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QUEST names five new senior associates

April 28, 2017 -

Quality Urban Energy Systems of Tomorrow (QUEST) has announced the appointment of five new senior associates. These senior associates are part of QUEST’s network of leaders from across Canada committed to advancing Smart Energy Communities. The five new appointees are: Bruce Cameron, principal...

Tags: community, energy, QUEST, smart energy, Todd Latham, urban

How Colorado made tolling work

April 25, 2017 -

Aurora, Colorado mayor Steve Hogan is no stranger to the issue of road tolls. Hogan, who will be speaking at the upcoming Transport Futures Road Pricing Leadership Summit in Toronto on May 12, has spent part of the last three decades working both on and with major tolling projects in the Denver area...

Tags: Aurora, Colorado, Denver, expressway, highway, road pricing, tolls

Building construction underway at CFB Bagotville

April 25, 2017 -

The Government of Canada marked the beginning of the $46.9-million construction of two new buildings at 3 Wing Bagotville in Quebec. These buildings will be used by the Transportation and Electrical and Mechanical Engineering (TEME) sections of the Wing. The TEME team is responsible for supporting...

Tags: Cegerco, CFB Bagotville, construction, military

NB Power exploring second station at Grand Falls

April 24, 2017 -

NB Power has begun environmental and geotechnical studies and site testing to explore the potential for generating more clean energy with a new 100-megawatt generating station in Grand Falls beside the existing station. “We are pleased that NB Power is exploring all potential clean energy options,”...

Tags: electricity, energy, NB Power, power, renewables

SNC-Lavalin acquires WS Atkins

April 24, 2017 -

SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. has announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire WS Atkins for $3.6 billion. The overall acquisition price is $4.2 billion including the pension deficit. Headquartered in the UK, Atkins is a respected consultancy in design, engineering, and project management, with...

Tags: acquisition, Caisse, CDPQ, construction, Infrastructure, SNC-Lavalin, WS Atkins

Voith Hydro to begin installation at Riel Converter Station

April 24, 2017 -

Voith Hydro Canada and Stuart Olson Industrial Constructors Inc. are ready to begin the mechanical portion of the installation process at the Riel Converter Station, which is under construction in southern Manitoba. Essential equipment assemblies are currently making their way to the site so that the...

Tags: bipole III, electricity, energy, hydro, Manitoba Hydro, Riel Converter Station, transmission, Voith Hydro

CaGBC comments on release of Manitoba budget

April 13, 2017 -

The Canada Green Building Council has released a statement following Tuesday’s announcement of the 2017-18 Manitoba budget. “Following the release of the 2017 Manitoba provincial budget, the Manitoba Chapter of the Canada Green Building Council (MB CaGBC), is pleased to see that there is continued...

Tags: budget, building, CaGBC, Green Building Council, Infrastructure, Manitoba

FORCE releases interim report on tidal power

April 13, 2017 -

Canada’s efforts to better understand the potential for in-stream tidal technology to contribute to clean energy goals continue to move forward. The Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE) has entered a phase of environmental effects monitoring with a demonstration turbine on site; FORCE’s...

Tags: Bay of Fundy, energy, FORCE, Minas Passage, tidal power, turbine

North Cumberland Memorial Hospital redevelopment moving forward

April 12, 2017 -

The Government of Nova Scotia is moving ahead with plans to replace the hospital in Pugwash. “We are investing in infrastructure for a healthier Nova Scotia,” said Premier Stephen McNeil. “Building this modern facility will allow us to continue meeting the needs of the community for years to...

Tags: health care, hospital, North Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Pugwash

May 30—June 1, 2017: CaGBC National Conference and Showcase

April 12, 2017 -

Location: Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver, B.C. Organization: Canada Green Building Council Website:

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