Canadian Consulting Engineer
Contents. January-February 2013, Volume 54, No. 1Environmental Transportation Transportation Infrastructure Watercourses, Wetlands, Watersheds
A Tunnel and a Tower.
An extraordinary collaboration
took place to build the Epcor Tower above
an LRT line in Edmonton.
Beauharnois Canal Bridge.
On new Autoroute 30 near
Montreal, the second longest incrementally launched
bridge in the world crosses the St. Lawrence Seaway.
Klemtu Access Road.
Engineers helped develop
a special asphalt mix for a road on British
Columbia’s remote northwest coast.
McElhanney Consulting Services
In crisis situations engineering
firms need to plan carefully how they will respond
to the public and the media.
By Derek Holloway
Taming a Weir.
A treacherous “drowning machine”
in the Bow River in Calgary has been made safer
by adding structures downstream.
Klohn Crippen Berger
Cloud Computing 101.
How does the latest phase
in the information technology revolution impact
engineering firms in Canada?
By Jay Polding
areas where dishonest practices are hampering
the construction industry.
By Kelly Kolke, Grant Thornton LLP 10
Bricks, Bones and the Heart.
Dr. Nigel Shrive of the University of Calgary works to conserve historic structures — and to
mend human bodies. 38
Up Front 6
ACEC Review 13
Awards Call 34
Advertiser Index 37
district energy systems; ice arenas and fire
2015 PanAm Games.