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Cement production up 10% year-over-year

February 16, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Cement manufacturers produced 0.82 million tonnes of cement products in December, down 26.1% from November, according to the most recent numbers from Statistics Canada. However the year-over-year numbers for December are up 10.3% over 2014. Shipments of domestic cement decreased 27.1% from November to 0.79 million

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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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Excavation begins at Rogers Centre for dirt infield

February 10, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Rogers Centre will have a different look this season, as the Toronto Blue Jays begin installing a traditional dirt infield for the 2016 season. Work began this week and the field will be ready for the start of the regular season

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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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Concrete fix to save Region of Waterloo $365,000

February 9, 2016 Ross Monsour

There is a constant battle in the roadbuilding industry to keep up with growth in traffic volumes. A greater variety of material options, and new techniques are saving municipalities time and money. The concrete industry has long been promoting concrete

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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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Genesis GDT Razer

February 7, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Genesis Attachments’ new razer demolition tool, GDT 190 and GDT 290, features a lighter-weight design, and are optimized to fit on standard 200 and 300 class excavators, respectively, as well as most high-reach demolition machines. A short, flat-top head with

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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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Cement firm fined $60,000 following quarry accident

February 6, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Colacem Canada Inc., which operates a cement plant in Wendover, Ontario, pleaded guilty and has been fined $60,000 after a worker was injured by a conveyor. The incident occurred on December 18, 2014 at the company’s quarry located at 250

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Bird awarded contract to construct Seton Recreational Facility

February 4, 2016 On-Site Magazine

The City of Calgary has awarded Bird Construction Inc. a fixed-price contract to construct the Seton Recreational Facility located in southeast Calgary. The 30,940-square-metre facility will offer leisure, sports, arts, cultural and recreational amenities for individuals and families, as well

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STAY BACK. PASS SAFELY.

January 29, 2016 Concrete Ontario

Concrete Ontario rolled out of its pedestrian and cyclist safety awareness campaign Thursday. The campaign centers around educating the public on various blind spots that are present to a concrete mixer driver when it comes to being able to see

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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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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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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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SNC-Lavalin, Aecon awarded $2.75B reactor rebuild project

January 13, 2016 On-Site Magazine

A joint venture between SNC-Lavalin and the Aecon Group has been awarded the $2.75-billion contract to refurbish and replace components of the four Darlington nuclear reactors. The joint venture has spent the past four years in the definition phase of

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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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Cement production drops in November: StatsCan

January 13, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Cement manufacturers produced 1.11 million tonnes of cement products in November, down 12.2 per cent from October, according to the lastest report from StatsCan Domestic shipments of cement fell 15.0 per cent from October to 1.08 million tonnes in November. Including imports, shipments were down 19.9 per cent to 1.10 million tonnes.

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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



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