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December 28, 2018  

Saskatchewan company fined $80K after crane strikes scissor lift with worker inside

SASKATOON, Sask.—Crane rental agency Prairie Crane Inc. was slapped

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December 28, 2018  

Liberals hope infrastructure funding change solves construction delays, cost concerns

  OTTAWA—Canada’s infrastructure minister says an overhaul of how

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December 28, 2018  

LafargeHolcim wins contract for major highway project in Vancouver

VANCOUVER—The Canadian arm of multinational construction materials firm LafargeHolcim

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December 27, 2018  

Crews complete main structure of new Champlain bridge as project drifts past original deadline

MONTREAL—Construction crews at the Champlain bridge job site marked

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December 24, 2018  

First of 17 remote Ontario First Nations plugged into grid as $1.6B power line project progresses

TORONTO—The first of 17 remote First Nations has been

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December 21, 2018  

It’s been an eventful year in Canadian construction. Take a look at the stories that shaped 2018

From the long-awaited go ahead on the Gordie Howe bridge project to the still-raging battle over steel and aluminum tariffs, 2018 has kept builders busy

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December 19, 2018  

U.S. steel, aluminum tariffs ‘contradict’ new NAFTA deal and have to go, Freeland says

OTTAWA—Donald Trump’s steel and aluminum tariffs contradict a key

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December 19, 2018  

Nova Scotia to spend $300M to improve roads and bridges in 2019-20

HALIFAX—Nova Scotia’s roads, highways and bridges will get $300

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December 19, 2018  

Take a ride through Elon Musk’s oddball underground construction project

LOS ANGELES—Elon Musk unveiled his underground transportation tunnel Dec.

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December 19, 2018  

Amazon to build new distribution centre outside Edmonton

NISKU, Alta. – Online retail giant Amazon.com Inc. is

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December 18, 2018  

Bronte Construction awarded $26M contract for Port Dalhousie Piers repair project

ST. CATHARINES, Ont.—Ottawa has awarded Bronte Construction a $26.3

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December 18, 2018  

Alberta backs highway twinning project south of Grande Prairie

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta.—A project to twin a 19-kilometre stretch

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December 18, 2018  

B.C. ditches plan for $3.5B Massey Bridge, stays mum on timeline, cost of alternatives

The bridge was designed to replace the 59-year-old George Massey Tunnel. Construction started in 2017 before being halted when the NDP came to power

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December 18, 2018  

Nova Scotia begins search for construction team to take on $2B hospital redevelopment project

HALIFAX—The Nova Scotia government has issued two requests for

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December 17, 2018  

EllisDon wins $239M contract for major rebuild of GO train station in Vaughan, Ont.

VAUGHAN, Ont.—A construction team led by EllisDon has won

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December 14, 2018  

Brampton, Ont. rethinks Hurontario LRT route, looks at tunnel option in major expansion of scope

Lengthening the line would add hundreds of millions to the construction contract. The current design is expected to cost $1.4 billion

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December 14, 2018  

SNC-Lavalin cuts 100 Canadian jobs as politicians warn it’s vulnerable to foreign takeover

MONTREAL—SNC-Lavalin Inc. is eliminating about 100 positions in Canada

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December 13, 2018  

Federal minister feuds with new N.B. premier after dramatic project cuts

FREDERICTON—The federal intergovernmental affairs minister has launched an attack

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December 13, 2018  

Vancouver construction crew gets free lunch, courtesy of Huawei CFO facing extradition

VANCOUVER—A pizza delivery to the Vancouver home of Huawei

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December 12, 2018  

Director of hydrovac firm Badger Daylighting resigns over rejected secret takeover offer

CALGARY—A director who served for 25 years on the