Posts in Category : Projects

As part of our mandate to showcase and promote the services of our members, to speak on their behalf whenever required, and keep our partners current with related issues, the following is an active archive of press releases and relevant news articles. If our members have articles they believe would be of benefit to a wider audience, please contact us and we'll include it here.

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Jul 24
2018

CN investing $315M to improve Ontario’s rail infrastructure in 2018 | ontario construction report

CN investing $315M to improve Ontario’s rail infrastructure in 2018 CN investing $315M to improve Ontario’s rail infrastructure in 2018 Adriana ValentinaJuly 13, 2018 Canadian National Railway Company (CN) has announced plans to invest around $315 million in Ontario this year to expand its rail network across the province. The Ontario investment is part of […]

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Posted:
Jul 6
2018

The Iron Messenger: An IMPACT Publication, June 2018 Issue

Project Highlights I-74 River Bridge Ironworkers from Local 111 (Rock Island, Ill.) with P.J.R. and Associates (Campbell Hill, Ill.), Civil Constructors (East Moline, Ill.) and Lunda Construction (Black River Falls, Wis.) have started tying rebar on the I-74 River Bridge between Bettendorf and Moline. The 1.4 billion project is a joint venture of Iowa and […]

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Posted:
Mar 20
2018

New LiUNA Local 183 headquarters to be built in Vaughan | Ontario construction report

 Diamond Schmitt Architects has announced that it has been selected to design a multi-use building in the City of Vaughan for the Labourers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA) Local 183. The building, located in a new urban precinct in Vaughan, will consist of a six-storey tower connected to a three-storey wing that sits dramatically […]

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Posted:
Jun 23
2015

SNC-Lavalin Consortium Finalizes $4B Contract to Build Montreal Bridge

MONTREAL — An SNC-Lavalin-led consortium has finalized a nearly $4-billion agreement with Ottawa to build a new Champlain Bridge in Montreal.Under the deal, the Signature on the Saint-Laurent Group joint venture will design, build, finance and operate the span for 30 years until October 2049 . SNC-Lavalin (TSX:SNC) said the consortium has in turn awarded […]

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Posted:
Jun 23
2015

What’s New – June 2015

Reposting of Issue #61 – from the Ministry of Labour  Changing Workplaces Review Consultation Ontario has launched public consultations on the changing nature of the modern workplace. The review will consider how the Labour Relations Act, 1995 and Employment Standards Act, 2000 could be amended to best protect workers while supporting businesses in our changing economy. […]

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Posted:
Apr 11
2014

Recognition for a SAFE JOB in IRONWORKER MAGAZINE

Steve Rank, Executive Director of Safety & Health, Ironworkers International is looking for Canadian content for the Safety Edition of Ironworker Magazine that will be published this summer. If you are a Contractor or know of an Ironworker Contractor that deserves recognition for a SAFE JOB please feel free to have them featured in Ironworker […]

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Posted:
Nov 25
2013

Wood Innovation and Design Centre under construction

In downtown Prince George, B.C., work is under way on the tallest contemporary all-wood building in North America Over 29 metres high and 4,600 square metres, the Wood Innovation and Design Centre will use 1,846 cubic metres of wood and wood engineered products manufactured in B.C. These include glulam columns and beams, cross-laminated timber and […]

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