June 3, 2014 -
CSA Group and the Canada Green Building Council have aligned to support LEED v4 and CSA Group’s Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) program.
"LEED v4 is highly anticipated and includes changes that require third-party verification of buildings and building materials as well as more transparency...
May 1, 2014 -
CSA Group and the National Association of Sewer Service Companies (NASSCO) have announce a joint agreement to provide greater availability to the Pipeline Assessment and Certification Program (PACP) training for field construction professionals, engineers, technicians, CCTV installers and operators...
March 3, 2014 -
In 2012, the Damage Information Reporting Tool (DIRT) reported more than 230,000 incidents of underground utility damage during excavation across Canada and the United States—up more than 10 per cent from 2011. The report also found that almost 20 per cent of these events were caused by insufficient...
April 26, 2013 -
When warm water goes down a drain, it carries away valuable energy with it. Drain water heat recovery (DWHR) is the process of recovering part of this valuable energy from the warm water, and using it to preheat the cooler incoming water. RenewABILITY Energy Inc., a Kitchener, Ont.-based manufacturer...
June 22, 2009 -
Over 150 years ago, Canada started to evolve wagon trails into networks of roads, communities developed adjacent to these roads, then communal water and sewage systems were installed. With the age of the automobile, our road quality and network grew rapidly as did our need for new infrastructure. The...
April 30, 2009 -
The Canadian Public Works Association (CPWA) will help the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) with its new Municipal Infrastructure Program (ISP).
CSA asked the CRWA to get involved with the project as an advisory group to help establish the ISP-a program for which it has a $1.5 million contract...
Categories: National, News
November 19, 2008 -
The National Energy Board (NEB) has approved an application from Westcoast Energy Inc., carrying on business as Spectra Energy Transmission, (Westcoast) to construct the South Peace Pipeline Project.
The proposed South Peace Pipeline Project is an approximately 92 kilometres extension of Westcoast's...
Categories: News, Western Canada
September 26, 2008 -
Statistically, a 100-year storm is an event that has a one per cent chance of occurring in any one given year. In the last five years, North America has had a handful of these storms. There could be several more in the next year or none for hundreds of years. In theory.
Climate change is skewing...
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