When sewage sludge is processed at wastewater treatment plants, the leftover “biosolid” material is generally dried and set aside. While some of it ends up being used as fertilizer, much is often just stockpiled or sent to a landfill. Soon, however, it could find its way into eco-friendly fired-clay building bricks. Read more.
Manitoba is hoping to increase representation of women in the trades, aided by the launch a trades-focused Women’s Equality Week. “Women in Manitoba continue to be underrepresented in many areas of training including the trades,” said Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires during an announcement at the Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology (MITT). “We know that […]
The Lawrence National Centre (LNC) for Policy and Management has identified six categories of risk to economic infrastructure investment and development in Canada which, if not addressed, could have consequences for the country’s economic competitiveness. Read more.
he federal agency built to find new ways to pay for new Canadian infrastructure says it is deep in talks on over a dozen projects. In the fall, officials with the Canada Infrastructure Bank had more than 120 meetings about more than 60 projects across the country, including some that came unsolicited from the private […]