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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

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Financial close reached on Saskatchewan’s largest school-build ever

August 26, 2015 STAFF REPORT

18 elementary schools, 9 joint-use sites part of deal

Builders Lien Act changes are coming and one victim might be the notorious so-called Shimco Lien
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Builders Lien Act changes coming

August 15, 2015 Lauren E. Kristjanson and Alexander Bjornson

One victim may be the notorious Shimco Lien

8km of the Herb Gray Parkway recently opened for traffic
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Traffic flowing on Windsor’s Herb Gray Parkway

August 8, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Procurement started for cross-border P3 bridge project

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Billion Dollar Babies

August 1, 2015 JIM BARNES

Inventory of super-megaprojects reaches new heights

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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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Who should place project insurances?

August 1, 2015 David Bowcott

A long-debated topic in the construc­tion sector is the question of who should place the project-specific insurance policies – the owner of the asset being constructed or the contractor being hired to construct it. The most common term used for

Northern Ireland sees first increase in non-res construction volumes in three years.
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Northern Ireland construction industry performs after 3 years of decreases

July 27, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Value of work up 14% over same quarter last year

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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

General alert issued for those using mast-climbing work platforms
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Alert issued for mast-climbing work platforms

July 18, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Ministry suggests additional best practices

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

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