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July 23, 2015  

Ontario cities continue their road to recovery in 2015

A weaker Canadian dollar and solid US economy will continue to drive stronger manufacturing activity.

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July 23, 2015  

SNC Lavalin awarded $825M NG plant deal

Contract to build the 755-megawatt facility in Maryland.

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July 10, 2015  

Canada’s hemp industry growing fast, but competition on the horizon

Plant will soon gain traction in industrial uses, including building insulation, car parts and new types of textiles.

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July 10, 2015  

Crews battle ‘major’ fire that destroys buildings at concrete plant

No injuries have been reported; concrete silos remain intact.

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July 6, 2015  

BC forest fire forces evacuation at Innergex Renewable Energy hydro project

The “Boulder Creek” fire was ignited by lightning on June 30 and quickly spread to over 12,000 hectares.

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July 2, 2015  

Dubai to build world’s first 3D printed office

Interior furniture, detailing, and structural components will also be built using 3D printing technology.

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June 24, 2015  

Caterpillar to lay off 50 more workers at East Peoria plant

Heavy equipment manufacturer blames “weak market conditions;” marks third round of layoffs this year.

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June 22, 2015  

EHT to acquire modular housing manufacturer EVIA

Cash and stock deal worth $46.7 million.

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June 18, 2015  

3D-printed bridge brings new age of architecture [VIDEO]

Dutch company Heijmans hopes 3D printing a bridge will encourage more to allow design and construction to operate hand-in-hand.

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June 17, 2015  

Drones creating new options for Canadian industry

UAV’s evolution is making dangerous industrial activities safer, cheaper and more accurate.

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May 21, 2015  

Kingspan to sell Hamilton panel plant

The Competition Bureau required the sale as a condition of its approval of Kingspan’s takeover of Vicwest.

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May 20, 2015  

Green concrete firm CarbonCure gets $3M VC investment

Investment will accelerate sales and expand CO2 utilization technology platform.

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May 14, 2015  

Oil prices reverse economic fortunes of Canada’s largest cities

Calgary, Edmonton headed toward recession, while manufacturing drives growth in Halifax, Toronto and Vancouver.

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May 13, 2015  

Skyjack gives Brazil’s Olympics a lift

Its scissor lifts are handling key installation jobs at one of the country’s largest aviation hubs.

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May 5, 2015  

Competition Bureau approves Holcim-Lafarge merger

Holcim sell all of its Canadian operations and all associated assets.

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April 20, 2015  

Site C dam would sink landowner’s businesses

BC Supreme Court asked to quash Site C environmental assessment certificate.

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April 16, 2015  

SNC-Lavalin consortium selected for Montreal bridge contract

Work on the new bridge is expected to begin this summer.

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April 15, 2015  

SNC-Lavalin shakes up senior management team

Part of engineering giant’s ongoing efforts to streamline.

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April 10, 2015  

Site C construction to start in summer despite legal hurdles: minister

Project is expected to produce 1,100 megawatts annually once completed by 2024.

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April 8, 2015  

New Brunswick barge terminal gets $6M to handle bigger projects

Facility will allow fabricating companies to bid on large projects in Atlantic Canada and the US, premier says.

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April 8, 2015  

Unions extend contract as workers await jobs at BC’s Site C dam

Deal expected to keep labour climate stable.

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March 31, 2015  

Thousands of plaintiffs remain in Chinese drywall case

April 28 hearing will determine damages to up to 4,000 homes built or repaired with drywall made by Taishan Gypsum Co. Ltd.

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March 20, 2015  

CAPiTA launches its Mothership

Snowboard manufacturer builds an emission-free plant

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March 5, 2015  

Ont. town sues US mfg. over guardrails that ‘rip through cars’

$500 million lawsuit alleges Trinity Industries secretly made unauthorized changes to guardrail end-unit.

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March 4, 2015  

Clark tells BC Hydro to permit union organizing on Site C

Province’s council of building trades has filed a lawsuit that argues BC Hydro’s plan violates the charter.

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February 27, 2015  

Canam sees less competition amid lower loonie, oilpatch slowdown

Profits surge 28% to $13.8 million on record sales as a result of growing demand for bridge and building construction in 2014.

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February 20, 2015  

Bill allows McInnis Cement to bypass enviro-hearings

Quebec government hopes to neutralize legal challenges by project opponents.

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February 19, 2015  

Caterpillar says US investigating company’s cash movements

SEC investigation is related to undistributed profits of non-US subsidiaries.

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February 17, 2015  

McInnis faces Lafarge lawsuit over $1.1B cement plant

Environmental groups withdraw from suit and agree to mediated talks.

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January 13, 2015  

Exxon says BC LNG plant worth $25B

Massive project could create 6,000 jobs during construction, expected to start within two years.

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January 5, 2015  

Roxul announces global industrial technical insulation platform

Company says merger was necessary to link North American business to global community.

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December 15, 2014  

Provinces call for more federal infrastructure cash

Ontario’s Charles Sousa says the federal government should create a national infrastructure strategy.