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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

SNC-Lavalin Group member Kentz, has been awarded a contract from ExxonMobil for a new oil processing facility to increase production at its West Qurna 1 oil field in Iraq.
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SNC-Lavalin Group Iraq oil processing facility contract

September 18, 2015 STAFF REPORT

SNC-Lavalin Group member Kentz, has been awarded a contract from ExxonMobil for a new oil processing facility to increase production at its West Qurna 1 oil field in Iraq. Kentz, with its regional partner, is providing the front-end engineering design (FEED),

Vince Aurilio is the new Executive Director with OHMPA
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Hot Mix association names new Executive Director

September 18, 2015 by On-Site Magazine

Vince Aurilio ‘returns’ to OHMPA

Work done by General and Trade contractors on the Vancouver Airport airside operations building project is up for multiple Gold Medals in the VRCA Awards of Excellence.
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VRCA silver medal winners named in annual Awards of Excellence program

August 21, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Gold medals to be announced at Oct. 21 Gala

Cement Association of Canada is calling into question Quebec's endorsement of taller wood building construction
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Cement association questions Quebec’s endorsement of taller wood buildings

August 19, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Decision compromises public interest in favour of wood lobby group: CAC

8km of the Herb Gray Parkway recently opened for traffic
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Traffic flowing on Windsor’s Herb Gray Parkway

August 8, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Procurement started for cross-border P3 bridge project

The $82.5M pedestrian tunnel connecting Billy Bishop airport with downtown Toronto is 32 meters underground, 11 meters wide, 9.5 meters hight and stretches 186 meters under the Western Gap of the Toronto Habour.
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Award-winning pedestrian tunnel now open

August 6, 2015 by On-Site Magazine

P3 project connects the Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport to downtown Toronto

Financial close has been reached on the Regina Bypass P3 project worth $1.88B
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Financial close reached on Regina Bypass project

August 5, 2015 STAFF REPORT

P3 project pegged at $1.88 billion

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Big Deals: A sampling of billion-dollar babies

August 1, 2015 by On-Site Magazine

LNG  Billion-dollar projects related to the energy industry have become commonplace, and two of the biggest are LNG terminals planned for B.C. Petronas’s $11-billion Pacific Northwest project is a proposed natural gas liquefaction and export facility on Lelu Island. The

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Calgary LRT project receives $1.53B commitment from feds

July 29, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Infrastructure project adds 27 stations, 40km of track

North America drives increase in global cement demand as Asia slows.
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N. America drives global cement consumption increase, reports PCA

July 23, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Cement consumption among developed economies have increased by more than 9 million tonnes in 2014 and 2015, according to a recent report by the Portland Cement Association (PCA). PCA predicts cement consumption will continue to grow throughout this year and into 2016,

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

Main entrance ring and x-beam re-bar and formwork complete and ready for concrete pour. (TTC.ca)
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‘Big Pour’ sees 2250 cubic metres of concrete in 24 hours

July 8, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Two plants, 6 crews fill the ring of new subway station