header nav1

Engineering News

Tuesday August 14, 2018

Loading Icon
Runaway Global Warming Just Decades Away
Environment
Wednesday August 8 2018

Runaway Global Warming Just Decades Away

Earth may be just decades away from a climatic tipping point that triggers runaway global warming and threatens the future of humanity, scientists have warned.

Pipeline Politics to Cost Canadian Economy $10.7B in 2018
Business
Friday February 23 2018

Pipeline Politics to Cost Canadian Economy $10.7B in 2018

Delayed oil pipeline construction is causing a steep discount for Canadian crude prices that is costing the economy roughly $15.6 billion a year, according to Scotiabank.

We Need to Talk About Security
Buildings
Thursday February 8 2018

We Need to Talk About Security

By multiple accounts, it’s become apparent that cyber-crime pays.

Trump Touts Infrastructure Plan
Infrastructure
Friday January 26 2018

Trump Touts Infrastructure Plan

US President Donald Trump says his long-awaited plan to help rebuild the nation's infrastructure would result in about $US1.7 trillion ($A2.4 trillion) in overall investment over...

US Solar Panel Tariff Angers Installers
Energy
Friday January 26 2018

US Solar Panel Tariff Angers Installers

US President Donald Trump has signed into law a steep tariff on imported solar panels, a move billed as a way to protect American jobs but...

Degree in Flying Cars Coming Soon
Technology
Thursday January 25 2018

Degree in Flying Cars Coming Soon

Self-driving car pioneer Sebastian Thrun has shifted his gaze to the skies, as his Silicon Valley online school Udacity launches what it calls the first "nanodegree"...

Mould Spores and Indoor Air Quality: Ventilation and Particle Distribution
Environment
Friday August 18 2017

Mould Spores and Indoor Air Quality: Ventilation and Particle Distribution

Indoors, there is an old trade-off for the heating and cooling of a building: energy expended on temperature control versus input of good fresh air from...

SA Water Recycling Project to Create 1000’s of Jobs
Infrastructure
Friday August 18 2017

SA Water Recycling Project to Create 1000’s of Jobs

A South Australian irrigation project expected to deliver up to 3700 jobs will go ahead after the federal government agreed to partly fund the $155.6 million...

Business
Aug 2 2018
Aecon Reports Record $6.4B Backlog

Aecon Group Inc. posted a record $6.4 billion backlog for Q2 as the dust settles over its controversial blocked sale to a Chinese construction company by...

1,667 0

Technology
Jul 4 2018
5 Criteria’s to Select BIM Partners

Virtual Modeling services plays a pivotal role in the design and development, Pre-construction and Post construction processes.

2,090 0

Business
Feb 23 2018
SNC-Lavalin Tops Profit Estimates, Forecasts Strong 2018 Earnings

Canadian construction and engineering group SNC-Lavalin reported better-than-expected earnings for the final quarter of 2017, benefiting from its purchase of Britain's WS Atkins and helping it...

1,379 0

Buildings
Feb 22 2018
ASCE Updates Standard in Seismic Zones

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) recently updated its guidelines for retrofits in earthquake-prone areas. The ASCE/Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) 41-17, Seismic Evaluation and Retrofit...

1,036 0

Business
Feb 6 2018
Fed's seek Input for Prompt Payment Legislation

The federal government has called for industry input and recommendations on proposed prompt payment legislation.

656 0

Business
Feb 2 2018
Stantec Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Occam Engineers

Global design firm Stantec is strengthening its water, transportation, and public works service in the Southwestern United States with the planned acquisition of New Mexico-based consulting...

533 0

Business
Feb 1 2018
SNC-Lavalin Awarded U.S. Army Hospital Contract

SNC-Lavalin has been awarded a $42 million contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to assist in the relocation of a hospital in South Korea.

439 0

Business
Jan 10 2018
Engineering Change on the Gender Gap

Deepa Kundur is the chair of the Division of Engineering Science at the University of Toronto, and a professor in its Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department...

4,363 0

Business
Jan 10 2018
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. Stock under Review

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (JEC) , a stock from Technical Services Industry, has a value of $67.10 per share, noted a price change of 0.34% in...

4,049 0