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CAN (QC): Construction permit received for Hemmingford greenhouse project

Matica Enterprises has obtained construction permits for the greenhouse project in Hemmingford, Quebec. Construction of the planned 200,000 square foot greenhouse project is…

US (IL): Cannabis cultivation prepare for January 1

The countdown is on as marijuana cultivation sites across the state are working to keep up with the demand, which is expected to hit come January 1st, 2020. "We're gearing up for a high density grow to support both the medical and recreational market,” Ascend Wellness Vice President of Operations David…

CAN (ON): Sire Bioscience begins construction on 50-acre Leamington property

Sire Bioscience Inc. announced that the construction has officially begun on the Company's 50-Acre Leamington, Ontario property.  The first phase will result in the build out of 7,000 square feet of indoor space, inclusive of 2,000 square feet of canopy with the required security and supportive rooms. This…

CAN (ON): Sudbury cannabis company delayed in building Espanola facility

A Sudbury-based cannabis company that announced plans to set up shop in Espanola last summer has hit a funding snag that's delaying the project's development. Jeff Scharf,…

US (CA): Completion of Phase 1 cultivation expansion at Sacramento, California Campus

Vibe has completed the first phase of its build-out of the Company’s 3,000 sq. ft. nursery in Sacramento, California. "The purpose-built nursery is intended to support Vibe’s cultivation expansion plans at its Sacramento Campus, which hosts both cultivation and retail operations," the team with the…

Exploring growing cannabis in a greenhouse

Growers considering to enter into cannabis production are presented with several possibilities of where to grow. The options include indoors, outdoors, or greenhouses, which is a combination of indoor and outdoor. There is an increase in popularity for greenhouse farming among cannabis growers. The…

Creating a more efficient growing space in your greenhouse

For greenhouse growers that are ready to expand their business, often one of the first thoughts is to build more or expand on existing greenhouses. While there certainly does…

Prevention, air, and construction: main challenges for greenhouse hemp growing

In the ever growing commercial hemp industry, there are many challenges faced by commercial greenhouse operators. These challenges range from legal requirements, certifications, and facility guidelines. One of the top issues faced by the commercial grower are challenges that surface from the design and…

AU: Mildura based facility to complete construction in stages

Cann Group Limited plans to complete the construction of its new medicinal cannabis production facilities near Mildura in stages. "Previously, we had intended to complete the Mildura facility as a single stage development with a total capacity of 70,000 kgs and an estimated project cost of $184 million,"…

US (ME): Hallowell's first proposed indoor cannabis grow facility gets initial approval

Despite loud comments from the public, a potential, conditional-use permit was handed to the operator of a proposed marijuana cultivation facility on Whitten Road. A public…

Understanding large-scale cannabis greenhouse production

Recently stock prizes of cannabis producing companies have dropped significantly. This because of internal and external factors. Some factors are controllable, while others not. “Initially, the feeling of the market was too positive” Robert Heikens with AAB explains. “A lot of the companies started their…

CAN (AB): Edmonton based cannabis facility energized through solar panels

Edmonton-area Freedom Cannabis will be growing cannabis using energy partly generated from what it claims is the biggest rooftop solar panel installation in the country. “It’s an exciting time for all of us to see all our work come to fruition and to be sharing this milestone together,” said Troy…

Discussing bare concrete flooring in cannabis grow rooms and greenhouses

With legalization rapidly increasing across states, the cannabis market is exploding. And with estimates of sales in the billions, it’s no surprise that greenhouses and grow rooms are emerging everywhere. As growers and extracting facilities continue to expand one important consideration that most tend…

CAN (ON): Kingsville to crack down on greenhouse light pollution

Deputy Mayor Gord Queen brought a motion before council Tuesday night to have greenhouses reviewed for, "dark sky compliance." He says residents near several greenhouses are…

US (NM): Results of successful commercial cannabis trials with luminescent greenhouse film

UbiQD has been awarded the Frost & Sullivan New Product Innovation Award 2019 for its UbiGro luminescent greenhouse film, cited by the market research firm as the first product of its kind. Additionally, UbiQD has now publicly released completed commercial plant trial data in a new white paper…

Retrofitting an old vegetable glasshouse to an F-Clean cannabis facility

Starting new projects can be quite expensive and can take some time to set up. Especially in a fast growing market like cannabis production, quickly getting your facility ready for production can make or break your position in the market. Azrom found a quick solution for a cannabis grower in Portugal, by…

LED Lighted greenhouses shown in new photography project

In a newly presented project, German aerial photographer Tom Hegen focuses on greenhouses in the Netherlands growing crops with LED lights. The project, called THE GREENHOUSE SERIES, shows the effect of illuminated greenhouses in the early morning. With his series, the photographer wants to show the…

Designing more sustainable cannabis facilities

The topic of sustainability has grown in importance and priority for both consumers and regulators. From reducing emissions to lowering energy and water consumption, cannabis growing facilities face unique challenges when it comes to designing sustainable operations. Moreover, as the cannabis market…

Carson City's Miles Construction

US: “We continue to see cannabis as a strong market"

The sound of Cary Richardson breaking into a smile can be heard over the phone. “We continue to see cannabis as a strong market,” says Richardson, vice president of business operations at Carson City-based Miles Construction. After all, Nevada saw more than $100 million in marijuana tax revenue over the…

CAN (ON): Construction roadmap adjusted for agile capacity management

Due to the slower pace of legal market conversion, The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings has announced a new strategic plan as the company works to enhance profitability. "TGOD will optimize operating efficiency by deferring excess capacity and expenses," the team with the company explains. "A new…

US (MA): Growing anticipation for cannabis businesses in Winchendon

Though adult cannabis retail was approved by voters and five businesses have submitted applications for licenses to the state, the town and all five of those businesses have…

US (FL): Massive medical cannabis grow facility breaks ground in Baker County

A warehouse in Baker County that has sat empty for more than a decade will soon be transformed into a sprawling medical cannabis grow facility. Acreage Holdings, a publicly traded cannabis cultivation company with facilities in 20 states, announced its plans for the Sanderson facility during a…

In the process of getting Pahrump based facility organic certified

US (NV): Completion of production room in North Las Vegas based facility

Citation Growth has completed its production facility and will focus on obtaining Organic Certification for its Pahrump facility. The new production facility is fully staffed and trained. All equipment has successfully been installed and tested and is in full working order. The Company anticipates…

US (TX): Plano Council hears from party interested in opening cannabis cultivation center

Back in 1861, Plano was home to the reaper, a farm machine for grain harvesting. Now a new harvester for a new crop may be coming to the city. A marijuana cultivation growing center proposal was presented to eight aldermen at the Plano City Council meeting. Nicholas Mauricio of Yorkville said he is…

US (VA): MMJ facility taking shape on the Southside

With a state-mandated deadline approaching, the backers of one of the state’s first medical marijuana facilities are kicking construction into high gear. Green Leaf Medical of Virginia, which last year was awarded a coveted license from the Virginia Board of Pharmacy to open one of only five medical…

US (PA): MMJ facility breaks ground in Penn Twp.

PA Options for Wellness, a Harrisburg-based medical cannabis company, broke ground Oct. 16 on its new production facility in Penn Twp. The ceremony included speeches by company executives, politicians and a Penn State Hershey Medical Center researcher. PA Options has an agreement with the hospital’s…

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Designing the best greenhouse for medicinal cannabis in Australia

There is no one single best design for the production of medicinal cannabis. That's what Powerplants Australia director Carl van Loon is sure of. He admits the industry is still figuring out the best growing techniques, but should have a better understanding in the next 5-10 years, in the same way…

US: New 1M sqft hybrid indoor cultivation project

Grownetics has announced a new customer partnership with multi-state Cannabis brand Dr. Robb Farms. Grownetics will provide full crop analytics and data telemetry on every aspect of cultivation across all facilities. Dr Robb Farms plans to deploy over 1 million sqft of hyper efficient hybrid indoor farms…

US (CA): Opening of cultivation facility in Adelanto

Tikun has announced the Grand Opening of its new state-of-the-art cannabis cultivation and processing facility in Adelanto. "Tikun's "innovation epicenter" will officially…

US (PA): MMJ facility to expand in Falls Township

Preliminary and final land development for a proposed MMJ facility has been approved in Falls Township.  On Tuesday evening, the Board of Supervisors voted 3-0 to approve preliminary…

Controlling the roof cleaner remotely without damaging the foil

Keeping the roofs of greenhouses clean is important for multiple reasons, but not in the least to allow light to penetrate with ease and help the produce grow. Making the process of cleaning the roofs of greenhouses easier and more accessible is one of the goals of Van der Waay. Their Top Cleaners can…

"Your mechanical engineer shouldn't learn on your dime"

Figuring out where to start when you’re planning a commercial cultivation facility can be exceptionally challenging. Commercial construction projects in and of themselves are long, difficult, and expensive—throw in the unique challenges and building requirements of cannabis cultivation and it can quickly…

US (MI): $42 million cannabis grow planned in Warren

A cannabis-focused real estate company is throwing more green into the Michigan market with the purchase of a 156,000-square-foot warehouse in Warren that will be converted into a grow facility. Innovative Industrial Properties Inc., a publicly-traded property investment trust based in California, said…

US (VA): Construction continues at MMJ facility in Bristol

The medical cannabis industry is exploding, and Bristol, Virginia is one of five CBD production plans approved in the state of Virginia. What was once a JCPenney is now…

CAN (BC): New cultivation license for BC based facility

Harvest One Cannabis, through its wholly-owned subsidiary and licensed producer United Greeneries, has received a cultivation licence from Health Canada for Phase I of its new…

CAN (ON): Ontario auto parts plant gets retrofitted for cannabis cultivation

Construction is well under way in Kitchener, Ont. on the second phase of a project that entails transformation of a former auto parts plant into a state-of-the art cannabis cultivation facility. The project, at 530 Manitou Dr., is being carried out for James E. Wagner Cultivation (JWC) Corp. by a team…

TH: Large MMJ facility sets foot in Thailand

Thailand has built what's described as the biggest industrial-scale medical marijuana facility in Southeast Asia with 12,000 plants, and will soon allow everyone to grow six cannabis plants "in their back gardens like any other herb." Recreational use remains illegal with punishments…

US (MA): Cannabis facility gains support from South End neighbors

In somewhat of a departure from recent community meetings centered on proposed cannabis businesses, a majority of those who attended Thursday’s meeting of the South End Neighborhood Association voted in support of a planned cultivation facility on Kilburn Street. Regeneration LLC’s plan is to convert the…

ZW: UK MMJ company begins cannabis cultivation in Zimbabwe

City of London based medicinal cannabis firm Eco Equity has begun work on its first state of the art greenhouse in Zimbabwe in preparation for the cultivation of cannabis for medicinal purposes. "Eco Equity has employed agricultural experts and a professional grounds team to undertake the groundworks and…

US (UT): Ogden City prepping for cannabis growing facilities

Ogden City is gearing up for marijuana. In November 2018, Utah voters approved Proposition 2, a ballot initiative that made medical marijuana legal in the state. After…


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