LIUNA breaks ground on Hamilton residences
LIUNA today announced the groundbreaking of a new residential tower to rise on James Street in Hamilton. The project will feature over 500 residential units as well as office and heritage space, including the LIUNA Local 837 office, and live/work units. Partners include the LIUNA Pension Fund of Central and Eastern Canada, Fengate Asset Management, the Hi-Rise Group and SG Constructors.
MilliporeSigma opens new California plant
MilliporeSigma, the U.S. and Canadian life science business of Merck KGaA, yesterday announced the opening of its second Carlsbad, Calif.-based facility. The new $110-million, 140,000-square-foot facility will more than double the life science business sector’s existing capacity to undertake large-scale commercial and industrial manufacturing for viral gene therapy.
Ontario Place meeting set for today
The Ontario government will hold an information session on its redevelopment plans for Toronto’s Ontario Place today starting at 5 p.m. The event will feature presentations on projects from three participants that emerged from the province’s call to action process soliciting proposals for the site: Therme Group, Live Nation and Ecorecreo Group.
Cracks in the Foundation continues
The Daily Commercial News and the Journal of Commerce continues its Cracks in the Foundation series today with the first part of a three-part video interview with inspirational ironworker and project supervisor Rob Trymbulak. The series explores mental health issues and addiction in the construction sector. Watch it here.
Toronto paving alert
Lower Jarvis Street between Queens Quay East and The Esplanade in Toronto will be closed daily from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. for the next three nights, Oct 13, Oct 14 and Oct 15, for overnight paving operations.