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B.C. extends its environmental reach over mining companies

The British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines has tabled amendments to the province's Mines Act, extending the time it can take to pursue charges against companies that offend.
Oct 28, 2014 12:45PM


Governments can cancel contracts without huge penalties

According to a study released by the Fraser Institute on October 23, the Ontario government does not need to be on the hook when it cancels or changes its contracts for energy, transit or other projects.
Oct 28, 2014 12:43PM


Jim Flaherty building takes up position in nation's capital

A new Government of Canada building at 90 Elgin Street in Ottawa has been renamed after late federal finance minister, Jim Flaherty. Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced the naming on October 15, with Mr. Flaherty's widow Christine Elliott...
Oct 28, 2014 12:41PM


Mega-Mergers Update: AECOM & URS, WSP & Parsons Brinckerhoff

AECOM has announced the final arrangements for its merger-acquisition of URS. The URS stockholders were given a choice between taking cash or shares in AECOM. On October 23 it was announced that the holders of 35% of URS shares chose to receive...
Oct 28, 2014 12:40PM


People news: Golder, SNC-Lavalin, Halsall

Golder's president and chief executive officer Brian Conlin, has announced he will transition out of his role as leader of the company's global organization in early 2015. The transition is part of Golder’s established succession planning...
Oct 28, 2014 12:34PM


Correction - Geni Bahar was first

Further to the news item posted on October 21 announcing that Angela Iannuzziello of AECOM had been named Canada's 2014 Transportation Person of the Year, in fact she is not the first female to receive the award.
Oct 28, 2014 12:33PM


Changes to ASHRAE's Legionellosis Standard 188P upcoming

Just few days left to review ASHRAE's proposed changes to Legionellosis Standard 188P for building water systems
Oct 28, 2014 12:30PM


Winners of the 2014 Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards announced: Winnipeg Museum wins Schreyer Award

Twenty-one Canadian consulting engineering firms received the highest recognition for engineering excellence at the 2014 Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards Gala dinner last night, October 23. The Awards are presented by the Association of...
Oct 24, 2014 4:15AM


ACEC's Beaubien award given posthumously to Allen D. Williams

As part of the 2014 awards celebration held October 23 in Ottawa, the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies-Canada (ACEC/AFIC) gave its Beaubien Award posthumously to Allen D. Williams, P. Eng.
Oct 24, 2014 3:15AM


Special certification for BIM professionals launched

The Canada BIM Council has launched a specialist certification and accreditation program for professionals who work with building information modeling (BIM).
Oct 21, 2014 11:16AM


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