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Research Council to examine broken bridge bolts

January 18, 2016 On-Site Magazine

NRC engineers to help determine cause Nipigon River Bridge mechanical failure

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Bugden helped pave the way for Miller Group growth

January 18, 2016 On-Site Magazine

ORBA inducts another to Road Building Hall of Fame

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International News: Egypt to build new capital city

January 13, 2016 Canadian Consulting Engineer

Egypt has plans to build a new capital 45 kilometres east of the existing capital Cairo. Announced last March, the ambitious master plans are for a 700-square kilometre city of five million people. It will include a new administrative and

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Expansion joint gives way on Nipigon River bridge

January 13, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Broken bolts allowed expansion joint to release: MTO

$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

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

3 firms shortlisted to bid on Hwy 427 expansion
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Teams shortlisted for P3 Hwy 427 expansion

December 4, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Three teams have been shortlisted to submit proposals to design, build, finance and maintain the Highway 427 expansion project. From a request for qualifications process that began in July 2015, six interested bidders submitted proposals that outlined their qualifications for the

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

P3 model will save $380M on Regina Bypass project
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P3 model saves Regina Bypass project $380M: Study

November 24, 2015 by On-Site Magazine

Using a P3 model to build the Regina Bypass will save the Saskatchewan government $380 million, according to a new Ernst & Young study released this week. A total investment of $1.88 billion (in today’s dollars) is being made in

$25M project will transform public space under expressway
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$25M project transforms space under expressway

November 17, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Construction to start summer 2016

Eglinton Crosstown final contract, worth $9.1B, signed with Crosslinx consortium
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Final contract signed for Eglinton Crosstown LRT

November 12, 2015 by On-Site Magazine

Crosslinx consortium to build, maintain Canada’s largest P3 transit project

The Alberta government has included increased funding in its capital budget plan for flood control and mitigation programs
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Alberta government to increase infrastructure spending

November 6, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Budget calls for $34B in new money over five years

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Ontario’s quarry industry not a consumer of water, association rebuts

November 4, 2015 by On-Site Magazine

OSSGA counters environmental commissioner’s comments

Investment in non-residential building construction amounted to $12.9 billion in the third quarter, down 0.5% from the previous quarter, according to Statistics Canada.
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Non-res construction dips in third quarter

October 27, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Commercial, Industrial building sector leads decline

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

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

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Major trends must be acted on to maximize infrastructure returns: Report

October 13, 2015 STAFF REPORT

RCCAO looks at societal trends for future infrastructure needs

City of Toronto approves long term plan to rehab Gardiner Expressway using P3 model
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Toronto opts for P3 model to rehab Gardiner Expressway

October 7, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Project worth an estimated $3.8 billion