Revving up for CCPPP conference day two
Today is day two of the annual national conference of Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships, being held online for three days. Today’s keynote noon-hour presentation is by former Ontario premier and Canada’s current Ambassador to the United Nations Bob Rae. Watch for our comprehensive coverage.
Impact assessment set for Quebec port project
The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada has announced it is conducting a federal environmental assessment of the proposed Laurentia Project in the Port of Quebec. Virtual information sessions will take place during the public comment period and written comments will be accepted until Dec. 16. The Quebec Port Authority is proposing to extend the line of the existing wharf eastward by 610 metres in order to operate a deep-water terminal dedicated to containerized general cargo. The 31.7-hectare project would include the construction of a new berth and a retaining dike that would allow for the development of an additional 17 hectares of backshore space.
Ryan, Bridgit sign software deal
Ryan Companies US, Inc. and Canadian construction software company Bridgit announced Monday they have signed an enterprise agreement under which Ryan will adopt Bridgit Bench software. Bridgit Bench becomes Ryan’s enterprise-wide construction resource management platform.
Vandyk introduces plans for Grand Central Mimico
Mississauga-based Vandyk Group of Companies announced Nov. 16 it has rebranded as Vandyk Properties. The firm is a privately-owned real estate development and investment management company with over one billion dollars in completed value creation and over one billion dollars in owned assets under development. Its first announced move under the new brand was to unveil plans to redevelop property in south Etobicoke in Toronto as a new master-planned and transit-tailored community, Grand Central Mimico.