Entries by John Nicholson

Stantec acquires Quebec-based Cegertec

Stantec, a Canadian-headquartered international engineering and consultancy group, recently acquired acquired the Quebec-based consultancy Cegertec for an undisclosed amount. It comes within weeks of Stantec announcing the acquisitions of Calgary-based mining consultancy Norwest and UK specialist hydrogeological consultancy ESI.   This latest target is a 250-person company providing engineering services to industrial, aluminium, mining, power […]

Canadian National Brownfield Summit – June 13th 2018

Learning from the Past; Charting the Future Attend Canada’s First Brownfield Summit, hosted by CBN CBN is pleased to host the first-ever Brownfield Summit as this year’s edition of our annual conference. Join us in Toronto June 13. The summit will feature: Our popular Cross-country Check-up: a session on recent regulatory changes and an opportunity to learn […]

Ontario Transitioning Municipal Hazardous Waste Program

The Ontario Minister of the Environment and Climate Change recently issued direction to Stewardship Ontario (SO) to wind up the Municipal Hazardous or Special Waste Program by December 31, 2020. This wind up will allow the transition of materials collected under the program to individual producer responsibility under the Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act, […]

Funding available for Cleantech Demonstration Projects in Ontario

BLOOM is issuing a call for funding applications to support the completion of low carbon, clean technology demonstration Projects in Ontario.  BLOOM is a private, not-for-profit federally incorporated company that brings together public and private sector stakeholders to achieve sustainable outcomes that manage risk and deliver economic, environmental and social benefit. As a requirement, applications must be […]

SNC-Lavelin opens new London UK office to drive collaboration

Canadian construction, engineering and environmental services group SNC-Lavalin is to establish a new hub in London, UK. Having completed the acquisition of British-based firm Atkins last summer (EA 04-Jul-17), the Montreal-headquartered firm is investing in the new office located in London’s Victoria, to support plans for growth in the UK market and continue its strong […]

Job Opportunity: Coordinator of Emergency Planning, Toronto

Coordinator, Emergency Planning Job Classification Title COORDINATOR EMERGENCY PLANNING PH Job ID # 2300867 X Division Public Health Section Performance & Standards Work Location 277 VICTORIA ST. Job Stream Health Job Type Permanent, Full-Time Salary/Rate $94,421.60 – $110,929.00 / Year Hours of Work (bi-weekly) 70.00 Shift Information Monday to Friday – 35 Hours Affiliation Non-Union […]

Guideline for the Management of Sites Contaminated with Light Non-Aqueous Phase Liquids

Light Non-Aqueous Phase Liquid (LNAPL) Management is the process of LNAPL site assessment, monitoring, LNAPL Conceptual Site Model development, identification and validation of relevant LNAPL concerns, and the possible application of remediation technologies. The presence of LNAPL can create challenges at any site.  Examples of LNAPLs include gasoline, diesel fuel, and petroleum oil. In 2009, the […]

Microbial Biotechnology in Environmental Monitoring and Cleanup

A new book on the advances in microbial biotechnology in environmental monitoring and clean-up has just be published by IGI Global.  The book is part of the Advances in Environmental Engineering and Green Technologies Book Series. In the book, the authors state that pollutants are increasing day by day in the environment due to human interference. […]

U.S. DOD Rapid Innovation Fund for Innovative Technology in Emergency Response Tools

The United States Department of Defence (U.S. DoD) Rapid Innovation Fund facilitates the rapid insertion of innovative technologies into military systems or programs that meet critical national security needs. DoD seeks mature prototypes for final development, testing, evaluation, and integration. These opportunities are advertised under NAICS codes 541714 and 541715. Awardees may receive up to […]