Spring 2015

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ACEC supports Energy East pipeline project

ACEC’s Board of Directors has adopted a resolution in support of pipelines – a responsible and necessary means of transporting oil and energy resources to market.
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ACEC and FIDIC meet World Bank on procurement, integrity

The procurement of engineering services, with an emphasis on quality and qualifications over price, and business integrity were key themes in recent discussions between the World Bank and representatives of the global engineering community. ACEC Chair Anne Poschmann and President & CEO John Gamble were part of a delegation led by the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC).
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ACEC-SK speaks out on the value of hiring consultants

Use of consulting engineering firms is a proven and cost-effective means of delivering projects says the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies – Saskatchewan (ACEC-SK) in a letter responding to recent media and political coverage regarding the increased use and “high costs” of consultants by the Saskatchewan government.
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Infrastructure investment fuels economy, improves quality of life

“We need to view infrastructure with the same urgency, importance and national pride as we do health care” says ACEC President and CEO in a Globe & Mail interview.
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New chapter for the consulting engineering sector in Quebec

During the Grand Prix du génie-conseil québécois, hosted by l'Association des ingénieurs-conseils du Québec (AICQ), Chair Claude Décary announced its new executive director and unveiled a new name for the association as it begins a new chapter for consulting engineering in that province.
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Awards season showcase

ACEC provincial associations recognize engineering excellence

Engineering excellence was celebrated across the country this spring. Four of ACEC’s provincial associations held their annual awards ceremonies recognizing the achievements of member firms.
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Mapping the road to BIM in Canada

Institute for BIM in Canada leads the way for the A&E community

In the February issue of Source, we learned about the Institute for BIM in Canada's (IBC) recent accomplishments. ACEC spoke with IBC Vice-Chair Bill Moore, who represents ACEC on the IBC Steering Committee, about what is ahead for IBC.
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ACEC Leadership Summit 2015

Technical tour confirmed! Don’t miss Canadian Niagara Powerhouse and award-winning Forebay Bridge

Register now

Kick off your participation at the Leadership Summit with a tour of the Canadian Niagara Powerhouse and Forebay Bridge, an award-winning project that recently took top honours at Consulting Engineers of Ontario’s Awards Gala.
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FIDIC International Infrastructure Conference

September 13-15, 2015
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

For details, please refer to the conference website and registration information.

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