Announcement on Ontario pandemic response set for 1 p.m.
Multiple sources are saying that Ontario’s cabinet will announce further measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 at a media conference to be held at 1 p.m. EST. Watch the Daily Commercial News for immediate news of the status of the construction sector as more shutdowns across the province loom.
Green infrastructure for Atlantic Canada
The federal government will be making an announcement on green infrastructure for Atlantic Canada this morning at 11:30 a.m. AST. Andy Fillmore, parliamentary secretary to the minister of infrastructure and communities and member of parliament for Halifax, will deliver the news virtually.
Schneider Electric unveils microgrid package
Schneider Electric today announced the release of its EcoStruxure Microgrid Solution for Small and Medium Buildings in Canada. The service is said to offer integration of distributed energy resources across facilities including commercial and industrial buildings, health care facilities and educational institutions as part of a resiliency plan targeting lower greenhouse gases.
SNC-Lavalin awarded Nevada mine contract
SNC-Lavalin announced this morning that it has been awarded a US$30-million contract by Coeur Rochester to provide construction management services for the Plan of Operations, Amendment Number 11 expansion project at Coeur’s Rochester mine near Lovelock, Nev. The contract commenced in fourth quarter 2020 and is targeted for completion by the end of 2022.