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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

Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx have awarded the second phase of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT transit line to Crosslinx Transit Solutions consortium to design, build, finance and maintain
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Canada’s largest P3 contract awarded for Eglinton Crosstown LRT

June 9, 2015 STAFF REPORT

EllisDon, Aecon, SNC-Lavalin, ACS Infrastructure, Dragodos part of consortium

The Lean Construction Institute-Canada has been formed and endorsed by the Canadian Construction Association
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Lean Construction Institute – Canada established

June 5, 2015 STAFF REPORT

The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) has endorsed the establishment of the recently-formed Lean Construction Institute – Canada (LCI-Canada) as a special committee of the CCA. The Lean Construction Institute – Canada is committed to transforming the built environment through the development

The redevelopment of Vaughan's Mackenzie Health facility is just one of the $7.5 billion worth of projects in Infrastructure Ontario's pipeline, says CEO Bert Clark
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Infrastructure Ontario releases annual update summary of projects

June 4, 2015 STAFF REPORT

IO pipeline includes $7.55 billion worth of projects

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Top Contractors Evolve, Adapt

June 1, 2015 JIM BARNES

It is interesting to compare the Top Contractors list of 25 years ago with the one in this issue. There have been changes, but a surprising number of the companies that were on the list then still dominate it. It

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Contractors need to be prepared for a visit from Ontario College of Trades

May 3, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Briefing note prepares for enforcement officer visit

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Bridges: The ABCs of ABC

April 1, 2015 Jim Barnes

Accelerated bridge construction cuts long term costs

Saskatchewan has committed $5.8 billion over four years to build schools, healthcare facilities, highways, municipal infrastructure and roads and bridges.
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Saskatchewan budget invests $3.3B in infrastructure

March 25, 2015 STAFF REPORT

P3 looked at for power transmission, court, highway, school, hospital, communication network projects

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Companies shortlisted for Etobicoke General Hospital project

March 10, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Three construction consortium teams have been shortlisted to design, build, finance and maintain the new phase 1 patient tower project at Etobicoke General Hospital in north west Toronto. The three teams will be invited to respond to a request for

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Shortlisted companies to bid on St. Thomas Elgin hospital project

March 10, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Infrastructure Ontario and St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital have released a request for proposals to companies shortlisted to build and finance the hospital’s emergency, ambulatory and mental health redevelopment project. A request for qualifications process that began in August 2014

Project-specific insurance can reduce your risk
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Risk: Project-Specific Insurances

March 1, 2015 DAVID BOWCOTT

What are the right limits?

3Ps come with both advantages and challenges.
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Editorial: Pondering P3s

March 1, 2015 JIM BARNES

One thing is for sure: whenever this publi­cation covers a successful Public/Private Partnership project, we get a strong protest from the P3 naysayers. Just to clarify – no, I am not the starry-eyed mouthpiece of Big Infrastructure. P3s are one

The construction industries in the Middle East and Africa region are predicted to be the fastest growing in 2016-2020, overtaking the Asia-Pacific region, which held the top spot in 2011-2015.
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Global construction outlook is bright, Timetric predicts

February 27, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Middle East, Africa regions growing fastest