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December 30, 2019  

Construction groups critical of Supreme Court dismissal of case tied to ‘reprisal clauses’

The CCA and NTCCC say “reprisal clauses” force contractors to make a choice between exercising their legal rights and winning future work

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December 28, 2019  

‘Accelerated deterioration’ prompts Calgary to abruptly close pedestrian bridge

CALGARY—Officials have abruptly closed a pedestrian bridge that connects

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December 27, 2019  

Ontario auditor general to probe Hamilton light rail costs as questions about cancellation linger

TORONTO—Ontario’s auditor general will investigate the “reasonableness” of government

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December 24, 2019  

Bird subcontracted to build seven new stations for next phase of Ottawa’s light rail transit expansion

Construction had yet to wrap up on Ottawa’s new

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December 23, 2019  

BASF sells Construction Chemicals unit to U.S. private equity firm Lone Star for $4.6B

The chemical giant had been shopping for a buyer for the business that employs 7,000 people worldwide for more than a year

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December 20, 2019  

Aecon, Acciona selected as preferred proponent to build $1.4B Pattullo bridge

The $1.377 billion replacement project is scheduled to open in 2023.

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December 19, 2019  

Govan Brown opens new office catering to clients in Kitchener and Waterloo, Ont.

Construction management firm Govan Brown has officially cut the

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December 19, 2019  

Aecon picks up three new contracts worth $420M, including one for work on Trans Mountain pipeline

Aecon Group Inc. disclosed three new contract wins Dec.

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December 18, 2019  

Rail service firm Cando starts construction of new terminal outside Edmonton

Construction is underway on a new rail terminal on

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December 18, 2019  

More than 80-year-old highway bridge west of Toronto spared tear down as province pledges to rehabilitate

A historically significant and vitally important bridge that carries

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December 18, 2019  

SNC-Lavalin settles Libya charges, pleads guilty to single count of fraud

MONTREAL—SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. settled criminal charges Dec. 18 related

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December 17, 2019  

Nova Scotia withholds pulp mill approval, putting major construction project in limbo

HALIFAX—Nova Scotia’s environment minister is withholding approval of a

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December 17, 2019  

Trudeau releases mandate letter to new Minister of Infrastructure

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has released the mandate letter

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December 17, 2019  

Falcon Equipment becomes Western Canada dealer for Palfinger equipment

British Columbia-based dealer Falcon Equipment Ltd. and lifting equipment

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December 17, 2019  

Ontario cancels Hamilton light rail project in what mayor calls a ‘betrayal’

The province said the cost of the transit project had ballooned to five times its original price tag and abruptly pulled the plug ahead of a planned press conference

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December 16, 2019  

Boring starts on Toronto’s Coxwell Bypass Tunnel, first phase of $3B water infrastructure project

Components of a tunnel boring machine known as “Donnie”

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December 16, 2019  

Jury finds former SNC-Lavalin executive Sami Bebawi guilty on all charges, including fraud, corruption

MONTREAL—A former SNC-Lavalin executive was found guilty Dec. 15

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December 14, 2019  

B.C. pre-qualifies three build teams for final stage of highway project that will cost $125M per kilometre

A costly highway widening project just east of Golden,

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December 13, 2019  

Proposed Toronto infrastructure levy supported by mayor and executive council

Toronto residents may soon be paying higher taxes to

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December 13, 2019  

Methods to avoid fraud, mismanagement needed in Nova Scotia hospital project: auditor

HALIFAX—Nova Scotia’s auditor general is raising concerns about inadequate