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UPDATE: 2020 Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards timeline

As engineering firms navigate an unprecedented business environment due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, we are making some key changes to this years awards program.

Engineering firms counted among Canada’s Best Managed Companies

Now in its 27th year, Deloitte’s program uses an independent process to evaluate privately owned companies’ management skills and practices.

Quebec outlines 10-year infrastructure plan

The provincial government explains its second QIP represents a $130.5-billion investment, an increase of $15.1 billion over the first.

CMPX 2020 postponed

The Canadian Mechanical & Plumbing Exposition (CMPX), originally scheduled for Mar. 25-27, is moving out of the way of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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New Brunswick introduces legislation to standardize building codes

“The government’s goal is to have the new code in place in time for the start of the 2021 construction season,” says public safety minister Carl Urquhart. » Read more

Teams shortlisted for Union Station enhancement project

The teams were selected based on their composition, experience in collaborative project delivery, track record for health and safety and past project examples. » Read more

JLR acquires LCI

The mechanical and electrical engineering firm is JLR’s second recent acquisition, the first being Porcupine Engineering Services (PES) last fall. » Read more
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Updated ASCE book covers seismic design for industrial facilities

In the area of new design, the book interprets the intent of building codes and then goes beyond them with further practical guidance. » Read more

Biocomposite ventilation unit recycles plastic water bottles

Annexair, based in Drummondville, Que., plans to phase out its steel HVAC units next year, following this year’s release of biocomposite-based alternatives. » Read more

Reliable Controls introduces SSE deep backplate

The accessory, intended for use with Smart-Sensor and Space-Sensor temperature detectors, is designed to avoid having to cut an opening in the wall. » Read more

PM Springfest

June 4
Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre
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FGIA Summer Conference

June 22-25
Location: Chicago, Ill.
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ASHRAE Annual Conference

June 27 – July 1
Location: Austin, Texas
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Canadian Steel Conference

September 28
Location: Fairmont Winnipeg Hotel
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Engineering Employment Event (E3)

September 30
Location: Toronto
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FGIA Fall Conference

October 5-8
Location: Le Westin Montreal
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ACEC National Leadership Conference

October 25-27
Location: Ottawa
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The Buildings Show

December 2-4
Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre
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ASHRAE Winter Conference

January 23-27
Location: Chicago, Ill.
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AHR Expo

January 25-27
Location: Chicago, Ill.
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Canadian Concrete Expo

February 11-12
Location: Mississauga, Ont.
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