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Infrastructure: The perfect storm

December 1, 2015 JIM BARNES

Not that long ago, when people at a party asked me what On-Site was about, I’d say “construction.” They would nod diplomatically. Now, I say “infrastructure,” and I get their full attention. Infrastructure, a concept that most people grasped only

Rendering of the built-out Site C project
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Main civil works contract awarded for BC Hydro Site C project

November 25, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Contract worth $1.8 billion

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Procurement exec named among Canada’s most powerful women

November 25, 2015 by On-Site Magazine

One of Infrastructure Ontario’s senior executives has been recognized as one of Canada’s most powerful women. Marni Dicker, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for IO, has been recognized by the Women’s Executive Network (WXN) top 100 awards

P3 model will save $380M on Regina Bypass project
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P3 model saves Regina Bypass project $380M: Study

November 24, 2015 by On-Site Magazine

Using a P3 model to build the Regina Bypass will save the Saskatchewan government $380 million, according to a new Ernst & Young study released this week. A total investment of $1.88 billion (in today’s dollars) is being made in

St Thomas Elgin Hospital expansion rendering
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St. Thomas Elgin Hospital contract awarded

November 13, 2015 STAFF REPORT

EllisDon to lead the P3 team

Eglinton Crosstown final contract, worth $9.1B, signed with Crosslinx consortium
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Final contract signed for Eglinton Crosstown LRT

November 12, 2015 by On-Site Magazine

Crosslinx consortium to build, maintain Canada’s largest P3 transit project

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 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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Local Saskatchewan contractors busy on largest school build

November 6, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Mega project recognized by P3 council

CCPPP release winners of annual P3 awards
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P3 project award winners announced today

October 28, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Champlain Bridge, Eglinton Crosstown, Humber River Regional Hospital win gold

New study finds investing in infrastructure has an 8-times return in real GDP
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Public infrastructure provides massive ROI: Report

October 28, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Infrastructure investment provides 8 times return on real GDP

Graham Construction took home the General Contractor over $40 Million Award for the YVR Airside Operations Building, the Member of the Year Award, and a Safety Award for achieving a zero frequency injury rate in the category of General Contractor 50,000 to 99,999 person hours.
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Graham Construction feted with BC gold

October 26, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Best of BC’s construction industry honoured by VRCA

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

The Windsor Detroit Bridge project includes a six-lane bridge, providing three Canada-bound lanes and three US-bound lanes over the Detroit River. Two bridge types were considered under the DRIC study - cable stayed and suspension. The bridge will have a clear span of 850 metres/2788 feet across the Detroit River with no piers in the water.
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6 consortiums answer Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority RFQ

October 14, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Canadian, American, International teams all submit

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Major trends must be acted on to maximize infrastructure returns: Report

October 13, 2015 STAFF REPORT

RCCAO looks at societal trends for future infrastructure needs

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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

More than 90 industry leaders gathered earlier this month to celebrate the 10 Anniversary of the Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario. Among those in attendance included Jason Ottey (LiUNA Local 183); Richard Lyall (Joint Residential Construction Association); Mike Yorke (Carpenters Union); RCCAO executive director Andy Manahan; Toronto Deputy Mayor Denzil Minnan-Wong; RCCAO chairman Phil Rubinoff and Eric Lewis (Heavy Construction Association of Toronto)
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RCCAO celebrate 10 years of success

October 11, 2015 STAFF REPORT

More than 90 industry leaders gathered to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario in Toronto’s chic Distillery District earlier this month. RCCAO was founded in 2005 as an alliance between labour and management

City of Toronto approves long term plan to rehab Gardiner Expressway using P3 model
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Toronto opts for P3 model to rehab Gardiner Expressway

October 7, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Project worth an estimated $3.8 billion

Construction is about to begin on the new Stanton Territorial Hospital in Yellowknife, NT.
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Bird, Clark, Carillion to build Yellowknife hospital

October 7, 2015 STAFF REPORT

The Boreal Health Partnership consortium has reached financial close of a contract to design, build, finance and maintain the Stanton Territorial Hospital Project located in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.  Boreal Health Partnership is a consortium consisting of Carillion/Hochtief/Bird Capital as the Equity

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Editorial: We Win

October 1, 2015 JIM BARNES

Construction & Infrastructure are the big federal election winners