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Calgary’s Green Line LRT project green lit after $3B funding secured

The $3-billion funding agreement between the Government of Alberta and the federal Liberals for Calgary’s Green Line LRT project was officially signed and green lit on Wednesday. The province and feds are each contributing $1.53 billion for...

13th June 2019

After big April gain, construction employment slips in May

OTTAWA—The construction labour market rallied in April after four straight months of losses, but it slipped back to its losing ways in May, according to the latest data from Statistics Canada. The industry shed...

13th June 2019

OPG relocating headquarters east of Toronto, planning construction of new campus for 2,000 workers

CLARINGTON—Ontario Power Generation is planning to consolidate its workforce in Clarington, Ont., drawing staff from 15 locations across southern Ontario. The crown-owned generating company, which produces about half of Ontario’s power, said June 10...

13th June 2019

Alberta industry to develop upskilling strategy - by Russell Hixson

Alberta’s construction industry is embarking on a quest to better understand innovation trends in construction and prepare its workforce accordingly. The Alberta Construction Association (ACA) and its partners in government and industry have started...

10th June 2019

PCL picks up construction management contract for $500M expansion of Calgary’s BMO Centre

CALGARY—The Calgary Municipal Land Corp. (CMLC) has selected an expert team to design and oversee construction on a project to modernize and expand the city’s BMO Centre. The conventional centre’s $500 million facelift has...

6th June 2019

James Hughes in Canada

James Hughes, Sphere Solutions Managing Director recently made the 'hop across the pond' to visit our team in Canada, delivering the companies latest business and growth strategies. #TeamCalgary is led by David Elsey, an...

3rd June 2019

Sphere Solutions' Background And Why We've Expanded To Calgary

Background In The UK Founded in 2005, Sphere Solutions have established themselves as one of the market leaders for construction recruitment in the UK. Sphere have been involved in several major UK projects, including...

7th September 2017

Ledcor starts construction on new ‘stacked box’ office tower in Vancouver expected to become city’s tallest

VANCOUVER—Construction is officially underway on a new high-rise in downtown Vancouver expected to become the tallest office building in the city. The tower’s developers held an groundbreaking for the project June 20, kicking off...

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