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Ground broken on first Eglinton Crosstown LRT station

March 15, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Construction has begun on Keelesdale Station, the first of 25 stations to be built for the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT). The Eglinton Crosstown LRT is the largest public transit project currently under construction in Canada and represents the

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First LEED Gold hospital in Quebec

March 15, 2016 On-Site Magazine

McGill University Health Centre’s Glen site certified by green building council

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UBC builds 18-storey wood construction student residence

March 9, 2016 On-Site Magazine

World’s tallest wood structure ever built

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$3.34M contract has been awarded to Green Roads Recycling of Fernie, B.C.

March 3, 2016 On-Site Magazine

A $3.34-million contract has been awarded to Green Roads Recycling of Fernie, B.C. to resurface two sections of highway east of Chase. This work will use innovative made-in-B.C. hot-in-place paving technology that produces 50 per cent fewer greenhouse gas emissions

The old Groves Memorial Community Hospital is on its way to be replaced with a new facility
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Teams pre-qualified for Groves Memorial Community Hospital project

February 29, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Bondfield, EllisDon, PCL leading the teams

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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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Green Buildings drive economic growth in Canada, study shows

February 12, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Green building sector employed 300,000, generated $23.45B in GDP in 2014

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Time to act: 2016 Infrastructure Report Card

February 9, 2016 Michael Atkinson

Decline in municipal infrastructure threatens our quality of life

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Concrete fix to save Region of Waterloo $365,000

February 9, 2016 Ross Monsour

There is a constant battle in the roadbuilding industry to keep up with growth in traffic volumes. A greater variety of material options, and new techniques are saving municipalities time and money. The concrete industry has long been promoting concrete

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New National Arts Centre breaks ground

February 9, 2016 On-Site Magazine

The National Arts Centre in Ottawa today marked the start of its architectural rejuvenation with a groundbreaking ceremony. The $110-million project is one of the largest capital investments by the Government of Canada to celebrate the country’s 150th anniversary. The

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Ontario raises $750M in Green Bonds for infrastructure

February 6, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Eight Ontario infrastructure projects will receive additional funding as a result of the province insuing its second Green Bond worth $750 million in capital. The eight infrastructure projects include improving transit, education, health care and creating jobs in communities across

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Bird awarded contract to construct Seton Recreational Facility

February 4, 2016 On-Site Magazine

The City of Calgary has awarded Bird Construction Inc. a fixed-price contract to construct the Seton Recreational Facility located in southeast Calgary. The 30,940-square-metre facility will offer leisure, sports, arts, cultural and recreational amenities for individuals and families, as well

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Driving on glass being studied by Quebec researchers

January 19, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Recycled glass could be added to hot mix asphalt for multiple benefits

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Doosan Portable Power

January 13, 2016 On-Site Magazine

The Doosan Portable Power generators G25, G50 and G70 mobile generators include Tier 4 Final–compliant power plant offering improved fuel efficiency, extended runtimes and low sound levels. The models are the first mobile generators equipped with Doosan-built engines — the

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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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Ontario to sell off land to fund infrastructure

January 7, 2016 by On-Site Magazine

1,100 acres zoned for residential, mixed use development