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28 Jan, 2009

ASCE Infrastructure Report Card ’09

Posted by: Skylar In: Uncategorized

Today the American Society of Civil Engineers revealed their 2009 report card for America’s infrastructure.  The report card provides an overall grade of D, and ASCE estimates that $2.2 trillion over 5 years will be required to fund all the repairs and upgrades needed. For an additional synopsis, check out this post at the official [...]

The Daily Commercial News is providing a detailed list of “shovel-ready” projects in Canada.  I’m not sure that I like the term “shovel-ready”, but here’s how they define it in the article: The projects range from small to large-sized projects and are focused on the rehabilitation of existing infrastructure. The projects fit into existing footprints, [...]

22 Sep, 2008

OGCA Urges Focus on Roads and Sewers

Posted by: Skylar In: news

According to the Daily Commercial News, the Ontario General Contractors Association president (OGCA) Clive Thurston claimed that the Ontario government needs to expand it’s spending to include more road and sewer projects. According to the article, “Recent efforts have focused mainly on the health sector, hospitals in particular,” he told the provincial government’s standing committee [...]


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