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.
Liberals’ supercluster program short on promised jobs, economic growth
Program contributes $918 million over five years to bring business, academic institutions and other non-profits together.
Feds earmark $3.3B for provinces, territories for COVID-19 infrastructure
The feds are envisioning the money will be used to retrofit schools, hospitals and long-term care facilities to better limit the spread of COVID-19
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
Ontario invests $10M to support road and highway projects
Additional funding supports road and highway projects in municipalities across the province
Alberta cuts business tax, boosts infrastructure spending
Kenney says the investments will be for roads, health care, schools and in other areas.
Canadian Utilities partners to modernize Puerto Rico electricity system
Luma Energy to receive a US$60-million fee in the transition year, and increases to $105 million in years four through 16.
Génius Conseil to pay $300K in Québec bid-rigging settlement
Competition Bureau continues its investigations of infrastructure contracts in Québec.
Report advises manufacturers how to revive economy amid recovery
The report contains recommendations to kick-start economic growth and create jobs in the manufacturing and energy sectors
Conspiracy theories about 5G networks have skyrocketed since COVID-19
Some extreme right-wing groups are linking the technology to the pandemic.
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.
IIoT-based smart water utilities market to reach US$22.2B: Frost & Sullivan
The report says there is demand for solutions such as smart water meters, smart online water sensors and smart non-revenue water leak management
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.
Feds invest $15M in western rail to improve transport capacity
Will improve shipping efficiency from the Alberta Industrial Heartland.