This message contains images. If you don't see images, click here to view.
Advertise in this news brief.




Text Version   RSS   Subscribe   Unsubscribe   Archive   Media Kit May 14, 2014

Home   About Us   Membership   Events   Contact Us
 





As many of you may know, Canada’s anti-spam legislation will go into effect July 1. If you are not now a member of CSCE and you wish to keep up to date with the latest industry and association news, via the CSCE E-Bulletin and notice of our Professional Development activities, please opt-in at the link below. If you do not opt in, you will not receive the CSCE E-Bulletin and notice of our Professional Development announcements once the legislation takes effect.

This opt-in requirement does not apply to CSCE members. CSCE members will continue to receive the E-Bulletin and PD announcements as a benefit of membership, unless they unsubscribe from this service.

Non-members of CSCE, click to opt-in and continue receiving the CSCE E-Bulletin and PD announcements

***

La Loi anti-pourriel du Canada entrera en vigueur le 1er juillet 2014. Si vous n’êtes pas membre de la SCGC et que vous souhaitez continuer de recevoir les dernières nouvelles de l’industrie et des associations contenues dans notre bulletin électronique ainsi que les annonces de nos activités de formation continue, veuillez cliquer ci-dessous pour indiquer votre accord. Sans votre accord, vous ne recevrez pas le bulletin et les détails de notre formation continue.

Cette mesure ne s’applique pas aux membres de la SCGC qui continueront de recevoir le bulletin et nos annonces de formation continue comme un service aux membres à moins qu’ils souhaitent s’en désabonner.

Non membres : cliquer pour continuer de recevoir le bulletin et les annonces de formation continue de la SCGC.



 
Enhanced Member Services/Bonification des services aux membres



 CSCE Programs & Events/Programmes et événements de la SCGC


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

Toronto - May 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.

Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


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.

Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


PRODUCT SHOWCASE
 
Groundwerks

Sustain higher loads for a longer period of time with minimal maintenance.

Putting you back on solid ground!

Soil Stabilization with the NovoCrete® technology.
www.groundwerks.ca
 


CSCE Annual Conference Halifax

Halifax, Nova Scotia
May 28-31, 2014

A message from Honourable Stephen McNeil, M.L.A

On behalf of the Province of Nova Scotia, it is my pleasure to welcome delegates of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Annual Conference to Halifax, May 28th – 31st, 2014. Read full message here!

Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


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.

Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


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 - July 31st, 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

Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article


FEATURED ARTICLE
TRENDING ARTICLE
MOST POPULAR ARTICLE
Road Safety Week launches across Canada
CityTV News
Police organizations across Canada will be joining forces this week to educate drivers on road safety. Road Safety Week, which runs from from May 13 to May 19, aims to "save lives and reduce injuries" on Canada’s roadways. Police will be focusing on the big four factors: impaired, distracted and aggressive driving, and seatbelt use, including failure to use one or the improper use of one.

Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
read more
$1.4 million Mindemoya Yonge St. reconstruction contract awarded
Manitoulan 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.

Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
read more
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.

Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
read more


Looking to share your expertise?
MultiBriefs
In an effort to enhance the overall content of CSCE-SCGC E-Bulletin, we'd like to include peer-written articles in future editions. As a member of CSCE-SCGC, your knowledge of the industry lends itself to unprecedented expertise. And we're hoping you'll share this expertise with your peers through well-written commentary. Because of the digital format, there's no word or graphical limit. Our group of talented editors can help with final edits. If you're interested in participating, please contact Ronnie Richard to discuss logistics.
   Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article




 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.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article


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.

Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article


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.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article


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.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article


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) .
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article



 Leadership in Sustainable Infrastructure/Leadership en infrastructures durables



Bridging North America's border infrastructure gap
iPolitics
Twenty years after NAFTA, the failure of member countries to invest in adequate border infrastructure is catching up with us. To reverse the drag on our competitiveness, North America needs an infrastructure bank. To this end, Canada should join and lead the transformation of the North American Development Bank (NADB).
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Thousands of infrastructure projects in limbo as confusion plagues $14-billion federal funding program
Financial Post
By now, municipalities and small communities across Canada had expected to see thousands of infrastructure projects taking shape. That hasn't happened. The federal government's $14-billion construction program began last month, when the money earmarked for roads, bridges and many other new or crumbling services was supposed to land in local hands. Or, so they had thought.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Ontario labour says infrastructure needs commitment
Daily Commercial News
A provincial government commitment to infrastructure will not only help the current economy, but will help train the workforce of tomorrow, say Ontario's construction labour leaders. On May 1 Premier Kathleen Wynne and her Liberal party tabled a budget that included a 10-year, $13-billion investment in public infrastructure. However, on the following day, NDP leader Andrea Horwath announced she would not support the budget, triggering an election.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


TRENDING ARTICLES
Missed last week's issue? See which articles your colleagues read most.

    20 years later: How the Chunnel plans to stay on track (The Globe and Mail)
HEC-RAS Modeling Including Advanced Applications
Conferences/Conférences 
Fibre Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Bars and FRP External Reinforcements for Concrete Structures
CSCE Annual Conference Halifax

Don't be left behind. Click here to see what else you missed.


 

CSCE E-Bulletin
Frank Humada, Multiview, Director of Publishing, 289.695.5422
Download media kit

Noelle Munaretto, Multiview, Senior Content Editor, 289.695.5388   
Contribute news

Doug Salloum, CSCE, Executive Director, 514.933.2634x1   
Contribute society news

This edition of CSCE E-Bulletin was sent to ##Email##. To unsubscribe, click here. Did someone forward this edition to you? Subscribe here -- it's free!



50 Minthorn Blvd., Suite 800, Thornhill, ON, L3T 7X8