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Cabinet orders deeper security review of proposed Chinese takeover of Aecon Group

Canadian security agencies are voicing their concern about the proposed takeover of Aecon Group Inc. by a Chinese state-owned business, prompting Ottawa to order a full national security review of the deal.

Trending: On-Site readers respond to Aecon takeover

The proposed takeover of Aecon by state-owned China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) has generated On-Site’s highest response rate to any online article. Let us know where you stand on this controversial acquisition today and your comments may be featured in the March issue of On-Site.

Montreal REM transportation network launches

The Reseau Express Metropolitain (REM) project in Montreal, Que. has launched. It will be the largest public transportation network developed in the city in 50 years. Construction is expected to begin in April 2018. Initial tests will be conducted at the end of 2020, and CDPQ Infra – infrastructure projects owner-operator – aims for REM to be operational in the summer of 2021.


Truck interior designed to attract drivers

Designed with detailed input from thousands of drivers, the Mack Granite model interior was developed to improve comfort and offer an ergonomic, driver-centric layout. One of the premier features of the layout is the new flat-bottom steering wheel, a trucking industry first, enabling easier entering and exiting of the cab, as well as offering more belly room. » Read More

Long-lasting pump kit

Putzmeister America, Inc.’s .13 HPD Pump Cell has been designed to work with the brand-new 39Z-Meter Truck-Mounted Concrete Boom Pump. The BSA-grade pump kit is designed to be the highest-performing, longest-lasting pump cell on the market with a Rod Side output up to 180 yards3/hr (138 m3/hr), and Rod Side pressures of only 1,233 PSI (85 bar). » Read More

CSC Building Expo

Date: February 28
Location: Toronto, ON
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The Construction Expo

Date: March 10-11
Location: Surrey, BC
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Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show

Date: April 5-6
Location: Moncton, NB
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