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Ledcor Group – Quintet

The city of Richmond, British Columbia, is modestly sized, but in terms of population, it is booming, Ledcor Group Senior Project Superintendent Vincent Kehoe says. “It is becoming a very densely...
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IMEC Mechanical

Working closely with complex systems over the years sometimes enables problem-solvers to see a better solution. So it was that Jeff Weston, a principal of IMEC Mechanical, formulated a more sustainable...
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EllisDon Corp. – urban resort

The development of a world-class entertainment and leisure resort is underway in Vancouver with EllisDon Corp. leading the construction. The massive casino/hotel complex is expected to be completed by...
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EllisDon/Carillion Canada PLC Joint Venture – New Oakville Hospital

The size and complexity of the New Oakville Hospital is so substantial that a joint venture was formed for not only its construction, but also its design and maintenance. “The sheer size attached to...
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CANA Construction

CANA Construction has built a solid reputation in Calgary, Alberta, over the past 70 years as the go-to company for general contracting services in the area. Its dominating presence in the province has...
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Urban Quarry

When Urban Quarry started to expand a few years ago, the company quickly made plans for the future. Based in Ottawa, Urban Quarry specializes in natural stone products made from quartz, granite and marble,...
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Tri-Phase Group

Keeping up with a growing list of governmental and industry environmental and safety regulations can be challenging for even the largest contractors. Mississauga, Ontario-based Tri-Phase Group relies...
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EllisDon Kinetic – A Joint Venture – Fleet Maintenance Facility Cape Breton Shop Consolidation Project – Phase V

When vessels of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) need maintenance, they berth at a jetty alongside the shop facilities of Fleet Maintenance Facility (FMF) Cape Breton. Located at the navy’s dockyard near...
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City of Surrey – Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre

Within the next 15 years, the city of Surrey, British Columbia, is expected to surpass Vancouver as the province’s largest city. The city, which had a population of 380,000 in 2006, is now home to...
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Bruce Peninsula Stone Ltd.

Some companies focus on being the biggest, but Bruce Peninsula Stone Ltd. is content with its current size, owner Eric Shouldice says. “I don’t really care how big we get,” he declares. “We’re...
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Construction Technology

We’re always on the search for technology that makes work easier, but getting others to adopt it can be a challenge. Sure, those who have been Tweeting or texting for a good portion of their lives...
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Supply Chain

Managing supply chains in the construction industry can be very challenging. Roadblocks have a tendency to develop throughout the chain, which leads to higher project costs, wasted materials and a lower...
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News

This April, Waterfront Toronto, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), and Toronto city officials celebrated the opening of the Outer Harbour Recreational Node. According to Waterfront Toronto,...
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Foolproof Waterproofing

What do a swimming pool and commercial kitchen have in common? A lot more than you would think. As any restaurant owner will tell you, the one place that is never dry is the floor of a commercial kitchen....
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Communicating the Schedule

Schedules are of the utmost importance to keeping projects on track. Everything must be properly documented so that all moving parts and parties are accounted for, and when deadlines or plans change,...
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Residential

PCL Construction Management Inc. – Medicine Hat Regional Event Centre

As home of one of Alberta’s most successful junior hockey teams – the Medicine Hat Tigers – the city of Medicine Hat has gotten a lot of use out of the Medicine Hat Arena, which is one of the main...
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Ledcor Construction Ltd. – Marine Gateway

Ledcor Construction Ltd., a division of Ledcor Group of Companies, brings with it more than 65 years of experience in overseeing the construction of the Marine Gateway project – Vancouver’s newest...
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Knightsbridge Homes/ITC Construction – University City

University City is a project that will do more than change the face of downtown Calgary – it will make for a significant addition to the portfolio of Calgary-based Knightsbridge Homes. Already, the...
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ITC Construction Group – Elata at Glenmore Gardens

Located in the quiet but vibrant community of Palliser, residents of Elata enjoy a breathtaking landscape revealed by open-concept, floor-to-ceiling window glazings; spectacular views of the city the...
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Dominus Construction – L Tower

For about two years, the enormous tower crane on the site of the L Tower project was a familiar sight to Toronto residents. Now, at last, the L Tower has taken its intended shape, and Dominus Construction...
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Power & Infrastructure

STRABAG International – Mid-Halton Wastewater Treatment Plant Outfall Tunnel

STRABAG International is one of the largest and most active construction companies in Europe and 10 years ago it expanded its reach to the Canadian market. The company brought with it years of tunneling...
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Pomerleau – Autoroute 20 30

The start of work on a highway project in Boucherville, Quebec, was delayed for nearly three months. As a result, civil contractor Pomerleau worked nearly around the clock to get back on schedule. “We...
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Innovative Civil Constructors Inc. – Fort McKay Bridge Replacement and Parsons Creek East Arterial Interchange construction

Innovative Civil Constructors Inc. (ICCI) founders Derek Martin, Derek Stunden and Gary Van Norden all had the same vision for their company when they incorporated it in 2011. The three, who have a combined...
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Torbear Contracting

Torbear Contracting has provided clients with high-quality, cost-effective solutions on countless projects in a diverse array of industries. Based in Ontario, Torbear has grown almost under the radar....
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Stuart Olson Dominion – Medicine Hat Regional Hospital Redevelopment

Crews are moving ahead on the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital project that, when completed, will address present and future medical needs for Medicine Hat, Alberta, and area residents. Under the guidance...
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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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