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December 20, 2018
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B.C. ditches plan for $3.5B Massey bridge, stays mum on timeline, cost of alternatives

The bridge was designed to replace the 59-year-old George Massey Tunnel. Construction started in 2017 before being halted when the NDP ousted the former Liberal government

SNC-Lavalin cuts 100 Canadian jobs as politicians warn it’s vulnerable to foreign takeover

Quebec Premier Francois Legault sounded the alarm bells last week. The warning comes a year after a Chinese firm attempted to acquire competitor Aecon, a purchase the federal government ultimately halted

Brampton, Ont. rethinks Hurontario LRT route, looks at tunnel option in major expansion of scope

Lengthening the line would add hundreds of millions to the construction contract, while tunnelling would add hundreds more. The current design is expected to cost $1.4 billion
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Take a ride through Elon Musk's oddball underground construction project [WATCH]

Designed to revolutionize the way people get around, the tunnel can shuttle vehicles beneath the gridlocked streets of Los Angeles. The billionaire said his company has adopted new tunnel boring techniques that cost a fraction of conventional methods » Watch video

Federal minister feuds with new N.B. premier after dramatic project cuts

Dominic LeBlanc said the infrastructure cuts announced last week by the new Brunswick government were done in a “unilateral and belligerent” way » Read More

Kinshofer introduces HPXdrive system

The grab technology is hydraulically driven by a single piston and features two shafts which run opposed and have a helix thread, designed to allow for full and constant closing force » Read More

Latest version of Trimble Earthworks platform supports motor graders, tiltrotator attachments

Earthworks for Motor Graders is a GNSS-based, 3D grade control solution designed for fine grading. It also now gives excavator operators using tiltrotators automatic machine control » Read More
Canadian Concrete Expo

World of Concrete 2019

Date: January 22-25
Location: Las Vegas, NV
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Canadian Concrete Expo

Date: Feb. 6-7
Location: Toronto, ON
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The First Nations Housing Conference

Date: February 26-28
Location: Thunder Bay, ON
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