BC wildfire
BC wildfire

Noteworthy News – July 12, 2017

A new report suggests that more than 40 per cent of employees hide cyber security incidents from their company, B.C. wildfires are forcing lumber and mining firms to actively protect their assets, and construction sites in 2050 may be remarkably robotic.  Here’s this week’s Noteworthy News.

Noteworthy News – July 12, 2017

  1. Think your business is on top of cyber security? Don’t be so sure: a new report from Kaspersky Lab and B2B International shows that 40 per cent of employees hide IT security incidents from their employers. Via Canadian Underwriter
  1. While some real estate markets are feeling the effects of recent cooling measures, new building is on a roll: June housing starts came in at 212,695 units – up over 15,000 units from May, and surpassing economists’ expectations. Via the Toronto Star
  1. As B.C. wildfires rage, lumber and mining firms are working to protect their assets from going up in smoke with the help of careful risk management Via Canadian Manufacturing
  1. What will construction sites look like in 2050? Leading infrastructure group Balfour Beatty envisions teams of robots working with dynamic new materials, supervised by problem-solving drones. Via On-Site
  1. The Bank of Canada has hiked its benchmark interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point to 0.75 per cent – what will this mean for Canadian consumers, borrowers, and business owners? Via CBC
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