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CSCE 2015 Annual Conference
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Practitioners abstract deadline: February 13, 2015

Our conference theme for 2015 is 'Building on Our Growth Opportunities.'
Saskatchewan is home to more than 1.1 million people and is among the leaders in population growth. We are a thriving province. Export trade is our backbone and we have the natural resources the world wants.

Date limite pour les résumés des praticiens: 13 février 2015


Le thème de notre congrès 2015 est: 'Miser sur nos opportunités de croissance.'
Le Saskatchewan compte plus de 1,1 million d’habitants et est parmi les leaders dans la croissance de la population. Nous sommes une province prospère. Le commerce d'exportation est notre épine dorsale et nous avons les ressources naturelles dont le monde a besoin.
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Lifelong Learning:
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Armature en polymères renforcés de fibre (PRF) et renforcement externe avec PRF pour les structures en béton

Montréal, 25 février 2015 & Québec, 26 février 2015

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Judges needed for the CSCE Canadian National Concrete Canoe Competition
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Looking for a way to give back and to get involved with some of the brightest students from across the country? Sign up to be a judge for the 21st CSCE Canadian National Concrete Canoe Competition. Experts in areas ranging from concrete/materials engineering to project management are needed. The competition is being hosted by the University of Toronto from May 8 to 10, 2015.
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Appel aux juges pour le Concours national de canoë en béton de la SCGC
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Cherchez-vous un moyen de redonner et de vous impliquer avec certains des étudiants les plus brillants venant de tout le Canada? Engagez-vous comme juge du 21e Concours national de canoë en béton de la SCGC. Des experts dans les domaines allant du génie des matériaux/ béton à la gestion de projet sont demandés. Le concours est organisé par l’Université de Toronto du 8 au 10 mai 2015.
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 CSCE Programs and Events / Programmes et événements de la SCGC

Event Location/Date Updates
The 22nd Canadian Hydrotechnical Conference Montreal, Canada
April 29 - May 2, 2015
TBD
The main theme of this conference will focus on sustainable management of water resources in the context of climate and environmental changes.
14th Global Joint Seminar on Geo-Environmental Engineering Montreal, Canada
May 21 - 22, 2015
Abstract deadline: January 31, 2015

Fourth Climate Change Technology Conference Montreal, Canada
May 27 - 25, 2015
TBD
The Climate Change Technology 2015 conference in Montreal will be featuring a Leeding Green course.
5th International / 11th Construction Specialty Conference (ICSC15) University of British Columbia
Vancouver Campus
June 8 - 10, 2015
TBD
Welcome to the 5th International/11th Construction Specialty Conference (ICSC 15). The conference provides the opportunity for researchers and practitioners of construction around the world to share the most recent innovations and developments in the construction industry.



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Programs and Events from Partner Organizations / Programmes et événements d'organisations partenaires

Event Location/Date Updates
International Conference
on Water Management
Modeling
The Marriott Courtyard Toronto/Brampton, Ontario
February 25 - 26, 2015
TBD
The 5th International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering Vancouver, Canada
July 15 - 17, 2015
TBD
16th International Conference on Cold Regions Engineering Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
July 19 - 22. 2015
TBD

The Canadian Association of Earthquake Engineers (CAEE) Victoria, British Columbia
July 21 - 24, 2015
TBD
1st International Interactive Symposium on Ultra-High Performance Concrete Storrs, Connecticut, USA
November 19 - 22, 2015

Abstracts deadline: January 31, 2015



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Dorval Circle construction slow due to land negotiations
CBC News
Plans for a revamped interchange in Dorval to ease traffic and simplify access to Montreal's Trudeau International Airport have been dragging on due to negotiations over land. On Friday, Quebec Transport Minister Robert Poëti said the province has had a hard time reaching an agreement with Canadian Pacific Railway to build on their land.

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Importance of civil engineering in construction
Western Daily Press
Importance of civil engineering may not be taken into consideration by those unaware of the job but the fact is that the civil engineer is the main person who is all responsible for the safe and efficient carryout of construction work.

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Skyscraper construction total hits record in 2014
CBC News
Ninety-seven skyscrapers, including three in Canada, were completed around the world in 2014, setting an annual construction record, according to a new report. The total height of those 97 towers is 23,333 metres, another record.

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Let's Get Social! / Soyez branchés! Do you want to keep track of what's going on in the world of Civil Engineering online? Why not join the conversation? Follow us, like us, and join us!

Voulez-vous être au fait de ce qui se passe dans le monde du génie civil en ligne? Prenez part à la conversation. Suivez-nous, aimez-nous et joignez-vous à nous!



University of Calgary wins the CSCE Cup
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The University of Calgary were the top winners at the Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race in Kelowna this weekend, taking home the CSCE cup as well as first place in the King of the Hill race. Click the link to read the entire article and to see photos from the event.
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Online career resources
The Engineering Career Coach
Are you wondering how to becoming a better public speaker? How to build the engineering career you want? How to balance work with the rest of your life? Check out Anthony Fasano's website The Engineering Career Coach for lots of helpful blog posts, podcast episodes, and more!
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Popsicle stick bridges, spirit, and a whole lot of fun!
CSCE
The 31st Annual CSCE Troitsky Bridge Building Competition is happening at Concordia University in Montreal on March 5 - 8, 2015. Registration is still open for student teams. Check to see if your school already has teams or if they are holding a qualifier competition and get involved! You don't want to miss this fun event!
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Importance of civil engineering in construction (Western Daily Press)
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Southwest ring road construction up in the air thanks to falling oil prices (Calgary Herald)
Judges needed for the CSCE Canadian National Concrete Canoe Competition
Skyscraper construction total hits record in 2014 (CBC News)
Naheed Nenshi says Calgary infrastructure financing should be explored (CBC News)

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Leadership in Sustainable Infrastructure / Leadership en infrastructures durables



New construction plan considered for Gardiner Expressway
640 News
Mayor John Tory's executive committee is set to debate a plan for the Gardiner Expressway that would cut the 20 year rebuild to 12 years. The $433 million plan is part of this year proposed budget and would accelerate construction to try and further cut congestion and gridlock.
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Halifax Harbour Bridges holding meetings explaining Macdonald's big lift
The Chronicle Herald
Halifax Harbour Bridges is gearing up for the massive $150 million makeover of the Macdonald bridge with a set of neighbourhood meetings. The bridge authority will be hosting two meetings to present details of the project and answer questions about how construction, slated to start in March, may affect residents who live close to the span.
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Port of Montreal gets $43.6-million infrastructure boost from Ottawa
Montreal Gazette
The Port of Montreal is receiving a $132 million makeover to handle the expected increase in exports to the European market. Federal Infrastructure Minister Denis Lebel announced that Ottawa will provide $43.7 million to the project.
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Kathleen Wynne proposes infrastructure partnership between Ottawa, provinces
CBC News
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne proposed a national infrastructure partnership between the provinces and the federal government during a speech in Ottawa. Delivering a keynote address at a Canada 2020 luncheon, Wynne said the so-called Canadian Infrastructure Partnership would amount to a collaboration aimed at investing five per cent of Canada's GDP in infrastructure renewal.
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It's time to fix America's infrastructure
WIRED
President Obama believes America must build "21st century infrastructure—modern ports, stronger bridges, faster trains and the fastest Internet," and in his State of the Union this week he asked the Republican-controlled Congress to pass a bipartisan infrastructure plan, likely the trillion-dollar legislation Senator Bernie Sanders proposed earlier this month.
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Road construction proposals could face speed bumps
Daily Commercial News
The City of Toronto is proposing a series of measures that are designed to speed up major road construction projects and unlock traffic congestion, but construction leaders are cautious about the new initiative.
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Construction begins on $400 million Tumbler Ridge wind farm, B.C.'s biggest
Vancouver Sun
Private-power firm Pattern Energy Group LP has begun construction of its $400-million Meikle wind energy project near Tumbler Ridge at the right time to deliver a financial boost just when the community needs it. Meikle, one of 20 independent power projects granted purchase contracts in 2010 by BC Hydro from a 2008 tender for renewable power, will be B.C.'s biggest wind farm when it starts spinning out electricity toward the end of 2016.
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