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Outlook & Prospects for Manufacturing Managers in Halifax Region
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Local Employment Potential Information
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Employment outlooks have been determined at the provincial level for Nova Scotia.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Jan 19 - Jan 23, 2015
- The federal government has formalized its $3.5B deal with the Irving Shipyard in Halifax to build up to six Arctic patrol vessels. Work is expected to start in September 2015. Employment on the project will reach 1,000 workers during peak periods.
- Wrought Iron Brewery Co. plans to open a microbrewery and pub within the next few months on Robie Street in Halifax. It is one of a number of craft breweries that have opened in Nova Scotia in recent years.
- The Irving-owned Halifax Shipyard is recruiting 15 tradespersons, including welders, electricians, and ironworkers, as it gears up for the first phase of the $25B federal shipbuilding project. The company has about 1,500 resumes on file.
- Dartmouth-based MilAero Electronics Atlantic Inc. has recently hired 25 people, and would like to add a few more workers with experience in electronics and electrical component manufacturing to its staff of 46. The company produces custom-made equipment, such as electronic fences, for various industries.
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