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Global heavy equipment purchases and construction volumes rising according to the SaMoTer outlook report
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Global earthmoving, construction equipment purchases on the rise

December 14, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Global growth in non-res construction volumes

Aecon sells interest in Quito International Airport which the company helped build as a P3 partner
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Aecon sells P3 interest in Quito International Airport

December 14, 2015 STAFF WRITER

Aecon Group has completed the sale of its 45.5 per cent interest in the Quito International Airport concessionaire, Corporaciσn Quiport S.A. (Quiport), for US$232.6 million to Grupo Odinsa S.A. and CCR S.A. Together with its partners, Aecon developed and financed the airport and held

3 firms shortlisted to bid on Hwy 427 expansion
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Teams shortlisted for P3 Hwy 427 expansion

December 4, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Three teams have been shortlisted to submit proposals to design, build, finance and maintain the Highway 427 expansion project. From a request for qualifications process that began in July 2015, six interested bidders submitted proposals that outlined their qualifications for the

Bruce Power will spend $13B to refurbish six of eight reactors
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Bruce Power to spend $13B refurbing reactors

December 3, 2015 STAFF REPORT

15-year project to start in 2020

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Provincial Forecasts

December 1, 2015 JIM BARNES

British Columbia, Ontario and Manitoba will lead the nation in growth, as they are well-positioned to capitalize on rising export demand, notes TD Economics. BRITISH COLUMBIA: Real GDP growth is estimated at 2.5 per cent in 2015 – more than

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2016 Construction Forecast

December 1, 2015 JIM BARNES

The road ahead

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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

Marnie Dicker
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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