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North American Precast Concrete Industry issues environmental product declarations

January 12, 2016 by Corinne Lynds

The North American Precast Concrete industry announced the release of Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) in three key precast concrete product categories today. The EPDs will allow architects, engineers, building owners, and other specifiers to better understand the environmental impacts of

Artist's rendering of the new Shoppes at Galway. Construction to start mid-2016
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New plaza project coming to St. John’s

December 14, 2015 STAFF REPORT

700,000 sq ft of retail space to be built

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

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

Production of cement drops in September, StatsCan reports
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Cement production down in September: StatsCan

November 18, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Canadian cement production was down in September, according to the most recent report from Statistics Canada released this week. Cement manufacturers produced 1.2 million tonnes of cement products in September, down 2.8 per cent from August. On the up-side, shipments of domestic cement

Drop in construction material costs in the structural trades sector has resulted in a drop in ICI building costs
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Materials drive non-res construction costs down, Stats Can reports

November 10, 2015 STAFF REPORT

First quarter-over-quarter drop in 6 years

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

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

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

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Cement industry applauds impact of the federal election

October 20, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Focus put on sustainable infrastructure by all parties

The Montreal redevelopment project, Technople Angus, has been named the best overall brownfield project for 2015.
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Technople Angus best ‘Brownie’ in Canada for 2015

October 14, 2015 by On-Site Magazine

Canadian Urban Institute hands out brownfield awards during gala event

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

SaskPower Island Falls hydro dam project awarded to SNC-Lavalin
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SNC-Lavalin awarded Island Falls Power House dam rehab project

October 7, 2015 STAFF REPORT

SaskPower project worth $45 million

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Editorial: We Win

October 1, 2015 JIM BARNES

Construction & Infrastructure are the big federal election winners

Metrolinx is looking at expanding services to include up to 50 new GO Transit stations in the next 10 years.
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Metrolinx looks at expanding GO Transit with 50 new stations

September 23, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Metrolinx is looking at expanding services to include up to 50 new GO Transit stations in the next 10 years. While investigations are still at the preliminary stages, many of the stops being looked at were included in Toronto Mayor

Saskatchewan Power Corporation is one of the province's Crown corporations which will be applying a local priority to procurement.
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Saskatchewan gives local priority to procurement

September 21, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Local construction association praises move

Pomerleau expands in Quebec with purchase of Verreault
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Pomerleau set to buy Quebec-based Verreault Construction

September 21, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Expansion mode continues after majority purchase of Aecon Atlantic Building division



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