Technology & Engineering, Civil
A Chronical of my Life in Construction by Rick Tough
The book is a chronicle of my life and my life-long career in the construction industry throughout Western Canada. It begins, as my life did, in the 50’s and traverses through to this present day, reflcting on the many life experiences, challenges ...
Why and How to Plow Pathways by David G. Coldwell
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 Story of Hubris and the 1907 Quebec Bridge Collapse by Dan Levert
When engineering students in Canada are soon to graduate, the solemn “Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer,” penned by none other than Rudyard Kipling, charges them with their Obligation to high standards, humility, and ethics. Each budding engineer ...
Lions Gate Renewed by Lilia D'Acres
Lilia D'Acres, Lieutenant Governor Award's winner for 'Lions Gate' has written the second story of the bridge, highlighting the dishonouring of First Nations in the building process. The Lions Gate bridge refurbishment remains a world feat in ...