Canadian Consulting Engineer


  • News Buildings

    CanBIM seeks entries for 2020 Innovation Spotlight Awards

    June 10, 2020 by CCE

    CanBIM, which supports the Canadian building and infrastructure community’s efforts to improve construction with building information modelling (BIM) technologies, is seeking submissions for the sixth year of its Innovation Spotlight Awards. The awards are intended to benchmark trends and the

  • Arup promotes Canadian associates

    May 29, 2020 by CCE

    The Americas region board for Arup has announced the promotions of its newest associate principals and associates. They include 10 associates working with the consulting engineering firm’s Canadian offices, in Toronto and Montreal, as follow (in alphabetical order by surname).

  • Bird Construction marks 100th anniversary

    April 2, 2020 by CCE

    Bird Construction, a general contractor headquartered in Mississauga, Ont., and ranked among Canada’s largest builders, is marking its centenary, having commenced its first job back on Mar. 29, 1920. Hubert John Bird founded the company in Moose Jaw, Sask., with

  • Engineers Canada transfers PIEVC Program to ICLR

    March 30, 2020 by CCE

    Today, Engineers Canada announced an agreement to transfer ownership of its Public Infrastructure Engineering Vulnerability Committee (PIEVC) Program—including the protocol for infrastructure climate risk and vulnerability assessment—to the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR). ICLR has partnered with the Climate

  • PM Springfest rescheduled

    March 25, 2020 by CCE

    Given ongoing developments with the COVID-19 crisis, the organizers of PM Springfest—an annual event for buildings’ engineers, property and facility managers, developers, owners and operations and maintenance (O&M) staff—have rescheduled the show from early April 2020 to late March 2021.

  • Building Lasting Change conference postponed

    March 20, 2020 by CCE

    The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) has postponed its 2020 Building Lasting Change (BLC) conference due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. The event was planned to take place in Toronto in early June. CaGBC made the decision earlier this week,

  • Veteran structural engineer joins Stantec in Ottawa

    January 24, 2020 by CCE

    Saeed Towfighi, a 30-year engineering veteran who has led the design of high-rise towers and other large-scale projects around the world, is joining Stantec’s buildings team in Ottawa as senior structural engineer. Towfighi has worked on a wide range of

  • MRA revamps corporate identity and mission statement

    November 20, 2019 by CCE

    Martin Roy et Associés (MRA), a consulting engineering firm headquartered in Deux-Montagnes, Que., has revamped its corporate identity and mission statement to focus on ‘carbon-neutral’ buildings and transportation. The announcement follows Justin Trudeau’s pledge in September to make Canada carbon-neutral

  • NORR rebrands with new logo, tagline, website and centres of excellence

    October 11, 2019 by CCE

    NORR Architects and Engineers has launched new corporate branding to represent its current strategic direction, align its 750 professionals across 14 market sectors, support its new ‘centres of excellence’ in Canada, the U.S., the U.K. and the U.A.E. and, according

  • News

    CaGBC – Accelerating to Zero: Building Solutions for a Low Carbon Economy

    March 26, 2019 by Doug Picklyk

    The aim of Accelerating to Zero is to educate, inform and inspire leaders in the green building industry and help them leverage new opportunities presented by a low carbon economy. This full-day event is expected to attract architects, engineers, building

  • News Buildings

    ASCE Guide for Sustainable Building Strategies

    August 20, 2018 by CCE

    This book aims to guide and encourage structural engineers to take an
    active and meaningful role in green building development.

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    2019 Buildings XIV International Conference

    August 10, 2018 by Doug Picklyk

      Inaugurated in 1979, the “Buildings Conference” takes place every three years allowing time to develop new research and technology applications and to document the findings. Attendance is international and draws heavily on the advanced technical knowledge of all our

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    Construct Canada @The Buildings Show

    August 10, 2018 by Doug Picklyk

    The Buildings Show is North America’s largest event for products, services, educational programming and professional networking. Celebrating its 30th Anniversary, it’s an event where the design, engineering, architecture, construction and real estate sectors meet. Changes in 2018 include the introduction

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    Security Canada

    June 20, 2018 by Doug Picklyk

    Security Canada Central is the biggest and most important security show in Canada. The people who define the national security industry are here, thousands of professionals from all sectors come to network, learn and get up to speed on the

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    RCI, Inc. – 2018 Canadian Building Envelope Technology Symposium

    April 18, 2018 by Doug Picklyk

    Technical Education for Canadian Building Envelope Professionals RCI’s Canadian Building Envelope Technology Symposium is a two-day educational program offering cutting-edge information regarding design, construction, maintenance and repair of modern and/or older building envelopes. The event’s open, inclusive environment encourages attendees

  • News Buildings

    UBC Study: trees can make or break city weather

    July 26, 2017 by CCE

    Removing all the trees around buildings drove up the building’s energy consumption by as much as 10% in winter and 15% in summer.