Thursday, February 20, 2020
AEC leaderboard

News

VIU Power Engineer VIU aims to fill a shortage of power engineers

Power engineers aren’t the most visible people in our workforce, but the reality is, the world can’t operate without them. “Without power engineers, life as we know it would be disrupted,” says David Babich, Vancouver Island University (VIU) Power Engineering Chair.…

january home sales Canadian home sales down in January

Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales declined between December 2019 and January 2020. Highlights: National home sales fell by 2.9% on a month-over-month (m-o-m) basis in January.Actual (not seasonally adjusted) activity was up…

command center Hi Line 3 Command Center Blog: Who Uses Concrete Maturity?

Builders, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, testing firms, owners, engineers, and architects all find value in the concrete maturity method. Click to find out how monitoring concrete maturity can improve your construction methods. Builders, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and testing firms who need to quickly evaluate when in-place…

Toronto condo building tallest in Canada Soaring new Toronto condo building will be the tallest in Canada

It’s official: The long-rumoured, 95-storey-tall residential tower at the base of Yonge Street in downtown Toronto is a go. Get ready to crane those necks. Pinnacle International announced the news with a press release on Wednesday, confirming not only that they’d finally be proceeding with…

construction safety IoT How the construction industry works smarter and safer with IoT

The construction industry has seen sustained growth during the past decade. According to a report published by Statista, the combined public and private construction spending in the United States alone reached $1.23 trillion in 2017. Globally speaking, this upward trend is set…

burgoyne bridge Safety barriers being installed at Burgoyne Bridge

The barriers are finally being installed on Burgoyne Bridge. Wendi Duggan said she couldn’t be happier to see progress made, after being part of a community group that spent most of a year lobbying for the addition of safety barriers following…