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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


Arup helps design Corktown Common in Toronto

Arup provided multidisciplinary engineering and consulting services for Corktown Common, the new park opened last month along Toronto's east waterfront.
Aug 1, 2014


Symphony of Design: Jasper Place Library

Achieving a tight integration with the architecture was one of the most memorable achievements in this project," says Chad Musselwhite, P.Eng., of Williams Engineering Canada. "In the open areas of the library there are no heating, ventilation,...
Aug 1, 2014


Edmonton's Nerve Centre

Sunshine streams into the northeast corner of Edmonton’s pyramid-profiled city hall where staff quietly monitor computer screens. Despite a hot summer day outside, the temperature remains comfortable in the room. That is as it should be,...
Aug 1, 2014


Natural Balance

Traditionally, courthouses were prominent buildings at the core of a community, usually edifices constructed of stone and wood. The acoustic environment in the courtroom was “live” in order to allow a judge and courtroom...
Aug 1, 2014


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