Canadian Consulting Engineer


Keyword
Infrastructure -- Security


  • A Piece of the LNG Pie?

    March 25, 2015 by Jean Sorensen

    British Columbia has set its sights on a billion dollar LNG industry. While consulting engineers are already reaping benefits doing early preparatory work, they wonder how much work will be sent offshore.

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    Products

    August 1, 2014 by Canadian Consulting Engineer

    FIRE PROTECTION & SECURITY

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    Toronto has 146,000 buildings without final inspections

    March 18, 2014 by Canadian Consulting Engineer

    The city of Toronto’s auditor has found that more than 146,000 buildings issued a building permit for construction or renovation work have not had their final inspections and approvals.

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    Specifying Security Systems

    August 1, 2013 by Bronwen Parsons

    Keeping intruders out of buildings is just a small part of what building designers have to think about when it comes to security systems these days. In many projects, access control on doors must be paired with video surveillance, intercoms,…

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    Security: We’re Not in Kansas Anymore

    August 1, 2012 by Eric Marks, PricewaterhouseCoopers

    The first step in safeguarding our critical infrastructures is to identify system vulnerabilities. Although SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) systems have been used for a decade to monitor and control critical equipment at…

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    Fire Protection: Mission Critical – Protecting Data Centres

    August 1, 2012 by Cel Chow, P.Eng., Gage-Babcock & Associates

    The communication and instantaneous access of information has become part of our daily life and depends on a global network of interconnected information and telecommunication systems and data centres.

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    Products

    August 1, 2011 by Canadian Consulting Engineer

    STANDARDS

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    Drama Scenes

    August 1, 2011 by Bronwen Parsons

    “What you will find about people in my business is that we love talking about what we do,” says Rae Ackerman in Vancouver.

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    Diefenbunker Resurrected

    March 1, 2011 by By George Fawcett, LRI

    As one of Canada’s few Modernist National Historic Sites, Canada’s Cold War Museum known as the Diefenbunker has had many unique programming and operational challenges. The foremost challenge was with the occupancy capacity limit. The museum…

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    Mass Notification Systems

    March 1, 2011 by Dan Bilodeau, Siemens Canada, Building Technologies Division

    Mass Notification System (MNS) involves leveraging an organization’s infrastructure by ensuring that their current systems, devices, protocols, and procedures operate as one unit, sometimes at the touch of a button. A mass notification system…

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    What’s new in security and access control?

    August 1, 2010 by Canadian Consulting Engineer

    Assa Abloy rolled up a mobile showroom into Montreal and Toronto this summer. The showroom is a large tractor trailer that has been fitted out to exhibit various door locks, doors and related security…

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    Strengthen infrastructure for safety, says United Nations

    May 31, 2010 by Canadian Consulting Engineer

    The United Nations has launched a campaign to bring more than 1,000 local government leaders around the world …

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    DIEFENBUNKER RESURRECTED

    January 1, 1999 by By George Fawcett, LRI

    As one of Canada’s few Modernist National Historic Sites, Canada’s Cold War Museum known as the Diefenbunker has had many unique programming and operational challenges. The foremost challenge was with the occupancy capacity limit. The museum…