Weekly Traffic Advisories

first_img GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY: Molasses Harbour Bridge Molasses Harbour Bridge on Route 316 in Port Felix is reduced to one lane for repairs until further notice. Temporary traffic signals are in place. COLCHESTER COUNTY: Lilyvale Bridge Lilyvale Bridge on the Lilyvale Road is closed for repairs until further notice. Traffic control consists of signs. A detour is available on Camden Road and Riversdale Road. HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Wyse Road Bridge Wyse Road Bridge in Middle Musquodoboit will be closed to truck traffic while the bridge is being repaired. Trucks will detour via Route 356 and Route 213 until further notice. Traffic control consists of signs. CONTINUING WORK HALIFAX COUNTY: Highway 118-Wright Avenue Interchange Highway 118, from intersection at Highway 111 northerly (toward the airport) will have intermittent lane closures in both directions during interchange construction. Traffic control consists of cones, barrels and jersey barriers. For information call 902-424-6144 between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Local Area Office: 902-893-5797 Fax: 902-896-2259 Local Area Office: 902-742-0587 Fax: 902-742-6000 Local Area Office: 902-424-2213 Fax: 902-424-7116 Local Area Office: 902-667-2972 Fax: 902-667-3424 Local Area Office: 902-863-3420 Fax: 902-863-7365 NEW WORK Local Area Office: 902-638-3150 Fax: 902-638-3356 YARMOUTH COUNTY: East Kempt Bridge The East Kempt Bridge on Route 203 will be closed for bridge replacement until Friday, Feb. 24. Traffic control consists of detour signs. A detour is available on the North Kempt Road and the Gray Road. Local Area Office: 902-485-5254 Fax: 902-485-7047 PICTOU COUNTY: Carmichael Road Toney River Bridge on Carmichael Road is closed until further notice. Traffic control consists of signs. A detour is available on Popular Hill Road and Meadowville Station Road. KINGS COUNTY: Old Baxters Mill Bridge Open The Old Baxters Mill Bridge, near Baxters Harbour in Kings County, is open to one-lane traffic. There is a weight restriction for vehicles weighing more than 5,000 kilograms. Pictou County: Springville Bridge Springville Bridge will be closed until Friday, March 10 for repairs and maintenance to the bridge deck. Bridge is closed 24 hours per day. Motorist are advised to use alternates routes. Local Area Office: 902-543-8169 Fax: 902-543-0686 CUMBERLAND COUNTY: Mount Whatley Road Bridge The bridge on Mount Whatley Road at the Nova Scotia-New Brunswick border will be closed until further notice. PICTOU COUNTY: West River East Side Road The West River East Side Road near Salt Springs is reduced to one lane for repairs until further notice. Traffic control consists of traffic signals. Local Area Office: 902-755-7147 Fax: 902-755-7188 Local Area Office: 902-679-4308 Fax: 902-679-6124 Local Area Office: 902-755-7060 Fax: 902-755-7049 LUNENBURG COUNTY: Sperry Bridge No. 2 Sperry Bridge No. 2 on Petite Riviere Road is closed until further notice. Detours are posted. Local Area Office: 902-424-4409 Fax: 902-424-0568 DIGBY COUNTY: Highway 101 Highway 101 will be closed Saturday, Feb. 18 at Exit 25 at the Joggin Bridge Interchange for overpass maintenance. Detour signs will be posted. On Sunday, February 19 Highway 101 at Exit 25 will be reduced to one lane only. Traffic control will be in place. A detour is available for all westbound traffic through Smiths cove via Old Trunk 1, Eastbound traffic should expect delays. -30-last_img read more


Global mining gathering in China to discuss the big concerns

first_imgThe China Mining Congress and Expo will be held in Tianjin, October 20-22, 2009 and International Mining will be there. The event will provide the appropriate platform to discuss questions like those below at one of the largest mining events worldwide, hosted by China’s Ministry of Land & Resources:How is the current economic situation affecting the mining industry & commodities?What do industry and commodity trends look like?What is the role of China within the global mining industry?How and where to find business opportunities in China and about Chinese companies going abroad.Providing the largest mineral exploration and mining trading platform, China Mining Congress and Expo plays an important role in creating more communication and co-operation opportunities for domestic and international mining corporations. The rising importance of this event will be also reflected by the continuing rise in the number of visitors and delegates. Last year more than 3,500 delegates and 400 exhibitors from nearly 50 countries and regions joint the event and celebrated the 10th anniversary in 2008.China Mining Congress & Expo’s trade show attracts foreign and domestic governments, associations and companies, including mining and exploration companies, mining technique and equipment suppliers, geologists as well as banks and legal consulting firms.Conference, exhibition and featured events, as the three cores of the event contribute to greater world appeal and influence. China Mining Congress & Expo not only collects a tremendous amount of information, capital and technology stream, but also provides a convenient channel for the purpose of economic and trade co-operations and communications between China and the world.During the conference, government officials, industry leaders, experts from both Chinese and foreign mining industries will have an in-depth mining industry discussion. The topics will cover mining industry development trends, mining and capital markets, domestic and international investment opportunities, China’s outbound investment, mining and sustainable development, commodity trends, geological surveys, technologies and equipment etc.The exhibition will include main mining countries’ pavilions, mining and exploration companies, investment and financing institutions, evaluation and consulting companies, (technical) service providers and equipment suppliers. China Mining Congress & Expo aims to boost co-operation in fields like exploration, development, investment, equipment and technologies. According to the Organising Committee, nearly 200 booths are already booked. And still some booths are available. This year’s show is also going to build a wider stage for better dialogue and co-operation opportunity for governments, enterprises and all circles from each country.China Mining Congress & Expo 2009 will be held at Tianjin Binhai International Convention and Exhibition Center (BICEC), October 20-22, 2009. Tianjin, the largest harbour city in northern China, will now open its gates to the global mining industry. Tianjin is about 160 km from Beijing, with all integrated connections to other cities with an international airport, the first high speed train in China and Tianjin Port. As the centre city of the Ring Bohai Economic Circle (including Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei, Liaoning and Shandong), Tianjin represents one of China’s biggest industrial centres, has built up an all-round industrial system with machinery, electronics, textiles, chemicals, metallurgy, foodstuffs, etc. as its mainstays. Tianjin is one of the most prosperous business areas as well as a distribution centre for goods and materials in North China. www.china-mining.org/enlast_img read more