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Engineering companies urge passage of Infrastructure Bank

June 15, 2017 On-Site Magazine

The Association of Consulting Engineering Companies of Canada (ACEC) is urging Parliament to finalize the passage of the government’s budget bill, as passed by the House of Commons, in order to establish Canada’s Infrastructure Bank. “Every day we delay implementation

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SNC Lavalin opening rail/transit systems centre of excellence in Kingston

June 13, 2017 Canadian Consulting Engineer

SNC-Lavalin is opening a new office in Kingston, Ontario as part of the company’s infrastructure division. Announced on the company’s blog, the new space, located at 31 Hyperion Court, will accommodate rail and transit engineering, construction, and geotechnical environmental management

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Canada BIM Council announces 2016 CanBIM Award Winners

October 18, 2016 CanBIM

The Canada BIM Council (CanBIM) held its 2nd Annual CanBIM Awards on October 5th in Toronto at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Eight award categories were presented. The awards and winners included: Academic Award presented by Global eTraining, Anne Carpenter, Account Executive

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2016 CISC National Steel Design Awards celebrate excellence in steel construction

October 11, 2016 On-Site Magazine

The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) announced the winners of the biennial CISC National Steel Design Awards of Excellence in Toronto last week. The Awards were the culmination of a two-year competition that brought together regional winners from across

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Ledcor graduate scholarships in CEM awarded at University of Alberta

October 4, 2016 Ledcor

The Ledcor Professorship in Construction Engineering and Management was first announced in August, 2008. The $500,000 contribution to the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at the University of Alberta established an endowed professorship in the Department of Civil and

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AECOM, CH2M Hill and HMM win big at Ontario Consulting Engineering Awards

April 22, 2016 On-Site Magazine

TORONTO – Consulting Engineers of Ontario (CEO) hosted the 2016 Ontario Consulting Engineering Awards Gala April 16 at the International Centre. CEO presented awards to 14 engineering firms whose projects contributed to improving Ontario’s social, economic and environmental well-being. The premier award of

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Ontario invests $150M in engineering facility at York University

April 11, 2016 Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities

On April 8, Ontario celebrated the grand opening of the Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence at York University, an innovative new facility that will help students develop the specialized skills and knowledge they need to compete for high-demand engineering jobs. The

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PCL raises the roof on BMO Field

February 22, 2016 On-Site Magazine

VIDEO: South roof canopy lifted into place by two crawler cranes

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The bigger the project, the bigger the overruns, suggests report on building infrastructure

January 22, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Cost overruns and schedule delays on infrastructure mega projects are common in Canada and around the world, according to a new report funded by the Institute on Municipal Finance & Governance. “Millions of dollars here, months of delay there. International

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CSA standard for bridge construction updated

January 20, 2016 On-Site Magazine

According to the Ontario Ministry of Transportation, the 2014 edition of CSA S6 – Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code will be mandated in legislation for use in Ontario beginning in this month. The 11th edition of CSA S6 applies to

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Bugden helped pave the way for Miller Group growth

January 18, 2016 On-Site Magazine

ORBA inducts another to Road Building Hall of Fame

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PCL raises the roof on BMO Field

January 7, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Video: 600-ton crane lifts canopy sections