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Understanding Smoke Control in Buildings
Buildings
Friday August 31 2018

Understanding Smoke Control in Buildings

Smoke exhaust systems provide a means of increasing occupant evacuation time from a space affected by fire and smoke.

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...

Infrastructure
Nov 12 2018
Solar Roads the Next Battleground in Energy Generation

Back in December 2016, France opened what it says was the world’s first road to be covered with a surface of solar panels.

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Buildings
Nov 5 2018
We Must Lift Its Game on Indoor Air Quality

In his younger years, Rick Fedrizzi would become sleepy at his office at around 3 pm each day.

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Energy
Nov 5 2018
Do Wind Farms Really Harm Human Health?

“Tonight, for the first time, hard evidence that wind farms are not safe,” stated the introduction to one current affairs program in Adelaide in February 2015.

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Business
Nov 1 2018
Construction Geotechnical Risk Must be Carefully Managed

When building the $1 billion Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre in the inner northern Melbourne suburb of Parkville in 2012, construction giant Grocon was carving out a...

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Infrastructure
Sep 12 2018
Value Capture Models Maximise Returns for Infrastructure Projects

Federal and State government, as well as the private sector have a unique opportunity to leverage opportunities associated with Australia’s $70 billion infrastructure spend over the...

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Buildings
Sep 10 2018
Japan Quake Kills 44, Hits Power Supply

The death toll from a powerful earthquake in northern Japan last week has risen to 44, with 660 injured, the government says, as electricity supply remained...

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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...

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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.

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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...

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