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Graham hits back, accuses Alberta of botching Grande Prairie hospital build

In response to threats from the province, the construction firm says Alberta has crippled the hospital construction project with slapdash planning and repeated scope changes

SNC-Lavalin looking to sell some of its stake in Toronto's Hwy. 407 toll road

The contractor holds a nearly 17 per cent interest in the original 108-kilometre route, which was controversially privatized in 1999. Construction that will lengthen the tollway is ongoing

Alberta overhauls tender process for highway maintenance work, but dismisses roadbuilder challenge

The new criteria will focus less on cost and more on performance. Alberta’s Transportation minister says the change has nothing to do with a legal challenge by contractors contesting the handover of $500 million in Carillion Canada contracts


Dozer operators take on serious risks in fight against forest fires

The integral piece of construction equipment is also a key part of the battle against large blazes » Read More

Construction job vacancies at 3.8 per cent, CFIB report says

The figure eclipses the national average of 3.1 per cent for the second quarter, itself the highest nationwide vacancy rate ever recorded by the industry association over more than a decade of tracking » Read More

Cat D8T dozer features increased blade capacity, power

The dozer offers a fully-automatic four-speed transmission and blade capacity of 13.4 cubic yards, and is available in standard and low ground pressure configurations » Read More

JLG releases positive air shut off system for its telehandlers

The system aims to block the engine air intake system, cutting off the uncontrolled external fuel source and the air required to keep the engine running, to protect against engine damage » Read More

Buildex Calgary

Date: November 7-8
Location: Calgary, AB
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Canadian Concrete Expo

Date: February 6-7
Location: Mississauga, ON
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