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January 16, 2020

2020 Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards open for entries

It’s that time of year again! Canadian Consulting Engineer and ACEC present their national awards program, the most prestigious of its kind in the country.

B.C. awards contract for Highway 91/17 upgrade

Aecon and McElhanney are among the members of the selected team for the project, the Pacific Gateway Constructors General Partnership.

Glass, glazing and fenestration industries form new alliance

Earlier this month, AAMA and IGMA officially combined into one organization, dubbed the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA).
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AE names new VP for transportation projects

Based at the firm’s head office in Edmonton, Kent Eklund succeeds Bryan Petzold, who has retired after more than 14 years with the company. » Read more

Hamilton’s mayor addresses LRT cancellation

“Millions of dollars have been wasted doing advance engineering work and preparations,” Fred Eisenberger wrote to Doug Ford. » Read more

JLR appoints new chief mechanical engineer

Joël Primeau, P.Eng, first joined the multidisciplinary firm last June. He succeeds Michael Duivenvoorden, who will continue to serve as a senior consultant. » Read more

IoT connectivity helps Metrolinx strike back at lightning

With Sigfox Canada’s deployment of lightning detection technology with IoT connectivity, the transit agency’s operators are alerted to shut off equipment. » Learn more

Festo’s SBRD offers smart optical inspections

A multi-camera approach may be required for analysis, tracking and verification tasks in the fields of automation and robotics. » Learn more

VOC sensor optional with Reliable Controls’ Smart-Sensor

If they are not detected and remediated, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) can prove harmful to building occupants’ health. » Learn more

A/E/C Project Management Bootcamp

January 21-22
Location: Crowne Plaza Toronto Airport
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ASHRAE Winter Conference

February 1-5
Location: Orlando, Fla.
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AHR Expo 2020

February 3-5
Location: Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Fla.
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Vancouver CanBIM Event

February 4-5
Location: Pinnacle Hotel Vancouver Harbourfront
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FGIA Annual Conference

February 10-13
Location: Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
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BuildEx Vancouver

February 12-13
Location: Vancouver Convention Centre (West)
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CSC Building Expo

February 26
Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre
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Engineering Employment Event (E3)

February 27
Location: Windsor, Ont.
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Canadian Mechanical & Plumbing Expo (CMPX)

March 25-27
Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre
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CABA Smart Buildings Summit

May 3-5
Location: Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
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FGIA Summer Conference

June 22-25
Location: Chicago, Ill.
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Canadian Steel Conference

September 28
Location: Fairmont Winnipeg Hotel
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FGIA Fall Conference

October 5-8
Location: Le Westin Montreal
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The Buildings Show

December 2-4
Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre
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