22 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Wednesday, September 7

| September 6, 2016

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Looking for something to do on Wednesday? The Straight’s got you covered. Here are 22 events happening in or around Vancouver on Wednesday, September 7.

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MAG Engineering & Contracting Co.

MAG is a leading Jordanian Engineering and Contracting Company, established in Amman in 1979, operating in the region through their branches in Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates. MAG operates with a simple, clear-cut mission: to execute and construct projects using engineering solutions, whether electrical, mechanical, or civil, to the highest quality standards, utilizing the latest advances in technology.

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COVID-19: Construction Companies and Others Help with PPE

Article | April 21, 2020

As nations the world over continue working through the uncertainty of COVID-19, personal protective equipment is more important than ever. Under these circumstances, however, PPE doesn’t relate to the hard hats, eye protection and steel toe boots our concrete blog typically covers. It’s the protective items healthcare professionals need to perform their work safely. Medical PPE has been in short supply, with consumers looking to protect themselves against the COVID-19 coronavirus snapping up face masks, gloves and the like. As medical facilities’ need for these important tools grows, however, many have turned to unlikely sources: Construction companies.

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ENGINEERING TECH

Infrastructure Policy Watch: UKIB goes live, Singapore brings in global sustainability experts

Article | April 21, 2020

The new UK Infrastructure Bank (UKIB) recently opened, with its remit confirmed by the UK government in a new Framework Document. The document sets out the role of the bank as providing: "leadership to the market in the development of infrastructure and new infrastructure technologies, crowding-in private capital and reducing risk through its cornerstone investments and range of financial products. It will bolster the government’s lending to local government for large and complex projects through its expertise and scrutiny, and help to bring private and public sector stakeholders together to regenerate regions and create new opportunities." It will have two strategic objectives, to help tackle climate change and support regional and local economic growth. Given these two objectives may conflict, the Framework Document suggests "where an investment is primarily to support economic growth, the Company will ensure that it does not do significant harm against its climate objective."

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CONSTRUCTION

Five automated processes for more efficiency in precast project delivery

Article | April 21, 2020

Construction projects are currently facing numerous challenges: increasing time pressure, changes at short notice, cost efficiency, rising complexity, higher demands on architectural design and a larger number of participants characterize precast design today.

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Going from hot and cold testing of engines to a robust end-of-line testing system for electrified vehicles

Article | April 21, 2020

The current trend of electrification in the automotive industry challenges not only the development teams, but also the production lines and quality testing. While the ICE (internal combustion engine) production rely on the well-established hot and cold testing of engines applying vibration and sound measurements; assembly of electrified vehicles requires new advanced end-of-line (EoL) testing methods and standards.

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Spotlight

MAG Engineering & Contracting Co.

MAG is a leading Jordanian Engineering and Contracting Company, established in Amman in 1979, operating in the region through their branches in Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates. MAG operates with a simple, clear-cut mission: to execute and construct projects using engineering solutions, whether electrical, mechanical, or civil, to the highest quality standards, utilizing the latest advances in technology.

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