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Canada blocks Aecon takeover by Chinese state-owned firm, citing national security

The rejection follows a lengthy federal probe and months of divisive rhetoric exchanged between supporters and opponents of the deal

SNC-Lavalin looks to put troubled past behind it, settles two class action suits for $110M

One industry analyst says everything is beginning to come together for the construction company, which has been dogged by bribery and fraud charges for years

Countdown halted as construction of Nova Scotia rocket launch pad put on hold

What promises to be one of Canada’s most unique construction projects has been delayed due to regulatory reviews. The private-sector developer has been engaging with contractors and engineering firms to push the $200 million project forward.

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Genie releases contact alarm prototype for slab scissor, vertical mast lifts

Genie Lift Guard is designed for the company’s slab scissor lifts and GR, GRC and QS vertical masts. This system is an electronic secondary guarding solution that activates when an obstruction makes contact with an activation whisker mounted to the lift’s platform guardrails, alerting to a potential hazard. » Read More

Compact grinder offers ease, power

From HTC, the Duratiq 5 grinder has a grinding width of 20 in. and is available in two models rated at 3-hp and 5-hp, respectively. The grinder features a digital control panel, hermetically sealed grinding head, modular chassis and mist cooler system. » Read More

CaGBC National Conference

Date: June 5-7
Location:Toronto, Ont.
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Buildex Calgary

Date: November 7-8
Location: Calgary, AB
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The Buildings Show

Date: November 28-30
Location: Toronto, ON
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