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Research Council to examine broken bridge bolts

January 18, 2016 On-Site Magazine

NRC engineers to help determine cause Nipigon River Bridge mechanical failure

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

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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

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Corruption in Quebec construction sector included gangs, mafia: Charbonneau

November 25, 2015 by On-Site Magazine

Corruption in the Quebec construction industry was far more widespread than originally feared, with organized crime, including biker gangs and the Mafia, infiltrating much of the sector, a long-awaited report from the Charbonneau Commissionrevealed on Tuesday. The 1,600 page report

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Quebec’s municipal auditors’ association to study Commission report

November 25, 2015 by On-Site Magazine

The Association of Municipal Auditors General of Quebec (AVGMQ) will study and comment on the report from the Commission of Inquiry into the awarding and managing of public contracts in the construction industry. AVGMQ filed a brief with the Commission on July 7,

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

The Quebec government has released a plan to revamp construction procurement procedures and contracts
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Quebec to revamp construction contract bidding

November 11, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Quebec construction association supports changes

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Local Saskatchewan contractors busy on largest school build

November 6, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Mega project recognized by P3 council

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 Montreal redevelopment project, Technople Angus, has been named the best overall brownfield project for 2015.
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Technople Angus best ‘Brownie’ in Canada for 2015

October 14, 2015 by On-Site Magazine

Canadian Urban Institute hands out brownfield awards during gala event

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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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

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Editorial: We Win

October 1, 2015 JIM BARNES

Construction & Infrastructure are the big federal election winners

Saskatchewan Power Corporation is one of the province's Crown corporations which will be applying a local priority to procurement.
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Saskatchewan gives local priority to procurement

September 21, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Local construction association praises move

SNC-Lavalin Group member Kentz, has been awarded a contract from ExxonMobil for a new oil processing facility to increase production at its West Qurna 1 oil field in Iraq.
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SNC-Lavalin Group Iraq oil processing facility contract

September 18, 2015 STAFF REPORT

SNC-Lavalin Group member Kentz, has been awarded a contract from ExxonMobil for a new oil processing facility to increase production at its West Qurna 1 oil field in Iraq. Kentz, with its regional partner, is providing the front-end engineering design (FEED),

Quebec's Minister of the Environment, David Heurtel, said that construction, along with transportation, were the key sectors where they want to see emissions reduced.
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Construction methods targeted as Quebec launches GHG reduction plan

September 18, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Proposal is most aggressive plan in Canada

Modus Structures' Tom Payne and Cal Harvey and (centre) with Ren C. Leduc, VP Business Restructuring, BDC (L) and Michael Hanlon, President of the Turnaround Management Association - Montreal Chapter (R)
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ICI modular builder wins Entrepreneurial Resiliency Award

September 14, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Award recognizes Canada’s best business comeback of the year