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August 1, 2019

Aecon poised to gain from SNC-Lavalin's retreat from world of builders

With its own roster of on-site workers, Aecon's CEO said the company is better positioned to deliver fixed-price projects than those relying heavily on contractors

Construction of new NHL arena for Calgary Flames to start in 2021 as city council approves $550M deal

Replacing the 36-year-old Saddledome is part of a wider effort to breathe new life into Calgary’s east end. The job will also give the city’s construction industry a shot in the arm

Work starts on major Ontario rail project that requires tunnelling under 21 lanes of Hwy. 401 interchange

Crews from EllisDon and Strabag have begun digging near the Toronto airport. The new twin tunnels will increase capacity on GO Transit’s Kitchener line


Saskatchewan, Ottawa disagree over timeline for infrastructure dollars

The province’s right-leaning government also accused the federal Liberals of playing politics with certain infrastructure projects ahead of the fall election » Read More

With school repair backlog at nearly $16B, Ontario government moves forward on funding

The province has unfrozen a key school infrastructure spending program that’s been paused for more than a year, pledging $13 billion over 10 years for much-needed repairs » Read More

New B2W Software app designed to work in online and offline environments

With connectivity often patchy on tough-to-reach job sites, the new app lets contractors preload forms and job site information, complete the work offline and upload it once back online » Read More

Continental introduces new air hose for heavy-duty applications

The new Super Rock Drill 600 HT is designed to work in high temperatures and under high working pressures » Read More

WoodRise 2019

Date: Sept. 30 - Oct. 4
Location: Quebec City
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The Buildings Show

Date: Dec. 4-6
Location: Toronto
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