Every month, we round up the best procurement and business opportunities in defence, marine, aerospace, and other major supply chain sectors. Here's what's happening in Canada and around the world for the month of July.
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Latest posts in infrastructure
$33 billion in new Canadian infrastructure projects now require social, economic, and diversity impacts
Last week, the Government of Canada announced that new major infrastructure projects must consider social and economic impacts and encourage inclusive participation under the "Community Employment Benefits" requirement.
What you need to know about Canada's $4.5b purchase of Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline
Coming just two days before Kinder Morgan's May 31 deadline, Finance Minister Bill Morneau and Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr announced details of a $4.5 billion deal with Kinder Morgan this morning. The federal Liberal government will buy the Trans Mountain pipeline and all of Kinder Morgan Canada’s core assets for $4.5 billion.
Nigeria emphasizes local spend in N$1 trillion construction industry - leads sustainable development efforts among African countries
Earlier this month, AICCON estimated Nigeria's construction industry at N$1 trillion (USD$2.7bn or CAD$3.5bn) - with over 20% of that coming from the federal Ministry of Power, Works, and Housing.
What do Canadians really think about the TransMountain debate?
A new study says more than half of Canadians are closely following the TransMountain project - but what do Canadians really think about the protesters and Kinder Morgan? And what is the actual economic impact of the pipeline expansion anyway?