Canadian Consulting Engineer

Latest issue of Canadian Consulting Engineer now on-line

September 17, 2007
By Canadian Consulting Engineer

The August-September issue of Canadian Consulting Engineer magazine is now posted on our website (access to the art...

The August-September issue of Canadian Consulting Engineer magazine is now posted on our website (access to the articles on-line is only freely available for approximately one month).
Feature articles include, “Caught in the Net,” an in-depth survey of what insurance brokers consider are the most pressing litigation threats facing consulting engineers.
There’s also a feature about Vancouver’s Aquarium, and how ocean water is processed to feed its pools and tanks, as well as its new “Aquaquest” learning centre.
Among the list of other articles in this issue:
Comment. Consulting Engineer – What’s in a Name? On the recent decision by the Association of Consulting Engineers of Canada to change its name to the “Association of Canadian Engineering Companies.”
Bioscience Buildings. Canada’s National Wildlife Research Centre, Ottawa. Mechanical-electrical engineers were Goodkey, Weedmark & Associates.
Open Systems – an Ongoing Quest. Lee Norton, P.Eng. of the Mitchell Partnership discusses the challenges of integrating different building control systems from different manufacturers.
Smart Protection for the Oil Sands. The latest in security systems, by Kris Pucci of Stantec Consulting.
Sprinkler Protection in Earthquakes. New provisions in the 2007 edition of the National Fire Protection Association’s Standard 13, by James D. Lake, NFPA
Lighting study of the DiscoveryGreen Building in Vancouver by Cobalt Engineering
Business. “Presentations: Take off by landing a Speaking Career,” by Andrea Hodgins.
Engineers & the Law. “Protecting Your Designs: Copyright Law as it Affects Consulting Engineers”
Human Edge. Last, a bit of intrigue and entertainment: “Spaggiari’s Heist.” Contributing editor Rosalind Cairncross, P.Eng. tells the story of the thief and project manager extraordinaire.
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