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Cross-Canada 50th Anniversary Tour was a success

July 8, 2015

There’s nothing better than a significant milestone to bring folks together to celebrate, and AIL’s 50th anniversary was no different. To mark the occasion, AIL President, Mike Wilson and others on the management team visited all eight of our branches from coast-to-coast for a special celebration with the teams at each location — Armstrong, BC, Westlock and Calgary, AB, Ayr, ON, Mirabel and Louiseville QC, Dorchester, NB, and Deer Lake, NL.

BC emergency crossing engineered for flooding and settlement needs

July 7, 2015

A stream crossing on a new emergency access road to Forensic Psychiatric Hospital, in Coquitlam, BC, had specific requirements — being in an flood zone. The project team selected a Super•Cor Low Profile Arch for its flexible design and its ability to withstand a flood event and keep the emergency route open.

Heavy duty Ultra•Cor chosen for haul road stream crossing

July 7, 2015

When a Quebec mine site (name withheld by request) needed to construct a stream crossing for a new heavy haul road, they chose AIL’s Ultra•Cor for all the right reasons:

MTO strengthens requirements for structural plate suppliers

July 7, 2015

As of July 1, 2015, all Structural Plate Corrugated Steel (SPCS) used on a contract for the Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) will need to be supplied by a manufacturer that:

AIL steps up on NB washouts from severe weather events

May 15, 2015

Post tropical storm Arthur and other severe storms made 2014 a very challenging year for the roads and bridges in our home province of New Brunswick. However, with our RAPID RESPONSE EMERGENCY SOLUTIONS program in place, we were ready to help restore some of the province’s washed out transportation network in very short order. In addition to our existing inventories, our Dorchester plant was mobilized for immediate manufacturing on a 24/7 rotation.

Super•Cor Boxes better for Butterpot Park environment

May 15, 2015

Butterpot Park, NL is named after a prominent rounded hill within its boundaries, surrounded by close to 3000 hectares of varied terrain and vegetation – forests, bogs, heaths and ponds. Hiking trails lead to a remarkable scenic view-point on the hill. Amidst all of this natural beauty were two creosote timber bridges in dire need of replacement.

Century-old, deep-cover railway culvert completely replaced in a weekend

March 18, 2015

CN Rail needed to replace a failed culvert within a 65-hour weekend work block and our Dur-A-Span Structural Aluminum Plate Culvert, and a highly organized construction team, were ready for the challenge.

Custom Vist-A-Walls play supporting role in new Calgary LRT station

March 18, 2015

When Calgary Transit’s Northwest C-Train line was extended past Crowfoot to a new station called Tuscany Station, our Vist-A-Walls were brought in to support a Park-and-Ride, a pedestrian bridge and then some.

Sound Wall benefits stack up for new WMATA test track facility

March 18, 2015

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) is constructing a $66 million test track, commissioning and parking garage facility near their maintenance yard in Greenbelt, MD, with our economical AIL Sound Walls getting the nod for their sound barrier solution.

Super•Cor Box, Vist-A-Walls team up on NL bridge replacement

February 17, 2015

AIL recently won the contract to design and supply a Super•Cor Box Culvert and Vist-A-Wall Wingwalls on a concrete bridge replacement project in Gander Bay, NL. The succesful bid was the culmination of an extensive lead-up effort with the project partners, and a good illustration of how we work with them through the full project cycle.

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