ASHRAE and OzonAction of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) are now accepting entries for their 2020 Lower Global Warming Potential (GWP) Innovation Awards. Now in its second year, the program recognizes new technological concepts for refrigeration and air-conditioning applications…
Geomega Resources, a rare earth magnet recycling developer working with consulting engineering firm Hatch, is retrofitting its pilot plant facility in Boucherville, Que., to produce hand sanitizer for hospitals that urgently need it during the global COVID-19 pandemic. A team…
The fifth in a series, it is intended for environmental and water resources engineers.
Marking a significant change in leadership, the Canada Infrastructure Bank’s (CIB’s) founding CEO, Pierre Lavallée, and board chair, Janice Fukakusa, are both stepping down. Lavallée is stepping down from the crown corporation immediately as part of a transition announced by…
On Apr. 2, federal minister of public safety and emergency preparedness Bill Blair released “Guidance on Essential Services and Functions in Canada During the COVID-19 Pandemic,” a non-binding, advisory document intended to assist jurisdictions and businesses in determining which employees…
A toxic site was transformed into waterfront parkland.
Pumping system manufacturer QED Environmental Systems, a subsidiary of Graco, has launched a series of educational webinars for consulting environmental engineers, facility managers, regulators and related professionals. The lineup of upcoming presentations starts on Dec. 19, 2019, with ‘Trends in…
In what is reportedly a North American first, Lehigh Cement has launched a feasibility study of a full-scale carbon capture and storage (CCS) project, working with the International CCS Knowledge Centre, to reduce the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of its…
Canada’s first certified Passive House (PH) consultant and builder has completed more than 100 projects that are net-zero-ready.
The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) is celebrating a new milestone as the total number of Canadian project registrations for the fourth version of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification surpasses 1,000. LEED is already the world’s most…
Krista L. Barfoot, Ph.D., C.Chem., QPRA, has joined Stantec’s environmental services team as senior scientist. Based in Waterloo, Ont., Barfoot will lead the delivery of brownfield risk assessments (RAs) across the province, while also sharing the engineering firm’s emerging contaminants…
The infrastructure project will strengthen wetlands to improve local flood resilience and help create the largest urban park in Canadian history, the Grand parc de l’Ouest.
The project to build and rehabilitate four structural assets and three natural assets calls for an investment of $56.2 million including $22.5 million from the federal Disaster Mitigation and Adaptation Fund.
Both cities are members of the 100 Resilient Cities initiative, and they have launched independent resilience strategies.
The draft Master Innovation and Development Plan is over 1,500 pages and divided into three volumes.
The BLK2GO is a wireless handheld imaging laser scanner that captures 3D environments while the user is in motion, and continuously creates a digital representation of reality in the form of 3D point clouds.
The strategy supports the City’s efforts to enhance equity and adapt to climate change.
The federal government has announced an investment of up to $30 million and a partnership with Bill Gates-backed Breakthrough Energy for a new initiative designed to encourage companies to come up with and deliver clean energy innovations to the market.
Bentley Systems, a global provider of software and digital twins services for the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, has acquired UK-based Keynetix, a provider of cloud-based software for capturing, visualizing, modeling, and sharing of geotechnical data. The addition of Keynetix…
The Envision Award-winning project includes constructing a new power receiving substation and replacing 11 substations and all related infrastructure and establishing a new BC Hydro connection.
First priority will be given to sites that pose the greatest risk to human or ecological health.
Building Smart Cities takes into consideration that physical design and technology can be used to support diversity, creativity, intellectual stimulation, and true productivity for all citizens.
Introducing software and hardware systems to connect city operations and empower citizens takes small steps, collaboration and a foundation of trust.
Over $150 million in funding announced for four flooding and storm mitigation projects in the T.O. and the neighbouring Regional Municipality of York
The government of Canada has committed $168.5 million for the Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir project, a design that will protect Calgary and other downstream communities from the potential damage caused by extreme flooding.
Over $53 million in federal funding committed for several flood mitigation projects in Edmonton including the building of new dry ponds.
Government of the Northwest Territories will receive $800,000 to support research at test sites along the Dempster and Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk highways and to develop, manage and share a database of permafrost information.
The GF77 uncooled thermal camera provides methane gas detection capability at roughly half the price of cooled gas inspection thermal cameras.
The development of the Water Stewardship Protocol came as a result of years of work and consultation by industry experts and stakeholder groups, including MAC’s Community of Interest Advisory Panel.
“The Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin Outlet Channels project is vital to protect Manitobans who have sacrificed so much because of flooding,” Manitoba Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler