April 18, 2014Daily News
First Nations want control over renewable energy projects
At the All-Energy Conference in Toronto last week, a panel of speakers from First Nations showed how important they are becoming in developing Canada's renewable energy sector.
Apr 15, 2014 12:57PM
Contaminated sites cost estimates skyrocket
The Canadian government will have to spend billions more on cleaning up contaminated sites, according to a report issued April 10 by the independent Parliamentary Budget Officer.
Apr 15, 2014 12:55PM
Cement giants plan to merge
Switzerland's cement manufacturer Holcim has arranged to buy Lafarge of France. The merger of these two giants will create the world's largest construction materials company. Last year the two companies posted combined sales of more than $40...
Apr 15, 2014 12:53PM
Printing houses ... on the cheap
A Chinese company has used a 3D printer to create 10 houses in a single day. The Shang Hai company WinSun Decoration Design Engineering made the simple houses mostly of concrete. They printed parts and then assembled them into 2,100-sq. ft....
Apr 15, 2014 12:52PM
Project and company news round-up - Morrison Hershfield, AECOM, Gardiner Expressway, St. Lawrence Bridge, Rideau Canal
Morrison Hershfield is involved in two major projects that are part of the repairs to Toronto's Gardiner Expressway in the downtown and western portions. The company is consultant for the replacement of the deck on the elevated portion from the...
Apr 15, 2014 12:51PM