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Build or renovate: a choice determined by institution-specific needs

Build or renovate: a choice determined by institution-specific needs

Renovate or start afresh? The City of Paspébiac on the Gaspé Peninsula was faced with this dilemma concerning its arena. Built in the 1970s, it was due for a major facelift.  Rémi Witthom, previously a municipal counsellor and the former city representative for the sports complex project, agreed to get the ball rolling for the … Continued

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The Centre Récréatif Desjardins: a Showpiece for Saint-Prosper

The Centre Récréatif Desjardins: a Showpiece for Saint-Prosper

With the oldest arena in the Beauce region, the municipality of Saint-Prosper decided a few years ago to have a new sports and community facility built. On September 7, 2019, the first skates will hit the ice at the Centre Récréatif Desjardins, a building built by the firm Honco Buildings at a cost of $8.5M. … Continued

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What is a design-build project?

What is a design-build project?

If one thing unifies the real estate development industry, it’s that construction costs are constantly rising, and therefore developers – whether they are government or in the private sector – must try to get the most out of every dollar spent.   That’s why the design-build construction delivery method is worth considering. Unlike traditional design-bid-build … Continued

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The 5 most impressive mining achievements of Honco

The 5 most impressive mining achievements of Honco

Honco is recognized in the mining sector for the realization of various projects. Whether on extraction and processing sites for metals and ores, in the oil sector or on hydroelectric sites, the challenges are varied in this area. Below, discover the 5 most impressive mining achievements of Honco Buildings.   1. Agnico Eagle Mines The … Continued

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HONCO SPECIALIZES IN REMOTE LOCATIONS

HONCO SPECIALIZES IN REMOTE LOCATIONS

A truism of construction is the more remote your building project is, the costlier it will be, with transportation, manpower availability, and other factors adding to the expense. Honco buildings are world famous for their resiliency and attractive architectural capabilities, but strictly from a dollar and cents viewpoint the company has structured its operations as … Continued

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HOW HONCO BUILDINGS ADAPT TO EXTREME WEATHER

HOW HONCO BUILDINGS ADAPT TO EXTREME WEATHER

It has been said that for many countries, future economic prosperity lies in the north. But for Canada, Russia, and other nations, this means buildings must be developed to withstand extreme cold and operate efficiently in order to offset high utility costs. And that’s why Honco is regarded as the metal building manufacturer of choice. … Continued

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HONCO OBTAINS A 25 M$ CONTRACT IN THE MINING SECTOR

HONCO OBTAINS A 25 M$ CONTRACT IN THE MINING SECTOR

LÉVIS, March 20, 2017 – HONCO is proud to announce that it has recently won a contract with the mining company Agnico Eagle Mines Limited. In collaboration with the engineering firm WSP, HONCO will build in E.P.C. mode (engineering, procurement, construction) a service building located on the Meliadine site located in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut.   … Continued

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Honco flexibility in all its aspects

Honco flexibility in all its aspects

Large commercial and industrial buildings may serve a single purpose, such as a sports facility or manufacturing plant; but the needs of each building project are unique – and therefore it’s crucial to provide developers with as wide a range as possible of design options. Honco Steel Buildings offers the best of both worlds: the … Continued

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Honco building design flexibility

Honco building design flexibility

  Large commercial and industrial buildings may serve a single purpose, such as a sports facility or manufacturing plant; but the needs of each building project are unique – and therefore it’s crucial to provide developers with as wide a range as possible of design options.   Honco Steel Buildings offers the best of both … Continued

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Building for the Future with Honco

Building for the Future with Honco

Increasingly, developers are concerned about environmental sustainability when building new commercial and industrial facilities, and their concern is two-fold: they seek efficiency of construction as well as superior building performance. That is why a growing number of projects rely on Honco Steel Buildings to meet a wide array of environmental criteria. Honco has always been … Continued

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