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RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg expansion

The city of Winnipeg has experienced some significant growth over the last several years, including the completion of a new airport, a boom in retail activity and the return of the National Hockey League...
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Quorex Construction – Southeast Education Centre

Construction of contract two at the Southeast Education Centre in Weyburn, Saskatchewan, is proceeding at a brisk pace. The junior high, high school and college project has been divided into two contracts,...
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Pomerleau – University of Ottawa Advanced Research Complex

  The University of Ottawa’s Advanced Research Complex (ARC) certainly turned out to be, well, complex. Construction manager Pomerleau broke ground on the three-phase project in September 2012. Phase...
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Ledcor Group – SLGA liquor distribution warehouse

When the ability to handle the workload has been compromised, it is time to invest in expansion. Such is the case with the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority’s (SLGA) liquor distribution situation....
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Laing O’Rourke

Laing O’Rourke broke ground in Ontario – in more ways than one – as the general contractor of York University’s School of Engineering. “This was a project that suited us in showcasing our engineering...
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Profiles

Synergy Projects – The Medical Wellness Centre at the Currents of Windermere

The neighborhood of Windermere has grown considerably in recent years. From a mere 322 residents in 2009, the population of this area southwest of Edmonton, Alberta, is now more than 2,000.  Residential...
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EllisDon Corp. – Eighth Avenue Place West Tower

An uptick in new office construction in the downtown Calgary marketplace is demonstrated by the Eighth Avenue Place West Tower project. As one of the tallest towers in the area, the office high-rise...
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Elias Woodwork

Cabinetmakers and other industry professionals in Canada and beyond have looked to Elias Woodwork for  cabinetry components for more than 30 years. The Winkler, Manitoba-based company, founded in 1983...
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Cooper Construction – Great West Life Building

Cooper Construction has dominated the construction industry in western Ontario for more than one century by building large commercial spaces for major clients in the province. Today, the turnkey general...
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Belrock Construction – Improve Canada

Whether you’re a professional or a do-it-yourselfer, when you remodel a home, or even part of a home, it tends to be a multifaceted project. When you redo a bathroom, for example, you don’t just...
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Green Acoustics

Post-occupancy evaluations reveal that the acoustics in sustainable commercial interiors are typically worse than that of their traditional counterparts. The United States Green Building Council (USGBC)...
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Management Evolution

Following its acquisition of Lehman Brothers, Barclays Capital faced the challenge of integrating the two companies. The project involved locations in North America, South America and Canada and included...
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Greater Rewards

Although the current economic climate presents significant challenges for some businesses, it is an opportune time for well-managed and well-financed companies to consider a strategic acquisition that...
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Building the Perfect App

Today, more than ever, builders, architects and their partners are constantly on the go, and the offices for these professionals are most often their job sites. That being said, it makes sense to connect...
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Smarter Buildings

We Canadians love to blame  our cars or the energy sector for the continued rise in greenhouse gas emissions and our associated “D” ranking for these emissions per capita worldwide. Yet, there’s...
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Residential

Wilkinson Construction Services Inc.

Wilkinson Construction Services Inc.’s broad experience in the management and construction of residential projects of all sizes makes it a natural fit for Toronto’s changing housing market. President...
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VJ Management

Although the company has been known primarily for its work in the hospitality sector, VJ Management has started to make a name for itself with some enticing residential properties in the Saskatoon, Saskatchewan,...
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Urban Quarry

Turn on a home makeover show – especially one focusing on the renovation or new construction of kitchens – and it’s easy to see that natural materials are still very popular. Urban Quarry is dedicated...
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Tucker Hi-Rise – X2

Tucker Hi-Rise Construction Inc. has established itself as a top construction management firm in the greater Toronto area. It is a member of the Great Gulf Group of Companies, and its specialty is the...
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Tridel Corp.

Tridel Corp. is well known for the exceptional amenities included in the design/build of its condominium living spaces and its latest project – Argento – is no exception. “Argento is a new condominium...
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Power & Infrastructure

Ketchikan Public Utilities – Whitman Lake Hydro Project

In southeast Alaska, Ketchikan Public Utilities and the Southeast Alaska Power Agency are constructing a new 4.6 MW hydroelectric facility to supply the region’s growing power needs. It will serve...
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Aplus General Contractors Corp.

Aplus General Contractors Corp. is a Canadian-based construction company that works to find solutions to fulfill client expectations. Headquartered in Toronto, the company’s focus is on the greater...
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Graham Construction – Shand Carbon Capture Facility

Electric utility SaskPower is making history in Saskatchewan, and Graham Construction is playing a pivotal role. SaskPower, the principal electric utility for the province, is developing and building the...
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ATCO Electric – Eastern Alberta Transmission Line Project

When ATCO Electric’s Transmission Division undertakes a project, it does not leave the public in the dark. Instead, the company takes the necessary steps to make sure that landowners understand what...
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Allteck

When the power goes out, businesses, industries and private citizens suffer. In an electronic age, the power supply needs to operate reliably, even when the power infrastructure needs work. Based in Langley,...
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Architecture

Walter Francl Architecture – The Residences & Shops at West

Francl Architecture has built a strong portfolio of residential, commercial and public works infrastructure projects. A Vancouver-based company, the firm believes in a collaborative design process that...
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ATB

Architecture ATB is assisting in the design/build of what is anticipated to be the No. 1 educational tourism attraction in northern Alberta: the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum.  The Edmonton, Alberta-...
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Endri Poletti Architect

Endri Poletti has a background most travel buffs would envy. Born in Italy, Poletti’s family immigrated to Canada when he was 10 years old. After finishing school, he went to Israel as part of a design...
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Glotman Simpson

Unique architectural designs – say, with slanted columns or cantilevered façades – wouldn’t be possible without the ingenuity of structural engineering, especially where seismic events have to be...
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RAFII Architects Inc.

RAFII Architects Inc. strives to make developers and end-users smile, owner Foad Rafii says. “We like to see them both happy,” he says. “That’s our goal and we work hard towards that. “RAFII...
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