Saturday, January 19, 2019

Tag: resilience

Contracts awarded for Manitoba outlet channels

Two engineering firms have been awarded the contracts for engineering design and construction oversight for the Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin Outlet Channels...

The Vulnerable Future

The future of Canada’s public works industry has some difficult challenges ahead, but by recognizing those challenges now and integrating them into long-term planning,...

Progress made on Springbank Off-stream Reservoir project

The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) has informed the Government of Alberta that the project conforms to the agency’s guidelines. While the province awaits...

OFNTSC unveils First Nations infrastructure vulnerability toolkit

The Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation (OFNTSC), working together with Engineers Canada and Stantec, have collaboratively developed a First Nations Public Infrastructure Engineering...

The sustainability agenda

Close to 500 municipal and industry leaders from across Canada have gathered in the nation’s capital this week for the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’...

Report addresses flood resilience in Bow River basin

The Government of Alberta has begun implementing the advice from a report that identifies ways to improve flood resilience in Calgary and better manage...

Endless opportunities for clean tech

The global clean tech sector is booming, and the federal government hopes to provide resources to continue to keep Canada as an industry leader. Speaking...

Setting federal infrastructure priorities

The announcement by federal finance minister Bill Morneau that a stronger, longer term commitment was being made to funding infrastructure projects throughout the country...

Fight the Future

According to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), atmospheric concentrations of the primary long-lived greenhouses gases (GHGs) reached new heights in 2013, and CO2 levels...

Where Grey Meets Green

Walking into the Greater First Baptist Church of Escatawpa in southern Mississippi in early September 2014, it seemed as if Hurricane Katrina had delivered...
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