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Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau took the controls of a crane during a campaign stop to outline the party's infrastructure investment plan.
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Liberals pledge increased infrastructure investment

August 28, 2015 STAFF REPORT

10-year plan calls for $125B for transit, social, green projects

Work done by General and Trade contractors on the Vancouver Airport airside operations building project is up for multiple Gold Medals in the VRCA Awards of Excellence.
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VRCA silver medal winners named in annual Awards of Excellence program

August 21, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Gold medals to be announced at Oct. 21 Gala

Improvements to wastewater treatment plants, like the EPCOR-owned Gold Bar Wastewater Treatment Plant in north Saskatchewan, are among the 26 infrastructure projects approved for federal and provincial funding
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Funding approved for 26 infrastructure projects in Saskatchewan

August 11, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Water, wastewater, road, solid waste management projects on the list

One of the longest Acrow design bridges in North America is going to be replaced this year. The project is part of upgrades to Highway 77 in northern British Columbia
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Single-lane Fort Nelson River bridge being replaced

August 10, 2015 by On-Site Magazine

One of longest Acrow bridge designs in North America

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

Financial close has been reached on the Regina Bypass P3 project worth $1.88B
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Financial close reached on Regina Bypass project

August 5, 2015 STAFF REPORT

P3 project pegged at $1.88 billion

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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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New truck route for Gull Lake, SK

July 28, 2015 STAFF REPORT

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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

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

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Feds repeat $1M pledge to design ‘Freedom Road’

July 1, 2015 Staff Report

The federal government has repeated its $1 million commitment towards design costs for the proposed Shoal Lake 40 First Nation’s Freedom Road Project. This is the first step toward development of the Freedom Road, an all-season road linking the First

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

ORBA's new 432-page illustrated history of road building in Ontario is now available
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Take a road trip through the history of Ontario’s roadways

June 15, 2015 STAFF REPORT

ORBA releases 432-page hardcover illustrated history of road building

ORBA is pleased to see that transportation infrastructure continues to be a top priority in the 2015 Ontario budget.
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Roadbuilders applaud infrastructure investment in Ontario

June 4, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Province passes budget, but more needs to be done: ORBA

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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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Mayor drives campaign for Quebec’s worst road designation

May 28, 2015 STAFF REPORT

CAA Quebec names top 10

Algonquin Boulevard east and west in Timmins, ON have been named two of the province's worst roads in the annual survey conducted by the Ontario Road Builders' Association
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Timmins home to 3 of the worst roads in Ontario

May 27, 2015 STAFF REPORT

The northern Ontario city of Timmins has been named home of three of the worst roads in the province. The dubious honour was foisted on the city as the Ontario Road Builders’ Association released the names of the 10 worst