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Prequalified teams invited to bid on OPP modernization project

Prequalified teams invited to bid on OPP modernization project

TORONTO — A request for proposals (RFP) has been released to three prequalified teams to design, build and finance nine new detachments for phase two of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) modernization project. Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services (MCSCS) relea…

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RFP released for West Park Healthcare Centre development project

RFP released for West Park Healthcare Centre development project

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and West Park Healthcare Centre have released a request for proposals (RFP) to three teams prequalified to design, build, finance and maintain the new hospital development project in Toronto. The release of the RFP marks a critical milestone in the project, enabling the teams to begin work on …

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Toronto now authorized to disqualify suppliers in ongoing litigation

Toronto now authorized to disqualify suppliers in ongoing litigation

Members of the Construction and Design Alliance of Ontario (CDAO) state they are disappointed with Toronto City Council's decision to move ahead with a provision to disqualify suppliers who are in ongoing litigation with the city from bidding on projects. "I'm very disappointed that they made that decision," says CDAO cha…

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Toronto considers litigation provision on bids

A City of Toronto staff recommendation to disqualify suppliers who are in ongoing litigation with the city from bidding on projects is being described by several industry stakeholders as a “heavy hammer.” According to a city report, staff are recommending changes to the city's purchasing bylaw and procurement processe…

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ACEC-BC gains Insight with ConstructConnect partnership

VANCOUVER — The Association of Consulting Engineering Companies British Columbia, (ACEC-BC), through its partnership with ConstructConnect (formerly CMD Group), is connecting members to B.C.’s most comprehensive database of non-residential construction data and tender documents. ConstructConnect, North America's lea…

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Better get your COR quick!

Better get your COR quick!

COR is becoming a major competitive advantage for ICI construction companies in Ontario, yet some are still slow to adopt it. In October, we reported that Metrolinx and the TTC will require COR for prequalification in 2016. Recently, Metrolinx and the TTC have revised their rollout plan to give lagging companies time to…

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What’s in the TPP pact for Canadian engineers?

Leaders of TPP member states.

Canada’s engineering firms are already formidable competitors in the international marketplace, said the president and CEO of the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies of Canada (ACEC), and so the signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade pact on Oct. 5 may not be the transformative deal for his membe…

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