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Driving on glass being studied by Quebec researchers

January 19, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Recycled glass could be added to hot mix asphalt for multiple benefits

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North American Precast Concrete Industry issues environmental product declarations

January 12, 2016 by Corinne Lynds

The North American Precast Concrete industry announced the release of Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) in three key precast concrete product categories today. The EPDs will allow architects, engineers, building owners, and other specifiers to better understand the environmental impacts of

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Deere appoints Intel CEO to Board

January 11, 2016 On-Site Magazine

MOLINE, Ill. – Deere & Company has appointed Brian Krzanich, chief executive officer of Intel Corporation, to the company’s Board of Directors. “Brian’s depth of leadership experience in technology, manufacturing and supply chain management is a valuable addition to the

$30 million in government funding has been committed to build the Freedom Road that will connect the Shoal Lake No. 40 First Nation with the Manitoba Trans-Canada highway
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$30M Freedom Road will connect isolated First Nation community

December 18, 2015 STAFF REPORT

A new $30 million, 24-km all-season road will be built to provide a full-time connection from Shoal Lake No. 40 First Nation to the Trans-Canada Highway in Manitoba. Shoal Lake No. 40 is a First Nation community that straddles the Ontario-Manitoba border and

Artist's rendering of the new Shoppes at Galway. Construction to start mid-2016
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New plaza project coming to St. John’s

December 14, 2015 STAFF REPORT

700,000 sq ft of retail space to be built

Fort York pedestrian and cycling bridge
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Fort York bridge to be first in duplex stainless steel

December 11, 2015 STAFF REPORT

A new pedestrian and cycle bridge near the waterfront in Toronto will be the first in North America to have a structure built entirely of duplex stainless steel, according to a report in Canadian Consulting Engineer. Duplex stainless steels have

TOD Quartier project includes $1B worth of ICI and res components
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Green light given $1B TOD Quartier project

December 10, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Includes transit, rec facilities, commercial, residential

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Infrastructure: The perfect storm

December 1, 2015 JIM BARNES

Not that long ago, when people at a party asked me what On-Site was about, I’d say “construction.” They would nod diplomatically. Now, I say “infrastructure,” and I get their full attention. Infrastructure, a concept that most people grasped only

Rendering of the built-out Site C project
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Main civil works contract awarded for BC Hydro Site C project

November 25, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Contract worth $1.8 billion

CCPPP release winners of annual P3 awards
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P3 project award winners announced today

October 28, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Champlain Bridge, Eglinton Crosstown, Humber River Regional Hospital win gold

Upbrella Construction is using a unique system that sees the roof of a 10-storey condominium project being built first.
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Condo being built roof down

October 27, 2015 by On-Site Magazine

Unique construction system sees roof rising

Graham Construction took home the General Contractor over $40 Million Award for the YVR Airside Operations Building, the Member of the Year Award, and a Safety Award for achieving a zero frequency injury rate in the category of General Contractor 50,000 to 99,999 person hours.
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Graham Construction feted with BC gold

October 26, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Best of BC’s construction industry honoured by VRCA

The city of Montreal has released a 3-year, $5.2 billion infrastructure budget plan that includes billions in road improvements
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Montreal releases $5.2 billion infrastructure spending plan

October 21, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Capital budget document outlines projects for three years

Artist's rendering of the new wastewater outfall for Ashbridges Bay in Toronto
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Largest wastewater outfall in Canada being built in Toronto

October 19, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Hatch Mott MacDonald has been selected by the City of Toronto to provide detailed design and construction administration services for a new tunnelled outfall that will convey treated effluent from its Ashbridges Bay Treatment Plant into Lake Ontario. The new

The Montreal redevelopment project, Technople Angus, has been named the best overall brownfield project for 2015.
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Technople Angus best ‘Brownie’ in Canada for 2015

October 14, 2015 by On-Site Magazine

Canadian Urban Institute hands out brownfield awards during gala event

Montreal's Bell Centre to receive $100M renovation. Montreal Canadien Avenue to be turned into pedestrian way.
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$100M reno planned for Montreal Bell Centre

October 14, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Montreal’s Bell Centre is about to undergo a three-year, $100 million rehabilitation project. Montreal Canadien principal owner Geoff Molson made the announcement Wednesday morning. Included in the renovation plans are: redesigned main building glasswork entranceway, new restaurants, new video screens,

The Windsor Detroit Bridge project includes a six-lane bridge, providing three Canada-bound lanes and three US-bound lanes over the Detroit River. Two bridge types were considered under the DRIC study - cable stayed and suspension. The bridge will have a clear span of 850 metres/2788 feet across the Detroit River with no piers in the water.
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6 consortiums answer Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority RFQ

October 14, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Canadian, American, International teams all submit

More than 90 industry leaders gathered earlier this month to celebrate the 10 Anniversary of the Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario. Among those in attendance included Jason Ottey (LiUNA Local 183); Richard Lyall (Joint Residential Construction Association); Mike Yorke (Carpenters Union); RCCAO executive director Andy Manahan; Toronto Deputy Mayor Denzil Minnan-Wong; RCCAO chairman Phil Rubinoff and Eric Lewis (Heavy Construction Association of Toronto)
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RCCAO celebrate 10 years of success

October 11, 2015 STAFF REPORT

More than 90 industry leaders gathered to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario in Toronto’s chic Distillery District earlier this month. RCCAO was founded in 2005 as an alliance between labour and management

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Editorial: We Win

October 1, 2015 JIM BARNES

Construction & Infrastructure are the big federal election winners

Pomerleau expands in Quebec with purchase of Verreault
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Pomerleau set to buy Quebec-based Verreault Construction

September 21, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Expansion mode continues after majority purchase of Aecon Atlantic Building division