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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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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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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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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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Driving on glass being studied by Quebec researchers

January 19, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Recycled glass could be added to hot mix asphalt for multiple benefits

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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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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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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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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

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Construction manager jailed for fatal swing stage accident

January 11, 2016 On-Site Magazine

4 workers fell 13 storeys to their death Christmas Eve, 2009

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Deere appoints Intel CEO to Board

January 11, 2016 On-Site Magazine

MOLINE, Ill. – Deere & Company has appointed Brian Krzanich, chief executive officer of Intel Corporation, to the company’s Board of Directors. “Brian’s depth of leadership experience in technology, manufacturing and supply chain management is a valuable addition to the

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PCL raises the roof on BMO Field

January 7, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Video: 600-ton crane lifts canopy sections

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

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