14 Results for Hamilton

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to three shortlisted teams to design, build, finance, operate, and maintain the Hamilton Light Rail Transit (LRT) project. “This exciting milestone represents major progress in bringing improved transit and greater connections to Hamilton,” said Phil Verster, president and…

April 13, 2018 @ 10:59am

Over the next five years, Hamilton’s Woodward Wastewater Treatment Plant will receive $340 million in upgrades. The first project under this multi-year, multi-phase initiative officially kicked off with a tour at the construction site for the new Raw Sewage Pumping Station. Hamilton Harbour was identified as a Great Lakes Area…

August 21, 2017 @ 11:39am

The City of Hamilton announced that it has received a $175,000 grant from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) that will be used towards funding a key phase in the Hamilton Bayfront Industrial Area Strategy: the review of brownfield redevelopment opportunities. The FCM's Green Municipal Fund grant will support a…

June 08, 2017 @ 6:50am

The City of Hamilton has submitted an updated plan for its light rail transit system, following council support of extending the route to Eastgate Square. According to an article from the Hamilton Spectator, the submission of the new environmental assessment for provincial approval leads for a 30-day window for feedback…

May 29, 2017 @ 6:50am

The City of Hamilton has announced that the launch date of the Pier 8 Request for Qualifications (RFQ) will be on April 18, 2017. The City’s West Harbour staff formally made the announcement earlier today at MIPIM (Le marché international des professionnels de l’immobilier), the world’s largest real estate exhibition…

March 15, 2017 @ 9:08am

A new report from the Pembina Institute shows that most opponents to new light rail projects in Ontario aren’t opposed to rapid transit in general, but actually take issue with the process and how decisions are made. Best practices like engaging early, being transparent, and working closely with developers and…

March 15, 2017 @ 6:13am

Harbour City Solutions consortium has been selected as the preferred proponent to design, build, finance, operate, and maintain a biosolids management project for the City of Hamilton, Ont. Harbour City Solutions includes: Bird Construction, Synagro Technologies, Inc. (Synagro Capital), Andritz Separation Inc., Cole Engineering, Maple Reinders Constructors Ltd./Maple Reinders PPP…

February 06, 2017 @ 7:18am

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for interested parties to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the Hamilton Light Rail Transit (LRT) project. The RFQ outlines the scope of work required for the Hamilton LRT B-Line, which includes: 11 kilometres of new dedicated rapid…

February 02, 2017 @ 8:00am

A report released by Move the GTHA reveals a $30 billion capital funding gap to build the regional transportation network, plus billions more needed for operations, maintenance and rehabilitation. The report entitled Are we there yet? presents a snapshot of progress to date, and the investment strategies required by 2017…

August 16, 2016 @ 10:29am

Crews contracted by Metrolinx have begun marking utility locations underneath the proposed route for Hamilton, Ontario’s light rail transit system, in case municipal politicians decide to move forward with the project. The City of Hamilton has been granted $1 billion for the construction of the LRT after requesting the funding…

August 16, 2016 @ 10:07am

Ontario’s Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, Brad Duguid, will be making some big announcements tomorrow. Following Ontario’s big water-related announcement this week, Duguid will announce a major new project that affects Hamilton’s harbour. Duguid said, having started Ontario on the right energy path with the Green Energy Act, now it’s…

March 11, 2010 @ 8:33am

On April 22, HAZCO Environmental Services (HAZCO), a CCS company with head offices in Calgary, announced the acquisition of TEAM-1 Environmental Services Inc. (TEAM-1) based in Hamilton, Ontario to form TEAM HAZCO. TEAM-1 provides emergency support services to government, transportation and industry. HAZCO welcomes the TEAM-1 Academy (known for its…

April 24, 2008 @ 12:28pm

Queen’s Park confirmed it will invest $1 billion in new municipal infrastructure, according to yesterday’s budget announcement. The targets for funding include $497 million for public transit in the Greater Toronto Area and Hamilton, $400 million for roads and bridges in communities outside Toronto, and $100 million to rehabilitate social…

March 26, 2008 @ 1:41pm

Premier Dalton McGuinty announced today a 12-year $17.5 billion rapid transit action plan for the Greater Toronto Area and Hamilton as a part of MoveOntario 2020. The initiative will create 175 000 jobs during construction and result in 52 new transit projects. These include: The extension of the Yonge St.…

June 15, 2007 @ 7:50am