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Mass Timber Expertise
When Bill Downing saw cross-laminated timber (CLT) for the first time in Europe in 2008, he was impressed. The large-scale, prefabricated, solid engineered wood panels have been used in Europe for more than 20 years, but would they work in the North American market?
Energy efficiency in Alberta
Alberta has adopted the National Energy Code for Buildings (NECB) 2011 edition into its newest building code. It will have significant impacts on how buildings are constructed in Alberta.
INDUSTRY NEWS
Surrey pool is world’s top engineering project
The Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre in Surrey, B.C. has been recognized as the world’s top structural engineering project
Woodfibre LNG project gets investment green light
Construction for the $1.6 billion Woodfibre LNG project in B.C. could begin in 2017. The board of directors has approved construction of the project near Squamish, the first major LNG project in the province to make a final investment decision.
Evergreen Line set to open in B.C.
The B.C. government has announced that construction on the $1.43 billion Evergreen Line is now complete and that the new transit system is set to open on Dec. 2.