Mammoet dismantles crane restoring historic Edmonton theatre
Edmonton-based heavy lifting firm Mammoet has dismantled a tower crane that lifted more than 1,000 cubic metres of concrete as part of the theatre restoration construction of the city’s historic Roxy Theatre. The crane was dismantled in three days. The Roxy burned down in 2015 and the new theatre is scheduled to open in November 2021.
WeirFoulds writes on RFP contract strategies
Lexology today posted an article from WeirFoulds LLP on contract strategies for requests for proposals in the construction industry. The article is titled Strategic Procurement – Drawbacks of Using Nonnegotiable Supplementary Conditions in RFPs and states, “Owners (and contractors) need to appreciate the associated drawbacks and ensure the supplementary conditions and RFP are carefully drafted and vetted to avoid unintended consequences.”
Canada and Yukon invest in Faro fire hall
The governments of Canada and the Yukon are investing in a consolidated public works building and fire hall for the Town of Faro. The new building will replace two existing structures and will include seven vehicle bays, staff offices, shared meeting rooms, parts and tool storage, a morgue and decontamination areas. The Yukon government is providing $2.9 million and the Government of Canada is investing over $8.8 million through the Small Communities Fund of the Investing in Canada Plan.