Infrastructure

Vedder Bridge Emil Anderson

A unique launch for the new Vedder Bridge

The Vedder Bridge project in Chilliwack replaces the existing two-lane steel thru-truss bridge which was constructed in 1947.
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Urban pressures arise in step with proptech

Toronto conference explores commercial real estate in its urban context, focusing on factors that support or threaten economic growth, investment returns, urban liveability and sustainability.
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Plans for first net positive energy office building

An office building in Markham, Ontario's technology hub plans to be the first net positive energy office building in Canada.
Contractors Awards

Top contractors earn transportation project awards

Top contractors responsible for B.C.’s transportation and infrastructure projects were recognized with Deputy Minister’s Contractor of the Year Awards.
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Construction side effects carry deadly risks

Living through construction may be a fact of life for city dwellers, but living through construction can be a fact of life and death for hospital patients.
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Post-occupancy audits in P3 construction projects

When carefully and transparently planned, P3s offer some significant advantages to owners and communities.
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Federal infrastructure funding delays

The federal government has announced unprecedented investment to renew Canada’s aging public infrastructure. However, there have been delays in rolling out the funds to get
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Top 14 stories to watch in 2017

Last year, the commercial real estate industry faced a number of diverse challenges and successes that are expected to develop throughout 2017. Here, REMI’s award-winning
GRESB infrastructure benchmark

Low scores in infrastructure benchmark debut

The inaugural Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark assessment for infrastructure reveals that the asset class generally lags real estate's offerings of environmental, social and governance evidence for investors.
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Edmonton’s new Rogers Place arena opens

Edmonton’s new downtown arena, Rogers Place, has officially opened. The 1,110,900 square foot facility in the heart of downtown Edmonton features the largest true high-definition
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Are B.C. water systems at risk?

Reliable water, sewer and storm water systems are essential to public health, a clean environment and a strong economy. But British Columbia’s systems may be
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Pacific NorthWest LNG closer to final decision

Pacific NorthWest LNG is one of 20 proposed LNG projects in B.C. which will see a $36 billion LNG export facility built on Lelu Island
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Surrey facility to turn organic waste into biogas

A new organics biofuel processing facility in Surrey will be the first and largest of its kind in North America. When completed, the facility will
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Unconventional excavation digs up award

The successful completion of the excavation and shoring work of Lynn Sewage Pump Station has earned Matcon the Vancouver Regional Construction Association's 2015 Chairman's Trade Award
The RCMP's new Nova Scotia headquarters

The RCMP’s new Nova Scotia headquarters

The design of the RCMP's new Nova Scotia headquarters reconciles its requirements of internal security and external accountability.
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Rehabilitating Canada’s aging infrastructure

Developing advanced rehabilitation techniques and optimizing service life is becoming more important now that aging infrastructure is so commonplace.
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Cost-effective gravel road repair

A growing number of counties, road contractors, and mining companies are discovering that linear crushers can repair a gravel road for significantly less money, while correcting the underlying subgrade problems.