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ECA promotes Sciortino to northeast regional sales manager


Equipment Corporation of America (ECA) has promoted Anthony Sciortino to northeast regional sales manager. He will manage all of the firm’s product lines in Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Connecticut, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island.

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New VP at ECA Canada

Ray Kemppainen has been with ECA Canada for close to 30 years and was recently promoted to vice president

By Paul Adair


In January, Ray Kemppainen was promoted to vice president at ECA Canada Company, a leading distributor of specialty foundation equipment in Eastern Canada. He had previously served as a branch manager since September 2009.

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Big Move Forward

Matcom hosts Lift & Move career fair to show off trade industry opportunities

By Kelly Gray


Moving heavy machinery takes skill, experience and enthusiasm. A successful move requires a staff of diligent tradespeople who are committed to efficiency, safety and quality. Though many are unaware of the variety of careers that exist in the field of machinery moving,

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What is Risk?

Underground Investigation and Risk Management Part 1

By Masoud Manzari, P.Eng. and Mark Tigchelaar, P.Eng., GeoSolv Design/Build


When embarking on a project in any capacity (owner, contractor or designer) what are the most important issues that keep you up at night? The answer is cost, scheduling, performance and safety. These items, directly or indirectly, are tied to money.

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The West Block Rehabilitation Project

Tomlinson Group was involved in bringing Parliament Hill to the 21st century

By Pat Rediger


Kyler Hammel can truly say he saw history in the making while working on a project that restored and modernized the West Block on Parliament Hill.

“This was pretty memorable for me because I was heavily involved in the project. I was actually pulled out of my project co-ordinator and estimator role and

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Iqaluit International Airport

Thermosyphon system creates a barrier between a building’s heat and permafrost, like “a big mattress floating on ice”

By Barb Feldman


About 7,000 people live in Iqaluit and fewer than 36,000 in Nunavut, one of the world’s most remote and sparsely settled regions. With more than two million square kilometres of land and water spread across three time zones, Nunavut is the largest of Canada’s provinces and territories.

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