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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

DM Eagle Public School in Tecumseh, Ontario is one of 30 school being rebuild, the province announced today. A complete list of schools is available for download below
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Ontario building 30 new schools

November 9, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Renovations, additions being done to 26 others

The Keystone XL pipeline project killed by President Obama
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Building Trades disappointed with Keystone XL decision

November 6, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Obama blocks pipeline project from crossing the border

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

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Ontario’s quarry industry not a consumer of water, association rebuts

November 4, 2015 by On-Site Magazine

OSSGA counters environmental commissioner’s comments

Upbrella Construction is using a unique system that sees the roof of a 10-storey condominium project being built first.
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Condo being built roof down

October 27, 2015 by On-Site Magazine

Unique construction system sees roof rising

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