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  • Project Management in Practice

    A Guide for Effective Delivery of Capital Infrastructure by

    This book is a practical guide to more effective delivery of capital infrastructure projects. Current manuals tend to be impractical and heavy on terminology with an unnatural focus on the project management requirements over the actual deliverable, ...


  • Misfit Thinking

    Using Design Thinking to Energize Innovation and Creativity by

    Is your organization stuck in a rut and unable to see past the same old ineffective approaches? Misfit Thinking demonstrates how teams can become more innovative in order to actually solve problems, creatively. It is a thorough exploration of and ...


  • Canada’s Quest

    Space Exploration and Why We Should Participate by

    Canada, as a nation, needs a new focus. In the last half of the 20th century, the country was striving to find its national identity, and we clustered along the warmth of our southern border, but not so close as to get burnt. Problems between the ...


  • Industrial Ultrasonic Inspection: Levels 1 and 2

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    Ultrasonic testing (UT) has been an accepted practice of inspection in industrial environments for decades. This book, Industrial Ultrasonic Inspection, is designed to meet and exceed ISO 9712 training requirements for Level 1 and Level 2 ...


  • Bicycle Snowplow!

    Why and How to Plow Pathways by

    A New Kind of Cycling Advocacy. In Calgary Alberta, bicycle snowplowing was born at a time when pathways weren't plowed at all. Early snowplowing pioneers convinced City Hall that pathways needed to be plowed, not just for cyclists and pedestrians, ...


  • A Lucky Prairie Boy

    by

    Resilience. Persistence. Determination. Ingenuity. These are qualities farmers possess, and they were required to be a successful pioneer. They also happened to be some of the founding characteristics of the Brewster family. Douglas K. Brewster ...


  • Before the Storm

    Exploring Protection Planning and Security Integration by

    We build infrastructure and everything else for a purpose, which enables a service, activity, or capability. All infrastructure has a purpose. When we protect against harm, it is the purpose that we are protecting. When we know how to protect that ...


  • Lean Construction Concrete Tower Sequencing Pre-Excavation to Occupancy

    A Superintendents Perspective by

    A high percentage of construction projects have budget and cost overruns. Productivity has flatlined in the last fifty years. Costly rework and defects are common. Lean construction is the bringing together and the respect for all jobsite team ...


  • Cover Cropping in Western Canada

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    What is soil health and why is it so important? In short, healthy soil allows farmers to continue to produce our food safely and inexpensively, so it is vitally important to all of us and generations to come. Cover Cropping in Western Canada ...


  • Don't Be Bare

    What Every Contractor Needs to Know About Insurance by

    ARE YOU A SMALL TO MID-SIZE CONTRACTOR? If you are, you know that contractors face plenty of risks just completing their work on time and on budget. But what about those risks you’re trusting your insurance policies to cover? Have you ever ...