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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

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

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Calgary-based Enercore sold for $10M

October 13, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Australia’s Clough Ltd has purchased Enercore Projects Limited (Enercore), a privately owned engineering and construction services company headquartered in Calgary, for an estimated $10 million. Enercore specializes in the provision of Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM) services to the

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Vicwest to open new facility in Edmonton

October 4, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Closing operations in Delta, BC

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

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),