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November 7, 2019

No end in sight for construction at Toronto’s Union Station as province issues RFQ for next phase of work

Work has been underway at the rail hub for nearly a decade, and while one renovation is nearly complete, two more major projects are poised to get underway shortly

Construction of 11-tower project led by Squamish Nation scheduled to start in Vancouver in 2021

The 4.7-hectare site is a stone’s throw from downtown Vancouver. Costs to build the huge development could top $3 billion

PCL breaks ground on multibillion-dollar three-part redevelopment of Toronto’s SickKids

The hospital expansion project includes two new towers and major renovations to one of the health care hub’s existing buildings. It’s expected to take about ten years to complete
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Sidewalk Labs and Waterfront Toronto reach deal on reduced scope for contentious Quayside project

The proposed Toronto building project will cover a 4.8-hectare site called Quayside, though it still faces numerous hurdles before shovels can get in the ground » Read More

GFL Environmental cancels IPO after investors seek price below range

Existing shareholders in the company, which has a hand in the construction industry through its infrastructure unit, did not feel the IPO price reflected the firm's value » Read More

Manitou extends its reach with four mobile elevating work platforms

The four models new to the North American market include smooth platform operation, three steering modes and 360-degree rotation, among other features » Read More

Milwaukee Tool introduces new lineup of light, cordless equipment

The company plans to continually add to the new MX FUEL Equipment System as lithium-ion-powered solutions replace gas on job sites » Read More

P3 2019

Date: Nov. 18-19
Location: Toronto
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The Buildings Show

Date: Dec. 4-6
Location: Toronto
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Canadian Concrete Expo

Date: Jan. 22-23
Location: Mississauga, Ont.
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