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PLCAC Member Michels Canada Co. Completes Rocky View Project

Michels Canada constructed 22 km of 42-inch natural gas pipeline and associated fabricated facilities on the Rocky View section of the Western Alberta System Mainline Loop (WASML). The work site was a combination of rural and urban locations that intersected the town of Cochrane and surrounding Rocky View County in Alberta’s foothills region. During peak … read more


Tunnel Project to Address Toronto’s Overflow Issue

  Construction is underway on a 10.5-km (6.5-mile) tunnel beneath Toronto that will prevent combined sewer overflows from entering Lake Ontario and the Don River. Michels Canada and Tunneling operations are partnering with Jay Dee and C&M McNally on the joint venture expected to be completed in 2024. The 6.3-metre (20.6-foot) diameter Coxwell Bypass Tunnel … read more


Aecon Partners with TCBN to Make NexGen Program Available Online

Partnering with the Toronto Community Benefits Network (TCBN), PLCAC contractor member, Aecon is providing support to construction workers who have been laid off due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. By providing financial, technological and in-kind support, Aecon is allowing the TCBN to facilitate for new entrants and triple its available training spaces. 150 new spaces … read more


PAPC Breaks Ground in Western Canada

In 2018 Coastal GasLink (CGL) selected PLCAC regular member, Pacific Atlantic Pipeline Construction Ltd. (PAPC), the Canadian subsidiary of Bonatti Group, to construct approximately 165 kilometers of their project (namely, sections 6 and 7). In selecting their prime contractors, Coastal GasLink had sought out highly qualified companies that met CGL’s core principles for safety, environmental … read more