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Alberta moves to protect Calgary, neighbouring communities from severe flooding

February 29, 2016 On-Site Magazine

New flood protection along the Bow and Elbow Rivers will protect Calgary and upstream communities from the type of severe flooding that occurred in June 2013, the costliest natural disaster in Canadian history. “Building Alberta’s flood defenses will help protect

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Ontario Good Roads installs new exec

February 26, 2016 On-Site Magazine

For the first time in more than two decades, a representative from the City of Toronto will take the helm of the Ontario Good Roads Association. Robert Burlie, Manager of Road Operations, Toronto/East York District, City of Toronto has been elected president of the

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Ontario expands infrastructure funding programs

February 23, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Ontario is providing small, rural and northern municipalities with expanded access to predictable, stable, annual funding to build and repair roads, bridges, water and wastewater infrastructure. Premier Kathleen Wynne announced the expansion of the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund (OCIF) and

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Three teams shortlisted for P3 Finch West LRT bid process

February 22, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Three teams have been shortlisted to bid on Toronto’s Finch West Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, according to a release from Infrastructure Ontario. The teams were selected based on criteria identified in the Request for Qualifications process that began in September,

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Canada needs Infrastructure Bank to support $125B federal program: report

February 18, 2016 On-Site Magazine

A federal infrastructure bank is a viable option to finance, evaluate and deliver the country’s next wave of infrastructure investment as well as giving Canada’s economy a much-needed boost, according to a report released yesterday. “Roads, bridges and water-treatment facilities

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B.C. gets $73M federal gas tax funding for infrastructure

February 17, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Water treatment plants, bridges, roads and recreational centres included

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Financial close reached on Edmonton’s $1.8B transit expansion

February 11, 2016 On-Site Magazine

EllisDon part of TransEd P3 consortium

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Time to act: 2016 Infrastructure Report Card

February 9, 2016 Michael Atkinson

Decline in municipal infrastructure threatens our quality of life

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Edmonton’s Walterdale bridge arch hoisted into place: Video

February 8, 2016 Canadian Consulting Engineer

Signature structure to change city skyline

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Feds cut strings on infrastructure money

February 7, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Canada’s Big City Mayor Caucus lobbied for more autonomy

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Ontario raises $750M in Green Bonds for infrastructure

February 6, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Eight Ontario infrastructure projects will receive additional funding as a result of the province insuing its second Green Bond worth $750 million in capital. The eight infrastructure projects include improving transit, education, health care and creating jobs in communities across

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Construction employment growth to slow down: BuildForce

January 25, 2016 On-Site Magazine

ICI sector will still need 35,700 new workers across Canada

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The bigger the project, the bigger the overruns, suggests report on building infrastructure

January 22, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Cost overruns and schedule delays on infrastructure mega projects are common in Canada and around the world, according to a new report funded by the Institute on Municipal Finance & Governance. “Millions of dollars here, months of delay there. International

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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3 teams shortlisted for Windsor-Detroit Bridge

January 21, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Bidding teams include Aecon, EllisDon, SNC Lavalin

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Satellite GPS technology to determine infrastructure stability

January 21, 2016 On-Site Magazine

China Railway Group teams with U of Nottingham on research project

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Feds eye fast infrastructure spend in Alberta: report

January 20, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has decided to focus initial stimulus efforts in oil-producing Alberta and Saskatchewan, while waiting to assess whether further stimulus is needed nationwide, Bloomberg News reported this week. The government is in talks to quickly allocate $1 billion

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CSA standard for bridge construction updated

January 20, 2016 On-Site Magazine

According to the Ontario Ministry of Transportation, the 2014 edition of CSA S6 – Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code will be mandated in legislation for use in Ontario beginning in this month. The 11th edition of CSA S6 applies to

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2016 Canadian Infrastructure Report Card demonstrates need for strategic investment

January 19, 2016 On-Site Magazine

The 2016 Canadian Infrastructure Report Card released today, demonstrates the urgent need for sustained strategic infrastructure investment across Canadian municipalities, according to the Canadian Construction Association. The 2016 report card found almost 60 per cent of Canada’s core public infrastructure,

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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