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Power-Systems EIA - Finning Energy-Efficient Power Solution has EIA Flying High

When Edmonton International Airport (EIA) was looking at an energy-efficient option for electrical power generation, they decided on a combined heat and power (CHP) solution. This would not only provide them with the electricity they needed but capture the waste heat…

detecting underground hazards What lies beneath: detecting underground hazards

Culverts, buried utilities, mine-shafts, sinkholes and underground chemical tanks – just a handful of the hazards and obstacles hidden from conventional surveying but all too ready to delay or even halt infrastructure projects. If undetected, these hazards can result in health…

Command Center share - July 27 Who Uses Concrete Maturity?

Builders, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, testing firms, owners, engineers, and architects use concrete maturity to expedite construction and increase profits. .ugb-804b437 hr.ugb-divider__hr{margin-left:auto !important;margin-right:auto !important} When using the maturity method, construction teams can estimate real-time strength gain of in-place concrete on the job site. There’s…

Could hurricane straps become commonplace to prevent wind damage?

‘It’s something that chief building officials all across Ontario have discussed at length previously,’ says home builders’ sssociation official Would so-called hurricane strapping have prevented some roofs from blowing off houses during last Thursday’s tornado in south-end Barrie? It depends on who…

Mad Elevator The new normal is already here. Is your building ready?

In many ways, the construction and manufacturing industry reflects the changes happening in society at large, and of late these industries have undergone sweeping changes. The return to the office has brought with it an increased focus on designing physical spaces…