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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),

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

Modus Structures' Tom Payne and Cal Harvey and (centre) with Ren C. Leduc, VP Business Restructuring, BDC (L) and Michael Hanlon, President of the Turnaround Management Association - Montreal Chapter (R)
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ICI modular builder wins Entrepreneurial Resiliency Award

September 14, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Award recognizes Canada’s best business comeback of the year

New web portal connects construction innovators with solutions seekers
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Construction Innovation clearinghouse connects innovators and solution seekers

September 4, 2015 STAFF REPORT

New web portal fosters idea, invention exchange

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

Multi-storey wood construction guide launched in Quebec
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Qubec launches 12-storey wood building construction guide

August 17, 2015 STAFF REPORT

The Québec government has launched a technical guide in support of the design and construction of 12-storey wood buildings using mass timber. The Government of Québec is following in the footsteps of countries in Europe, where similar wood-based construction methods are