It will take about one year to select a contractor for the Valley Line West LRT extension project, and about one year to complete design and select a contractor for the Metro Line Northwest LRT extension. Construction for both is anticipated to begin as early as 2020.
The plan is based on three pillars: building a modern procurement foundation; delivering a simpler, responsive and accessible procurement system; and advancing socio-economic goals, increasing competition and fostering innovation.
Government of the Northwest Territories will receive $800,000 to support research at test sites along the Dempster and Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk highways and to develop, manage and share a database of permafrost information.
The incoming 2019-2020 ASHRAE President, Darryl K. Boyce, P.Eng., from Carleton University in Ottawa, will present the Society theme for the coming year during the President’s Luncheon on Monday, June 24.
“We’re seeing much larger, taller and more complex structures and new building types that have been made possible with wood product research and development, advanced engineering and construction practices.”
TransitNEXT, wholly-owned by SNC-Lavalin, was selected to extend the line south, while East-West Connectors led by Kiewit and VINCI Group, along with design services provided by WSP and Hatch, will build out east and west sections.
“The Canadian building industry and governments now have proof to make the changes needed to create Canada’s low carbon building stock and avoid creating buildings that will become a liability in a carbon constrained economy.”
The $1.377-billion Pattullo Bridge Replacement Project will create a new four-lane crossing that will replace the existing Pattullo Bridge and will have wider lanes and better connections to road networks on either side of the bridge.
Zachary Gerber, McMaster University and Simone Markus of Queen’s are this year’s recipients of the US$2,500 Deep Foundations Institute Educational Trust scholarships honouring Manuel Fine who died in December of 2018.
B+H Architects’ proposed design for the new 22-storey Patient Support Centre (PSC) located on The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) campus in Toronto will comply with Toronto’s Tier 2 Building Standards.
A funding agreement has been signed that officially gives the green light to begin construction on Stage 1 of Calgary’s new Green Line LRT. The City of Calgary has already begun preparing the land that’s been set aside for the…