A new project south of Vancouver has insulated parapets and balconies with structural thermal breaks.
Michael S. Burke, chair and CEO of infrastructure firm AECOM, has been appointed to the board of directors for Nexii, a Vancouver-headquartered supplier of ‘green’ building materials. “As the impacts of the climate crisis and urbanization mount, it’s essential we…
For the first Canadian project of its kind, concrete was injected with waste carbon during mixing.
RINA has completed main construction of the replacement bridge for the Polcevera Viaduct—also known as Ponte Morandi, named for the engineer who originally designed it—in Genoa, Italy, approximately 18 months after its predecessor tragically collapsed during a rainstorm, killing 43…
Consulting engineers at GHD have worked with Melfer Construction and the municipal government of Guelph, Ont., to build a new 18,600-m2 snow storage pad that will help reduce the local environmental impact of road salt. Nearly 12 times the size…
Today, Hydro-Quebec commemorated the 50th anniversary of the world’s highest multiple-arch-and-buttress dam, the Daniel-Johnson Dam on the Manicouagan River, calling it an iconic symbol of modern Quebec and of hydropower. Sitting 214 km north of Baie-Comeau, the dam comprises 13…
On Sept. 25 and 26, CanBIM held a regional event at the Hyatt Regency Toronto, focusing on what is certain a timely theme for the Greater Toronto Area (GTA): addressing the affordable housing crisis through digital innovation and technology. The…
Vancouver-based Kryton has acquired a 30% interest in Denmark’s Sensohive Technologies and is also the exclusive North American distributor of Sensohive’s Maturix technology which enables wireless monitoring of concrete hardening in real time from virtually any internet-connected device.
The study found that many municipalities in Ontario have policies that prohibit or limit the use of recycled aggregate.
The Only National Trade Show in Canada Dedicated to the Concrete Construction Industry.
This event will build on the success of the premiere event which took place in Des Moines, Iowa in July of 2016. The 2019 symposium will continue to unite the UHPC community towards additional learning, networking, and advancement of this innovative…
Ultra-high performance concrete can be seen as a major breakthrough in concrete technology in the last century. The material has attracted the interest of many researchers, designers, practitioners, agencies, societies, contractors and suppliers through its excellent mechanical performance and its…
Memory alloys, which can be flexed without experiencing permanent damage, can maintain a bridge’s structural integrity and significantly reduce repair costs after a seismic event.
The material works at the laboratory scale, and the researchers are beginning to conduct real-world tests on pavement applications.
The protection curing material works by absorbing water that exists within the concrete to form crystals. Whenever the crystals are formed they line the pores of the concrete, allowing it to breath.
Being called eco-friendly ductile cementitious composite (EDCC), the material is engineered at the molecular scale to be strong, malleable, and ductile.
The 1st Canadian Concrete Expo will be the only resource in Canada where you can source out new machinery and equipment from multiple manufacturers and dealers, specific to your applications. Shop, talk, compare products and services and competitive suppliers. When multiple…
StructureScan Pro is ideal for locating rebar, post-tension cables, and conduits.
Adding tire fibre to concrete could shrink the tire industry’s carbon footprint and also reduce the construction industry’s emissions.
Graphic Concrete is a patented technology that has been used in projects across Europe, the Nordics and Australia.
Highlights include: Vital industry and association updates during the NCMA Town Hall meeting. NEW THIS YEAR – Individual Regional Briefing meetings following the Town Hall Highly important strategic planning in NCMA committee meetings. Excellent networking opportunities during the NCMA Member…
It offers a higher R-value per inch than commonly used insulation and is designed to enable thinner wall assemblies to maximize building space.
Company’s unique concrete manufacturing process recognized for second straight year.
Scientists at Rice University are studying atomic-level computer analysis to better understand the internal structure of cement, leading to the ability to make concrete stronger and better able to deform without cracking under stress.
Consulting engineers, architects and contractors gathered for the 2016 Ontario Concrete Awards dinner on November 30 to celebrate the success of their joint efforts. The event was held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre downtown in conjunction with Construct Canada.…
The new engineering building at York University in Toronto won the top honours for architectural merit in the Ontario Concrete Awards. The Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence is home to the Lassonde School of Engineering. ZAS Architects were the designer.…
Build and save greenhouse gas emissions at the same time.