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JCB expands dealer network to Saskatchewan and Manitoba

December 18, 2017 On-Site

JCB has added a new dealer, Westcon, to its North American network. The manufacturer hopes this latest expansion will grow its market share throughout Saskatchewan and Manitoba. “We look forward to working with [Westcon] and helping their customers discover how

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Highway 39 twinning project complete

November 29, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

A $27-million twinning project east of Estevan along Highway 39 aimed at improving safety and efficiency for motorists and truckers, officially opened to traffic Nov. 16. “The completion of these important improvements to Highway 39 will improve the quality of

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New International Trade Centre in Regina is ready for business

November 8, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

The now completed International Trade Centre at Evraz Place in Regina will open its doors to the world later this month. The facility was funded in part by the Government of Canada’s Growing Forward 2 agreement. Today the Regina Exhibition

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Phase One of the Regina Bypass complete

October 31, 2017 Saskatchewan Government

The first phase of the Regina Bypass construction between Balgonie and Highway 33 is now complete, marking a major milestone for the project.  The bypass will improve safety, divert large truck traffic around Regina and help eliminate traffic congestion. “This

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$60.6M Warman and Martensville overpass projects 40% complete

October 24, 2017 SOURCE Government of Saskatchewan

New overpasses at Warman and Martensville are about 40 per cent complete.  The $60.6 million overpasses will improve safety at two of Saskatchewan’s fastest-growing communities. “Investing in efficient roads and highways helps drive economic productivity and create middle-class jobs,” said

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Saskatchewan commits to remove restrictive trade practices

October 3, 2017 Manitoba Heavy Construction Association

MHCA’s protest triggers discussions, agreement between provincial governments Trade officials in Saskatchewan have provided assurances that Manitoba companies will not be prevented from bidding on a level playing field for work tendered by Crown corporations in that province. The undertaking

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Bridge construction projects underway throughout Saskatchewan

September 26, 2017 Saskatchewan Government

In addition to the hundreds of kilometres of highway improvements across the province, the Government of Saskatchewan will be investing more than $50 million this year on bridges and culverts. With more than 100,000 lakes and rivers in Saskatchewan, bridges

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Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan support $6.4M expansion of Balgonie wastewater system

May 24, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

BALGONIE, SK – The governments of Canada and Saskatchewan have announced funding for an estimated $6.4-million expansion for the Town of Balgonie’s wastewater system to better serve the community and position it for growth. “The investments in infrastructure we are making will benefit

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Federal, provincial and municipal funding for water and wastewater infrastructure in Saskatchewan

July 15, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Having access to clean, reliable drinking water is critical to the health and prosperity of Canadian communities and for attracting economic opportunities for the middle class and those trying to join it. And by ensuring water and wastewater systems are

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PCL reveals new dome at Saskatchewan Legislature

May 18, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Regina, Saskatchewan – At dusk on May 16, 2016, PCL Construction Management Inc. and the Saskatchewan Ministry of Central Services were proud to unveil the finished restoration of the copper dome on the Saskatchewan Legislative Building. PCL Regina district manager

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Saskatchewan voters say yes to public-private partnerships

April 5, 2016 by Corinne Lynds

Monday night’s election results have returned the Saskatchewan Party with its third consecutive majority government.  According to the Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP), the people of Saskatchewan have made it abundantly clear in this election that they support the

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Saskatchewan construction employment drops

March 17, 2016 On-Site Magazine

In the two-steps forward, one-step backward pattern of employment over the past 12 months, February was a step back for Saskatchewan, according a recent report released by the Saskatchewan Construction Association. Total employment in the province was 555,000 which is a

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New Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford on track for Spring 2018 completion

March 1, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Construction on the new Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford project is on track for completion by spring 2018, and is proceeding within budget. Construction, which continued through the winter months, included bulk excavation, formwork, concrete work and backfilling. Track the progress

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Feds eye fast infrastructure spend in Alberta: report

January 20, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has decided to focus initial stimulus efforts in oil-producing Alberta and Saskatchewan, while waiting to assess whether further stimulus is needed nationwide, Bloomberg News reported this week. The government is in talks to quickly allocate $1 billion