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 CSCE Programs & Events/Programmes et événements de la SCGC


Fibre Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Bars and FRP External Reinforcements for Concrete Structures

Moncton, Toronto
May 14-15, 2014

This course covers the following CSA codes and standards:
. CSA-S806 (2012) Design of Buildings with Fibre Reinforced Polymers,
. CSA-S807 (2010) Fibre Reinforced Polymers (FRP) and
. CSA-S808 (2014) Specification for Fibre Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Materials for Externally Reinforcing Structures

The instructors, who are Chairs and members of the Technical Committees for the standards, present and explain the major revisions and additions contained in the codes that reflect the latest research findings and field experience.

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HEC-RAS Modeling Including Advanced Applications

Moncton, Halifax
May 27-28, 2014

The course covers the basic theoretical background of one-dimensional hydraulic modeling, model calibration, bridges and weirs, flood flow simulation and inundation mapping, flow separation, and simulation of unsteady flow. The course is based on exercises that cover each topic.

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CSCE Annual Conference Halifax

Halifax, Nova Scotia
May 28-31, 2014

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION EARLY BIRD RATES ARE EXTENDED UNTIL MAY 9TH! GUEST ROOM RATES AT THE CONFERENCE HOTEL, THE MARRIOTT HARBOURFRONT, ARE EXTENDED UNTIL MAY 11TH! DON’T MISS OUT ON THIS GREAT OPPORTUNITY! Visit the conference website and register today!

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9th International Conference on Short and Medium Span Bridge, SMSB-IX

Calgary, AB
July 15-18, 2014

The Calgary bridge engineering community is pleased to host the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering's 9th International Conference on Short and Medium Span Bridge, SMSB-IX.

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


Conferences/Conférences

CALL FOR PAPERS: ICE Coastal Management 2015 Netherlands
Submission of Abstracts will be accepted between March 31 - June 30th, 2014

Canadian International Aluminum Conference (CIAC)
Date: June 2-4, 2014
Montreal, Quebec

23rd International Scientific and Technical Conference "Water Supply and Water Quality"
Date: June 22-25, 2014
Torun, Poland

REES 2014: Railway Engineering Education Symposium
Date: June 23-25, 2014
Overland Park, KS

EMI 2014
Date: Aug. 5-8, 2014
Hamilton, ON

2014 International Conference on Marine & Fresh Water Environments (IMFE 2014)
Date: Aug. 6-9, 2014
St. John's, NL

World Conference on Timber Engineering

August 10-14, 2014
Quebéc City, Québec

Fourth Climate Change Technology Conference
Call for Papers: Sept. 15, 2014
Montreal, QC

GeoRegina 2014
Date: Sept. 28-Oct. 1, 2014
Delta Regina Hotel, Regina, Saskatchewan

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Fibre Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Bars and FRP External Reinforcements for Concrete Structures
Moncton, Toronto May 14-15, 2014
This course covers the following CSA codes and standards: ; CSA-S806 (2012) Design of Buildings with Fibre Reinforced Polymers, ; CSA-S807 (2010) Fibre Reinforced Polymers (FRP) and ; CSA-S808 (2014) Specification for Fibre Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Materials for Externally Reinforcing Structures

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$1.4 million Mindemoya Yonge St. reconstruction contract awarded
Manitoulin Expositor
Work on the Yonge Street reconstruction will be getting underway soon following the awarding of the $1,394,321.20 plus HST contract to the lowest bidder, Labelle Brothers Excavating.

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Ontario pledges $1 billion for Ring of Fire, urges Ottawa to match funds
Hamilton Spectator
Ontario's governing Liberals say they're willing to put up $1 billion to develop an all-season transportation corridor to the Ring of Fire. They're calling on the federal Conservatives to match the funds to build the infrastructure that's needed to develop the mineral-rich deposit in northern Ontario.

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 Growing with Youth/Croître avec les jeunes



Young Professionals Program at the CSCE 2014 Annual Conference
CSCE
Check out the sessions planned as part of this year's YP Program. We'll be visiting the Alexander Keith's Brewery, talking with industry experts about the gap between the retiring and younger generation, doing a ghost tour of Halifax, and learning how to incorporate designing for durability. Visit http://www.csce2014.ca/yp.html for all the details. Make sure to sign up for the YP Conference Programming mailing list using the form on the website or by ticking the YP Programming box when you register online to get the email updates. REGISTER NOW! The early bird deadline has been extended to May 9th!!!
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Call for Student Volunteers
CSCE
Students, are you looking for another reason to attend the CSCE 2014 Annual Conference in Halifax, NS? Why not sign up to be a volunteer? You'll get access to all of the sessions when you aren't volunteering. You'll get to meet students and industry professionals from across the country and even the world!

Visit http://www.csce2014.ca/volunteer.html for more information and to sign up.

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Conference Room Share Forum
CSCE
Are you looking to save a bit of money on conference accommodations? We can help! Check out the CSCE YP conference room share forum (http://csceyp2014.boards.net/) to find a roommate to share the cost with. Did you know staying at the Halifax Harbour Marriott Hotel enters you to win a trip to anywhere in Canada that WestJet or Porter flies? It's true! Check out conference travel and accommodation details here: http://www.csce2014.ca/travel.html.
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CSCE YP Facebook page
CSCE
We have a CSCE YP page on Facebook! Like us at https://www.facebook.com/csceyp to get news and updates and to connect with YPs across the country.
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Start a Promise to Future Generations Chapter at your School
CSCE
The University of Toronto, in conjunction with the CSCE Toronto Chapter will be holding a local signing ceremony on June 19, 2014. This initiative, created by students, encourages signees to look beyond the "me" and "now" to consider the needs of future generations. If you are interested in starting a chapter at your school, visit http://www.ptfg.org/ for more information and contact Amie (yp@csce.ca) .
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 Leadership in Sustainable Infrastructure/Leadership en infrastructures durables



TransLink announces $45 million in road and cycling infrastructure
South Delta Leader
TransLink will spent more than $45 million in road and bicycle improvements in Metro Vancouver this year. The bulk of the money, roughly $39 million, is earmarked to operate and repair the 600 kilometres of roads under maintenance control of the regional transit authority. The balance of the $6.7 million will go toward 22 capital improvement projects across 12 Metro municipalities, although Delta will see just 1.3 per cent of that funding.
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Pipelines, infrastructure needed for Canada to profit from Ukraine crisis
Ottawa Citizen
A lack of pipelines and other infrastructure means Canada has little hope of reaping any kind of energy or resource windfall from the crisis in Ukraine, a group of international energy experts said Thursday. Analysts and academics from Alberta, Europe and Ukraine itself say Canada remains the better part of a decade away from having the energy network necessary to be any kind of meaningful energy supplier in Europe.
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Feds, province, Winnipeg renew deal for infrastructure money
CBC News
An agreement that pours millions of dollars in federal infrastructure funds into the province has been extended for 10 years. Federal and provincial officials made the announcement Friday at Winnipeg city hall. Mayor Sam Katz said it means $40.5 million dollars for the city, out of $65 million in total for the province in 2014 alone. Officials said Canada's Gas Tax Fund, which began in 2006 and funds local infrastructure projects across Canada, has been doubled, indexed and made permanent.
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20 years later: How the Chunnel plans to stay on track
The Globe and Mail
Twenty years ago, a British monarch and a French president jointly inaugurated the Channel Tunnel, an event that is being celebrated Tuesday by Groupe Eurotunnel SA, a company that flirted with financial death but is now reborn. The anniversary is a chance to celebrate the world's longest sub-sea crossing — and also a marketing opportunity for the tunnel operator. Eurotunnel owns and operates the tunnel and shuttle trains that transport cars and trucks across the Straits of Dover. But it wants to expand its business much further than the Kentish and Normandy coasts.
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    Montague hotel contractor fined for not using engineer on Riverhouse Inn project (The Guardian)
Dutch engineers test glow-in-the-dark 'smart highway' (Mashable)
Canada utility seeks civil engineering for dams, other facilities (Hydro World)
Ex-Quebec deputy premier denies helping engineering firm (Global News)
Ontario pledges $1 billion for Ring of Fire, urges Ottawa to match funds (The Hamilton Spectator)

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