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Laurentian Engineering makes its mark

Laurentian Engineering makes its mark

It’s easy enough to illustrate the amazing growth of Laurentian University’s Bharti School of Engineering with a recitation of its skyrocketing enrolment numbers, but nothing speaks to the school’s stature as an academic powerhouse as eloquently as t
Provincial roads fund lacking: mayor

Provincial roads fund lacking: mayor

The provincial government has reinstated the Connecting Links program to upgrade roads and bridges across Ontario, but in the North, critics say the $15-million annual allotment isn’t nearly enough to cover the work that needs to be done.

Tulloch Engineering acquires Hamilton firm

Tulloch Engineering is expanding into southern Ontario with the acquisition of Hamilton’s A.J. Clarke and Associates. A.J. Clarke will keep its name but will operate as a division of Tulloch.
Skilled workers need internet literacy to succeed

Skilled workers need internet literacy to succeed

A new study being led by Literacy Northwest in Thunder Bay, and funded by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, is examining a new trend that shows modern-day skilled labourers must have a high level of familiarity with digital technol
Canadore’s ICAMP takes innovation to new heights

Canadore’s ICAMP takes innovation to new heights

Walk into the reception area of Canadore College’s ICAMP facility and you’ll meet “Baxter.
Sudbury’s domed church to be complete next summer

Sudbury’s domed church to be complete next summer

By summer 2015, Sudbury’s first monolithic dome structure will be complete and operational.
Construction associations pursue prompt payment legislation

Construction associations pursue prompt payment legislation

A new coalition of Ontario contractors will be pushing for a revival of prompt payment legislation when Queen’s Park reconvenes this fall.
New Sudbury project brewing

New Sudbury project brewing

Greg Oldenburg doesn’t yet have any detailed plans for turning Sudbury’s former Northern Breweries building into a residential complex, but he’s already received commitments for 15 of his 50 planned units.
Ontario breaks the timber ceiling

Ontario breaks the timber ceiling

A silent cheer went up in John Stephenson’s office with the news in late September that six-storey wood-framed buildings will be permitted in Ontario starting in January.

Golder Associates laying off staff

Golder Associates , a global engineering, design and construction firm, has announced it’s reducing its staff by 500 people, or six per cent, globally.