April 2015

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AICQ Young Professional promotes infrastructure investment

On March 14, the chair of the AICQ’s Young Professionals Forum, Ms Véronique Barry, took part in a multi-stakeholder roundtable on the importance of infrastructure planning and financing.
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ACEC input requested for Parliament Hill renovations

Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) has requested feedback from industry associations representing design and construction firms in preparation for a major renovation of Parliament Hill’s Centre Block.
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Industry to save $millions in financial guarantees

ACEC and CCIL kill expensive CNSC proposal

Consulting engineering and testing companies that own nuclear densometers will not have to put aside tens of thousands of dollars in financial guarantees as a result of lobbying from ACEC and the Canadian Council of Independent Laboratories (CCIL).
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Bruce Bodden appointed to Infrastructure Ontario’s Board

Former ACEC Director, Bruce Bodden, has been appointed to Infrastructure Ontario’s Board of Directors.
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American Public Works Association recognizes Darwin Durnie

Darwin K. Durnie, Past President of the Canadian Public Works Association, has been named by the American Public Works Association as a TOP TEN Leader for 2015.
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2015 Canadian Engineering Competition

ACEC promotes consulting engineering as a career of choice to engineering students

Promoting consulting engineering as a career of choice to engineering students is an ACEC priority. ACEC proudly supports the Canadian Federation of Engineering Students (CFES) and recently participated at its flagship event, the Canadian Engineering Competition (CEC).
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FIDIC Awards 2015: Closing date for nominations is June 19, 2015

FIDIC Awards recognize outstanding projects that support and promote FIDIC principles and practices.
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Accelerated Infrastructure Program 2 (AIP2) announced by PWGSC

Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) has announced the Accelerated Infrastructure Program 2 (AIP2). This program will provide funding for federal infrastructure projects over a two-year period, from 2015 to 2017.
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Government of Canada announces support for Canadian exports

Small and medium-sized enterprises seeking to export to emerging markets for the first time can receive direct financial assistance through a new export market development program.
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Contract Requirements - Contractors Pollution Liability

A growing number of engineering firms are being asked to provide proof of contractors pollution liability insurance coverage on awarded projects. ENCON explains how this type of coverage protects firms against allegations of negligence arising from pollution exposures.
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UPS Members Benefit Program – Just one advantage of ACEC membership

Save up to 30% with this discount program

As a member of ACEC, your firm can take advantage of some of the most competitive rates available on shipping services with this member program.
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Participate in the Deltek Clarity A&E Industry Study – Deadline Extended to April 24

As a value to members, ACEC and Deltek are once again working together this year to bring you the industry’s most comprehensive resource on financial performance and market outlook for A&E firm leaders.
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Canadian Practice Manual for BIM: Call for participation

The Roadmap to Lifecycle Building Information Modeling in the Canadian AECOO Community identifies a Canadian Practice Manual for BIM as a key element in enabling effective BIM adoption in Canada. buildingSMART Canada is looking for professionals willing to participate in the development and review of a definitive, multi-disciplinary, multi-volume reference source for the use and application of BIM across Canada.  
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ACEC Leadership Summit 2015

Early Bird registration deadline extended to May 1

Register now

Join us for ACEC’s Leadership Summit 2015 in Niagara Falls, Ontario, June 11-13. Connect with your industry colleagues to tackle the key issues of today and tomorrow.
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ENCON Annual Loss Control Seminars: Dissecting the Written Contract

May 5, 2015 Webcast

Learn through detailed examples and analysis why the written contract is your best line of defence in protecting against potential liability exposures.
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