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MHCA urges Winnipeg to use recycled concrete

September 22, 2020
Journal of Commerce
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Jesse Boily / Winnipeg Free Press

'Unanswered questions': truck driver charged after eight-vehicle crash kills two

July 3, 2020
Winnipeg Free Press
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Sarah Taylor / Winnipeg Free Press Files

Pallister government to boost infrastructure spending by $500 million

May 7, 2020
Winnipeg Free Press
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Joyanne Pursaga / Winnipeg Free Press

Feared cuts to facilities, services not in proposed four-year civic budget

May 6, 2020
Winnipeg Free Press
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Russell Hixson / Journal of Commerce

Manitoba builders urge infrastructure spending boost as COVID-19 measures lift

May 6, 2020
Journal of Commerce
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Bartley Kives / CBC

Construction groups tell City of Winnipeg to boost infrastructure spending

April 27, 2020
CBC
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Peter Caulfield / Journal of Commerce

New construction specs for Winnipeg roads to increase durability

April 15, 2020
Journal of Commerce
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Sara Calnek / CBC

Fermor Avenue turns out to be Winnipeg's No. 1 roadwork priority in 2020

March 10, 2020
CBC
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Bartley Kives / CBC

Changes to city's construction specifications may mean longer life for Winnipeg's streets

March 3, 2020
CBC
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John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press files

City to boost street construction standards

March 3, 2020
Winnipeg Free Press
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MHCA and Manitoba Infrastructure talk specs

December 17, 2019
Journal of Commerce
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Zachary Kitchen / CTV News

Mayor's inner circle approves list ranking Winnipeg's top infrastructure projects

December 3, 2019
CTV
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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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Archives

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