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    Les rsultats d’une voix forte

    December 1, 1999 by Canadian Consulting Engineer

    … nous chercherons tablir une entente avec nos partenaires provinciaux et municipaux au plus tard la fin de l’an 2000 pour lancer, ds l’an 2001, un programme de modernisation des infrastructu…

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    Return of the Chimney

    December 1, 1999 by Canadian Consulting Engineer

    BUILDINGSA traditional building feature associated with smoke and pollution is reappearing with a vengeance in Britain. The massive cluster of stacks added to the Contact Theatre at Manchester Univers…

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    A loud voice gets attention

    December 1, 1999 by Canadian Consulting Engineer

    “…we will seek to reach an agreement with our provincial and municipal partners by no later than the end of year 2000, to begin in 2001 a five-year modern infrastructure program for Canada.” Prime M…

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    Calendar (December 01, 1999)

    December 1, 1999 by Canadian Consulting Engineer

    DECEMBER 10 — Airport Privatization Workshop. Held by NAPA Airport Development Consultants and Industry Canada at Ottawa Congress Centre. On Winning Contracts in Commercialized and Privatized Global …

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    Mercier leaves Alberta association

    December 1, 1999 by Canadian Consulting Engineer

    ASSOCIATIONSThe person who has been a dynamic force in promoting consulting engineers in Alberta finished her contract with Consulting Engineers of Alberta (CEA) in November and is now working for Sta…

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    Mid-life Concern

    December 1, 1999 by Canadian Consulting Engineer

    Harry Hendrickson and his wife Jane had made a list of their assets and liabilities in preparation for writing their wills.”Our plan was that our wills would mirror each other,” Harry told me. “All my…

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    Trek of Dreams

    December 1, 1999 by Shane Peacock

    Usually, it is only in dreams that one does such things as climb mountains in Nepal and meet a crown prince for tea. But Walter Dilger, P.Eng. regularly makes his dreams reality. Despite having reache…

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    Quebec firms shut out of Ontario

    December 1, 1999 by Canadian Consulting Engineer

    Consulting firms have been used as a powerful pawn in the construction game played out between Canada’s two most populous provinces this fall.In May, Ontario passed Bill 17, “The Fairness is a Two-Way…

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    News – 01-DEC-99

    December 1, 1999 by Bronwen Ledger

    Yep, this is more media hype about the Millennium. And I’m not apologizing for it, although Norman Ball almost does on page 32 where he reflects on Canadian engineering in the past century. It is true…

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    Search for ACEC members on the web

    December 1, 1999 by Canadian Consulting Engineer

    The ACEC web site is now equipped with a word-based search engine that scans the area where membership information is located. Once the search is engaged, the results appear as a list of links to the …

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    Electronic Arts (Canada) Inc’s Canadian Headquarters

    October 1, 1999 by Canadian Consulting Engineer

    Category: Buildings and StructuresGlotmanSimpson Consulting Engineers, VancouverElectronic Arts (Canada) Inc., an interactive entertainment software company, wanted a building that would express thei…

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    Les mystres de l’ingnierie

    October 1, 1999 by Canadian Consulting Engineer

    Depuis de nombreuses annes, le gala des Prix canadiens du gnie-conseil est organis pour promouvoir la diversit et l’innovation qui soulignent les ralisations de notre industrie. Ce numro de CCE …

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    Annacis Island Wastewater Treatment Plant Secondary Treatment Upgrade

    October 1, 1999 by Canadian Consulting Engineer

    ABR Consultants, Burnaby, B.C., a joint venture of Associated Engineering (B.C.) Ltd., Brown and Caldwell Consultants Canada Ltd. and Reid Crowther and Partners Ltd.Category: Water ResourcesServing ap…

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    Hydraulic Study of the 1997 Red River Flood; Award of Excellence

    October 1, 1999 by Canadian Consulting Engineer

    Klohn-Crippen Consultants Ltd., Calgary, Alberta and Richmond, B.C.Category: Studies and ResearchThe City of Winnipeg had a major flood in 1950 which affected large areas of the city and caused enormo…

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    Unveiling the mysteries of engineering

    October 1, 1999 by Canadian Consulting Engineer

    For more than 30 years, the Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards have served to promote the diversity and innovation that distinguishes our industry’s accomplishments to various constituencies, incl…

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    Tsable River Upstream Bridge; Award of Excellence

    October 1, 1999 by Canadian Consulting Engineer

    N.D. Lea Consultants Ltd., Vancouver in joint venture (structural) with T.Y. Lin International, CaliforniaCategory: Buildings and StructuresTwo complete bridge designs, one in concrete and one in stee…

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    Uniroyal Groundwater Clean-up and Treatment, Elmira

    October 1, 1999 by Canadian Consulting Engineer

    Conestoga-Rovers & Associates, Waterloo, OntarioCategory: EnvironmentUniroyal Chemical Co. has operated a manufacturing plant in Elmira, Ontario since 1942 producing rubber chemicals, specialty chemic…

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    E-Commerce @ ACEC (October 01, 1999)

    October 1, 1999 by Canadian Consulting Engineer

    Gone are the days of faxed order forms and pre-payment for non-members! ACEC publications and contract documents can be purchased online via ACEC’s secure transaction server. ACEC’s new E-Shoppe sho…

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    Bellagio Theatre for Cirque du Soleil’s Show “O”

    October 1, 1999 by Canadian Consulting Engineer

    Dupras Ledoux Ingenieurs, MontrealThe Schreyer Award this year goes to the mechanical and electrical engineering for an extraordinary permanent theatre for Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas. The Quebec tr…

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    Award winner: (October 01, 1999)

    October 1, 1999 by Canadian Consulting Engineer

    Yolles Partnership Inc. (structural engineers). Project team leaders: Andy Bergmann, P.Eng., David Stevenson, P.Eng., David Watson, P.Eng., Eric Gordon, P.Eng., Marty Reszetnik, Bushra AboelezzClient…

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    ACEC welcomes its first Associate Member

    October 1, 1999 by Canadian Consulting Engineer

    The Canadian Council of Independent Laboratories (CCIL) is ACEC’s very first Associate Member, having been approved at ACEC’s special Board meeting in Regina, September 9th.The CCIL is a professional …

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    CALENDAR

    October 1, 1999 by Canadian Consulting Engineer

    NOVEMBER 9-11– Computers for Construction ’99. A/E/C Systems Fall conference at McCormick Place, Chicago. Focus on internet applications and web based products. Visit www.aecsystems.com, or call 1-80…

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    Air Canada Centre, Toronto

    October 1, 1999 by Canadian Consulting Engineer

    Yolles Partnership Inc., TorontoCategory: Buildings and StructuresWhen the Air Canada Centre opened in February it had an exciting history even before any sports events had been played out in the new …

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    Past ACEC Chair heads FIDIC

    October 1, 1999 by Canadian Consulting Engineer

    Wayne Bowes, P.Eng., Vice President of Transportation for Delcan, became President of FIDIC, the International Federation of Consulting Engineers, for a two-year term on September 22 at its General An…

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    Quebec Act delayed

    October 1, 1999 by Canadian Consulting Engineer

    PROFESSIONAmendments to the Quebec Engineering Act were all set to go before the Quebec National Assembly for a vote in the fall, but have now been delayed while the government consults further with i…

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    Mimico Creek Bridge

    October 1, 1999 by Canadian Consulting Engineer

    Category: Buildings and StructuresDelcan Corporation, Toronto Santiago Calatrava, ParisThe new bridge for pedestrians and cyclists across Mimico Creek at the west end of Toronto extends the Waterfront…

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    Engineering progress is evident in award submissions

    October 1, 1999 by Canadian Consulting Engineer

    It lies at the bottom of the Sea of Okhotsk, 16 kilometres off the shore of Sakhalin Island. It is the first oil production platform installed in the Russian Arctic — the creation of Canadian consult…

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    Web-based discussion for the CE industry

    October 1, 1999 by Canadian Consulting Engineer

    The ACEC Exchange is a newly created Internet facility where visitors to the ACEC web site can learn about and contribute to topical industry discussions. This new ACEC service draws together all play…

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    Joint venture helps promote ACEC members

    October 1, 1999 by Canadian Consulting Engineer

    Early in September, ACEC entered into a reciprocal agreement with Montreal-based Infoconstruction.com, an industry-specific data distribution firm whose primary product is Canada’s most comprehensive …

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    PRODUCTS (October 01, 1999)

    October 1, 1999 by Canadian Consulting Engineer

    Siemens Building Technologies, Inc. has introduced the Powermite 599 MZ Series zone control valves and valve actuators. These 1/2″ to 1″ valves and SSB81U actuators join the Powermite 599 MT Series cl…