ACEC-Canada and ACEC-NB speak out on behalf of industry on Bill C-69
John Gamble and Christy Cunningham appear before the Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources.
Over the past month, the Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources has hosted hearings across the country to hear from Canadians on Bill C-69, the Impact Assessment Act. ACEC-Canada John Gamble and ACEC-NB Executive Director Christy Cunningham were invited to testify to the Committee in Saint John on April 25th on behalf of the consulting engineering industry. Read what recommendations they put forth to ensure greater clarity.
Introducing the ACEC national leadership conference business program
Check out the newly released business program!
Understanding where our industry stands today and where it is going is critical for success. The ACEC national leadership conference business program is designed to help executives, decision makers, and rising leaders in the consulting engineering sector gain a clearer view of the issues they are addressing today and the challenges they will face tomorrow. This must attend event offers participants fresh insights into our industry and new ways to grow business.
Calling all Young Professionals!
Join us in Ottawa October 26 & 27 for professional development and networking targeted specifically to rising leaders 40 and under.
ACEC is excited to announce a NEW YP Forum, a 2-day event that will provide Young Professionals an opportunity to hone their skills through business sessions developed specifically for future industry leaders.
FIDIC 2019 International Infrastructure Conference, September 8-10 in Mexico City
The International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) hosts this major international event for leaders and decision makers in the consulting engineering industry. Other events that take place during the conference include the FIDIC Practice Forum, the FIDIC Awards Gala, B2B sessions, and the Young Professional Management Training Programme.
Celebrating engineering excellence across the country
Provincial Associations honour outstanding engineering projects.
Midway through and 2019 has already established itself as an incredible year for the Canadian consulting engineering industry.
Engineers Canada names 2019 award winners
The Engineers Canada awards recognize engineering excellence and the recipients’ outstanding contributions to their communities, to their profession, and to the safety and well-being of Canadians.
ACEC congratulates: Catherine Karakatsanis, P.Eng., COO of Morrison Hershfield Group Inc. who will be presented with the gold medal award; Tetra Tech and Stantec who will receive this year’s national award for an engineering project or achievement for their 2018 Engineering a Better Canada Award winning project; and Zenon Kripki, former President of the Canadian Federation of Engineering Students, ACEC’s long term partner, who will be presented with the Gold Medal Student Award.
Inter-American Development Bank signs five-year agreement to use FIDIC standard contracts
FIDIC expects to announce further agreements with other multilateral development banks soon.
International engineering federation FIDIC (the International Federation of Consulting Engineers) has secured a major agreement with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) that will see the international funding organisation adopt the use of six FIDIC standard contracts for the next five years.