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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.

News Construction Manufacturing General
February 26, 2020  

Panasonic, Tesla to scrap solar panels partnership

Japanese business daily Nikkei reports Gigafactory 2 was to make cells for Tesla’s Solar Roof, but Tesla is instead using Chinese-made solar panels.

News Construction Transportation General
February 20, 2020  

Ontario introduces bill to speed up GTA transit project construction

The bill proposes to cut the land expropriation process from a year to approximately seven months.

News Construction Manufacturing General Sustainability
February 13, 2020  

$3M in federal funding to cut plastic food, construction waste

Three companies winners of the government’s plastics innovation challenge, part of a plan to ban many single-use plastics by 2021.

News Construction Manufacturing General
February 11, 2020  

Contract awarded for Pattullo Bridge replacement in Metro Vancouver

Will include dedicated lanes for pedestrians and cyclists and built to potentially allow expansion to six lanes.

News Construction General
February 10, 2020  

SNC-Lavalin announces Jeff Bell as new chief financial officer

Bell is a former group chief financial officer for British energy services firm Centrica

News Construction Manufacturing General
February 3, 2020  

CDI to decommission Massachusetts’ nuclear power station

SNC-Lavalin, Holtec joint venture will place used nuclear fuel in structurally impregnable dry storage systems.

News Construction Manufacturing General Sustainability
January 24, 2020  

Sustainable building products manufacturer setting up in Squamish

Company aims to significantly reduce the construction sector’s impact on the environment.

News Construction Manufacturing General
January 21, 2020  

Quebec investors buy back Canam Canadian operations

Deal will total more than $840 million and account for nearly 2,700 of the company’s 4,900 employees.

News Construction Energy Manufacturing General
January 8, 2020  

Work delay possible, Coastal GasLink seeks meeting over pipeline dispute

Company believes “dialogue is preferable to confrontation” and will delay workers returning to the work site.

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January 1, 2020  

Some businesses thrived, many lagged during pandemic in 2020

Here are the lists of winners and losers

News Construction General
December 18, 2019  

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

Plea deal includes a $280-million fine to be paid over five years.

News Construction General
October 31, 2019  

SNC-Lavalin appoints Ian Edwards as CEO, reports Q3 boosted by 407 sale

Edwards has been serving as SNC-Lavalin’s interim president and chief executive since June.