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Independent report confirms Diefenbaker Bridge is sound

Posted on October 23, 2017
An independent, expert analysis confirms the Diefenbaker Bridge in St. Albert, Sask. can safely handle the traffic that uses it and will last well into the future with proper maintenance. “I am pleased that the results of the expert inspection demonstrates all traffic will be able to use this vital corridor to and from the north,” Highways and Infrastructure Minister David Marit said. “In collaboration with the City of Prince Albert, we have developed a strategy to perform the short, medium, and long-term maintenance of the bridge, ensuring its long-term [...]

New Teck Acute Care Centre opens

Posted on October 23, 2017
Newborns, children, and expectant mothers from all around British Columbia will be cared for in the new Teck Acute Care Centre, located on the campus of BC Children’s Hospital and BC Women’s Hospital, officially opened by Premier John Horgan, health-care workers, and patients. “When children need hospital care, they should be in a place that feels like home, where they can play, exercise their imagination, and be surrounded by family to help them heal,” said Premier Horgan. “This new centre means better care for thousands of patients and their [...]

Minister receives update on Champlain Bridge progress

Posted on October 23, 2017
Infrastructure Canada has been provided an update on the construction of the new Champlain Bridge by its private partner, Signature on the Saint Lawrence (SSL) and The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI), which is responsible for managing the existing Champlain Bridge. The project update highlighted the many areas of progress on the worksites of the new Champlain Bridge since its launch in June 2015: The main pylon of the cable-stayed bridge is progressing very well with the final lifting of its upper cross beam last July and [...]

Deloitte, Enstoa announce new Canadian partnership

Posted on October 23, 2017
Deloitte and Enstoa have announced that they have partnered, combining their respective skills and expertise to better address the needs of the growing capital projects and portfolio management (PPM) market in Canada. With the market for PPM solutions expected to exceed $8.5 Billion by 2025, both Deloitte and Enstoa see a tremendous opportunity to bring a unique value proposition to the market. “We’re in the midst of a critical time where organizations looking to optimize and streamline complex capital projects need the most innovative solutions more [...]

Public interest in Sea to Sky transit option

Posted on October 20, 2017
BC Transit and its Sea to Sky local government partners have released a study showing there is public interest in a potential transit service connecting the communities along the Sea to Sky corridor, from Metro Vancouver to the Pemberton Valley. The Sea to Sky Corridor Regional Transit Study was a collaborative effort involving the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District, the District of Squamish, the Resort Municipality of Whistler, the Village of Pemberton, the Lil’wat and Squamish Nations, BC Transit, the B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure [...]

Ross joins EXP as its new CIO

Posted on October 20, 2017
EXP has announced that Steve Ross has joined the firm as chief information officer, effective October 2, 2017. In his new role, Ross is responsible for aligning technology investment with EXP’s corporate strategy and vision. Ross will apply his 30 years of experience to oversee the assessment and implementation of technology requirements for all business functions. Formerly of Thornton Tomasetti and Schoor DePalma, Ross will bring his depth of knowledge and understanding of all aspects of the architecture, engineering, and construction industry to [...]

Preferred proponent selected for Highway 401 Rail Tunnel Project

Posted on October 20, 2017
Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx have selected Toronto Tunnel Partners (TTP) as the preferred proponent to design, build, and finance the Highway 401 Rail Tunnel project, in support of the province's GO Regional Express Rail (RER) program. Members of the TTP team include: Applicant Lead: EllisDon Capital Inc. and STRABAG Inc. Construction: EllisDon Civil Ltd. and STRABAG Inc. Design: WSP Canada Inc., Dr. Sauer & Partners, Amec Foster Wheeler Financial Advisor: EllisDon Capital Inc. and STRABAG Inc. The selection of TTP is the result of [...]

RFP closed for Brockville General Hospital redevelopment

Posted on October 20, 2017
The request for proposals (RFP) stage has closed for prequalified companies to submit bids to build and finance the Brockville General Hospital redevelopment project. Following a fair, open and transparent request for qualifications process that began in June 2015, prequalified bidders were invited to respond to the RFP issued in May 2017. Four companies have submitted bids: EllisDon Corporation M. Sullivan and Son, Ltd. PCL Constructors Canada, Inc. Pomerleau Inc. Infrastructure Ontario and Brockville General Hospital will now evaluate the [...]

TransLink ridership continues record growth

Posted on October 18, 2017
The latest data from TransLink shows the public is using transit more than ever before. For the nine months ending September 30, 2017, the number of average weekday journeys increased 6.2 per cent compared to the same period in 2016. With the exception of February 2010 during the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, September 2017 saw a record-breaking month for ridership with 36 million transit boardings. Ridership increased across all modes, except West Coast Express (first nine months of 2016 versus the same period in 2017): Bus: 3.4 per cent [...]

Alberta welcomes new Minister of Infrastructure

Posted on October 18, 2017
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley has announced a series of changes to the province’s cabinet, including the appointment of Calgary-North West MLA Sandra Jansen as the new Minister of Infrastructure. “Alberta’s economy is looking up, but there is more work to do – especially in Calgary, where too many skilled people are still looking for work,” Notley said. “That’s why I’m appointing Sandra Jansen, an experienced and well-known champion for Calgary, as our new Minister of Infrastructure. Sandra will oversee our job-creating capital plan and [...]
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