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Release date announced for RFP for Hamilton's Pier 8 development

Posted on March 15, 2017
The City of Hamilton has announced that the launch date of the Pier 8 Request for Qualifications (RFQ) will be on April 18, 2017. The City’s West Harbour staff formally made the announcement earlier today at MIPIM (Le marché international des professionnels de l’immobilier), the world’s largest real estate exhibition taking place this week in France. The RFQ is the first of a two-stage solicitation process that offers private developers the opportunity to purchase and build on 5.24 hectares of fully serviced, mixed-use lands that are integrated [...]

Tender issued for Dartmouth General Hospital

Posted on March 15, 2017
The first tender for the expansion and renovation project at Dartmouth General Hospital has been issued. According to an article from the The Chronicle Herald, the tender was issued Tuesday with a deadline of April 13. According to the online documentation, the tender includes: “early sitework, concrete structure, elevators, early works mechanical, and early works electrical trades.” The work is part of the QEII redevelopment project, which will see upgrades and expansion at several medical sites in the Halifax region. The expansion and renovations [...]

Quebec announces $4.6 billion transportation investment

Posted on March 15, 2017
The Government of Québec will invest more than $ 4.6 billion in the Québec highway system during the period 2017-2019 to undertake, continue, or complete 2,062 road works throughout Quebec, and to create and maintain more than 31,000 jobs. The $ 4.6 billion that will be invested over the next two years is broken down as follows: $2.1 billion will be devoted to the MTMDET structures; $252.6 million will go to the municipal network structures; more than $ 1.2 billion for pavements; $626.9 million will go towards improving the network; and $463.7 [...]

Weir Hydroelectric Project moving forward

Posted on March 15, 2017
A committee of City of Saskatoon councillors believe that the city should prepare a Memorandum of Understanding with the Saskatoon Tribal Council, as the agreement would start a feasibility study for a jointly-owned hydropower station at the weir. The Standing Policy Committee on Environment, Utilities & Corporate Services approved the move at its meeting on March 12.  It will be considered by City Council later this month. “This is a positive first step,” says Kevin Hudson, manager of sustainable energy for the city-owned Saskatoon Light & [...]

Most opposition to light rail based on process: report

Posted on March 15, 2017
A new report from the Pembina Institute shows that most opponents to new light rail projects in Ontario aren’t opposed to rapid transit in general, but actually take issue with the process and how decisions are made. Best practices like engaging early, being transparent, and working closely with developers and landowners can go a long way to making a project more likely to succeed. Getting on Board: learning from planning and engagement around rapid transit projects in Ontario, produced in collaboration with Evergreen, studies four rapid transit projects [...]

Contract awarded for Highway 427 expansion project

Posted on March 14, 2017
Infrastructure Ontario and the Ontario Ministry of Transportation have announced that LINK 427 has signed a fixed-priced contract to design, build, finance, and maintain the Highway 427 expansion project. The contract value of the Highway 427 expansion project is approximately $616M, which reflects payments to be made during construction, the substantial completion payment and the monthly service payments before inflation adjustments. Ongoing maintenance and repairs will ensure Highway 427 is kept in good condition over the contract term. LINK 427 will [...]

Keeyask Generating Station budget revised to $8.7 billion

Posted on March 14, 2017
The Keeyask Hydropower Limited Partnership (KHLP) and Manitoba Hydro have announced a new control budget of $8.7 billion and revised in-service date of August 2021 for the Keeyask Generating Station, currently under construction on the Nelson River in northern Manitoba. This represents an increase from the previously approved control budget of $6.5 billion and a delay of 21 months from the previous in-service date of November 2019. The Keeyask Generating Station is owned by the KHLP, a partnership between Manitoba Hydro and four First Nations: Tataskweyak [...]

Newfoundland & Labrador announces new municipal infrastructure program

Posted on March 14, 2017
As part of Budget 2017, the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador introduced a new three-year municipal infrastructure program and a call for applications from interested communities. One hundred million dollars in provincial funding will be invested in municipal infrastructure over the next three years through the Multi-Year Capital Works ($70 million) and Municipal Capital Works ($30 million) programs. In addition to the funding provided under this program, the provincial government continues to leverage federal funding to maximize infrastructure investment [...]

Understanding Ontario's construction market

Posted on March 13, 2017
A record crowd of more than 300 people gathered at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre for the Ontario Construction Secretariat’s State of the Industry and Outlook Conference 2017. The annual event provides a snapshot of the Ontario construction market, with a focus on the province’s industrial, commercial, and institutional sectors. Ontario Minister of Labour Kevin Flynn started the day by praising the workforce for the job done to reduce the number of workplace injuries. Since 2003, workplace incidents across Ontario have dropped by more than 50 [...]

Five teams bidding on LTC facility in Corner Brook

Posted on March 13, 2017
In response to a Request for Qualifications issued on January 20 for the design, build, financing, and maintenance of the new long-term care facility in Corner Brook, five teams have submitted proposals. The facility will include 120 long-term care beds, 15 palliative care beds, and 10 rehabilitative care beds. Construction is scheduled to begin in fall 2017. The following teams have responded to the Request for Qualifications: Corner Brook Care Partnership Crow Hill Care Solutions Infraworks KMK Capital Lark Group Details regarding each [...]
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