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Log in as a member on the CSCE website. You will be taken to a page entitled "My Account". There you will find instructions on how to locate and download your card as well as your receipt for membership dues paid.
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Lifelong Learning / Formation continue
CSA-S6 Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code 2015
Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Saskatoon
May 12-15, 2015
CSA-S850 Design and Assessment of Buildings Subjected to Blast Loads
May 27, 2015
This course presents CSA S850, Canada’s first standard for the
design and assessment of buildings subjected to blast loads. It is the
most detailed and comprehensive standard of its kind in the world.
| CSCE Programs and Events / Programmes et événements de la SCGC|
|14th Global Joint Seminar on Geo-Environmental Engineering
May 21 - 22, 2015
|Fourth Climate Change Technology Conference
May 25 - 27, 2015
|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
June 8 - 10, 2015
|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.
|Jamaica Institution of Engineers + Bahamas Society of Engineers + CSCE Engineers Conference – 2015
||Pegasus Hotel, Nassau, Bahamass
September 21-23, 2015
|Call for Papers: April 30 2015
|The Jamaica Institution of Engineers (JIE), the Bahamas Society of Engineers (BSE) and the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE) invite you to Engineers Conference 2015, the 1st collaborative conference of the three societies.
|Programs and Events from Partner Organizations / Programmes et événements d'organisations partenaires|
Growing with Youth / Croître avec les jeunes
Université Laval Paddles By The Competition
The 21st CSCE Canadian National Concrete Canoe Competition was held this past weekend in Toronto including a number of races on Lake Ontario showcasing the hard work of these student teams. Congratulations to Université Laval who were declared the overall winners!
President's Award Winners Announced
The CSCE President's Award recognizes excellence among Student Chapters. This year, the Student Affairs Committee reviewed 22 applications and decided that the University of British Columbia was the best student chapter for the past school year. Click ‘Read More’ to see the other winners.
Join Your Friends and Colleagues at CSCE 2015
In two weeks hundreds of civil engineers from across the country and the world will gather in Regina, Saskatchewan for the CSCE Annual Conference. Register today and make sure to check out the student and young professionals programming.
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Leadership in Sustainable Infrastructure / Leadership en infrastructures
Future labour crunch for residential construction
Dailly Commercial News
This was one of the findings presented in the first-ever residential construction labour market information report released by BuildForce Canada in collaboration with the Canadian Home Builders' Association (CHBA).
The new report states more workers are needed because the nation's home renovation industry continues to grow, new construction is holding steady and the aging workforce is set to retire.
CFB Borden receives $22.5 million for infrastructure upgrades
The federal government has announced new funding to improve and expand Canadian Forces Base Borden’s infrastructure. Julian Fantino, the Associate Minister of National Defence, announced today (May 11) that CFB Borden is receiving $22.5 million to improve and upgrade military quarters, renovate military housing, and build a new Ammunition Transit Facility.
Clear standard contracts are needed
Daily Commercial News
The topic was "Procurement Issues & Trends", one of the specific topics of standardized contracts was discussed by all three members of the panel.
This has been a hot issue for many years related to the role that standardized contracts play in risk allocation under a contract.
Manitoba infrastructure won't withstand climate change, expert says
A water security expert says climate change will have dire consequences on Manitoba's infrastructure and consequently its economy, unless something changes.
Bob Sandford, EPCOR Water Security Research Chair at United Nations University, began working to help solve water-related climate issues in Manitoba a decade ago. His first focus was on Lake Winnipeg — now his focus is the province's infrastructure.
Hamilton to take over Pan Am Stadium 'within days,' says Infrastructure Ontario official
The city of Hamilton will finally receive the keys to its new stadium "within days" after the $145.7 million facility has been identified as "substantially completed" nearly a year after its deadline passed.
Infrastructure Ontario's John McKendrick informed the city May 8 that its independent certifier had identified Tim Horton's Field as substantially completed. Under the contract it means the city can now take possession of the $145.7 million facility and begin preparing for the Pan Am soccer events starting July 10.
Brookfield Infrastructure in 'very advanced' talks for 7 assets
Brookfield Infrastructure Partners is in "very advanced" discussions to acquire seven assets in North and South America, and Australia, according to Chief Executive Officer Sam Pollock.
The potential acquisitions are in the transport, energy and communications industries, Pollock said in a letter to investors.
Sustainable roadbuilding in Manitoba
Journal of Commerce
Repurposing or recycling various materials for roadwork has been standard practice for a number of years, driven by more than environmental reasons.
"This industry has been working hard to green itself since before we used terms like green," said Ahmed Shalaby, professor and head of the University of Manitoba's department of civil engineering. "The economics works."
New Brunswick urged to move on maintenance for battered bridges
There's a lot of concern from local residents in Saint John about how much support one of its bridges has.
After one resident posted photos to Facebook showing corroded steel supports on the Hazen Creek bridge, the province assured repairs are planned.
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