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April 21, 2014

Crumbling roads a key election issue

A new survey reveals an unprecedented number of people in Winnipeg believe infrastructure is the biggest challenge facing the city, as potential candidates for mayor in upcoming civic elections focus on this issue.

April 21, 2014

Dive tower pushes formwork forward

After 18 years in the business of concrete forming, civil engineer Dennis Schincariol still comes across the occasional job that throws a new curveball his way.

April 14, 2014

Concrete eating robot could render rubble recyclable

A robot that "erases" concrete buildings got a thumbs-up from the Industrial Designers Society of America, who gave its designer a gold award in the student category.

April 14, 2014

Insulating concrete forms hailed as efficient solution

A new report shows that insulating concrete forms (ICFs) can be used effectively as walls in building structures.

April 7, 2014

Watermain breaks in Saskatchewan town

A small Saskatchewan town is having to borrow water after a water main break dried up its reservoir. Ituna's water reserves dried up after the break happened sometime between the night of March 29 and March 30.

March 12, 2014

The robot-powered construction revolution

It's probably safe to say that the development of robot technology is likely to change the face of the construction industry more than any other single technology that's in the pipeline.

March 12, 2014

Panama Canal expansion digs deep

The $5.2 billion expansion of the Panama Canal is a massive construction and engineering initiative whose success is being measured beyond the new channel and locks being built, says a top project official.

March 5, 2014

Wastewater treatment plant tops priority list

The construction of a new Lions Gate secondary wastewater treatment plant is the top priority in Metro Vancouver for funding under the federal government's recently announced National Building Canada Fund.

February 10, 2014

Run-of-river hydroelectric project clears hurdles

Narrows Inlet Hydro Holding Corp. has received approval from the B.C. government to construct a run-of-river hydroelectric project, but an environmental group argues these types of generation facilities should be halted.

January 22, 2014

Shipping container unloads itself and then expands

An Okotoks, Alberta-based company has developed and manufactured a prototype of a multi-use temporary building that is erected by transforming a shipping container into a structure much larger than its original size.

May 1, 2010

Campbell River tackles water and sewer upgrades

The city of Campbell River, B.C. is meeting challenges head-on for road, sewer and watermain upgrades along a 900-meter stretch of Highway 19A.

May 1, 2010

Alberta Water and Wastewater Operators Association seeks award nominations

The Alberta Water and Wastewater Operators Association is soliciting nominations for the Gerald B. Samuel – Operator of the Year award.

May 1, 2010

PTI Group earns kudos for modular wastewater treatment facility

The Modular Building Institute recently recognized Edmonton-based PTI Group, a supplier of remote site services to resource industries, with its Award of Distinction.

May 1, 2010

Red Deer ring road project includes wastewater upgrades

Phase 1 of the estimated $100 million North Highway Connector (NHC) project will include $36 million in wastewater infrastructure.

May 1, 2010

Twin tunnel work for Seymour Capilano Filtration Project resumes

Work on the twin tunnels component of the Seymour Capilano Filtration Project is back on track, after a new contract was awarded for construction last year.

May 1, 2010

Alberta town uses trenchless system for manhole rehabilitation

When it came time to rehabilitate a number of aging manholes in a small community north of Edmonton, the town decided to use a trenchless system that saved both time, money and the aggravation of torn up streets.

May 1, 2010

Dayton & Knight Ltd. wins award for world’s longest ocean discharge pipe

North Vancouver’s Dayton & Knight Ltd.’s engineering expertise on creating North America’s longest and deepest ocean discharge pipe, has won the firm a fifth international award.

May 1, 2010

B.C. Water and Waste Association set to host annual conference

The British Columbia Water and Waste Association (BCWWA) is holding its annual conference and trade show from May 1 to May 5.

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