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Canadian Construction Association mobilizes members to oppose government-owned enterprises

The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) has opposed government-owned or controlled entities competing for construction contracts. CCA has asked the government to extend the time for review of the recent acquisition of Aecon Group by Chinese state-owned CCCI to allow for more input from the industry.

Carillion Canada allowed creditor protection after UK-company collapses

The Canadian branch of insolvent British construction giant and state contractor Carillion PLC has been granted protection from creditors by the Ontario Superior Court under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act as a result of liquidation challenges.

Lac-Megantic rail bypass line to receive federal funding

The federal government is expected to contribute funding toward the construction of a bypass railway line in Lac-Megantic, Que. Minister of Transport Marc Garneau hopes to announce details of the contribution, yet to be confirmed, before the fifth anniversary of the Lac-Megantic train derailment and explosion.
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Volvo electric excavator prototype promises to be clean, quiet and efficient

Volvo Construction Equipment’s zero emissions electric compact excavator prototype, EX2, is made with two lithium ion batteries totalling 38 kWh and features electromechanical linear actuators. » Read More

Cat breaks into UTV market

Caterpillar has introduced its first-ever Cat utility vehicles. The CUV82 and CUV102D feature a rugged steel cargo bed and offer 1,000-lb. (454-kg) total rear cargo capacity and 2,000-lb. (907-kg) towing capacity for a wide variety of applications. » Read More

Canadian Concrete Expo

Date: Feb. 7–8
Location: Mississauga, ON
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Buildex Vancouver

Date: Feb. 14 - 15
Location: Vancouver
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Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show

Date: April 5-6
Location: Moncton, NB
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