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Rockliffe pathway in Ottawa wins top CEO award

At the 2014 Ontario Consulting Engineering Awards held at the Liberty Grand in downtown Toronto on Saturday, April 12, an Ottawa firm won the top Willis Chipman Award.
Apr 23, 2014 1:25PM


Non-residential building activity shows big variations across Canada

Statistics Canada has released its figures for investment in non-residential building construction for the first quarter of 2014.
Apr 23, 2014 1:24PM


B.C. does about-turn on environmental assessments

Just after it passed two Orders in Council exempting sweet natural gas processing plants and all-season ski resorts from environmental assessment requirements, the B.C. government has backed down.
Apr 23, 2014 1:20PM


Mississauga has its first LEED building

The City of Mississauga's first LEED-certified building was celebrated on Earth Day, April 22. The Garry W. Morden Centre at Ninth Line and Highway 401 received its LEED-Silver accreditation in February.
Apr 23, 2014 1:17PM


Partnership to develop battery storage for power grids

Hydro-Québec and Sony and have announced a joint venture to develop a large-scale energy storage system for power grids.
Apr 23, 2014 1:16PM


Demolition guidance in new Masterformat

CSI and CSC have released the 2014 updates to MasterFormat. The publication is used to organize construction documents for commercial, industrial, and institutional building projects in Canada and the U.S.
Apr 23, 2014 1:15PM


Port Mann, Highway 1 improvements win top award in B.C.

The Association of Consulting Engineering Companies British Columbia (ACEC-BC) handed out its annual awards at a gala dinner held Saturday night April 12, at the Vancouver Convention Centre West.
Apr 15, 2014 12:58PM


First Nations want control over renewable energy projects

At the All-Energy Conference in Toronto last week, a panel of speakers from First Nations showed how important they are becoming in developing Canada's renewable energy sector.
Apr 15, 2014 12:57PM


Contaminated sites cost estimates skyrocket

The Canadian government will have to spend billions more on cleaning up contaminated sites, according to a report issued April 10 by the independent Parliamentary Budget Officer.
Apr 15, 2014 12:55PM


Cement giants plan to merge

Switzerland's cement manufacturer Holcim has arranged to buy Lafarge of France. The merger of these two giants will create the world's largest construction materials company. Last year the two companies posted combined sales of more than $40...
Apr 15, 2014 12:53PM


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