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CISC national steel awards go to four iconic structures

The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction announced its biennial National Steel Design Awards of Excellence during its Annual Conference in St. John's, Newfoundland last week.
Oct 14, 2014


Vancouver's Water Street adaptation wins Heritage Canada award

The adaptive reuse of Water Street in Vancouver's Gastown district won one of four awards for building projects from Heritage Canada / The National Trust on October 3. The awards are called the Ecclesiastical Insurance Cornerstone Awards for...
Oct 7, 2014


Aga Khan development transforms Don Mills

The new Islamic complex rising beside the Don Valley Parkway in Toronto opened in September. Built on the former Bata Shoe headquarters site, the development has transformed a large section of Don Mills, a post-war suburban residental...
Sep 30, 2014


Canadian Museum for Human Rights was structural engineering challenge

The building that now dominates the Forks in downtown Winnipeg officially opened to wide media attention on Saturday, September 19.
Sep 23, 2014


Lunenberg County Lifestyle Centre opens

A multi-purpose recreational and cultural centre opened in Bridgewater on the south shore of Nova Scotia on September 16. Designed by by Diamond-Schmitt with Lydon Lynch architects, the Lunenberg County Lifestyle Centre is designed to provide a...
Sep 17, 2014


Owen Sound improves wastewater discharge to Georgian Bay

Construction began last month on major upgrades to the Owen Sound Wastewater Treatment plant in southern Ontario.
Sep 9, 2014


New stormwater shaft for Toronto's East Bayfront

Among the many construction projects taking place along the Toronto waterfront, one is a large new stormwater attenuation shaft to service the East Bayfront precinct.
Sep 4, 2014


Big engineering companies work to reduce impacts of industry and oilsands

WorleyParsonsKomex was one of several engineering firms involved in Lafarge Canada's project to upgrade a cement kiln in Exshaw, Alberta that has significantly reduced the plant's emissions. As part of an expansion to increase the plant's...
Aug 26, 2014


Mount Polley tailings disaster prompts inquiry and dam inspections

The B.C. government is taking strong action following the breach of a mine tailings pond at Mount Polley, near Likely in the Cariboo region of the province.
Aug 20, 2014


Hatch Mott MacDonald to help engineer controls for entire GO Transit network

Metrolinx has selected Hatch Mott MacDonald to provide technical consultant services for the re-signalling of the Union Station rail corridor and the provision of a new control system for the entire GO Transit rail network.
Aug 1, 2014


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