The City expects the conversion to Smart technology LED fixtures will reduce annual electricity costs by 54% or by $650,000, reduce maintenance costs by 80% or by $187,000 and reduce its annual electricity consumption for streetlights by 70% or by 3.6 million kilowatt hours.
Chandos is the managing partner of the joint venture which includes Bird Construction and Sullivan Construction, and the firm will also look for opportunities for members of the local supply chain in the Ottawa Valley.
A contract has been signed with Hyundai Heavy Industries for the front-end engineering and design of two At-Shore LNG hulls for the proposed liquefied natural gas export facility located at Sarita Bay on Vancouver Island.
The Bypass project consists of over 60km of new four-lane highway, 20km of highway rehabilitation, extensive service roads, 12 interchanges, 33 new bridges, 8 railway grade separations, drainage systems, and an Intelligent Transportation System.
The Western Canadian-based consulting engineering firm was recognized for the Veer Kunwar Singh Bridge project in India; it was the only Canadian firm to receive a project award at the 2018 Awards ceremony.
Up to $11.95 million in tax increment financing (TIF) will be provided to support the development of the True North Square public plaza, an area that will include green space, a water feature and programmable space.
The LEED Gold facility is being designed to meet the latest seismic standards, be resilient to future sea level rise and provide a treatment process based on best practices for wastewater treatment and resource recovery.
“Regionally, the project landscape is promising with the UK government’s policy to build 300,000 new homes per year, a five-year program to invest £4.4 billion ($7.4 billion CAD) in new and refurbished schools, a robust university upgrading initiative, and a major national investment program in UK infrastructure.”