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Financial close reached on $5.3B Eglinton Crosstown LRT P3 project
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Financial close reached on Canada’s largest P3 infrastructure project

July 28, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Eglinton Crosstown LRT to cost $5.3B

PEI is replacing power connection cables to the mainland
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$100M power cable project to reconnect PEI to mainland

July 23, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Island’s top infrastructure project since Confederation Bridge

The Gordie Howe International Bridge is expected to be completed and in service in 2020. It will connect to the Herb Gray Parkway and Interstate 75
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Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority launches P3 procurement process

July 21, 2015 STAFF REPORT

WDBA expects international, domestic interest in RFQ

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Canada’s top construction firms evolve, adapt to change

July 19, 2015 JIM BARNES

PCL, EllisDon, Ledcor finish top 3 in annual On-Site Top Contractor survey

Medical, education, retirement sectors drive institutional construction gains
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Non-Res construction drops in second quarter: StatsCan

July 16, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Medical, education, retirement sectors drive institutional construction gains

Map of existing and future flood protection areas, including the Port Lands and adjacent areas that are currently not flood protected
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Don River anti-flooding project get $5M in funding

July 14, 2015 by On-Site Magazine

Study to confirm future $975M infrastructure, development investment

Infrastructure Ontario issues RFP to three bidders on Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital project
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RFP issued to 3 bidders on Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital project

July 10, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Infrastructure Ontario has issued a request for proposal to the three selected bidders looking to build the new Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital project. The selected teams were announced in November, 2014 following a request for qualifications process that began in March

Main entrance ring and x-beam re-bar and formwork complete and ready for concrete pour. (TTC.ca)
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‘Big Pour’ sees 2250 cubic metres of concrete in 24 hours

July 8, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Two plants, 6 crews fill the ring of new subway station

Century-old Saskatchewan Hospital will be replaced with a new facility built by Graham, Carillion.
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Access Prairies Partnership to build Saskatchewan hospital

July 8, 2015 STAFF REPORT

P3 project includes Graham Design Builders, Carillion Canada

New report recommends Ottawa expand light rail transit
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Ottawa should move ahead with light rail expansion: report

July 7, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Cost estimated at $3 billion for 19 stations, 30km of track

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SNC-Lavalin part of team to manage, operate Canadian Nuclear Laboratories

July 2, 2015 STAFF REPORT

SNC-Lavalin is one of the partners in the Canadian Nuclear Energy Alliance (CNEA) chosen to manage Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, a subsidiary of Atomic Energy of Canada Limited. CNEA includes SNC-Lavalin, CH2M, Fluor and Energy Solutions, with Rolls-Royce in a supporting

Deal sees McInnis cement plant fueled by forest waste
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Forest waste to fuel cement plant

July 1, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Pilot project between McInnis Cement, Forestry Cooperative Association

An RFQ has been issued for the latest redevelopment phase for Brockville General Hospital
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RFQ issued for Brockville General Hospital

June 23, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Infrastructure Ontario and Brockville General Hospital have issued a request for qualifications to build and finance the hospital’s third phase of its redevelopment project. The project will consolidate programs and services offered on the Garden Street site to the Charles

The old Groves Memorial Community Hospital is on its way to be replaced with a new facility
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Stantec to lead PDC team for new Groves hospital

June 19, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Stantec Architecture has been selected to lead the planning, design and compliance (PDC) aspects of the new replacement Groves Memorial Community Hospital. The project involves the construction of a new hospital in Aboyne, Ont., between Elora and Fergus, to replace

The BC Building Trades and BC Hydro have struck a labour deal on $8.3B Site C project that should secure a diverse, stable supply of workers for the duration of the project.
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Labour deal struck on BC Hydro $8.3B Site C project

June 17, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Union, open, independent, native workers all included with no strike, no lockout clauses

The Niagara Health System's St. Catharines Site was one of 202 projects LEED Certified by CaGBC in the first four months of the year.
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CaGBC certifies 202 LEED projects in 4 months

June 11, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Two PCL-built hospitals ‘LEED’ the way

Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx have awarded the second phase of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT transit line to Crosslinx Transit Solutions consortium to design, build, finance and maintain
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Canada’s largest P3 contract awarded for Eglinton Crosstown LRT

June 9, 2015 STAFF REPORT

EllisDon, Aecon, SNC-Lavalin, ACS Infrastructure, Dragodos part of consortium

Calgary is building Canada's first P3 organic processing facility, similar to the currently operating in Edmonton. Maple Reinders Group has a 50 per cent stake in the project.
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Maple Reinders consortium selected in P3 deal for Calgary organics composting facility

June 5, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Maple partners with Bird Construction for the build

The Lean Construction Institute-Canada has been formed and endorsed by the Canadian Construction Association
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Lean Construction Institute – Canada established

June 5, 2015 STAFF REPORT

The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) has endorsed the establishment of the recently-formed Lean Construction Institute – Canada (LCI-Canada) as a special committee of the CCA. The Lean Construction Institute – Canada is committed to transforming the built environment through the development

The redevelopment of Vaughan's Mackenzie Health facility is just one of the $7.5 billion worth of projects in Infrastructure Ontario's pipeline, says CEO Bert Clark
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Infrastructure Ontario releases annual update summary of projects

June 4, 2015 STAFF REPORT

IO pipeline includes $7.55 billion worth of projects