Drawing Lessons for Risk Governance from ‘The Big Lift’

Posted by on Jun 20, 2017 in Slider | 0 comments

In August 2015, Halifax Harbour Bridges (HHB) began an 18-month, $150-million project to re-deck the suspended spans of the Macdonald Bridge.This significant technical achievement has been dubbed The Big Lift, and it is only the second time in history the suspended spans of a bridge have been replaced at night and in use during the day. The impact will be significant—up to 48,000 vehicles, 700 cyclists and 750 pedestrians cross the Bridge...

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CIP Initiative’s Kevin Quigley presents to Senate’s Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities

Posted by on Jun 19, 2017 in News | 0 comments

On February 21st, 2017, Dr. Kevin Quigley gave the following presentation to the Senate’s Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities on the subject of infrastructure planning in Canada: “Good morning, Madam Chair. Thank you to the committee for inviting me. I’m before the committee today to talk about infrastructure planning from my position as an academic and researcher focused on infrastructure and risk...

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