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Roadworks work for the economy

August, 2022
On-Site Mag
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Weather washes out construction

July 8, 2022
Winnipeg Free Press
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Manitoba builders work with province to advance construction program

June 27, 2022
Journal of Commerce
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If you can’t move it, you can’t sell it

June 3, 2022
Winnipeg Free Press
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Construction advocate pushes potholes as election issue

May 3, 2022
Winnipeg Free Press
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Pothole season in Winnipeg this year could be taste of what's to come with climate change

May 1, 2022
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‘You shouldn’t need an ATV to drive on our roads’

April 28, 2022

Construction delays loom in sodden conditions, soggy forecast

April 28, 2022
Winnipeg Free Press
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Pandemic continues to cut into city revenue, with Transit hit particularly hard

November 26, 2021
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Funding pivot keeps road repairs high on spending list

November 26, 2021
Winnipeg Free Press
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MHCA applauds Winnipeg leadership during pandemic

November 10, 2021
Journal of Commerce
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Winnipeg should be recycling more construction waste: MCHA

June 12, 2021
Global News
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Broadcast Interviews

On May 7, 2020 Chris Lorenc, MHCA President, and Ron Hambley, President of Winnipeg Construction Association spoke on the News on CJOB.
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March 22, 2021 – ‘Smart shopping’ on infrastructure – Read article

March 17, 2021 – Infrastructure projects need to lead recovery – Read article

February 20, 2021 – READY TO ROLL: Manitoba focused on upgrading province’s highway system – Read article

February 11, 2021 – Road to economic revival is built on trade – Read article

January 25, 2021 – Saskatchewan tendering provisions ‘building walls’ around the province: MHCA president – read article

December 9, 2020 – MHCA urges Winnipeg to plan long-term roadbuilding – Read article

December 8, 2020 – Manitoba construction industry urges province to enforce work zone laws – Read article

July 3, 2020 – ‘Unanswered questions’: truck driver charged after eight-vehicle crash kills two – Read article

May 7, 2020 – Pallister government to boost infrastructure spending by $500 million – Read article

March 6, 2020 – Feared cuts to facilities, services not in proposed four-year civic budget – Read article

September 22, 2020 – MHCA urges Winnipeg to use recycled concrete – Read article

May 6, 2020 – Manitoba builders urge infrastructure spending boost as COVID-19 measures lift – Read article

April 27, 2020 – Construction groups tell City of Winnipeg to boost infrastructure spending – Read article

April 15, 2020 – New construction specs for Winnipeg roads to increase durability – Read article

March 10, 2020 – Fermor Avenue turns out to be Winnipeg’s No. 1 roadwork priority in 2020 – Read article

March 3, 2020 – Changes to city’s construction specifications may mean longer life for Winnipeg’s streets – Read article

March 3, 2020 – City to boost street construction standards – Read article

December 17, 2019 – MHCA and Manitoba Infrastructure talk specs – Read article

December 3, 2019 – Mayor’s inner circle approves list ranking Winnipeg’s top infrastructure projects – Read article

September 30, 2019 – Construction worker’s injury inspires renewed calls for motorist safety around roadwork – read article

August 9, 2019 – Provincial cutbacks blamed as construction firm bails on road-building business, puts 1,200 pieces of equipment up for sale – read article

April 4, 2019 – Early provincial election call would be ‘a disservice to voters:’ Bowman – read article

March 30, 2019 – City council approves 2019 budget – read article

March 18, 2019 – Auditor general asked to probe pit and quarry rehab program – read article

March 7, 2019 – $1B for infrastructure insufficient: industry – read article

March 1, 2019 – Carr asks builders to push premier for funding top-up – read article

January 18, 2019 – Sacrificing economic growth on the altar of deficit cutting – read article

November 24, 2018 – Provincial heavy construction industry wants PST vote – read article

November 16, 2018 – New overpass open, but spending on infrastructure still down – read article

August 27, 2018 – City focus on bid price, not qualifications costs more: multi-industry group – read article

April 17, 2018 – Mayor tables motion to give preferential treatment to local suppliers – read article

March 7, 2018 – Construction association says province didn’t open roadwork project to bids – read article

November 17, 2017 – Town’s potential ignored: construction head – read article

June 27, 2016 – Road builders say projects paralyzed by government inertia – read article

The Winnipeg Free Press featured two powerful articles, written by Dan Lett, that discuss the true nature of the heavy construction industry and how the Canadian economy can benefit from investments in core infrastructure – click to read Building Great Roads Poses Great Challenge and The Fix is In!

October 10, 2015 – Building great roads poses great challenge – read article

Trans Canada Highway – A National Embarrassment – read article

Call Your MP – read article

April 2, 2002 – Manitoba on a road to ruin – read article