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April 28, 2014

Edmonton revitalization project gets cash

The plan for the revitalization of downtown Edmonton has secured a long-term source of project funding, as a result of a new joint initiative between the city and the provincial government.

April 23, 2014

Pembina Pipelines building regional headquarters in Alberta

Pembina Pipelines Corp. has started construction of a new building in Sherwood Park, Alberta which will consolidate regional operations on a single campus and facilitate the company's growth plans.

April 23, 2014

Truss Lift

The Guildford Aquatic Centre is taking shape in Surrey, B.C. Crews lowered a 95 foot long truss into place recently.

April 21, 2014

Calgary firm fined $35,000 for workplace injury

Calgary, Alberta-based Man Shield Construction Inc. has pleaded guilty in Saskatoon Provincial Court to one charge in relation to the serious injury of a worker and fined $35,000 under occupational health and safety legislation.

April 21, 2014

Early stages of concrete pump operator certification being developed in B.C.

A joint proposal for concrete pump operator certification is being developed by the B.C Construction Safety Alliance and the B.C. Ready-Mixed Concrete Association.

April 21, 2014

Dive tower pushes formwork forward

After 18 years in the business of concrete forming, civil engineer Dennis Schincariol still comes across the occasional job that throws a new curveball his way.

April 14, 2014

Concerns abound as government forms review panel for oilsands project

Some First Nation groups are skeptical about the environmental process for the proposed Frontier Oilsands Mine project in northern Alberta, as the federal government asks the public to comment on a draft agreement to establish a joint review panel.

April 14, 2014

Carbon tax may give unfair advantage to foreign cement

The Cement Association of Canada (CAC) is disappointed that the B.C. government has failed to address industry concerns about whether the provincial carbon tax is giving foreign cement producers the upper hand.

April 14, 2014

Arctic concrete pour defies subzero work conditions

No contractor likes to pour concrete in the middle of winter. For Nahanni Construction of Yellowknife, N.W.T., pouring concrete when it's -50 degrees Celsius outside is par for the course.

April 14, 2014

Alberta worker dies

Alberta Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) is investigating after a man was crushed and killed while delivering building materials to a hardware store in southern Alberta.

April 14, 2014

Concrete eating robot could render rubble recyclable

A robot that "erases" concrete buildings got a thumbs-up from the Industrial Designers Society of America, who gave its designer a gold award in the student category.

April 7, 2014

Island shipyard plans $30 million expansion

A $30 million expansion of a Victoria area shipyard is expected to require 150-300 more skilled workers when complete.

April 7, 2014

Watermain breaks in Saskatchewan town

A small Saskatchewan town is having to borrow water after a water main break dried up its reservoir. Ituna's water reserves dried up after the break happened sometime between the night of March 29 and March 30.

April 2, 2014

Construction starts on $480 million arena

PCL has started construction on a new $600 million stadium in downtown Edmonton, which is scheduled to be completed in 2016 for the opening of the National Hockey League season.

March 26, 2014

Worker killed while repairing heavy equipment

WorkSafeBC officers are investigating the death of a worker, who was killed while repairing a piece of heavy equipment at a construction site in West Vancouver last week.

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