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Towering heights: Construction crews work to tame Kicking Horse Canyon

Jagged twists, steep embankments and towering cliffs make for spectacular views. They’ve also made for an exceedingly complicated Trans-Canada Highway widening project

Infrastructure bank chief clashes with MPs over private-sector investment

The debate over the value of the CIB heated up this week when parliament’s budget watchdog issued a report saying the agency had failed to attract non-government money

Nova Scotia grants 18-month extension for work to begin on commercial spaceport

The proposed site on the northeastern tip of mainland Nova Scotia was picked for its remoteness and access to a desired due-south trajectory to put satellites into orbit


Site C to go on. Thank, or blame, the sunk costs

The pandemic is just one factor for the rising costs. A recent review found issues with the civil works contract, geotechnical problems and ineffective cost and risk controls » Read More

Easy to be hard: Cruel and unusual punishment and corporations

A challenge by a Quebec contractor made it all the way to the Supreme Court of Canada. The decision has implications for construction and beyond » Read More

Volvo brings two new short-swing compact excavators to North America

The equipment maker’s compact excavator lineup now includes 11 models, ranging from 1.8 to eight tons » Read More

Genie introduces GTH-1056 telehandler, designed to lower costs, add performance

The new telehandler has a side-mounted engine, a stronger boom design and a telescopic handler capable of lifting 4,536 kilograms » Read More

CCA Annual Conference

Date: March 23-25
Location: Virtual
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OAPC Spring Operations Seminar

Date: March 25
Location: Virtual
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World of Concrete

Date: June 8-10
Location: Las Vegas
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