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Lafarge upgrades Alberta cement plant, achieves major environmental milestones

Lafarge Canada’s cement plant in Exshaw, Alta. has met its target to reduce emissions of dust, sulphur dioxide (SO2) and oxides of nitrogen (NOx) from its existing cement kiln line, and achieved zero water discharge from its operations.
Aug 21, 2014 10:25AM


Understanding Canada's new anti-spam legislation

On July 1, Canada’s anti-spam legislation (CASL) came into effect. CASL regulates more than just traditional “spam.” The new law prohibits the sending of electronic messages, such as emails or text messages that contain a...
Aug 19, 2014 3:02PM


Britco begins $100M contract to build additional workforce accommodations in northern Manitoba

Britco, the modular building division of WesternOne Inc., has started construction on the second phase of a $100-million workforce accommodations contract for Manitoba Hydro’s Keeyask generating station project.
Aug 19, 2014 12:45PM


NFLD government earmarks $12.5M for infrastructure in Grand Falls-Windsor-Buchans district

Newfoundland and Labrador’s provincial government is allocating $12.5M for provincial/municipal cost-share infrastructure projects in the District of Grand Falls-Windsor-Buchans.
Aug 18, 2014 12:57PM


Lafarge expresses condolences following tragic death of Ontario cyclist

Lafarge Canada recently issued a statement regarding the death of a 19-year-old female cyclist, who died after colliding with one of the company’s cement trucks in London, Ont.
Aug 18, 2014 10:55AM


Bondfield signs $125M construction contract to redevelop Hawkesbury hospital

Hawkesbury & District General Hospital and Infrastructure Ontario have signed a $125.7-million fixed-price contract with Bondfield Construction, who will build and finance the hospital’s expansion and redevelopment project. Bondfield...
Aug 15, 2014 10:22AM


VRCA bestows excellence awards to Vancouver's top construction projects

The Vancouver Regional Construction Association recently announced the winners of its VRCA 2014 Awards of Excellence.
Aug 13, 2014 1:12PM


Major works completed on Honoré-Mercier Bridge

Construction crews have completed several major works on the Honoré-Mercier Bridge in Montreal on schedule.
Aug 13, 2014 9:55AM


Infrastructure summit sets sights on long-term solutions

Addressing a room filled with Canadian and international infrastructure leaders during the Building Canada Up Summit, Kathleen Wynne affirmed her government’s $130- billion commitment to improving infrastructure in Ontario over the next...
Aug 12, 2014 4:00PM


Phase one of Ontario Place revamp set to begin

Construction of the first phase of Ontario Place’s revitalization – building the urban park and waterfront trail – will begin in the next few months.
Aug 12, 2014 1:37PM


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