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News Construction General
October 27, 2020  

Mayors, construction industry, call on Ontario, feds for infrastructure money

They say the global health crisis has created revenue shortfalls that will prevent them from work on infrastructure.

News Construction Manufacturing General
September 20, 2020  

NS residents concerned over dusty cement plant emissions

Sudden plant shutdown resulted in a discharge of dust that drifted over neighbourhoods and coated cars.

News Automotive Construction Manufacturing Transportation General Sustainability Technology
September 15, 2020  

Ballard launches high-power density fuel cell stack for vehicle propulsion

For use in bus, rail, marine, mining, construction and aerospace vehicles, plus stationary power applications.

News Construction Government General
August 5, 2020  

Feds earmark $3.3B for provinces, territories for COVID-19 infrastructure

The feds are envisioning the money will be used to retrofit schools, hospitals and long-term care facilities to better limit the spread of COVID-19

News Construction Minerals General
August 3, 2020  

SNC-Lavalin to restructure resources business to be profitable next year

The turn away from resources will reduce that segment’s operations to nine countries from 30

News Construction General
July 28, 2020  

SNC-Lavalin sells South African Resources business

The South African Resource business has around 1,800 employees, and primarily services construction and site maintenance clients

News Construction Manufacturing General
July 20, 2020  

Wooden skyscrapers could trap carbon emissions, transform construction

Tall wooden buildings is an opportunity for sustainable economic growth, but challenges remain.

News Construction Manufacturing General Sustainability Technology
July 16, 2020  

Nexii is building three new green construction plants

Production facilities in Toronto, Alberta and Hazelton, Pa. will create 450 jobs.

News Construction Government General
July 2, 2020  

Ontario invests $10M to support road and highway projects

Additional funding supports road and highway projects in municipalities across the province

News Construction General
June 23, 2020  

Génius Conseil to pay $300K in Québec bid-rigging settlement

Competition Bureau continues its investigations of infrastructure contracts in Québec.

News Construction Government General Sustainability
June 5, 2020  

Trump seeks to scale back environmental reviews for projects

Latest efforts to emphasize reduced regulatory burdens on businesses over the environment and public health.

News Construction Economy General
June 4, 2020  

Quebec fast tracking major projects to stimulate economy

Bill 61 to make the government “more agile” getting major construction projects underway.

News Construction General
April 9, 2020  

Former SNC-Lavalin CEO made $7M in 2019, despite stepping down in June

Former CEO Neil Bruce received a base salary of $1.3 million, according to SNC Lavalin’s proxy circular

News Construction Government Manufacturing Economy General
April 8, 2020  

Liberals asked to help cover overruns on projects delayed by COVID-19

Pandemic-related delays on projects will inevitably lead to cost overruns that cities and construction firms could struggle to cover.

News Construction Government Manufacturing Facilities Maintenance General
March 3, 2020  

Feds chronically underspending on MRO for defence infrastructure

Defence department is supposed to invest 1.4% of the replacement value but hasn’t hit that target since 2010.