Follow us on Twitter Follow us on LinkedIn Follow us on Instagram
Daily construction news
Weekly equipment news

Construction News

Fri February 23 2018

Related Information
Related Information
Related Information

Construction News Canada

New partnership targets nuclear innovation

New partnership targets nuclear innovation

22 Feb 2018: Hatch, Veolia and Promation Nuclear have formed a consortium aiming to develop innovations for the nuclear industry. more »

EllisDon scoops Toronto courthouse contract

EllisDon scoops Toronto courthouse contract

22 Feb 2018: EllisDon Infrastructure has landed the contract to design, build, finance and maintain Toronto’s new courthouse. more »

Ontario takes action over US ‘Buy American’ policies

Ontario takes action over US ‘Buy American’ policies

21 Feb 2018: New legislation is being proposed in Ontario to enable the provincial government to take measured actions in response to 'Buy American' US procurement policies. more »

Alberta boosts apprentice training

Alberta boosts apprentice training

16 Feb 2018: Alberta is introducing a new bidding policy for its major projects in order to ensure more on-site training opportunities for construction apprentices. more »

Stuart Olson wins Ontario contracts

Stuart Olson wins Ontario contracts

15 Feb 2018: Stuart Olson has won about CA$120m in new building contracts in southern Ontario. more »

EllisDon picked for Vancouver Airport project

EllisDon picked for Vancouver Airport project

15 Feb 2018: EllisDon has been awarded a contract to manage construction work for a sustainability project at Vancouver International Airport (YVR). more »

Construction jobs rise year-over-year

Construction jobs rise year-over-year

15 Feb 2018: The number of jobs Canadian construction sector grew by 33,100 in the year to January 2018. more »

Two options revealed for replacement of Winnipeg’s Arlington Bridge

Two options revealed for replacement of Winnipeg’s Arlington Bridge

15 Feb 2018: Winnipeg has revealed the two designs being considered for the CA$330m replacement of Arlington Bridge. more »

Contracts awarded for $6.3bn Montreal light rail

Contracts awarded for $6.3bn Montreal light rail

13 Feb 2018: Work on a CA$6.3bn light rail project in Montreal is now officially under way with the award of the construction and rolling stock contracts. more »

Premier of Manitoba calls for clarity on Trans Mountain pipeline

Premier of Manitoba calls for clarity on Trans Mountain pipeline

8 Feb 2018: Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister has called for a resolution of the uncertainty over the already-approved Trans Mountain pipeline project. more »

Victoria Airport unveils terminal expansion plan

Victoria Airport unveils terminal expansion plan

22 Feb 2018: Victoria International Airport has announced plans to invest CA$19.4m expanding a departure lounge. more »

Design contract awarded for Veterans Affairs HQ revamp

Design contract awarded for Veterans Affairs HQ revamp

22 Feb 2018: The government of Canada has awarded the design contract for modernization of the headquarters of Veterans Affairs Canada. more »

Contractors fined over fatal electrocution

Contractors fined over fatal electrocution

21 Feb 2018: Two Ontario companies have been fined a total of CA$285,000 after a construction worker was fatally electrocuted by overhead lines. more »

Eglinton light rail to get battery back-up

Eglinton light rail to get battery back-up

16 Feb 2018: An innovative energy storage system is to be incorporated into the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) currently under construction Ontario. more »

Survey predicts 10% wage growth in BC construction sector

Survey predicts 10% wage growth in BC construction sector

15 Feb 2018: Wages in British Columbia’s construction sector are set to rise by nearly 10% over the next two years according to a new survey. more »

Aecon issues updates on Chinese deal

Aecon issues updates on Chinese deal

15 Feb 2018: Aecon has announced an update to the timescale of its proposed acquisition by China’s CCCC International Holding (CCCI) and has responded to some claims that have been made concerning the deal. more »

Ontario pushes forward with high-speed rail project

Ontario pushes forward with high-speed rail project

15 Feb 2018: Ontario has appointed a former federal minister of transport to drive forward its high-speed rail project. more »

Brookfield buys Carillion’s UK FM business

Brookfield buys Carillion’s UK FM business

15 Feb 2018: Canadian firm Brookfield Global Integrated Solutions (BGIS) has agreed a deal to acquire a large slice of Carillion’s facilities management contracts in the UK. more »

Engie buys Ontario power systems specialist

Engie buys Ontario power systems specialist

8 Feb 2018: Engie has acquired an Ontario-based company specializing in power systems. more »

Finning reports higher revenue and profits

Finning reports higher revenue and profits

8 Feb 2018: Vancouver-based Finning - the world’s largest Caterpillar dealer - has report a significant increase in its return on capital invested, driven by higher earnings and improved capital efficiency across all regions. more »

Click here to view all articles »

More News Channels

View all Construction News, UK Construction News, International Construction News, Construction Contract News, Construction Equipment News, Supplier Construction News.