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Sudbury dome church nearing completion

Sudbury dome church nearing completion

Watching the installation of acoustic panels in the ceiling of the 550-seat auditorium at All Nations Church’s new building, Pastor Jeremy Mahood looked perplexed.
Elliot Lake report guiding new engineering standards

Elliot Lake report guiding new engineering standards

A year after Justice Paul R. Bélanger issued his report from the Elliot Lake Inquiry, progress is being reported on recommendations to make the engineering profession safer.
Concrete plans go forward in the Sault

Concrete plans go forward in the Sault

The replacement of the Fort Creek Aqueduct in Sault Ste. Marie is one of biggest municipal infrastructure projects in the city’s recent history, and yet once it’s complete, it will be largely invisible to the naked eye.
Hatch Mott Macdonald to become two companies

Hatch Mott Macdonald to become two companies

Engineering firm Hatch Mott MacDonald (HMM) is being separated into two distinct businesses, Hatch and Mott MacDonald. HMM’s Canada business will become part of Hatch, while HMM’s U.S. business will become part of Mott MacDonald.
Architectural firm wins provincial award

Architectural firm wins provincial award

Nelson Architecture’s inspired use of wood in the construction of an elementary school addition was rewarded with a design award at the 15th annual WoodWorks event in Toronto, Nov. 12.
Sudbury group proposes mixed-use infill project

Sudbury group proposes mixed-use infill project

Sudbury’s Downtown Village Development Corporation (DVDC) is proposing a mixed-used development project that would meet multiple needs in the downtown, while kickstarting improvements to the core of the city.
Three H Furniture expanding, hiring

Three H Furniture expanding, hiring

A bulging order book for office furniture has a New Liskeard manufacturer embarking on a plant expansion. Site excavation began in mid-September on a half-million-dollar expansion to create more production room at Three H Furniture Systems.
Slow uptake on wood mid-rises in Ontario

Slow uptake on wood mid-rises in Ontario

It’s a steep learning curve for Ontario’s construction and design community to adapt to building wood mid-rises.
TBT Engineering picks up Profor assets

TBT Engineering picks up Profor assets

A Thunder Bay engineering firm is expanding its skill set and its Northern reach by joining forces with a neighbouring operation. TBT Engineering Consulting Group announced that Profor Engineering will be joining its team, effective Nov. 1.
Kovit Engineering acquired by Finnish mining supplier

Kovit Engineering acquired by Finnish mining supplier

Finland’s Outotec has acquired Kovit Engineering of Sudbury. Outotec is a mineral processing manufacturer based in Espoo. Kovit specializes in surface and underground mine tailings solutions and has 30 specialists in Sudbury. In an Aug.