+ the Big Four Building on the Calgary Stampede grounds will be demolished as part of redevelopment of the grounds, new entry off 17th Avenue SW, hotel and retail development
+ construction has begun in earnest on the final leg of Edmonton’s Anthony Henday Drive ring road - $1.81 billion P3 project contract won by Capital City Link General Partnership (Meridiam Infrastructure NEAH ULC, subsidiary of Meridiam Infrastructure North America Inc., ACS NEAH Partner Inc., subsidiary of ACS Infrastructure Canada Inc. and HOCHTIEF NEAH Partner Inc., subsidiary of HOCHTIEF PPP Solutions GmbH), completion in 2016. Design and construction has been subcontracted to Joint Venture involving Flatiron Constructors Canada Limited, dragados Canada, Inc., Aecon Construction Management Inc., and Lafarge Canada Inc., operations and maintenance subcontracted to Volker Stevin Highways Ltd.
+ 2012 survey on Public Awareness and Acceptance of CSS in Saskatchewan is available onIPAC-CO2's website
+ Alberta Information and Privacy Commissioner commencing investigation of security breach issues in connection with last week’s explosion at a government services computer headquarters affecting land titles, health care and registry information
+ Eurozone concerns continue as central bankers rush to speed up Spish bank bailouts, concerns over global domino effect if any country leaves the Euro . . .
+ MEG Energy Corp. announced it will invest an additional $185 million to boost production by 30% at its ChristinaLake in situ oil sands facility
+ RioCan REIT and Allied Properties REIT formed a redevelopment partnership for mixed use properties
+ The Ledcor Group of Companies agreed to acquired Arctic Sunwest Charters
+ U.S. securities regulators investigating criminality in financial scandals: LIBOR rate fixing in London (could cost 12 global banks $22 billion in penalties and damages), JPMorgan rogue trading losses now estimated at $7 billion, HSBC money laundering and Goldman Sachs debacle with a modest $580 million
NEWS REVIEW July 11 - 16
+ Calgary Stampede 100th anniversary was a huge success amid great weather, endless breakfasts, parties and networking of once-a-year cowboys mingling with the real thing
+ Calvalley Petroleum Inc. adopted a shareholder rights plan and engaged advisors to continue exploration of strategic alternatives
+ Direct Energy agreed to acquire Energetix Inc. and NYSEG Solutions Inc. for $110.2 million
+ DXP Enterprises Inc. completed its $87 million acquisition of HSE Integrated Ltd.
+ global financial turmoil has resulted in large volumes of cash flowing into Canaidan bonds driving yields down
+ Government of Alberta data services for land titles, motor vehicles and health records substantially restored to normal after outage caused by transformer explosion and fire at data center in Shaw Court building in Calgary
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