XCMG ships construction machinery equipment to South America
XCMG sent off 972 units of construction machinery products…
Nexii Building Solutions acquires Omicron Canada
Nexii Building Solutions Inc. has acquired Omicron Canada Ltd. as…
Broccolini to redevelop sprawling site of former Ford plant outside London, Ont.
The site of a former Ford Motor Co. manufacturing…
Minister McKenna points to Waterfront Toronto revitalization as symbol of Canada’s infrastructure ambitions
Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, visited Canada’s Sugar Beach;…
End verticals’ focus on zero-defect manufacturing inflates demand for material test equipment
Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis of the global material…
XCMG makes global top three on KHL’s Yellow Table 2021
With an annual revenue of $15.1 billion, Chinese construction machinery…
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.
Record high lumber, panel prices drive up Alberta stumpage fees
They’ve nearly doubled to $67.31 in September, from $36.56 per cubic metre in August.
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
Feds invest $5.1M in net-zero energy community in London, Ont.
The objective of this project is to successfully construct Canada’s first large-scale, fully integrated, net-zero energy community using renewable energy and other innovations
Wooden skyscrapers could trap carbon emissions, transform construction
Tall wooden buildings is an opportunity for sustainable economic growth, but challenges remain.
Nexii is building three new green construction plants
Production facilities in Toronto, Alberta and Hazelton, Pa. will create 450 jobs.
Ontario invests $10M to support road and highway projects
Additional funding supports road and highway projects in municipalities across the province
Génius Conseil to pay $300K in Québec bid-rigging settlement
Competition Bureau continues its investigations of infrastructure contracts in Québec.
Trans Mountain reaches ‘key milestone’ as construction begins in BC
Will deliver about 300,000 barrels of petroleum products daily, but expansion will boost to 890,000 barrels.
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.
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.
$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.
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.
SNC-Lavalin announces Jeff Bell as new chief financial officer
Bell is a former group chief financial officer for British energy services firm Centrica
Sustainable building products manufacturer setting up in Squamish
Company aims to significantly reduce the construction sector’s impact on the environment.
SNC-Lavalin recruits ex-Bombardier exec to lead transformation
Veronneau, who led negotiations to sell Bombardier’s majority stake in the C Series to Airbus, will handle the firm’s strategic transformation.
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.
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.
Final pieces of storm toppled crane removed off top of Halifax building
Crane collapsed during post-tropical storm Dorian last month.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Winnipeg hands down punishment during probe into inspectors’ work logs
City property inspectors allegedly slacked off on the job.
Montreal’s costly new Champlain Bridge opens to northbound traffic
It was originally scheduled to open last December, but delays pushed back the opening and added to the price tag.
LNG Canada, JGC Fluor to attract more women to skilled trades
Four-week workforce development program aims to recruit, train, support and employ them in construction trades.