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Wednesday December 12, 2018

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Hummingbird ‘Grinds Bridge Construction to a Halt’
Civil
Thursday February 2 2017

Hummingbird ‘Grinds Bridge Construction to a Halt’

A tiny unborn hummingbird is getting in the way of a big bridge project near San Francisco.

Safety Codes Can Lead to Over-building, Higher Building Costs
Civil
Wednesday February 1 2017

Safety Codes Can Lead to Over-building, Higher Building Costs

A UBC researcher says bridges built to meet current Canadian safety codes are being ‘overbuilt’ and may still suffer extensive damages after a major earthquake.

Trenchless Technologies Improve for Pipeline Rrehabilitation
Civil
Monday May 9 2016

Trenchless Technologies Improve for Pipeline Rrehabilitation

The integrity and performance of water and wastewater buried pipelines are growing issues across Canada.

Civil
Aug 2 2018
Alberta Roadbuilders Take Province to Court

A group of five Alberta roadbuilders say the province has forced its hand following a “costly and potentially illegal” government decision to transfer more than $500...

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Civil
Jan 4 2018
ORBA, OAPC Take Action After Auditor General’s Criticism of Asphalt

Action is being taken on criticisms about premature cracking asphalt flagged in the auditor general’s 2016 report, says Ontario Road Builders’ Association (ORBA) president Geoffrey Stephens.

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