CRHNet 14th Annual Symposium 2017

Posted by on Jun 24, 2017 in Events, Slider | 0 comments

CRHNet’s 14th Annual Symposium will be taking place in Halifax, Nova Scotia from October 25-27, 2017. The theme of this year’s symposium will be `Building Resilience: “From Catastrophe to Capacity”‘ and the programme will explore the history of hazard characterization and disaster reduction with an eye to the future. Please visit the CRHNet website for more...

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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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World Conference on Transport Research 2016

Posted by on Apr 1, 2016 in News, Slider | 0 comments

The CIP Initiative’s Ahsan Habib, Jahedul Alam, and Kevin Quigley have co-authored a paper, entitled “Critical Infrastructure Renewal: A Framework for Fuzzy Logic Based Research Assessment and Microscopic Traffic Simulation Modelling.” Dr. Habib and his MASc student, Jahedul Alam, will be presenting this paper at the 14th World Conference on Transport Research in Shanghai, China this July. Their paper has been accepted for...

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