Spotlight On Major Projects

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While the aggregates we produce are most recognizably used for infrastructure projects – think road base or concrete for buildings, highways and bridges—they can also be an important component of environmental remediation projects. Dufferin Aggregates’ participation in the Hamilton Harbour Randle Reef sediment remediation project, the largest and most contaminated site within the Canadian side of the Great Lakes, is a case in point.

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Hebron Oil Platform aerial view
CRH Canada’s Joliette Plant has supplied so far 41,600 tonnes of cement, in addition to fly ash and silica fume for the construction of the Hebron Oil Platform, which is located 350 southeast offshore from St-John’s, Newfoundland.

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Rapid Bridge Replacement at Night
Dufferin Construction replaced a four-span overpass over Highway 403 in Hamilton using the Rapid Bridge Replacement Technology.

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La Romaine Hydro electric Dam aerial view
Four generating stations capable of producing 1,550 MW of electrical power. Towering dam structures reaching up to 109 meters into the sky. Reservoirs that sprawl hundreds of square kilometres. Hydro-Québec’s massive La Romaine hydroelectric complex is an impressive feat of engineering. And, this jewel in the crown of Quebec’s power generating network is being built, in part, using CRH Canada cement.

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Diavik Diamond Mine Ice Road
The Diavik Diamond Mine is located on a 20km2 island in Lac de Gras in the North Slave Region of the Northwest Territories, Canada, about 220 km south of the Arctic Circle. It has become an important part of the regional economy, employing 700 and producing approximately 7.5 million carats (1,500 kg) of diamonds annually.

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Fort York Bridge
Dufferin Construction is designing and building the Fort York pedestrian and cycle bridge in Toronto that will create a vital connection between Trinity Bellwoods Park in the north and the Fort York grounds in the south to foster stronger community networks.

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workers in front of Niagara Sir Adam Beck Tunnel
The 10.4 kilometer tunnel below the city of Niagara Falls diverts water flowing at 500 cubic meters per second from going over the Falls, down the length of the tunnel to the Sir Adam Beck power station. There, clean hydroelectricity is generated to power 160,000 homes in Ontario for 100 years.

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