't take ...

First Annual Great Lakes Builders Show Coming To Ford Field
DETROIT, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Home Builders Association of Michigan announced today that registration is now open for the first ever Great Lakes Builders Show. The event will be held March 4-6, 2015, at Ford Field in Detroit and will feature exhibits on the latest industry products, educational sessions and demonstrations on everything from safety and code compliance to financing ...

Blocked on the Keystone XL, the Oil-Sands Industry Looks East
With the Keystone XL in limbo, a fight is brewing over another proposed pipeline that would carry oil-sands crude across Canada to the Atlantic coast.

Jean-Sébastien Jacques, Chief Executive of Rio Tinto Copper, appointed Chairman of the ICA
The International Copper Association announced the appointment of Jean-Sébastien Jacques, Chief Executive of Rio Tinto Copper, as its new Chairman. Mr. Jacques had been Vice-Chairman of the ICA since October 2013 and will replace the outgoing Chairman Peter Beaven, Chief Financial Officer of BHP Billiton.

Governor Jay Inslee Joins Washington’s Life Science Industry to Celebrate 25 Years of Life-Changing Innovation
Today, the Washington Biotechnology & Biomedical Association is recognizing its 25th year as an organization at the Governor’s Life Sciences Summit & Annual Meeting.

Internet Of Things Poised To Drive New Business Opportunities, New CompTIA Research Brief Asserts
The Internet of Things (IoT) is poised to generate new business opportunities for current information technology (IT) companies and new start-ups alike, according to a new research brief published today by CompTIA, the IT industry association.

Draft an Application to These Construction Industry Scholarships
As urban landscapes transform and new technology is developed to improve infrastructure, the construction industry is rapidly growing. Within the next 20 years, employment of construction managers is projected to grow 16 percent and employment of construction laborers is projected to grow 25 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Tourism group says Province House closure will be tough
After a busy season at a Province House, closing it for several years will have an impact on tourism, says the executive director of Discover Charlottetown. Christina MacLeod said with the building closing for three to five years, it will be a lost tourism destination and she hopes the outside ...

Exempt Well Ruling Worries Builders
A judge's decision Friday stops builders in their tracks.

Nigeria: Dangote Seeks Decisive Action On Buildings Collapse
[Vanguard]Chairman of Dangote Cement Plc, Aliko Dangote weekend charged stakeholders in the building and construction industry to come together to confront the menace of building collapse in the country decisively, saying it was time a stop was put to it.