Large transit and other construction projects are taking years longer than they’re supposed to — and the public want to know why. Engineers give their views on what are the causes.
After the 2013 flood of the century in southern Alberta, engineers are drawing up plans for dikes, dams and other large structures to save vulnerable communities from future disaster.
A design-build team completed the Wandering River Regional Pipeline across 88 kilometres of Northern Alberta, taking just over a year.
Upgrades to the Vauxhall Pollution Control Plant in London, Ontario enable it to treat wet weather flows that are 10 times the plant’s everyday capacity.
Algae blooms are spoiling our lakes and clogging our water treatment plants. Here are a range of techniques to deal with the problem.
Canada’s media is also rife with stories of big infrastructure construction projects running into problems.
John Clague of APEGBC weighs the question of whether engineering companies as well as individual engineers should be certified to practice.
In a disturbing trend, a B.C. municipality is refusing to work with contractors and consultants who have been involved in recent litigation brought against it.
The amount of money that engineers and architects spend cumulatively in preparing Requests for Proposals to compete for projects comes under analysis — with disturbing results.
A handful of “industrial symbiosis” networks are starting to take hold in Canada. The idea behind them is that the output of one industrial plant becomes feedstock for another.