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New infrastructure minister eyes ways to speed up Champlain bridge work

The December deadline looms, but Francois-Philippe Champagne is not sure construction can be sped up enough to make up for lost time

Amazon plans construction of another huge Ontario warehouse

The tech giant announced a sprawling new Ottawa fulfillment centre just two weeks ago. It’s Ontario building binge will not end there

Aecon picks new CEO after takeover by Chinese firm blocked

The appointment caps an eventful year for Aecon, which put out the for sale sign last summer only to have Ottawa block the acquisition on national security grounds

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Ontario government introduces legislation to scrap cap-and-trade program

The Tory policy shift should save construction crews money at the pump, but could be temporary as Ottawa has vowed to impose a carbon tax on the province » Read More

Get the most from your equipment: Avoid these three excavator pitfalls

Even the "superheroes" of modern construction aren't invincible, particularly if they end up in the wrong hands » Read More

Liebherr crawler excavator offers improved swing torque and engine power

The R 926 Compact crawler excavator has a tail swing of 1.7 m and 1.9 m, with a swing radius of less than 4 m, and a 129 kW Stage IV/Tier 4f engine » Read More

JLG releases extendable truss attachment

The fork-mounted extendable truss attachment, intended for lifting and placing objects around a job site, is designed to accommodate a maximum fork size of 2.36 x 7 x 72 inches » Read More

RCI Canadian Building Envelope Technology Symposium

Date: September 13-14
Location: Mississauga, ON
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Manitoba Building Expo

Date: October 16
Location: Winnipeg, MB
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Quebec Building Expo

Date: October 25
Location: Quebec City, QC
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