Husqvarna Group acquires Blastrac
The Husqvarna Group announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Oklahoma-based Blastrac, a provider of surface preparation technologies for construction and remediation. Blastrac’s solutions include shot blasting, scarifying, scraping, grinding and polishing, and dust collection. The company has 380 employees globally with manufacturing and sales offices in North America, Europe and Asia.
PCL hires Sean Mulligan as mission critical director
PCL Construction has hired Sean Mulligan as mission critical director to focus on identifying and pursuing data center and mission critical facilities. With 35 years in the industry, Mulligan has previously completed data center builds, financial centers, corporate headquarters, trading floors, laboratories and mission critical facilities for clients such as Microsoft, Amazon, Facebook, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase and Regeneron.
Enbridge gets Line 3 approval from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Enbridge’s Line 3 replacement project has received federal approval from the US Army Corps of Engineers including Section 404, Section 10 and Section 408 permits. The consultation process involved meeting with 30 participating tribes. A key input was the Tribal Cultural Resource Survey of the entire route of Line 3 which was managed by the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.
Federal gov’t puts $9.8 million into Taber flood mitigation
The Government of Canada is investing $9.8 million into the Municipal District of Taber, Alta. to improve flood protection infrastructure. The federal government will use the Disaster Mitigation and Adaptation Fund for Phase 2 and Phase 3 of the Horsefly Regional Emergency Spillway. The new spillway will enlarge 14 kilometers of existing irrigation canals to divert storm water from the St. Mary River Irrigation District Main Canal to the Oldman River during storm events.