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Alberta Association of Architects – Rebuild Banff Session 2024
10 mai 2024 - 11 mai 2024
Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel
405 Spray Ave, Banff, AB
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RAIC Conference 2024
14 mai 2024 - 18 mai 2024
Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
Vancouver, BC
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2024 CSC Conference
22 mai 2024 - 26 mai 2024
The Hotel Bonaventure Montreal
900 Rue De la Gauchetière Montreal, Quebec, H5A 1E4
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OAA Conference 2024
22 mai 2024 - 24 mai 2024
Marriott on The Falls
6755 Fallsview Boulevard, Niagara Falls, Ontario L2G 3W7
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CPCI Sustainability, Productivity & Safety Committee Meeting
4 juin 2024 - 13:00:00 to 14:30:00
WebEx Virtual
CSCE Annual Conference 2024
5 juin 2024 - 7 juin 2024
Sheraton Fallsview Hotel
5875 Falls Avenue Niagara Falls, ON L2G
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CPCI Student Education Committee Meeting
6 juin 2024 - 13:00:00 to 14:30:00
WebEx Virtual
CPCI Technical Committee Meeting
11 juin 2024 - 13:00:00 to 14:30:00
WebEx Virtual
CPCI Marketing Committee Meeting
13 juin 2024 - 13:00:00 to 14:30:00
WebEx Virtual
CPCI Board of Directors Meeting
20 juin 2024 - 13:00:00 to 14:30:00
WebEx Virtual
TAC Conference and Exhibition 2024
22 septembre 2024 - 25 septembre 2024
Vancouver Convention Centre
1055 Canada Pl, Vancouver, BC V6C 0C3
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Canadian Parking Association Conference 2024
6 octobre 2024 - 9 octobre 2024
Halifax Convention Centre
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Canadian Precast Concrete Convention
7 octobre 2024 - 10 octobre 2024
Sandman Signature Edmonton Downtown
Edmonton, AB
The Buildings Show 2024
4 décembre 2024 - 6 décembre 2024
Toronto Convention Centre
255 Front St W, Toronto, ON
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NPCA Master Precaster® Program To Be Available in Canada Through CPCI
The National Precast Concrete Association (NPCA) has licensed its Master Precaster program to the Canadian Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (CPCI) to enhance educational opportunities and workforce skills within the industry. Individuals obtain Master Precaster status by completing six precast-specific courses that focus on general industry knowledge, production, safety, technical, quality control and leadership. Since its introduction in 2012, more than 400 individuals have completed the program and earned the title Master Precaster from NPCA. Beginning in 2024, CPCI will offer Master Precaster courses through a combination of in-person and web-based events. The courses can be taken in any order, but all six must be completed to acquire the Master Precaster designation.
CPCI Presents its Annual Member Awards to Industry Leaders
November 20, 2023 - Ottawa, Ontario - CPCI presented its member awards at the Canadian Precast Concrete Convention in Toronto on November 6, 2023 to deserving individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the precast concrete industry and CPCI. Please join us in congratulating this year’s award recipients of the John Fowler Award, the Fellow Award and the CPCI Associate Member Award of Excellence.
Technical Developments
The National Research Council (NRC) soundPATHS tool now includes total precast concrete scenarios
We are pleased to announce that the National Research Council (NRC) soundPATHS tool has now been updated to include total precast concrete scenarios. “The National Research Council's (NRC) soundPATHS web application is a prediction tool for the calculation of direct and flanking sound transmission between adjacent rooms. The software uses the calculation procedure outlined in the 2015 edition of the National Building Code of Canada.” CPCI is proud to have contributed to the development of this tool through sponsored research from the CPCI Technical Committee and staff involvement in the multi-sector special interest group.
CPCI Publishes the Self-Consolidating Concrete for Precast Applications: Best Practice Guide
The purpose of this new best practice document is to provide guidance to precasters, designers, specifiers, and owners/agencies on the important characteristics for the design, fabrication, and specification of self-consolidating concrete (SCC). SCC is defined as concrete that flows under its own weight or, with some agitation, spreads readily into place while remaining stable. Get your free copy!
Sustainability News
CPCI Precast Concrete Guide to LEED v4.
April 2019 - Even if you are familiar with LEED, LEED v4 is vastly different than its predecessor. Take a moment to review this valuable guide. It will provide you with specific areas in which precast may be able to contribute directly or indirectly to obtaining LEED credits.
Tool for tracking GHGs in Canada's buildings has "built in" errors. The study Carbon accounting practices need improvements, may misdirect efforts to reduce emissions
April 2019 - One of the major key findings by International Institute for Sustainable Development is that LCA studies typically do not track the carbon emissions or sequestration of what is known as “biogenic carbon” from the extraction and end-of-life stages of wood building products. Collectively, these emissions can represent up to 70 per cent of a wood product’s total lifecycle emissions., challenging the prevailing assumption that wood construction materials are lower carbon than other construction materials, such as concrete and steel.
Business Networking Events? Strike Up A Conversation
Business networking events are a great place to connect with professionals within any market niche. They offer career minded professionals a great avenue to meet new people and expand their professional connections and set the stage for new career opportunities. Click on the link below to read more.
The Importance of Networking in a Tough Economy
Our current economic state presents us with many opportunities - it's all about how you choose to look at it. My focus has always been on the basics; taking a moment to look at your foundation with an emphasis on finances. Regardless of where you look, it is all about relationships - your relationship with your money, bank, employer, family, and friends. Click on the link below to read more.
Did You Know
All Imagineering Magazine Editions are Available Online
Imagineering magazine is the voice of the Canadian precast concrete industry. The magazine features notable projects, technical articles, the latest industry innovations and more. All editions of the magazine are available for free download on the CPCI website. Check them out today.
You Can Post your Employment Opportunities on the CPCI Website
CPCI’s website features an employment section. Members are encouraged to send their employment opportunities to Amanda Airey at amanda.airey@cpci.ca. The employment section of the website is promoted in our social media outlets and our Imagineering newsletter which is sent out to engineers architects and other industry professionals.
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