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Sutherland Generating Station producing electricity

April 10, 2017 -

The Peter Sutherland Sr. Generating Station (GS) on New Post Creek is now generating clean, reliable, low-cost electricity. The project, which is a partnership between Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and Coral Rapids Power, a company wholly owned by Taykwa Tagamou Nation (TTN), was completed safely, ahead...

Tags: electricity, generating station, hydroelectric, OPG, power, Sutherland

Canadian green bond market has potential to top $50 billion

April 10, 2017 -

Canada's capacity for green bond issues will be at least $56.3 billion in fiscal 2017/18. That's the finding in a Corporate Knights report released at the RBC Capital Markets Green Bond Conference in Toronto. The figure is based on an analysis of the capital requirements, debt-raising capacity, and intended...

Tags: Corporate Knights, green bond, Infrastructure, Top100 Projects

RFQ issued for Highway 401 expansion project

April 10, 2017 -

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) have released a request for qualifications (RFQ) to pre-qualify and shortlist project teams to deliver the Highway 401 expansion project. The Highway 401 expansion project is approximately 18 kilometres long and is located within...

Tags: 401, highway, Infrastructure Ontario, MTO, Roads, transportation

Lions Gate wastewater treatment plant contract awarded

April 7, 2017 -

Metro Vancouver has awarded the contract for the new Lions Gate Secondary Wastewater Treatment Plant to ADAPT Consortium at a cost of $525 million. The ADAPT team has been selected to design and construct the new plant, which will provide secondary sewage treatment services to a population of about...

Tags: Acciona, Amec Foster Wheeler, DIALOG, TetraTech, treatment, wastewater, water

Endless opportunities for clean tech

April 7, 2017 -

The global clean tech sector is booming, and the federal government hopes to provide resources to continue to keep Canada as an industry leader. Speaking at GLOBE Capital in Toronto, federal Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Navdeep Bains praised the growth of the clean tech...

Tags: clean tech, innovation, Navdeep Bains, resilience, sustainability

A new focus for infrastructure

April 7, 2017 -

Strong sustainable communities, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, and projects that grow the economy will be the focus of federal government investment in infrastructure in the years ahead. In a panel discussion alongside Ontario Minister of Infrastructure Bob Chiarelli, federal Minister of Infrastructure...

Tags: Amarjeet Sohi, Bob Chiarelli, economy, emissions, GHG, GLOBE Capital, Infrastructure, sustainable

Building the bank

April 6, 2017 -

As early details begin to roll out on the establishment of the Canadian Infrastructure Bank, an expert panel at GLOBE Capital provided its analysis of what its potential impact could be. The opportunity to invest in Canadian infrastructure is a welcome one, according to Olivia Steedman of the Ontario...

Tags: Aecon, CIBC, finance, GLOBE Capital, infrastructure bank, Manulife, OTPP

A challenging build

April 6, 2017 -

How do we integrate tomorrow's infrastructure on the foundation of what we have today? That question was the focus of a panel of experts at GLOBE Capital, the two-day forum focused on answering questions on how to finance the 21st century. In the building sector, we are seeing the rapid evolution...

Tags: build, building, GLOBE Capital, Infrastructure, Jennifer Keesmaat

Power sector infrastructure megaprojects run over time, budget: Report

April 3, 2017 -

According to a new EY report, Spotlight on Canadian power and utility megaprojects, Canadian infrastructure megaprojects run 39 per cent over budget and behind schedule by 12 months on average. “Canadian power and utilities companies need to act now to start to transform the way they control investment...

Tags: EY, Infrastructure, megaprojects, power, report, utlities

Kipling station to become transit hub

April 3, 2017 -

The Government on Ontario, alongside officials from the City of Mississauga, TTC, and Metrolinx, have announced a plan to redevelop Kipling Station into a major transit station that integrates subway, regional rail, and inter-regional bus services into a single hub. The redevelopment includes the...

Tags: GO, Kipling, Ontario, rail, RER, transit, TTC

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