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The City of Greater Sudbury and its private sector partner, N-Viro, received a national award from the Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships for the city's new biosolids management plant.
Sudbury biosolids plant wins national P3 awardSomething is rotten in the state of Denmark. Or, if you live in Lively, something smells rotten. For more than 30 years the City of Greater Sudbury has used tailings ponds in Lively, on the city's outskirts, to dispose of sewage sludge from its wastewater treatment facilities. Residents have long complained of a foul odour emanating from the area.That will soon change. Construction of a biosolids management facility, which will see sewage sludge converted into fertilizer, is underway...


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Service roads, bridge contracts awarded
Teranorth Construction and Engineering has landed a $7.3-million contract for work on Highway 11 near Burk’s Falls.Service roads providing highway access are being upgraded to accommodate more traffic, which has increased since the four-laning expansion on Highway 11 was completed in 2012.Work begi...
Sustainability key feature of architecture school
Terrance Galvin takes a practical approach to architectural design. Principle number one? Don’t throw away the old for the new. Catalogue the available materials and repurpose them where possible.“These days you call it sustainable,” said Galvin, founding director at the Laurentian Architecture Lau...
Government infrastructure money found here
PPP Canada announced April 14 that it’s taking applications for “Round Six” of the P3 Canada Fund.PPP Canada is a federal Crown corporation with a funding program that supports the construction model involving public-private partnerships (P3s) in a number of categories.The $1.2-billion fund was fir...
FONOM all-in for mid-rise wood construction
The Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM) is pleased that changes are coming to the Ontario Building Code to allow for six-storey wood-frame buildings.FONOM said the regulatory change should help boost the North’s forestry industry by creating a demand for wood products.FONOM said t...


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