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Call for nominations/Appel aux candidatures:
CSCE
CSCE is soliciting nominations for our annual Fellowship and Career Awards.

Please click here for details and deadlines

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5th International / 11th Construction Specialty Conference (ICSC15)
CALL FOR PAPERS: Abstracts due September 16, 2014
June 8-10, 2015
University of British Columbia, Vancouver Campus

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CSCE Annual Conference Halifax 2014
CSCE
We are pleased to inform you that electronic versions of the final papers are available and can be accessed by going to the following link: http://csce.ca/en/publications/past-conferences/halifax-2014/
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Travelling to Hong Kong?
CSCE
The CSCE is looking for volunteers to make technical presentations to members of the CSCE Hong Kong Branch and (or) the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE). This is strictly on a volunteer basis, with no payment for spent time or travel expenses. If interested, please send an outline of your presentation and brief resume at least three months in advance of your trip to Doug Salloum, CSCE Executive Director, at Doug.Salloum@csce.ca or Brian Burrell, CSCE VP-International at csceinternational@gmail.com
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CSCE International on LinkedIn
CSCE
The CSCE has created a new LinkedIn group called CSCE International. This private group is for CSCE members interested in the CSCE's international activities, and in foreign engineering issues, projects, and research. To request membership, go to CSCE International on LinkedIn, click Join, and your request will be reviewed by a group manager. In addition, a subgroup called CSCE International Members has been created specifically for CSCE members living outside of Canada.
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Programs and Events from Partner Organizations/Programmes et événements d'organisations partenaires


Conferences/Conférences

16th International Conference on Cold Regions Engineering
CALL FOR PAPERS: Abstracts due by September 2014
July 19-22, 2015
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

CALL FOR PAPERS: 5th Annual Conference on Construction Materials

Submission of Abstracts will be accepted up until Sept. 30, 2014

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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 Growing with Youth/Croître avec les jeunes



2014 CSCE Best Student Paper Competition Winners
CSCE
The winners for the 2014 CSCE Best Student Paper Competition held in Halifax from May 28 to 31 have been determined from over 85 impressive entries. Congratulations to Magdy Ibrahim from Concordia University for winning 1st place and to Mohamed Sherir and Masrra Jajjawi, both from Ryerson University for placing 2nd and 3rd, respectively. Be sure to check out their papers in your copy of the conference proceedings and watch for the Call for Papers for next year's conference to be held in Regina.
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You are cordially invited
Concordia University
Concordia University's Engineering and Computer Science Career Fair & Reception Tuesday, September 30th or Wednesday, October 1st 2014.
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Vous êtes cordialement invités
Université Concordia
Université Concordia - Journée carrière et réception génie et informatique
Mardi le 30 septembre ou mercredi le 1 octobre 2014

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Let's Get Social
CSCE
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! We're on Facebook, Twitter (@csce2), and LinkedIn. Search for #csce2014 to see dialogue from the conference. See you in cyberspace!
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SNC-Lavalin lands U.S. energy project
Daily Commercial News
SNC-Lavalin has been awarded the engineering, balance of plant procurement, and construction (EPC) contract for the St. Charles Energy Center Project in Maryland by Competitive Power Ventures, Inc. (CPV).

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Mount Polley Mine tailings breach: 'The devastation up the lake is unbelievable'
CBC News
Residents affected by the wastewater spill from Imperial Metals's Mount Polley copper and gold mine near Likely, B.C., are worried about the impact on their health and the environment.

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More money needed for city infrastructure
The Nugget
After nearly a decade of annual increases to infrastructure spending, the latest update suggests the city is still $15 million to $20 million shy each year of what's required.

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 Leadership in Sustainable Infrastructure/Leadership en infrastructures durables



Reg Andres: Premiers Council of the Federation
CSCE
CSCE President, Reg Andres, participated in the Premiers Council of the Federation meeting on infrastructure on August 6. Please see the document presented by the Premiers, on the CSCE website
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10th Sino-American Technology and Engineering Conference
CSCE
The State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs (SAFEA) invited CSCE to participate in the 10th Sino-American Technology and Engineering Conference in China. A report on this conference prepared by Ron Droste, Chair of CSCE's International Affairs Committee is available here.
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Canadian holodeck-like 3-D sketching system unveiled at SIGGRAPH 2014
Design Engineering
At the SIGGRAPH 2014 conference in Vancouver, researchers from the University of Montreal demoed Hyve-3D, a collaborative 3-D sketching and modeling system that allows designers to not only sketch and model in 3-D but also visualize design operations in 3-D, without the need for glasses or VR headset.
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Environmental group challenges construction of Quebec cement plant
The Gazette
An environmental group wants the construction of a Quebec cement plant stopped and submitted for review. The group is asking Quebec Superior Court to annul an authorization certificate giving the green light to the cement factory in Port-Daniel, in the province's Gaspe region. It wants the project to undergo public environmental hearings.
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Any work on Deer Lake Canal will require complete engineering study
The Western Star
The Town of Deer Lake has the document it was waiting for from Corner Brook Pulp and Paper regarding seepage from the canal near the Deer Lake Power plant. Now, Mayor Dean Ball is waiting for more information from the provincial government before deciding the town's next move in dealing with the issue.
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Halifax's Nova Centre begins its rise
Daily Commercial News
Billed as the largest commercial construction project-ever in downtown Halifax, the $550 million, mixed-use Nova Centre is rising out of the ground over a two-square city block area on prime real estate in the busy core.
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Structal-Bridges obtain two contracts in New York State
Daily Commercial News
Structal-Bridges, a division of Canam Group Inc., has obtained two contracts totalling over $90 million for the fabrication of the steel structure that will replace two major bridges in New York.
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Mount Polley inquiry must be independent
Vancouver Sun
The engineering firm that designed the Mount Polley tailings pond containment system that collapsed on Aug. 4 also designed a tailings dam that failed catastrophically in South America on Aug. 19, 1995. Knight Piésold designed the tailings containment facility for the Canadian-owned Omai gold mine in Guyana. Before the accident, it had handed off operational responsibility to the mining company, which then hired another engineering consultant, the Canadian firm Golder Associates.
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