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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
12 Sep, 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
10 Sep, 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
23 Feb, 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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Business
6 Feb, 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
2 Feb, 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
1 Feb, 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
10 Jan, 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
10 Jan, 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
10 Jan, 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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