September 16, 2014Daily News
Judge finds gross negligence caused Deep Horizon disaster
The finding of a U.S. federal judge last week put a renewed focus on what went wrong on the Deep Horizon oil rig and resulted in the explosion and massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010.
Sep 9, 2014 11:10AM
Biggest construction contractor in Quebec faces questions about Mafia
Evidence at the Charbonneau Commission resumed this month, with attention focused on contractors, and in particular Tony Accurso, head of a massive construction empire. Accurso's construction companies did annual business of $1.2 billion at...
Sep 9, 2014 11:04AM
Contracts should recognize that engaging professionals is not same as purchasing commodities
In its August/September newsletter the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies-BC issued advice on good procurement practices for clients and engineers.
Sep 9, 2014 11:02AM
ASHRAE proposes changes to 90.1 energy standard and 62.1 indoor air quality standards
ASHRAE is proposing multiple compliance options for verifying the performance of the building envelope under ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2013. Addendum 1 is one of 14 changes proposed to the "Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise...
Sep 9, 2014 11:01AM
WSP to acquire Parsons Brinckerhoff
In one step, WSP Global of Montreal is set to become one of the largest engineering companies in the world.
Sep 4, 2014 8:20AM