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Twenty major upcoming Ontario and Quebec construction projects - Canada - July 2014

07/24/2014 by

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Shopping centers, hotels, office buildings, medical buildings, educational buildings, government buildings, industrial projects, oil and gas projects, and electric power and telecommunications projects   will all be covered on a rotating basis.

There are several reasons for highlighting upcoming large projects. Such jobs have often received a fair amount of media coverage. Therefore, people in the industry are on the lookout for when job-site work actually gets underway. And, as showcase projects, they highlight geographically where major construction projects are proceeding.

Finally, total construction activity is comprised of many small- and medium-sized projects and a limited number of large developments. But the largest projects, simply by their nature, can dramatically affect total dollar volumes. In other words, the timing and size of these projects have an exaggerated influence on market forecasts.

Ten of the largest upcoming Ontario construction projects
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
Project Title and         Owner/DeveloperLocation Current
Stage
Project
Value
canadian $
            LIGHT   RAIL TRANSIT EXPANSION, STATIONS                                        
Eglinton Crosstown LRT                              
Toronto Transit CommissionToronto ONSchematic Design$2,200,000,000
            MINING EMISSIONS ABATEMENT                                        
Atmospheric Emissions   Reduction Program                              
ValeSudbury ONPre-Design$1,500,000,000
            MINING DEVELOPMENTS                                        
Ring of Fire Development                              
Noront ResourcesKenora District ONPre-Design$1,500,000,000
            BRIDGE                                        
Detroit River International   Crossing (DRIC)                              
Transport CanadaWindsor ONPre-Design$1,000,000,000
            MINING DEVELOPMENT                                        
Eagle’s Nest                              
Noront ResourcesKenora District ONPre-Design$1,000,000,000
            TRANSIT EXPANSION, STATION                                        
Toronto’s Transit Expansion,  Sheppard East Corridor                              
Toronto Transit CommissionToronto ONSchematic Design$950,000,000
            ENERGY GENERATING FACILITY                                        
Marmora Pump Storage                              
Northland Power IncMarmora and Lake Twp ONPre-Design$660,000,000
            NATURAL GAS PIPELINE                                        
Eastern Mainline Pipeline   Project                              
TransCanada Energy LtdMarkham ONPre-Design$592,000,000
            PROCESSING PLANT                                        
The Josephine Cone Mine   Project                              
Bending Lake Iron GroupIgnace Twp ONSchematic Design$500,000,000
            HOSPITAL ADDN, ALTS                                        
Chatham-Kent Health Alliance,  Chatham Campus                              
Chatham-Kent Health   AllianceChatham ONPre-Design$500,000,000
Ten of the largest upcoming Quebec construction projects
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
Project Title and         Owner/Developer Location Current
Stage
Project
Value
CANADIAN $
            BRIDGE                                        
Pont pour le St-Laurent   (remplacement du pont Champlain)                              
Travaux public & services   gouvernementaux CanadaCommunauté urbaine de Montréal, comté QCPre-Design$5,000,000,000
            IRON MINE                                        
Hopes Iron Mine advance                              
Oceanic Iron Ore CorpAupaluk QCSchematic Design$3,700,000,000
            LIGHT RAIL TRAIN SYSTEM                                        
entre Montréal et la Rive-Sud                              
Société de transport de   MontréalMontréal QCPre-Design$1,400,000,000
            MINE                                        
Niobec Niobium Mine           Construction          
Gestion Iamgold Québec IncSt-Honoré QCDocuments$1,400,000,000
            INDUSTRIAL BUILDING                                        
Usine d’engrais                              
SPIP de BécancourBécancour QCSchematic Design$1,200,000,000
            STEEL MILL                                        
Aciérie de Sept-îles                              
WSP GroupSept-îles QCPre-Design$1,000,000,000
            SUBWAY STATIONS AND SUBWAY   LINE                                        
Prolongement de la ligne cinq   “bleue”                              
Agence Métropolitaine de   transport - MontréalMontréal QCPre-Design$945,000,000
            RAILWAY STATIONS AND RAILROAD                                        
Train de l’Ouest                              
Agence Métropolitaine de   transport - MontréalCommunauté urbaine de Montréal, comté QCPre-Design$870,000,000
            MINE                                        
Mine Arnaud                              
Mine ArnaudSept-îles QCSchematic Design$750,000,000
            GOLD MINE                                        
Projet minier Duparquet                              
Clifton Star Resources incDuparquet QCSchematic Design$515,000,000
All of the above projects share the same common factors. They are all in the planning stage. They are mainly new projects but may also involve additions and/or alterations. Shopping centers, hotels, office buildings, medical buildings, educational buildings, government buildings, industrial projects, oil and gas projects, and electric power and telecommunications projects will all be covered on a rotating basis.
Data source: Reed Construction Data/Tables: Reed Construction Data.

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