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News Construction Manufacturing General
September 19, 2016  

Marble and granite producer Polycor in Quebec purchases US rivals

Becomes North America’s largest with Swenson Granite Works and Rock of Ages deals.

News Construction Manufacturing General
September 14, 2016  

Federal drywall tariff in Western Canada raises costs

Federal drywall tariff in Western Canada raises costs.

News Construction Manufacturing General
September 2, 2016  

Caterpillar considers closing Belgian site, laying off 2,000

Looking at shifting production to France and other facilities outside Europe.

News Construction Manufacturing General
August 25, 2016  

SNC-Lavalin scores $21.7M Mozambique graphite project

Will provide mechanical and piping construction services for the processing plant.

News Construction Government Manufacturing General
July 28, 2016  

Panel reviews Ontario’s labour laws to help vulnerable workers

Interim report says work site inspections found violations up to 77% of the time.

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July 8, 2016  

Canada adds service jobs, loses factory positions in June

Goods-producing industries shed 46,200 positions.

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July 5, 2016  

Superior Plus selling construction products arm to California-based distributor

Deal is worth $420 million; will provide Superior with cash to reduce debt and simplify organizational structure.

News Construction Government Manufacturing General
May 25, 2016  

Ontario plans to spend $900M on social housing retrofits

Will cover energy-efficient windows, insulation, lighting and equipment.

News Construction Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
May 6, 2016  

SNC Lavalin eyes growth in Middle East, but not Iran

Calls it a longer play, short on opportunities over the next two to three years.

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April 29, 2016  

On-site safety is no accident

Many workplace injuries can be prevented or minimized with the proper safety-approved workwear and PPE.

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April 25, 2016  

Federal infrastructure money to cover projects completed in three years

Costs for transit and waste-water and water-treatment projects will be eligible retroactive to April 1.

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April 20, 2016  

SNC-Lavalin gets EPC contract for Saudi Arabia asphalt production facility

Project will boost asphalt production capacity to 42 thousand barrels per day.

News Construction Manufacturing Business Operations General Sustainability Technology
April 11, 2016  

UVic scientists developing smart cement that heals, seals cracks

Fibres are added to the mixture such as industrial waste like fly ash and wood cellulose.

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March 22, 2016  

Sika opens new mortars and concrete plant in Surrey

To serve Pacific Northwest region with a population of 8 million people.

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March 19, 2016  

Behlen’s building bot

3D automation boosts capacity.