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COWI eschews fossil fuel projects

“This is one of the boldest decisions we’ve made,” says group CEO Lars-Peter Søbye, “but it’s the right thing to do, if we seriously want to tackle the climate crisis.”

IBI Group co-founder passes away

Ewen Fisher was one of nine partners who founded the firm in 1974. They started out with two offices, in Vancouver and Toronto.

WSP to design Union Station Enhancement Project

The USEP project team, known as ONTrack Alliance, also includes Kiewit, Alberici and Mass. Electric Construction Canada.
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Loring promotes engineers at Toronto office

Avash Joshi and Ryan Snow are now associate vice-president (AVPs), while Youness Aitouny, Tarek Ghareeb and Jack Zhang have been named associates. » Read more

Legal: Rising construction costs as a result of COVID-19

Supply backlogs, commodity prices and labour shortages are all increasing costs, but there are ways consulting engineers can help mitigate them. » Read more

Excerpt: The adventures of an engineer in the early 1900s

Recently, engineer Brian Lott published the memoirs of his father, Harry Chickall Lott, who worked on key Canadian projects before the First World War. » Read more

Schneider to supply wastewater treatment technology

Nereda, which purifies water using the features of aerobic granular sludge, has been specified for more than 90 completed or in-progress projects around the world. » Read more

Upgraded SIP Gateway enhances intercom functions

TOA Canada’s N-8000 provides increased reach between intercom systems and an improved paging function to door stations through the SIP master station. » Read more

Intelligent magnetic grippers improve ferrous automation

Magswitch’s Electric Series (E-Series) grippers, distributed by Festo Canada, use proprietary switching technology for applications in manufacturing. » Read more
Events Calendar 
CCE Awards

Canadian Construction Association Annual Conference

March 8-11
Location: JW Marriott Parq Vancouver
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Women in Construction

March 10
Location: Online
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BuildEx Vancouver

March 23-24
Location: Vancouver Convention Centre (West)
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March 23-25
Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre
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