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ASHRAE, U.S. Green Building Council and IES to develop joint standards

The leading organizations for energy efficient building design in North America have reached an unprecedented agreement to collaborate on a new green building framework.
Aug 26, 2014 12:45PM


Quebec and Ontario allied on hydro-electricity and infrastructure

Quebec and Ontario are on the brink of developing a more coordinated approach to bolster their energy and infrastructure interests.
Aug 26, 2014 12:44PM


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 12:42PM


Stantec announces good results; continues march into U.S.

Stantec of Edmonton announced positive results for the second quarter of 2014, and continues to acquire companies in the United States. On August 7 the company announced that gross revenue had increased 11.8% to $633.8 million compared to the...
Aug 26, 2014 12:40PM


SNC-Lavalin completes acquisition of Kentz, adds 15,500 employees

On August 22, SNC-Lavalin Group of Montreal said it had completed its acquisition of Kentz Corporation. Kentz is a global company with 15,500 employees operating in 36 countries and providing services in the oil and gas sector. For the initial...
Aug 26, 2014 12:39PM


Dubai's Mall of the World to stretch seven kilometres

Plans for a glass covered, climate-controlled street stretching for seven kilometres in Dubai have been announced. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, ruler of Dubai, announced that the Mall of the World will be located along...
Aug 26, 2014 12:31PM


NASA finds ozone-depleting chemical still being emitted

NASA is reportedly puzzled over why atmospheric concentrations of carbon tetrachloride (CC14) are still high despite the Montreal Protocol and a reduction in reported emissions.
Aug 26, 2014 12:29PM


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 8:41AM


Consulting engineers team up for Regina bypass

Three teams have been shortlisted out of five contenders for the job of designing and constructing the new bypass around Regina in Saskatchewan.
Aug 20, 2014 8:40AM


EU trade agreement spells increased competition for Canadian engineers

A document obtained by the Toronto Star newspaper suggests that the terms of Canada's pending free trade agreement with the European Union will limit the ability of municipalities and provincial governments to specify local firms to supply...
Aug 20, 2014 8:36AM


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