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Contents. January-February 2013, Volume 54, No. 1

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A Tunnel and a Tower.

An extraordinary collaboration
took place to build the Epcor Tower above
an LRT line in Edmonton.

AECOM

 

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Beauharnois Canal Bridge.

On new Autoroute 30 near
Montreal, the second longest incrementally launched
bridge in the world crosses the St. Lawrence Seaway.

ARUP Canada

 

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Klemtu Access Road.

Engineers helped develop
a special asphalt mix for a road on British
Columbia’s remote northwest coast.

McElhanney Consulting Services

 

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Damage Control.

In crisis situations engineering
firms need to plan carefully how they will respond
to the public and the media.

By Derek Holloway

 

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Taming a Weir.

A treacherous “drowning machine”
in the Bow River in Calgary has been made safer
by adding structures downstream.

Klohn Crippen Berger

 

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Cloud Computing 101.

How does the latest phase
in the information technology revolution impact
engineering firms in Canada?

By Jay Polding

 

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on topic

BUSINESS

Construction Fraud.

Ten
areas where dishonest practices are hampering
the construction industry.
By Kelly Kolke, Grant Thornton LLP
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CONVERSATIONS

Bricks, Bones and the Heart.

Dr. Nigel Shrive of the University of Calgary works to conserve historic structures — and to
mend human bodies.
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departments

Comment 4

Up Front 6

ACEC Review 13

Awards Call 34

Products 35

Advertiser Index 37

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