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News
November 28, 2018  

TransCanada pushes to get Keystone XL pre-construction work back underway

HELENA, Mont.—The company that wants to build the Keystone

News
November 24, 2018  

Safety board tells Champlain Bridge builders to provide clean toilets for workers

MONTREAL—The workers building the new $4.2-billion Champlain Bridge toil

News
November 5, 2018  

SNC-Lavalin CEO aims to ease worries over ongoing court case, diplomatic woes

MONTREAL—The head of SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. tried to assuage

News
October 30, 2018  

Inquiry begins into past SNC offshore activity; conviction could bar firm from federal work for 10 years

MONTREAL—A month-long preliminary inquiry into SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. kicked

News
October 30, 2018  

Stringent use of written change orders risking construction delays, cost overruns

The Canadian engineering and construction industries often insist on

News
October 18, 2018  

Toronto construction company fined $325K after worker fatally pinned by steel casing

TORONTO—A Toronto-based heavy civil construction company was fined $325,000

News
October 16, 2018  

SNC Lavalin stock plunges after federal prosecutors decline to negotiate a deal

MONTREAL—SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. shares plunged to their lowest close

News
October 3, 2018  

Muskrat Falls inquiry finds ‘surprising’ lack of evidence of government analysis

ST. JOHN’S, N.L.—Former premier Danny Williams told the Muskrat

Article
October 2, 2018  

Certificates of completion: The purpose, process and pitfalls

Completion certificates play an important role in any construction

News
September 11, 2018  

With job nearly complete, Graham is out as builder of Grande Prairie hospital

Already years into construction, the province and Graham have sparred over the project’s timeline and budget. Alberta claims to have terminated the deal with the contractor; Graham says it quit

News
September 4, 2018  

Is your job site ready for recreational cannabis?

Many contractors fear marijuana legalization will lead to increased impairment on construction sites. Here’s what you need to know to prepare

News
August 31, 2018  

Ottawa vows to push ahead with Trans Mountain construction after ruling leaves pipeline in limbo

Opponents cheered the court decision, but business groups, including contractor associations, said the halt will hurt workers and stifle investment in Canada

News
August 30, 2018  

Federal Court of Appeal to rule on Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

VANCOUVER—The Federal Court of Appeal is expected to release

News
August 15, 2018  

Quebec’s infamous ‘Mr. Three Per Cent’ dies at 79

MONTREAL—Bernard Trepanier, a former political fundraiser in Montreal and

Article
August 9, 2018  

Lien claims: How much is too much?

When an owner or contractor seeks to remove a

News
August 1, 2018  

Alberta roadbuilders take province to court after $500M worth of contracts sold to B.C company

Five Alberta contractors say transferring highway maintenance contracts owned by Carillion Canada to Emcon is “potentially illegal” and will prove costly to taxpayers

News
July 31, 2018  

Alberta threatens to end construction contract for Grande Prairie hospital

EDMONTON—The Alberta government is threatening to cancel the contract

News
July 24, 2018  

With construction well underway, B.C. First Nations seek injunction to halt $11B Site C dam

VANCOUVER—A lawyer for First Nations aiming to stop work

News
July 5, 2018  

Ex Quebec construction mogul Tony Accurso gets four year prison term

LAVAL, Que.—Former Quebec construction mogul Tony Accurso received a

News
June 28, 2018  

Competition Bureau lays criminal bid-rigging charges related to almost two dozen Gatineau, Que. contracts

OTTAWA—The Competition Bureau says criminal charges have been laid