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News Construction General
October 29, 2019  

Final pieces of storm toppled crane removed off top of Halifax building

Crane collapsed during post-tropical storm Dorian last month.

News Construction General
October 15, 2019  

Removal of Notre Dame’s melted scaffold to begin ‘in weeks’

It’s been six months since an April 15 fire gutted the medieval Paris structure.

News Construction General
October 15, 2019  

Crews remove several sections of collapsed Halifax crane from building

The crane collapsed on Sept. 7 and some residents and businesses have since been evacuated.

News Construction Manufacturing General
October 1, 2019  

Removal to begin of Halifax construction crane felled by Dorian

Structure will be strapped down and anchored before the tower is dismantled piece by piece.

News Construction Manufacturing General
September 24, 2019  

Lafarge fined $400,000 for worker’s fatal fall at decommissioned plant

Fell nearly 30 feet when a corroded exterior walkway collapsed during a tour of a kiln building.

News Construction General
September 19, 2019  

Nova Scotia assumes liability for removal of crane toppled by Hurricane Dorian

Still no word on how long it will take to remove the crane, which has caused some structural damage to parts of a construction site.

Feature Construction Manufacturing General Production
August 29, 2019  

Going global: Tornado to make its hydrovacs in China

Alberta manufacturer is going global with its advanced excavation trucks.

News Construction General
July 25, 2019  

Quebec has no plans to offer struggling SNC-Lavalin a bailout: Minister

SNC-Lavalin faces a trial after allegedly paying $48 million in bribes to officials under Moammar Gadhafi and defrauding Libyan organizations.

News Construction Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
July 23, 2019  

SNC Lavalin aims to shift away from construction and oil

Quitting the competitive field of fixed-price contracts, which leave companies vulnerable to cost overruns.

News Construction General
July 11, 2019  

Winnipeg hands down punishment during probe into inspectors’ work logs

City property inspectors allegedly slacked off on the job.

News Construction Manufacturing General Sustainability
July 8, 2019  

EDC loans cleantech firm $5.9M to help drive its growth

Geosynthetics market worth more than $260 billion by 2023 fuelled by growing number of infrastructure projects in developing economies.

News Construction Transportation General
July 4, 2019  

Trudeau expected to confirm federal funding for Montreal’s metro extension

Federal money would help finance the $4.5 billion project to extend the city’s blue line by five metro stops.

News Construction General
July 4, 2019  

Buildings, coastlines, northerners: Report identifies top Canadian climate risks

Council of Canadian Academies has narrowed down a myriad of threats posed by climate change into the most pressing dozen.

News Construction Electronics General
June 27, 2019  

Liberals look at quick changes in strategies targeting rural Canada

Working to expand broadband access.

News Construction Transportation General
June 26, 2019  

Infrastructure bank gives Via $55M for work on multibillion dollar project

It is the first time the agency has handed out money without an expectation of repayment.