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Big Deals: A sampling of billion-dollar babies

August 1, 2015 by On-Site Magazine

LNG  Billion-dollar projects related to the energy industry have become commonplace, and two of the biggest are LNG terminals planned for B.C. Petronas’s $11-billion Pacific Northwest project is a proposed natural gas liquefaction and export facility on Lelu Island. The

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Editorial: Megaprojects are a team sport

August 1, 2015 JIM BARNES

The steady procession of billion-dollar projects rolling down the Canadian construction pipeline these days has to give one pause for thought. How are the contractors who bid on these jobs different from the rest of us? What special tactics do

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Calgary LRT project receives $1.53B commitment from feds

July 29, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Infrastructure project adds 27 stations, 40km of track

The Federal government has officially pledged $1 billion to help fund Ottawa's $3 billion LRT phase 2 expansion.
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Feds pledge $1B to expand Ottawa LRT

July 28, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Plan calls for 19 stations, 30km of track

Financial close reached on $5.3B Eglinton Crosstown LRT P3 project
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Financial close reached on Canada’s largest P3 infrastructure project

July 28, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Eglinton Crosstown LRT to cost $5.3B

The Gordie Howe International Bridge is expected to be completed and in service in 2020. It will connect to the Herb Gray Parkway and Interstate 75
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Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority launches P3 procurement process

July 21, 2015 STAFF REPORT

WDBA expects international, domestic interest in RFQ

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Canada’s top construction firms evolve, adapt to change

July 19, 2015 JIM BARNES

PCL, EllisDon, Ledcor finish top 3 in annual On-Site Top Contractor survey

Medical, education, retirement sectors drive institutional construction gains
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Non-Res construction drops in second quarter: StatsCan

July 16, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Medical, education, retirement sectors drive institutional construction gains

Map of existing and future flood protection areas, including the Port Lands and adjacent areas that are currently not flood protected
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Don River anti-flooding project get $5M in funding

July 14, 2015 by On-Site Magazine

Study to confirm future $975M infrastructure, development investment

Infrastructure Ontario issues RFP to three bidders on Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital project
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RFP issued to 3 bidders on Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital project

July 10, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Infrastructure Ontario has issued a request for proposal to the three selected bidders looking to build the new Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital project. The selected teams were announced in November, 2014 following a request for qualifications process that began in March

Main entrance ring and x-beam re-bar and formwork complete and ready for concrete pour. (TTC.ca)
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‘Big Pour’ sees 2250 cubic metres of concrete in 24 hours

July 8, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Two plants, 6 crews fill the ring of new subway station

Century-old Saskatchewan Hospital will be replaced with a new facility built by Graham, Carillion.
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Access Prairies Partnership to build Saskatchewan hospital

July 8, 2015 STAFF REPORT

P3 project includes Graham Design Builders, Carillion Canada

New report recommends Ottawa expand light rail transit
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Ottawa should move ahead with light rail expansion: report

July 7, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Cost estimated at $3 billion for 19 stations, 30km of track

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SNC-Lavalin part of team to manage, operate Canadian Nuclear Laboratories

July 2, 2015 STAFF REPORT

SNC-Lavalin is one of the partners in the Canadian Nuclear Energy Alliance (CNEA) chosen to manage Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, a subsidiary of Atomic Energy of Canada Limited. CNEA includes SNC-Lavalin, CH2M, Fluor and Energy Solutions, with Rolls-Royce in a supporting

Regina Bypass project largest P3 in Saskatchewan history
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Regina Bypass largest infrastructure project in Saskatchewan history

July 1, 2015 STAFF REPORT

P3 project to create 8,200 construction jobs

Rendering of Montreal's new Champlain Bridge
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$2.15B Champlain Bridge P3 deal signed

June 24, 2015 by On-Site Magazine

Build consortium includes SNC-Lavalin, Flatiron, Dragados

New Public Transit Fund will pump more money into infrastructure across Canada
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Public Transit Fund is a ‘game changer’ for Canada, says public-private partnership council

June 24, 2015 STAFF REPORT

The federal government’s new funding for transit puts Canada on the fast track as projects over $1 billion will be eligible for funding from the Public Transit Fund and the federal government contribution will increase. “The new Public Transit Fund is a game-changing announcement

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Saskatchewan awards massive 9-school P3 project

June 24, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Bird Construction leads build consortium

An RFQ has been issued for the latest redevelopment phase for Brockville General Hospital
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RFQ issued for Brockville General Hospital

June 23, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Infrastructure Ontario and Brockville General Hospital have issued a request for qualifications to build and finance the hospital’s third phase of its redevelopment project. The project will consolidate programs and services offered on the Garden Street site to the Charles

The old Groves Memorial Community Hospital is on its way to be replaced with a new facility
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Stantec to lead PDC team for new Groves hospital

June 19, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Stantec Architecture has been selected to lead the planning, design and compliance (PDC) aspects of the new replacement Groves Memorial Community Hospital. The project involves the construction of a new hospital in Aboyne, Ont., between Elora and Fergus, to replace