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Versatile pneumatic breaker

May 18, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Atlas Copco’s RTEX pneumatic breaker offers rental centers and contractors a cost effective and powerful solution for a variety of demolition projects. The RTEX requires just 37 cfm to operate, about 50 per cent less air energy than conventional breakers in the

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Three teams shortlisted for CAMH redevelopment

February 25, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Video: How CAMH will be transformed

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World of Concrete hits 7 year high

February 17, 2016 On-Site Magazine

World of Concrete 2016, which took place in Las Vegas from February 1 to 5, exceeded expectations across the board. This signature event for the concrete industry drew 60,110 registered professionals, up from 55,779 in 2015, and featured more than

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Genesis GDT Razer

February 7, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Genesis Attachments’ new razer demolition tool, GDT 190 and GDT 290, features a lighter-weight design, and are optimized to fit on standard 200 and 300 class excavators, respectively, as well as most high-reach demolition machines. A short, flat-top head with

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

Montreal's Bell Centre to receive $100M renovation. Montreal Canadien Avenue to be turned into pedestrian way.
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$100M reno planned for Montreal Bell Centre

October 14, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Montreal’s Bell Centre is about to undergo a three-year, $100 million rehabilitation project. Montreal Canadien principal owner Geoff Molson made the announcement Wednesday morning. Included in the renovation plans are: redesigned main building glasswork entranceway, new restaurants, new video screens,

Deal sees McInnis cement plant fueled by forest waste
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Forest waste to fuel cement plant

July 1, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Pilot project between McInnis Cement, Forestry Cooperative Association

The Site C Clean Energy Project is a third dam, reservoir and hydroelectric generating station on the Peace River, approximately 7 km southwest of Fort St. John in northeast B.C.
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Chetwynd contractor awarded BC Hydro Site C south bank clearing contract

May 14, 2015 STAFF REPORT

BC Hydro awarded a contract for clearing the south bank of the Site C dam construction area to Paul Paquette and Son’s Contracting Ltd. The Site C clearing work on the south bank is required to prepare the dam site

New safety manual for aggregates sector
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New safety manual for aggregates sector

February 26, 2015 STAFF REPORT

The Infrastructure Health and Safety Association has created a new a new Safe Work Practices for the Aggregates Industry. This manual, based on resources from the former Mines and Aggregates Safety and Health Association, provides workers in the aggregates industry

The billion dollar Hwy 407 eastward expansion in Ontario is in the home stretch
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Highway 407 Drives East

February 1, 2015 Jim Barnes

Billion-dollar Phase 1 extension will be complete this year

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Recycling: New crushers punch above weight class

February 1, 2015 David Godkin

Great hands, but can’t move his feet. Big and slow. And that jaw? Nothin’ but glass. That last word is about the worst thing you can say about a professional boxer. But strength, mobility and durability are just as important

Rendering of the new St. Michael's Hospital tower in Toronto
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Bondfield Construction signs $301M St. Michael’s Hospital contact

January 29, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Bondfield Construction will design, build and finance the St. Michael’s Hospital redevelopment project in downtown Toronto, the hospital and Infrastructure Ontario announced yesterday. The $301-million contract includes the construction of a new 17-storey patient care tower at the corner of Queen and Victoria

Rendering of the built-out Site C project
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British Columbia approves $8.3B Site C hydro development

January 2, 2015 STAFF REPORT

The final green light has been given to the $8.335 billion Site C Clean Energy Project in northern British Columbia. The Site C Clean Energy Project is a third dam, reservoir and hydroelectric generating station on the Peace River, approximately

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EPCOR Saskatchewan Water Partners tops list for Regina sewage treatment plant

June 2, 2014 STAFF REPORT

The City of Regina has chosen EPCOR Saskatchewan Water Partners as the preferred proponent to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the City’s new sewage treatment plant. The EPCOR Saskatchewan Water Partners team includes: EPCOR Water Services Inc., Graham Infrastructure,

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Explosives Demolition: Master Blasters

February 1, 2014 David Godkin

Demolition experts a rare breed in construction industry

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Master blasters

January 14, 2014 DAVID GODKIN

Demolition experts a rare breed in construction industry

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REBRICK project produces solid results in Denmark

October 7, 2013 STAFF REPORT

With two full-scale brick-cleaning facilities now operating in Denmark, a two-year project to reuse old bricks in new construction is showing strong signs of success. Backed by about $700,000 euros in funding under the EU’s Eco-Innovation programme, REBRICK consists of

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Keep your equipment above water

June 1, 2013 David Godkin

Understanding geological site conditions, before you dig, will save time and money

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The Government of Canada launches refocused National Research Council

May 7, 2013 Staff Report

The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) has transformed into an industry-focused research and technology organization. The refocused NRC will work with Canadian industries to bridge technology gaps, helping build a more innovative Canadian economy. “NRC plays a pivotal role

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Master blasters

February 1, 2013 DAVID GODKIN

Demolition experts a rare breed in construction industry