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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...

World Turning into Plastic Planet: study
Environment
Friday July 21 2017

World Turning into Plastic Planet: study

Industry has made more than 8.3 billion tonnes of plastic since 1950 and enough is left over to bury Manhattan under more than 3km of rubbish,...

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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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...

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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.

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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...

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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.

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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...

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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...

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Energy
Jan 10 2018
Oil Majors not Threatened by Renewables

Two decades ago, BP set out to transcend oil, adopting a sunburst logo to convey its plans to pour $US8 billion over a decade into renewable...

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Infrastructure
20 Dec, 2017
US Train Hurtles onto Highway, Killing 3

A train making the first-ever run along a faster new route has hurtled off an overpass south of Seattle and spilled some of its cars onto...

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