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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

Ledcor Group received shipment of 6 custom-built barges for work in southwest BC and on the Fraser River
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Ledcor Group expands marine operations

July 24, 2015 STAFF REPORT

6 custom-built cargo barges added to fleet

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

Members of CISC were recently on Parliament Hill meeting with federal politicans
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Steel sector lobbies feds for prompt payment legislation

June 24, 2015 STAFF REPORT

CISC pushes for local content in federal procurement

ORBA's new 432-page illustrated history of road building in Ontario is now available
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Take a road trip through the history of Ontario’s roadways

June 15, 2015 STAFF REPORT

ORBA releases 432-page hardcover illustrated history of road building

Building permits decline slightly in Canada during Feb.
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Building permits edge down in February, StatsCan reports

April 13, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Canadian municipalities issued building permits worth $6.1 billion in February, edging down 0.9 per cent from the previous month. This was the second consecutive monthly decline. Lower construction intentions in Quebec, Ontario and Alberta were responsible for the decrease at the national