Design team selected for next phase of George Massey Tunnel project
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VANCOUVER – Cross Fraser Partnership has been selected as the preferred proponent for the next design component of the George Massey Tunnel project in British Columbia’s Lower Mainland. The new crossing will replace the George Massey Tunnel with a toll-free, eight-lane immersed tube tunnel including three general-purpose travel lanes and a dedicated public transit lane […] The post Design team selected for next phase of George Massey Tunnel project appeared first on constructconnect.com ..read more
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Wildfire near Jasper National Park prompts evacuation and highway closures
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4h ago
EDMONTON – Multiple wildfires in Jasper National Park flared up with a vengeance late Monday night, forcing all park visitors along with the 4,700 residents of the Jasper townsite to flee west with little notice over mountain roads through darkness, soot and ash. Photos and video shared on social media illuminated a midnight cavalcade of […] The post Wildfire near Jasper National Park prompts evacuation and highway closures appeared first on constructconnect.com ..read more
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Shovels in the ground as work begins on new $800-million arena for Calgary Flames
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CALGARY – Construction has begun on the new $800-million arena for the NHL’s Calgary Flames. Alberta Premier Danielle Smith and Calgary Mayor Jyoti Gondek joined others Monday picking up a chrome shovel to symbolically turn the sod to launch the multi-year process to replace one of the NHL’s oldest arenas. The new building – to […] The post Shovels in the ground as work begins on new $800-million arena for Calgary Flames appeared first on constructconnect.com ..read more
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Two Sunshine Coast communities upgrading water infrastructure
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7h ago
PEMBERTON, B.C. – The federal government has announced two communities on British Columbia’s Sunshine Coast are receiving upgrades to water infrastructure. Pemberton, B.C. will make upgrades with a combined investment of more than $8.1 million from the federal government, the Province of B.C. and the Village of Pemberton, a release said. The project will construct […] The post Two Sunshine Coast communities upgrading water infrastructure appeared first on constructconnect.com ..read more
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Feds, Alberta renew Canada Community-Building Fund agreement
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7h ago
EDMONTON – The governments of Canada and Alberta have signed a renewed 10-year agreement for the Canada Community-Building Fund (CCBF), with Alberta set to receive more than $1.3 billion for the next five years to provide long-term funding to communities. CCBF has supported major infrastructure projects in Alberta including the widening and reconstruction of Township Road 232 in […] The post Feds, Alberta renew Canada Community-Building Fund agreement appeared first on constructconnect.com ..read more
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Calgary breaks ground on Sunnyside Flood Barrier project
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by Daily Commercial News
7h ago
CALGARY – The City of Calgary has broken ground on the Sunnyside Flood Barrier, which is designed to protect the communities of Sunnyside and Hillhurst from river flooding. The flood barrier will help manage flood water and prevent the type of damage seen in the 2013 floods while providing the building blocks for future climate resiliency, […] The post Calgary breaks ground on Sunnyside Flood Barrier project appeared first on constructconnect.com ..read more
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Calgary launches Housing Capital Initiative
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by Daily Commercial News
7h ago
CALGARY – The City of Calgary has launched a $60 million Housing Capital Initiative which is designed to provide financial support to partners delivering affordable housing. The initiative is part of 98 actions in The City Housing Strategy and supports the first outcome of increasing the supply of housing to meet demand and increase affordability, a City […] The post Calgary launches Housing Capital Initiative appeared first on constructconnect.com ..read more
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Biden’s withdrawal injects uncertainty into wars, trade disputes and other foreign policy challenges
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1d ago
Joe Biden’s withdrawal from the U.S. presidential race injects greater uncertainty into the world at a time when Western leaders are grappling with wars in Ukraine and Gaza, a more assertive China in Asia and the rise of the far right in Europe. During a five-decade career in politics, Biden developed extensive personal relationships with […] The post Biden’s withdrawal injects uncertainty into wars, trade disputes and other foreign policy challenges appeared first on constructconnect.com ..read more
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Global Market Scan: Assessing the severe downturn in China’s real estate sector
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by Daily Commercial News
1d ago
China’s real estate market is in a deep downturn, with housing prices nearly matching 2015 lows. At the end of April, the country had completed and unsold properties covering 391 million square metres, equivalent in size to 6.6 Manhattans. The volume of vacant homes signifies that real estate sales are still in the red. Zhuge […] The post Global Market Scan: Assessing the severe downturn in China’s real estate sector appeared first on constructconnect.com ..read more
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Vancouver development set to reflect VanDusen garden surroundings while densifying area
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1d ago
A new townhome development is set to rise across the street from one of Vancouver’s beloved natural showcases. The Whitford is a 68-unit townhouse development on the edge of VanDusen Botanical Gardens at Oak and 37th in the Shaughnessy neighbourhood of south Vancouver. VanDusen Gardens is a 55-acre collection of more than 7,500 plant species […] The post Vancouver development set to reflect VanDusen garden surroundings while densifying area appeared first on constructconnect.com ..read more
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