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January 3, 2019
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Construction industry embraces unlikely source of growth: shifting work off the job site

Modular building comes into its own as timeline and labour issues squeeze builders

Crews complete main structure of new Champlain bridge as project drifts past original deadline

Government officials and workers celebrated a major milestone at the end of 2018, but it wasn’t the Christmas present many in Montreal had been hoping for

Liberals hope infrastructure funding change solves construction delays, cost concerns

The government’s $180-billion infrastructure plan has been heavily criticized for the slow rollout of funds
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First of 17 remote Ontario First Nations plugged into grid as $1.6B power line project progresses

The ambitious project includes construction of an 1,800-kilometre transmission line and will allow the remote communities to switch off their diesel generators » Read More

Liberals look to Infrastructure Bank to finance rural, remote broadband internet

A single broadband line into one rural community is unlikely to grab the attention of large institutional investors, but the new government financier could be the catalyst » Read More

Compact platform available for JLG boom lifts

The 30 by 36 inch platform, designed for completing work in tight spaces, comes standard with the company’s SkyGuard control panel protection system » Read More

John Deere rolls out two K-Series compact wheel loader models

Both models are equipped with 73-horsepower Final Tier 4 engines, and feature auto shift hydrostatic transmission and an automatic, two-speed gear box » Read More

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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