Canadian Consulting Engineer


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    Reviewing Ikea’s geothermal chiller

    March 26, 2020 by Antonino Lagana, P.Eng., M.Eng.

    In 2011, furniture retailer Ikea commissioned and implemented a frictionless magnetic levitation (maglev) centrifugal chiller to heat and air-condition a major distribution centre in Brossard, Que., by means of geothermal energy. The system achieved unprecedented energy efficiency for the facility,

  • Concordia’s CICIEM works with engineering firms to modernize construction

    March 4, 2020 by CCE

    The Centre for Innovation in Construction and Infrastructure Engineering and Management (CICIEM), launched at Montreal’s Concordia University in June 2019, is looking for collaboration opportunities with Canada’s engineering firms to help automate and digitize the construction industry. “Here at Concordia,

  • Hydro-Quebec celebrates 50th anniversary of Daniel-Johnson Dam

    September 30, 2019 by CCE

    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