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New truck route for Gull Lake, SK

July 28, 2015 STAFF REPORT

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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

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

Regina Bypass project largest P3 in Saskatchewan history
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Regina Bypass largest infrastructure project in Saskatchewan history

July 1, 2015 STAFF REPORT

P3 project to create 8,200 construction jobs

ORBA's new 432-page illustrated history of road building in Ontario is now available
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Take a road trip through the history of Ontario’s roadways

June 15, 2015 STAFF REPORT

ORBA releases 432-page hardcover illustrated history of road building

ORBA is pleased to see that transportation infrastructure continues to be a top priority in the 2015 Ontario budget.
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Roadbuilders applaud infrastructure investment in Ontario

June 4, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Province passes budget, but more needs to be done: ORBA

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Mayor drives campaign for Quebec’s worst road designation

May 28, 2015 STAFF REPORT

CAA Quebec names top 10

Algonquin Boulevard east and west in Timmins, ON have been named two of the province's worst roads in the annual survey conducted by the Ontario Road Builders' Association
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Timmins home to 3 of the worst roads in Ontario

May 27, 2015 STAFF REPORT

The northern Ontario city of Timmins has been named home of three of the worst roads in the province. The dubious honour was foisted on the city as the Ontario Road Builders’ Association released the names of the 10 worst

ORBA urges motorists to slow down in construction zones
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ORBA calls for safe driving in construction zones

May 13, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Summer getaway traffic starts this weekend

Steve Smith, OHMPA President 2015
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OHMPA names its new president

April 21, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Steve Smith, from the Miller Group, takes over association leadership

This state-of-the-art facility was designed to meet LEED Silver standards with environmentally-friendly, and energy-efficient features.
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Construction complete on new transit facility in York Region

April 17, 2015 STAFF REPORT

A new transit operations, maintenance and storage facility is complete in the Town of Richmond Hill that will support transit in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area. The facility has been built to store and maintain York Region Transit/Viva bus rapid transit vehicles, and is

Trade contractors have a high dependence on cash flow and right now the money isn't trickling down to pay people who've completed work even when there is no dispute about the work that's been done, says John Blair, NTCCC Director and Executive Director of the Canadian Masonry Contractors Association.
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Trade contractors’ coalition continues lobby for prompt payment legislation

April 15, 2015 STAFF REPORT

NTCCC summit paves the way for increased trade contractor advocacy

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Feds invest research funding to build better roads, train skilled trade workers

April 9, 2015 STAFF REPORT

The federal government will fund  hundreds of students and dozens of faculty at Algonquin College and La Cité collégiale to develop new cutting-edge construction technology. Included in the research grants was funding to develop a new pavement that will resist

Bike lanes will be added to Highway 137 and the Thousand Island Bridge this year as part of a $25M cycleON infrastructure program. The highway connects the northern end of Interstate 81 in New York with Highway 401, via the Canadian span of the Thousand Islands Bridge. The bridge was opened in August 1938.
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Ontario investing $25M in cycling infrastructure

April 7, 2015 STAFF REPORT

CycleON program adds highway bike lanes across Ontario

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Doing Asphalt Right

April 1, 2015 David Godkin

Pay attention to subgrades, surfaces for the best pavement

OHMPA has formed the Quality of Asphalt Pavement Task Force to address concerns within the industry and with municipalities.
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Hot mix association forms task force to address pavement issues

March 27, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Since its formation in 1974, the Ontario Hot Mix Producers Association (OHMPA) has recognized and supported the need to continually improve the performance of pavements in Ontario. In recent months, the association has become acutely aware of some hot mix

Saskatchewan has committed $5.8 billion over four years to build schools, healthcare facilities, highways, municipal infrastructure and roads and bridges.
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Saskatchewan budget invests $3.3B in infrastructure

March 25, 2015 STAFF REPORT

P3 looked at for power transmission, court, highway, school, hospital, communication network projects

The National Research Council of Canada is looking for construction experts to review building and fire codes.
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National Research Council looking for construction experts

February 13, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Building, Fire Code review

Walmart plans to invest $305M to build and renovate 29 retail stores and distribution centres
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Walmart expansion plans create 3,700 construction jobs

February 11, 2015 STAFF REPORT

$305M investment in 29 retail, distribution centre projects

The billion dollar Hwy 407 eastward expansion in Ontario is in the home stretch
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Highway 407 Drives East

February 1, 2015 Jim Barnes

Billion-dollar Phase 1 extension will be complete this year