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WASTE AND RECYCLING EXPO CANADA / MUNICIPAL EQUIPMENT EXPO CANADA

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As Canada’s ONLY trade show serving the waste, recycling and public works markets, Waste & Recycling Expo Canada and the Municipal Equipment Expo Canada are pleased to announce their move to Niagara Falls for the 20th edition, October 25 – 26, 2017, hosted at Scotiabank Convention Centre.

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Engineer News ...................................................................................

June, 2017
Building owners concerned Green Line tunnel construction could leave building on shaky ground


The proposed path of the Green Line LRT through the Beltline has some owners voicing their concerns over the potential impact on a 107-year-old building.

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June, 2017
Stantec to Acquire RNL Design


Global design firm Stantec will strengthen the coast-to-coast reach of its US Buildings practice while broadening its civic and commercial capabilities through the acquisition of RNL, a Denver-based, 134-person integrated architectural, interior and urban design firm.

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June, 2017
Michigan fires contractor doing Enbridge pipeline risk analysis


Michigan said on Wednesday it has fired a consultant after state officials discovered a conflict of interest with an employee of the company conducting an independent analysis on the risks of an oil spill from Calgary-based Enbridge Inc's Line 5 pipeline in the Great Lakes.

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June, 2017
Construction to start this summer on Line 3 replacement pipeline


Construction will start this summer on Enbridge's 1,700-kilometre Line 3 replacement pipeline, the largest project the company has ever undertaken.

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June, 2017
Passive housing is a very active way to combat climate change and cut costs


They are built with great attention to detail and rigorous design and construction principles, certified through an exacting quality assurance process.

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June, 2017
How this 3D-printing robot will change the construction industry


Thanks to Silicon Valley-based entrepreneurs Chris Kelsey and Fernando De los Rios, we can expect to see 3D printing robots on building sites rather than hundred of masons in Dubai, and around the world. 

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June, 2017
Can green construction compromise fire safety?


Some fire experts worry that, with energy efficiency a priority worldwide, the proliferation of 'green' buildings has the unintended consequence of fanning fire danger.

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June, 2017
Engineering companies urge passage of Infrastructure Bank


The Association of Consulting Engineering Companies of Canada (ACEC) is urging Parliament to finalize the passage of the government’s budget bill, as passed by the House of Commons, in order to establish Canada’s Infrastructure Bank. 

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June, 2017
How safe are old buildings? Lessons from the London tower fire tragedy


High-rise buildings like Grenfell are designed with fire safety in mind, with methods of isolating a blaze built in. Wednesday’s deadly event was highly unusual—but not unique.

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June, 2017
Modern Engineer: How to add 39 tons of steel to the top of the Empire State Building


When engineers made plans to reinforce and upgrade the carrying capacity of the Empire State Building’s mast and tower by adding 39 tons of steel, they had to find a way to protect pedestrians from falling rivets, tools and materials. 

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June, 2017
7 Big Benefits of BIM


Building Information Modeling (BIM) is a challenge to fully grasp for a surprisingly simple reason: At its core, it’s a form of systems thinking.

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June, 2017
19 giant infrastructure projects that could reshape the world


As published on BusinessInsider.com, continue reading to find out more about these huge infrastructure projects around the world.

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June, 2017
A look at eight architecture and construction trends for the next 30 years


Super-tall and mega-tall buildings are trending toward becoming mini-cities that include residential space, shopping, restaurants, theaters and offices. 

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June, 2017
Infrastructure in China is breeding corruption and piling up debt


Chinese officials celebrate them as proof that they can roll out infrastructure bigger, better and higher than any other country can. China now boasts the world’s highest bridge, the longest bridge, the highest rail trestle and a host of other superlatives, often besting its own efforts.

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