News | November 16, 2017

Rankin Inlet Seeks Proposals to Replace Failing Water Infrastructure

The Government of Nunavut has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to produce a feasibility study to determine solutions for the replacement of aged and failing water infrastructure in Rankin Inlet.…

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News, Western CanadaAug. 17, 2017
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Vancouver Provides Free Waste Removal to Improve Water Quality

The City of Vancouver and the Park Board have launched a free mobile pump-out service in False Creek to increase access to sewage disposal facilities and help improve water quality.…
News, OntarioAug. 17, 2017
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Ontario Invests in Partnerships to Quell Invasive Species

Kathryn McGarry, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry and Jeff Leal, MPP for Peterborough, were in Peterborough yesterday to announce a number of new investments in programs to combat invasive…
News, OntarioAug. 17, 2017
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FCM President's Statement on Infrastructure Investment

Jenny Gerbasi, president of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) and Deputy Mayor of Winnipeg, issued the following statement after addressing delegates at the 2017 Association of Municipalities of Ontario…
News, OntarioAug. 16, 2017
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Waterloo, Ont., Wins Award for Asset Management Planning

The City of Waterloo has been recognized by the Association of Municipalities of Ontario for investing money received from the federal Gas Tax Fund into its asset management system. The…
News, OntarioAug. 16, 2017
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Infrastructure Investments for Two First Nations Communities

Yesterday, the Government of Canada announced improvements to water infrastructure for two First Nations communities in Ontario, with the goal of lifting long-term drinking water advisories. Carolyn Bennett, Minister of…
News, Western CanadaAug. 15, 2017
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Edmonton Company Ordered to Remove End Pit Lake

The Alberta government has issued a Water Act enforcement order to Associated Aggregates Inc. The company is required to restore a portion of a sand and gravel pit adjacent to…
International, NewsAug. 14, 2017
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WSP Working to Acquire Opus International Consultants

WSP Global Inc. and UEM Edgenta Berhad have announced that they have entered into an agreement under which WSP will acquire UEM Edgenta's 61.2 per cent in Opus International Consultants…
News, OntarioAug. 17, 2017
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FCM President's Statement on Infrastructure Investment

Jenny Gerbasi, president of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) and Deputy Mayor of Winnipeg, issued the following statement after addressing delegates at the 2017 Association of Municipalities of Ontario…
News, OntarioAug. 16, 2017
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Waterloo, Ont., Wins Award for Asset Management Planning

The City of Waterloo has been recognized by the Association of Municipalities of Ontario for investing money received from the federal Gas Tax Fund into its asset management system. The…
News, OntarioAug. 16, 2017
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Infrastructure Investments for Two First Nations Communities

Yesterday, the Government of Canada announced improvements to water infrastructure for two First Nations communities in Ontario, with the goal of lifting long-term drinking water advisories. Carolyn Bennett, Minister of…
News, Western CanadaAug. 15, 2017
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Edmonton Company Ordered to Remove End Pit Lake

The Alberta government has issued a Water Act enforcement order to Associated Aggregates Inc. The company is required to restore a portion of a sand and gravel pit adjacent to…
International, NewsAug. 14, 2017
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WSP Working to Acquire Opus International Consultants

WSP Global Inc. and UEM Edgenta Berhad have announced that they have entered into an agreement under which WSP will acquire UEM Edgenta's 61.2 per cent in Opus International Consultants…

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UV PURE Shows 6.4 per cent Q3 Growth in 2017 Over 2016

Clearford Water Systems Inc. today released results for its third quarter (Q3) and nine month (YTD) periods ended September 30th, 2017. Its subsidiary UV Pure, showed strong Q3 growth in 2017. Revenue for the quarter was $910,697 compared with $1,071,773 for the prior year's quarter. Operating loss before net financing costs was $307,790 for the quarter compared with $707,235 for the prior year's quarter. Net financing costs for the quarter were $806,641 compared with $715,636 for the prior year's quarter, with net loss…
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STRABAG Inc. Wins $290M GTA Wastewater Contract

[caption id="attachment_9549" align="alignleft" width="239" caption="Hans Peter Haselsteiner, CEO of STRABAG"][/caption] European construction company STRABAG Inc. has been awarded a new tunnelling contract to build a 15-kilometre wastewater tunnel in The Regional Municipality of York, in the Greater Toronto Area, for $290 million. The works comprise of the tunnel with 16 shafts and various bio-filters to clean the air and remove odours, as well as the upgrade of a nearby three-kilometre…
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Langley Township Highlights Green Infrastructure Success

In 2007, Langley Township in British Columbia hosted the first of three events in the Metro Vancouver Showcasing Green Infrastructure Innovation. Now, a decade later, the Township and the Partnership for Water Sustainability in British Columbia have released a report on what has been achieved with respect to adaptive water and land management, green infrastructure, and its goal of fostering an attractive and livable community. Using a storytelling approach, the report entitled, Green Infrastructure Innovation…
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