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CISC Quebec Region invites you to attend the Bridges & Infrastrucutre Steel Symposium in Boucherville on Monday May 1.

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April, 2017
Brazil construction firm ordered to pay $2.6 billion in bribe case


Brazilian construction conglomerate Odebrecht was ordered on Monday to pay $2.6 billion in fines to settle charges it bribed officials in a dozen countries.

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April, 2017
Contrecoeur fraud trial continues in Montreal


Zampino, former construction magnate Paolo Catania and the four other former executives of the firm, were among nine people arrested in 2012 and are being tried by judge alone.

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April, 2017
Building inspectors think new Winnipeg condo units could face structural failure


Imagine paying hundreds of thousands of dollars for a bungalow condominium close to a river and a golf course, only to learn city building inspectors think your new condo could face structural failure.

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March, 2017
Toronto's Auditor General probing into bid-rigging concerns


Toronto’s Auditor General Beverly Romeo-Beehler says there needs to be an investigation of potential employee conflicts with contractors in bidding schemes that helped them be awarded millions.

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March, 2017
Vancouver construction company suing Trump Tower over unpaid bills


Last week, Urban One Construction Management, Inc., a construction company in Vancouver, filed a suit against Trump Tower developer Holborn Developments for allegedly failing to pay their company around $700,00 for work done on the tower.

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March, 2017
Hamilton bans stadium contractor from bidding on city projects for two years


After a long closed door meeting Wednesday, councillors emerged to publicly vote to reject any current or future Kenaidan project bids until 2019 as a result of 'impairment of the commercial relationship' with the city.

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March, 2017
Windsor man sues transit company for bridge project that turned neighbourhood into ‘slum’


In a civil trial that epitomizes the showdown between David and Goliath, a 95-year-old bedridden man Monday took the Canadian operator of the Ambassador Bridge to court.

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March, 2017
Marijuana in the Workplace: What does this mean for employers?


In the context of non-medical use, marijuana (whether legal or not) can be treated in substantially the same way as the use of alcohol under a workplace drug & alcohol policy. 

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March, 2017
Former Winnipeg Mayor distances himself from the allegations around the construction of police headquarters


Thomas said it's not illegal for Katz to have engaged in a real estate deal with his close friend and top bureaucrat Sheegl and Caspian Construction owner Babakhanians. But it could be viewed as unethical.

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February, 2017
Local business launches suit over Nova Centre construction in Halifax


A Halifax business co-owned by a former mayoral candidate is suing for more than $500,000 it says it has lost due to the ongoing Nova Centre construction.

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February, 2017
San Francisco's $750 million Millennium Tower is sinking....who is going to pay to fix it?


While the best method of fixing the building's tilt won’t be known until an engineering firm hired by the developer completes its investigation— and perhaps not even then— the cost is certain to be millions, and perhaps hundreds of millions, of dollars. 

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January, 2017
Contractor of Trump Tower in Vancouver sued for alleged shoddy work


The developer of Trump International Tower and Hotel is suing a local construction company, claiming that shoddy work and poor management of trade contractors delayed the high-profile project.

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January, 2017
Notorious drug house shut down by the City of Calgary


Stolen firearms, fentanyl and even a sudden-death drug overdose are just a few factors leading to the full closure of a property in northeast Calgary.

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January, 2017
RCMP now investigating construction of Winnipeg Canada Post plant


RCMP are investigating the construction of the Canada Post mail processing plant, which was built by the company responsible for the Winnipeg police headquarters project that's been under investigation for two years.

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January, 2017
Site C inspections find issues during hydroelectric project’s construction


B.C.’s Environmental Assessment Office has issued two new enforcement orders for Site C, an 1,100-megawatt hydroelectric project under construction on the Peace River.

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