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Calgary library project back on schedule

June 9, 2017 -

Calgary city council received good news from staff in regards to the construction of the new $245-million central library: the project is back on schedule. In January, council was told that issues with steel truss beams had put the project about six weeks behind, as analysis of the beams and shipment...

Categories: News, Western Canada

Council approves phase 1 of Green Line LRT

May 16, 2017 -

Calgary City Council has voted in favour of building phase 1 of the Green Line light rail transit (LRT) system. According to a report from CBC News, council approved the current version of the route by a vote of 12-3. The $4.5-billion transit system is designed to run from 16th Avenue North to 126...

Categories: Western Canada

Alberta commits $270.6 million to the University of Calgary

March 23, 2017 -

The Government of Alberta is committing $270.6 million over four years for 500 new study and classroom spaces with the renovation of the MacKimmie Complex and Professional Faculties building at the University of Calgary. The investment will renew student spaces for the faculties of Nursing and Social...

Categories: News, Western Canada

Alberta announces infrastructure funding in Budget 2017

March 17, 2017 -

The 2017 Alberta budget included funding for new infrastructure projects, identified as high priorities by the province. Budget 2017 included a Capital Plan that will invest $29.5 billion in infrastructure projects over four years. This includes: $7.6 billion in municipal infrastructure support...

Categories: News, Western Canada

$100 Million spent preparing for Green Line LRT

February 28, 2017 -

Officials at the City of Calgary have confirmed that approximately $100 million has already been spent in preparation of the Green Line LRT. According to an article from the CBC, the initial investment has focused on land acquisition and pre-design work associated with the new light rail transit system. The...

Categories: News, Western Canada

Truss cracks cause Calgary library setback

January 19, 2017 -

Micro cracks discovered in steel trusses for the Calgary central library project has caused a setback in construction. According to an article from CBC News, the cracks were discovered before the trusses were delivered to the construction site. While construction of the new $245-million library...

Categories: News, Western Canada

RFP Issued for Alberta's Calgary Cancer Centre

October 28, 2016 -

Two companies are now attached to Alberta’s Calgary Cancer Centre. Both PCL Construction Management, Inc., and EllisDon Construction Services, Inc., have been selected to participate in a Request For Proposal (RFP) on the project. PCL and EllisDon will have six months to prepare their packages...

Categories: News, Western Canada

Calgary breaks ground on CNG bus facility

October 11, 2016 -

The City of Calgary today celebrated a groundbreaking event for the Stoney Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Bus Storage and Transit Facility. The new 44,300 square metre facility will provide storage and maintenance space for Calgary Transit’s new fleet of CNG buses, as well as diesel buses that are...

Categories: News, Western Canada

Preliminary program released for QUEST2016

September 28, 2016 -

The preliminary program has been released for QUEST2016 Conference & Tradeshow, taking place October 17-19 in Calgary. The upcoming conference features two full days of presentations from industry leaders from across Canada and around the world, as well as a third day containing opportunities...

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Alberta signs agreement for Southwest Calgary Ring Road

September 19, 2016 -

Alberta Transportation has signed an agreement with Mountain View Partners (MVP) to design, build, partially finance and operate the Southwest Calgary Ring Road project. Under the agreement, the province will fund 60 per cent of the capital construction cost, which will be paid during the five-year...

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