Canadian Consulting Engineer


Features


  • Danger is my middle name

    June 23, 2016 by Chad Eggerman, Miller Thomson

    Five considerations when signing a contract to consult on a remote international project.

  • Sioux Lookout Water Treatment Plant

    June 23, 2016 by J.R. Cousin Consultants

    A 1990s-era membrane filtration plant in a northern Ontario town was creating too much backwash until upgrades enabled the process wastewater to be recycled.

  • Mount Polley – the Aftermath

    June 22, 2016 by Bronwen Parsons

    The failure of a 40-metre high tailings dam at a copper mine in the B.C. interior caused widespread environmental damage. It has also shaken up the mining industry — and its engineers.

  • Feature Uncategorized

    Products

    June 16, 2016 by CCE

    HVAC Johnson Controls now has a full line of York chilled beams. The beams deliver comfort while reducing energy use and require 60% less vertical space than conventional all-air systems. www.york.com The Dri-Steem Wetted Media System (left) for evaporative cooling

  • The Female Advantage

    June 16, 2016 by CCE

    Marg Latham, P.Eng. believes that the engineering companies who support women have a competitive advantage.

  • Minority Shareholders – Moving On

    June 16, 2016 by Paul Mandel, Collins Barrow

    When you are a minority shareholder at a private firm and decide to leave and sell your shares, the situation can become complicated and lead to disputes.

  • Biomass Energy Evolves

    June 16, 2016 by Jean Sorensen

    Across Canada everyone from universities,
    to utilities, to farmers are finding diverse ways to turn waste organic materials
    into bioenergy, and so reducing
    our carbon footprint.

  • Flywheel Energy Storage

    June 16, 2016 by Geoff Osborne, NRStor

    The Minto flywheel project in Ontario is a “mechanical battery” that stores electricity in the form of kinetic energy — one ingenious solution to the search for the “holy grail” of the electricity system.

  • Feature Buildings Energy

    Infrared Thermography

    June 16, 2016 by Gord Rajewski, R.E.T., Williams Engineering Canada

    Infrared thermography is a powerful tool for discovering where energy is leaking from building roofs and wall assemblies.

  • Seawater Exchange at 351 Water Street

    June 16, 2016 by Brad Daw, P.Eng., Stantec

    An office building in St. John’s, Newfoundland draws energy for its geo-exchange system from seawater that permeates the ground below the site.