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.
WorleyParsons Class Action to Proceed
A $50 million class action lawsuit being levied against WorleyParsons has been given the all clear to proceed after an attempt by the engineering group to...
Aecon Under Fire in Bermuda
A Toronto construction company is the focus of outcry in Bermuda, where an airport development has provoked the ire of locals.
SNC-Lavalin Earnings Plummet
SNC-Lavalin says its earnings plummeted in the third quarter due to unfavourable conditions at two oil and gas projects in the Middle East that the engineering...
Engineering Excellence Around The World
The recent completion of the world’s largest radio telescope in Guizhou Province, China called upon the expertise of numerous engineers in its construction. Now extra-terrestrial engineers...
What are the Building Materials of the Future?
Whether it’s building information modelling, offsite fabrication or even the use of robots or drones on construction sites, much has been said of late about the...
Problems and Solutions: The Power of Perspective
Imagine you have a great idea. Perhaps it’s for a start-up venture. Perhaps it’s a new, better way of doing something at your workplace. Perhaps it’s...
The Future Will Be Built on Zeros and Ones
By the end of this month, 3.4 billion people will have access to the internet. And with 46 per cent of the world’s population connected to...
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...
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...
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...
Fed's seek Input for Prompt Payment Legislation
The federal government has called for industry input and recommendations on proposed prompt payment legislation.
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...
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.
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...
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...
Aecon Votes to Approve Takeover Offer by Chinese Company
Aecon shareholders have voted overwhelmingly to approve a $1.5-billion takeover of the Canadian company by a Chinese firm.