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1. Puerto Rico Governor Shreds $300 Million Power Contract
The contract to rebuild Puerto Rico’s power grid has been canceled. The contract, which was awarded to the small Montana firm Whitefish, has been mired in controversy from the start.
2. Gold Mining Gets Wired
Barrick Gold Corp. is using Silicon Valley monitoring technology to mine more gold at cheaper rates while reducing injuries and pollution.
3. Transport Canada to cut pilot evaluators, leaving responsibility to airlines
Transport Canada is planning to stop evaluating pilots who perform checks on their counterparts at the country’s largest airlines and will instead give the responsibility to the operators, a change critics say erodes oversight and public safety.
4. Construction worker shortage could cost you
Construction worker shortages can result in higher costs and delays. Educators and industries attended the 4th annual Southern Arizona Construction Career Fair to interest young people in construction careers.
5. Construction of Cape Town Desalination Plant to Begin in November
Cape Town responds to droughts by building a desalination plant. The plant, which should be built by February, will be able to provide two million litres of water per day.
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