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Federal foot dragging on infrastructure investments jeopardizing Ontario economy, report says

Infrastructure spending as a percentage of the province's GDP has declined or remained flat every year since 2010

Infrastructure Bank makes first investment, loaning Montreal REM project $1.3B

The arms-length government institution is designed to coax private investors into the public works business. It could provide new opportunities for contractors

Cranespotting: Toronto tops North American rivals

More construction cranes are at work over Toronto than in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago combined


Experts knew Genoa bridge had weakened 20 per cent months before it collapsed, report says

Maintenance contracts to strengthen key supports that could have prevented the disaster were scheduled to be handed out next month, Italian media report » Read More

Starting small: Hybrid and electric equipment looks to earn its place

A new breed of compact equipment is starting to inch its way onto the job site » Read More

Kinshoffer drum cutters offer efficiency, power

The WS drum cutter series, intended for mining, tunneling, road construction and demolition, feature a high-torque hydraulic motor designed to reduce vibrations and noise, while improving cutting efficiency » Read More

Gehl introduces DL Gen:3 series telescopic handlers

The models feature a single joystick control for boom extension and retraction, attachment tilt, auxiliary hydraulics and forward/neutral/reverse, in addition to a 120-hp Tier IV Cummins QSF 3.8L engine and Dana 4-speed power shift transmission » 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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Downstream Engineering and Construction Canada

Date: October 22-23
Location: Calgary, AB
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