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Edmonton picks construction team to tackle $2.6B Valley Line West LRT project

The naming of a preferred proponent for the 14-kilometre line ends a somewhat rocky procurement process. Two of three consortia from the original shortlist withdrew last year, forcing a reset

Fixing construction’s payment problem

New prompt payment legislation, as well as more advanced software tools, are pushing the industry to reassess how money is doled out

Slimming project pipeline a big concern for construction supply chain as frantic 2020 nears end

A frenzy of building this summer has elevated demand for concrete, lumber and steel. Suppliers are slowly catching up, while apprehensively watching fewer projects break ground
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First pre-fabricated bridge for $1.3B Port Lands project in Toronto sails from Nova Scotia

The 57-metre welded steel structure will make its way up the St. Lawrence Seaway over the next few weeks » Read More

Samuel De Champlain Bridge Corridor wins Schreyer at 52nd annual Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards

The project team overcame major issues during an accelerated time frame, as it raced to replace the older Champlain Bridge. Our sister publication CCE has the full story » Read More

Hilti introduces semi-autonomous robot for ceiling drilling

Using BIM, the robot is able to identify its location, drill holes overhead in the correct spots and mark them appropriately for trades workers » Read More

Bobcat adds to R2-Series line with new E60 compact excavator

The conventional tail-swing machine has a redesigned Bobcat engine, improved cooling system and new dual flange rollers that boost its lift-over-side capacity » Read More

Buildings Week

Date: Nov. 30
Location: Virtual
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ORBA Annual Road Building Academy

Date: Feb. 22-26
Location: Scarborough, Ont.
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Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show

Date: March 31, April 1
Location: Moncton, N.B.
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