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Enhanced Member Services / Bonification des services
NEW! We will now be giving CEUs for the short courses and PDHs for conference attendance! SHORT COURSES — Quebec City : Registration is now open for 5 short courses being held at the 10th International Conference on Short and Medium Span Bridges 2018 on July 31st. You do not have to be registered for the conference to attend. Please visit : http://www.smsb-2018.ca/short-courses/ for more information.
At the 2018 CSCE Annual Conference the President’s Task Force held an interactive panel discussion. Within the theme of the 2018 Conference, this panel addressed several serious, urgent and growing issues for the profession, and for society: a) Sustainability and Innovation; b) Inclusivity and Social Justice; and c) Accessibility & Universal Design of the Built Environment. The intent was to build awareness and motivation within the CSCE to address these issues, identify where the profession may be “missing the boat,” and what may lie ahead if not addressed.
Dear members, you are our best ambassadors!
On March 1st we launched our first Pin Challenge. This program aims to increase our membership and will reward you for recruiting new talented members to our Society.
Join the movement, record your challenge and post it HERE!
We look forward to seeing and hearing your challenges and hope that it will generate the desired domino effect.
We Challenge you to Pin 2 new members and be rewarded! See more
Chers membres! Vous êtes nos meilleurs ambassadeurs!
Le 1er mars, nous avons lançé notre premier Défi de l'épinglette. Ce programme vise à augmenter les adhésions à la SCGC et vous récompensera pour le recrutement de nouveaux membres talentueux au sein de notre Société.
Joignez-vous au mouvement, enregistrez votre défi ICI! Nous avons hâte de voir et d'entendre vos défis et espérons que cela générera l'effet domino souhaité. Nous vous mettons au défi d'épingler 2 nouveaux membres et soyez récompensés! Pour plus de détails
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Lifelong Learning / Formation Continue
The CSCE is pleased to offer you new Lifelong Learning opportunities through our e-learning program. Hosted in the EIC e-learning Centre, the program includes courses and recorded webinars and a free trial presentation. Please click here for full details.
La SCGC est fière de vous offrir de nouvelles opportunités de formation avec l'apprentissage en ligne. Hébergé au Centre e-learning de l'ICI, le programme comprend des cours et des wébinaires pré-enregistrés, ainsi qu'une présentation d'essai gratuite. Veuillez cliquer ici pour tous les détails.
Sections/Regions News & Events / Sections/Régions: Nouvelles et activités
Three CSCE members were inducted as Fellows into the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) on June 18, 2018:
Susan Tighe, CSCE immediate Past President and Norman W. McLeod Professor in Sustainable Pavement Engineering, University of Waterloo. Kenneth Johnson, CSCE Fellow, author, editor, researcher, historian, and educator
and Amir Fam, CSCE Fellow, Donald and Sarah Munro Chair Professor and Associate Dean of Engineering and Applied Science at Queen’s University Congratulations to all!
To read more:
Ottawa – (18 June 2018) – President Eddy Isaacs inducted 57 new Fellows and two new International Fellows into the Canadian Academy of Engineering on 18 June 2018. The ceremony took place in Calgary, in conjunction with the Academy’s 2018 Annual General Meeting and Symposium. To view our official press release, click here.
Ottawa – (le 18 Juin 2018) – Le président Eddy Isaacs a intronisé 57 nouveaux Fellows et deux nouveaux Fellows internationaux au sein de l’Académie canadienne du génie le 18 juin 2018. La cérémonie a eu lieu à Calgary conjointement avec l’Assemblée générale annuelle et le symposium de l’Académie 2018.
Pour voir notre communiqué de presse officiel, cliquez ici.
A pair of visiting researchers are collaborating with the Sustainable Transport Safety Research Lab at UBC’s Okanagan campus to make the busy 6-lane divided Highway 97 (Harvey Avenue) through Kelowna more vibrant, aesthetic and safer. The two undergraduate students from Rotterdam University of Applied Science (RUAS), Bas de Wilde and Martijn van Blijswijk, are working under the supervision of the UBCO School of Engineering’s Associate Professor Gord Lovegrove.
Growing with Youth / Croître avec les jeunes
The Canadian Precast/Prestressed
Concrete Institute (CPCI) has a mission
to expand the knowledge of students by
disseminating ideas and information about
the design, applications, manufacturing
and use of precast concrete in Canada.
To facilitate and encourage continuous
learning and education, CPCI is pleased to
offer an annual scholarship program for
undergraduate students interested in the
field of precast or prestressed concrete.
For more information, please click here.
Did you know that you can become a student member of the CSCE for free? Your student membership will remain active until graduation at which point you will automatically become an Associate Member at no cost to you. This will allow you to explore the benefits after school for the rest of the calendar year, including taking part in the new CSCE Mentorship Program. At the end of the year, you will be sent an invoice to continue as an Associate Member. Take advantage of this program by signing up as a student member today!
Saviez-vous que vous pouvez devenir membre étudiant de la SCGC sans aucun frais? Votre adhésion à titre d'étudiant restera active jusqu'à l'obtention de votre diplôme. Vous deviendrez alors Membre associé automatiquement et toujours sans frais. Cela vous permettra d'explorer les privilèges de membre après vos études pour le reste de l'année civile, y compris une participation au nouveau programme de mentorat de la SCGC. À la fin de l'année, vous serez invités à régler des frais d'adhésion pour maintenir votre statut de Membre associé. Profitez de ce programme en devenant membre étudiant aujourd'hui !
| CSCE Programs and Events / Programmes et événements de la SCGC|
|Programs and Events from Partner Organizations / Programmes et événements d'organisations partenaires|
News & Events-General / Nouvelles et activités générales
CSA S157-17 / S157.1-17 Strength Design in Aluminum was published in late 2017. It is available in both English and French @ http://shop.csa.ca/en/canada/structures/s157-17s1571-17/invt/27007262017. This standard applies to the design, fabrication, erection, and inspection of aluminum alloy members and assemblies. It is for building applications, but it is written in a form that it may be used for all types of aluminum load-bearing components or assemblies.
|Drafts of the 2019 edition of the Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code
The drafts for the 2019 edition of the Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code have now been issued for a 60-day Public Review. They are:
Section 1 General - Concluding June 18, 2018
Section 2 Durability and Sustainability - Concluding June 24, 2018
Section 3 Loads - Concluding June 18, 2018
Section 4 Seismic Design - Concluding June 19, 2018
Section 5 Methods of Analysis - Concluding July 2, 2018
Section 6 Foundations and Geotechnical Systems - Concluding July 2, 2018
Section 7 Buried Structures - Concluding June 27, 2018
Section 8 Concrete Structures - Concluding July 2, 2018
Section 9 Wood Structures - Concluding June 18, 2018
Section 10 Steel Structures - Concluding July 2, 2018
Section 11 Joints and Bearings - Concluding June 24, 2018
Section 12 Barriers and Highway Accessory Supports - Concluding June 18, 2018
Section 13 Movable Bridges - Concluding June 18, 2018
Section 14 Evaluation - Concluding June 24, 2018
Section 15 Rehabilitation and Repair - Concluding June 18, 2018
Section 16 Fibre Reinforced Structures - Concluding June 25, 2018
Leadership in Sustainable Infrastructure / Leadership en infrastructures
University of Victoria
The University of Victoria’s civil engineering department has a lofty aim: to be the greenest program of its kind in Canada. Demand — and need — for the program is high.
Winnipeg Free Press
How hot is it outside? Well...
Hot enough for pavement slabs to buckle on the north side of Portage Avenue at Donald Street, closing two of the three westbound lanes.
Rising property values in Vancouver have resulted in the demolition of an unprecedented number of single-family homes in recent years, many of which were replaced with the same type of structure. Despite the better energy performance of the new homes, this cycle is likely to increase overall greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, according to an analysis from researchers at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and a British Columbia-based data analytics firm.
New statistics show there has been a marked increase of tradeswomen working in Quebec’s construction industry, particularly in the fields of painting and carpentry.
The Quebec Construction Commission already unveiled in March overall numbers for women in the industry: it showed that there are 3,002 women out of a total labour force of 157,086, or 1.91 per cent of the labour market at end of 2017.
An expert in safety and engineering risks says it's a marvel the recent explosion in Mount Pearl didn't trigger a chain reaction and lead to fatalities. Faisal Khan is a professor at Memorial University, and in an interview with CBC News, he stressed how the outcome of this explosion must be studied to prevent another one from happening in the future.
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