PowerTel Powerline Labourer

May 4, 2015

As a Power Line Laborer, individuals will be trained to assist Power Line Technicians with construction and maintenance of transmission power lines. Participants will gain skills useful to construct any steel erection project whether it’s with cellular companies or construction companies.

 

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Training Aboriginals for Work on Maritime Link

With work beginning on the Maritime Link, NSP Maritime Link is partnering with the Mi’kmaw Economic Benefits Office (MEBO) to recruit and train local Aboriginals for work on the Maritime Link. This week, both parties were at Marconi campus to celebrate the completion of an Employment Readiness Training Program.

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PowerTel Partners With MEBO: Training Aboriginal as Power Line Labourers

PowerTel, a major player in the construction and maintenance of transmission power lines, has partnered with Mi’kmaw Economic Benefits Office to help find skilled workers.

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MEBO partners with EUS

With work now underway on the Maritime Link, Emera Utility Services (EUS) is working with the Mi’kmaw Economic Benefits Office (MEBO) to add to its workforce. EUS has been working with MEBO for several years as it fills its workforce needs. EUS, MEBO and the Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) teamed up to train local Mi’kmaq interested in the Power Line Laborer Program.

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Flynn Canada Expands Aboriginal Workforce

Flynn Canada has announced that they are hiring six more local Aboriginals. In July Flynn hired four Aboriginals to work on the shipyard upgrade for Irving Shipbuilding, and now they are hiring six more Aboriginals to work on different projects they have underway in Nova Scotia.

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Supplier Information session on the Maritime Link

September 23, 2014

EMERA NL is holding a Supplier Information session on the Maritime Link, Tuesday, Sept.23 at the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre and Wed. Sept.24 in Halifax at the Harbourfront Marriott.

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Mi’kmaq Ironworkers at Irving Shipyard

Representatives from Irving Shipbuilding, Walters Steel, Ironworkers Local 752, Hatch Mott MacDonald, EllisDon, and Irving Equipment gathered on August 6, 2014 to celebrate the installation of the last steel truss on Irving Shipbuilding’s new Production Building, under construction at Halifax Shipyard and where Canada’s new naval combat ships will be built starting in 2015.

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