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ACEC successfully advocates for postponement of PSPC rule changes

Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) delayed the changes to its contract security program’s (CSP’s) screening process from Sept. 1 to Oct. 4.

WinSETT schedules fall online skill-builder sessions

The centre’s new semester comprises three series of five sessions each. The first, Career-building Basics, begins tomorrow (Sept. 23).

RAM Consulting acquires Encepta, Horizon Engineering

The three engineering firms are all headquartered in British Columbia. Combined, they now employ more than 200 people.
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Morrison Hershfield COO named VP for FIDIC

Catherine Karakatsanis first joined the board at la Fédération Internationale Des Ingénieurs-Conseils (FIDIC) a year ago. » Read more

BPA merges with Clark Engineering, expands to Edmonton

Clark Engineering, which specializes in mechanical designs and CHP systems for high-performance buildings, will now operate under the BPA brand. » Read more

HDR acquires WRECO

The deal is intended to grow HDR’s transportation and water resources services by enhancing its technical expertise in hydrology and hydraulics. » Read more

Golder adds BioCement’s carbon-neutral process for soil engineering

The patented technology promises to reduce soil permeability and compressibility, while increasing strength. » Read more

View supplies Smart Windows for Fast+Epp HQ

The windows use artificial intelligence (AI) to automatically adjust their tint in response to outdoor light conditions. » Read more

Everline expands for linear high-bay installations

The new luminaire is designed to improve visibility for workers in industrial and commercial environments. » Read more
Events Calendar 

BuildEx Vancouver

September 27 - October 1
Location: Online
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Green Building Festival

October 5
Location: Online
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Acoustics Week in Canada

October 5-7
Location: Online
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OSPE Engineering Conference

October 6-7
Location: Online
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Canadian Waterpower Week

October 6-8
Location: Online
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