Kindersley Mall celebrates start of new era

The mall has been busy since the new Buy-Low Foods opened earlier in the week, but the addition of Peavey Mart was also a big deal

Kindersley Mall celebrates start of new eraKenneth Brown of The Clarion Changes are ongoing at the Kindersley Mall since coming under new ownership in 2017, and a special reopening celebration was held at the mall last week. The mall’s reopening event was held on Dec. 6 and several people were on hand for the celebration. The mall has been a busy…

Council addresses zoning bylaw amendments

Accessory buildings, roadway width among issues dealt with

Council addresses zoning bylaw amendmentsKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Town of Kindersley’s zoning bylaw has gone through several changes over recent months. Council has recently addressed a trio of zoning bylaw amendments. Three zoning amendment bylaws were before council at a meeting on Nov. 26, but two of the amendment bylaws had been through the council chamber on…

Aquatic centre project nearing completion

The Kindersley project started in the fall of 2017 and is expected to be operational by early 2019

Aquatic centre project nearing completionKenneth Brown of The Clarion The work continues on the new Kindersley Aquatic Centre and the project manager says the work is getting down to the final touches and fine tuning. The aquatic centre project is being built by a consortium of two companies: Pro-Bilt Structures Ltd., a local company, and Western Recreation and Development…

Potential highway corridor improvements to be shared

Options for future improvements will be shared with the public during a session on Oct. 23 at the Elks Hall from 5 to 7:30 p.m.

Potential highway corridor improvements to be sharedKenneth Brown of The Clarion The ministry of highways and infrastructure is exploring future highway improvements in Kindersley, and an information session is taking place next week. The information session will feature potential safety improvements for Highway 7 and service roads in Kindersley. Options for future improvements will be shared with the public during the…

Montana’s to open doors later this fall

Restaurant is being built next to the Best Western Plus Hotel on 13th Avenue East

Montana’s to open doors later this fallKenneth Brown of The Clarion Another new dining option is coming soon to Kindersley. The restaurant’s owner says the Montana’s BBQ & Bar is on track to open before the end of October. The Montana’s is being built next to the Best Western Plus Hotel on 13th Avenue East. West Fraser Developments Ltd., the hotel’s…

Council approves construction firm for fire hall

Quorex Construction Ltd. of Saskatoon to handle the nearly $2.82-million project

Council approves construction firm for fire hallKenneth Brown of The Clarion The town’s elected officials have awarded the construction tender for the new fire hall to a construction firm after an exhaustive search. It took two separate request for proposals (RFP) processes to find a builder for the fire hall. The most recent efforts by the town have resulted in a…

Kevin O’Meara replaces DIRTT founder Mogens Smed as CEO

O'Meara's experience includes co-founding and growing Builders FirstSource, a manufacturer and distributor of structural building products

Kevin O’Meara replaces DIRTT founder Mogens Smed as CEOCalgary-based DIRTT Environmental Solutions, an interior construction company that uses technology for client-driven design and manufacturing, has announced that founder and executive chair Mogens Smed has left the company, effective immediately. In a statement, the company said that Smed in January “agreed to cease acting as CEO and to undertake a new role as executive…

G-Mac’s expanding at Brock

New facility will provide the company with access to rail service for the delivery of fertilizer

G-Mac’s expanding at Brock  Kenneth Brown of The Clarion G-Mac’s AgTeam Inc. is building its asset base by adding a new facility in Brock and the location is going to provide the company with access to rail service. Ground work for the project started in 2017 and more recent work has included the foundation. The facility will be…

Helping companies get out from under an avalanche of spreadsheets

Christopher Ronak of software developer 4castplus caters to a growing need for project cost management help

Helping companies get out from under an avalanche of spreadsheetsChristopher Ronak is CEO of 4castplus. Calgary’s Business: What is 4castplus and the story behind its founding? Ronak: 4castplus is construction project cost management software designed to provide organizations with a centralized platform to run all their major projects and programs, including infrastructure, pipeline, construction, mining and oil and gas. Users gain deep visibility, analytics and…

Town receives accessibility grant for aquatic centre

Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities announces that Kindersley has been awarded a Jumpstart Accessibility Grant for $115,000

Town receives accessibility grant for aquatic centreKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Kindersley Aquatic Centre will be more accessible than ever with the addition of two PoolPod Platform lift systems from a Jumpstart Accessibility Grant. Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities announced on Aug. 1 that the Town of Kindersley has been awarded a Jumpstart Accessibility Grant for $115,000 for the installation of…

Price of diesel fuel increases four-fold in 20 years

A report released by ATB Financial on Thursday looks at the Producer Price Index of the construction sector since 1998

Price of diesel fuel increases four-fold in 20 yearsDiesel fuel has been leading the increase of building material prices over the last two decades. A report released by ATB Financial on Thursday looked at the Producer Price Index of the construction sector since 1998. The index tracks the price of different inputs purchased by producers, similar to the Consumer Price Index. In the…

Town to customize incentive for local company

Rocky Mountain Dealerships Inc., owner of the Case IH dealership, plans to develop a parcel of land on the south side of Highway 7

Town to customize incentive for local companyKenneth Brown of The Clarion Town officials are going to customize a tax incentive for a local farm implement dealership looking to develop a parcel of land on the east edge of town. Rocky Mountain Dealerships Inc., owner of the Case IH dealership on 12th Ave. West, has plans to develop a parcel of land…

Council addresses two major projects at meeting

Tenders sought for construction of a new fire hall and an extension granted to the construction deadline for the new aquatics centre

Council addresses two major projects at meetingKenneth Brown of The Clarion The town’s elected officials have addressed several topics at a recent meeting, and two resolutions were passed regarding major capital projects in Kindersley. Council held a regular meeting on May 14, and members passed resolutions to publish a tender for construction of a new fire hall and to grant an…

Complaint highlights challenges with heavy haul roads

Oil hauling company operator calls Highway 658 ‘the Devil’s road’

Complaint highlights challenges with heavy haul roadsKenneth Brown of The Clarion A truck driver has expressed his ongoing concerns with the 658 primary grid road from Highway 7 north to the border separating Kindersley and Winslow. The complaint focuses on the portion of 658 north of Highway 7 in the RM of Kindersley. There are similar concerns with the 657 primary…