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IAAE Canada e-Report Volume 14 No.44 Oct 27, 2014

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IAAE Canada’s Learning Management System (LMS)

Did you know that you can create and track employee training records including IAAE Canada supplied online courses as well as your own training courses?

You can record that an employee attended an external seminar or course and even upload supporting documents to each employee’s training record. Any number of training items can be added to your employee’s profile. You can track associated costs.  Use automatic email alerts to let you and your employee know when their training is expiring. These training records can be edited, deleted, and reported upon.

Learn More Today!

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The Lighter Side of Aviation
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Tomahawk: "F-XAA is final 29, touch and go."
Tower: "XAA is cleared touch and go, 29". (several long circuits later)
Tomahawk: "F-XAA is final 29, touch and go"
Tower: "F-XAA is cleared touch and go, 29. How many more circuits were you planning on making?"
Tomahawk: "We thought we'd make one or two more."
Tower: "Roger. I just wondered because we were calculating your landing fees, and you're up to $13,000 now." (long delay)
Tomahawk: "THAT WAS OUR LAST ONE!!!!!" (another long delay)
Tower: "Just kidding. Next time, read your flight supplement."

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 Prince George

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This Week’s IAAE Canada Featured Corporate Member: Hi-Lite Airfield Services

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Team Eagle Ltd. is pleased to offer SNAP™, the FREE app that allows Canadian airport operators to report their runway surface conditions directly to the NAV CANADA SNOWiz web portal. SNAP™ can be downloaded from the Apple Store. The updated version is expected to be released on October 1, 2014. For more details, contact Team Eagle at 1-866-241-3264 or visit www.team-eagle.ca.

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Upcoming Conferences

EventLocationDate

BCAC - Silver Wings Awards

Vancouver, BC

Oct 30, 2014

Wings of Saskatchewan Conference & Tradeshow

Saskatoon, SK

Nov 5-7, 2014

ATAC 80th Annual General Meeting & Tradeshow

Vancouver, BC

Nov 17-19, 2014

Save The Date!
The 9th Annual Facility, Operations & Airport Managers Conference (FOAM)

Vancouver, BC

May 31-June 3, 2015

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View All Training CoursesUpcoming Training Courses

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Winter Aircraft Movement Surface Condition
Reporting & Friction Measurement (WAMSCR)
Full

Prince George, BC

Nov 5-7

Winter Aircraft Movement Surface Condition
Reporting & Friction Measurement (WAMSCR) Full

Medicine Hat, AB

Nov 12-14

2014 Accreditation Academy

Toronto, ON

Nov 23-28

Emergency Management Team & Committee Training (EMT) 

Sandspit, BC

Nov 25-28

Please note: If there is a link on the training name, it will take you to the online registration. Please click here to browse our Training Course Catalogue. If you have any interest in any of the above training, please send us an email. If you have other needs you can also email us and we will work on it.
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Employment Opportunities                                                                         image

Only IAAE Canada Members can see full job postings by signing in to The Forum.

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Title

Location

Deadline

Oct 27

Airport Maintenance Specialist

British Columbia

Nov 12

Oct 27

Airport Maintenance and Operations Supervisor

British Columbia

Nov 12

Oct 27

President & Chief Executive Officer

New Brunswick

Nov 24

Oct 24

Information Technology Architect

Ontario

Open

Oct 24

Capital Asset Analyst

British Columbia

Open

Oct 20

Maintenance Person (3 positions)

Ontario

Nov 7

Oct 20

Application Programmer Analyst

Alberta

Nov 3

Oct 17

Business Analyst - Baggage

British Columbia

Open

Oct 10

BMS (Building Management Systems) Controls

Alberta

Oct 31

Oct 10

Critical Systems Specialist

Alberta

Oct 31

Oct 10

Environmental Analyst

British Columbia

Open

Oct 10

Department Manager

Ontario

Open

Sept 22

Specialist, Airport Surface Maintenance

Ontario

Open

Sept 15

Representative, Commercial Agreement Administration

Ontario

Open

Sept 12

Associate, People and Culture

Ontario

Open

Sept 3

Advisor, Total Rewards

Ontario

Open

Sept 1

CAO and General Manager

British Columbia

Open

Aug 25

Manager T3 Baggage

Ontario

Open

Aug 22

Professor, Aviation

Ontario

Open

Aug 22

Procurement Specialist

Ontario

Open

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IAAE Canada

Association Update

Please join us in welcoming the following New Airport Members this month:

Paul McCurry, Officer, Airfield Regulation & Audit, Greater Toronto Airports Authority

Aaron Mosch, Airport Operations Manager, Alpha Aviation Inc.

Judith Rajendram, Business Manager, Prince Rupert Airport Authority

Please join us in welcoming our New Corporate Member:

imageWHAT WE DO: The world’s first Property Listing Service for Airports. Designed and Developed by Airport real estate professionals to be used by Airport Real Estate Professionals.
With increasing fuel costs, competition for airlines, a more sophisticated traveller, and the need to reduce landing fees, Airports around the world are turning to non-aeronautical revenue streams more than ever before.  The revenue generated from renting real estate and concessions has traditionally proven to give an Airport its highest profit margins. Today we see that these revenue streams are the fastest growing profit segments in the industry.
Whether you are an over-arching organization in charge of many airports or a single airport operator, you can now use Airportxo as a marketing tool for your team to increase exposure to your listings and availabilities or upcoming RFP’s around the world. Leverage Airportxo advertising and reach out to the world’s best tenants, international consultants, construction companies, cargo operators, Real Estate Developers, Hotel Operators and Engineering firms.
Airportxo operates as a subscription based business to business website. There are no annoying advertising revenues or fees or commissions based with this service. It’s simply the world’s most efficient platform for tenants and suppliers to seek out available opportunities at airport properties. The information is secure and only available to members and is not open to the public.
HOW IT WORKS
AIRPORTS: Airports have their own proprietary branded dashboard. You will have the ability to upload the details of your listings directly into the system. You can update them from time to time and add different categories of opportunities. The revenue reporter is an option included in the subscription that allows your tenants to report their sales figures directly to you. The site reminds you of critical lease dates and upcoming renewal notice periods. You will also have the ability to post RFP’s and details of the offering process along with documentation. Interested parties or prospective tenants will then contact the people that you authorize directly. You can also post a standard offer form if you wish. You will also be able to upload key data on your airport and on your procedures for a submission of interest. Now your airport business development team can be easily and quickly informed as to what your colleagues are posting in other airports around the world, airport marketing trends, RFP processes and strategies that will help you market more effectively.   
COMMERCIAL USERS: These subscribers consist of local regional and international companies that can search out opportunities at airports around the world. You will have the ability to search out available property of various asset types or concessions that may be of interest to your organization. You can also seek out available development lands for rent, RFP’s for upcoming expansion projects, construction contracts or auctions that call for the supply of services or equipment to an airport. You will receive the direct contact information of the person in charge of the specific opportunity without the frustration of going through various channels before reaching the right person.
For more information, contact: Aldo Borrelli, President  www.airportxo.net

The following Corporate Members renewed their committment this month:

image Airbiz is an independent international specialist aviation consultancy. Our clients include airport owners, operators, investors, airlines, government agencies and other aviation stakeholders. The Airbiz team is made up of airport and terminal planners, business analysts, project facilitators, simulation specialists and creative strategists.
Team members are renowned for lateral thinking resulting in innovative and cost effective outcomes. The firm has accumulated over 30 years’ experience in the aviation industry. Airbiz has successfully completed over 2000 projects and studies in 41 countries, on 5 continents. Airbiz is an active contributor and World Business Partner of Airports Council International (ACI). Airbiz works globally and partners with other consultants having complementary skills on a project by project basis to deliver tailored solutions.
For more information, contact, Kerr Lammie, Principal     www.airbiz.aero

imageAirport Technologies Inc. was incorporated in the Province of Manitoba on August 28, 2000. We are in our eleventh year of operation and are a wholly owned Canadian Company.
Our strength as a Company comes as a direct result of over 50 years collective experience on the part of the Company principles in the airport operations and maintenance business.
Our manufacturing plant is located at Southport Aerospace Centre near Portage la Prairie, Manitoba. We are located just 3 kilometers from the Trans-Canada Number 1 Highway, and are fully accessible to commercial transportation.
The Company was originally formed to RE-LIFE airport specialized equipment i.e. Self propelled Snow Blowers and High Speed Runway Sweepers. We have grown our product niche to include new manufacturing of a purpose built High-Speed Airport Plow Vehicle and purpose built High Capacity Airport Snow Blower. In addition we also manufacture new Plow Blades for both highway maintenance and airport applications.
For more information, contact: Barry Smith, President                   www.atifirst.com

imageAssociated Engineering has provided consulting engineering services for over 60 years. With over 800 staff in 20 offices, we specialize in the water, transportation, infrastructure, environmental, buildings, energy, and asset management sectors. Our engineering services range from planning and feasibility studies to detailed design, construction, training, and operational assistance. We have participated in world-class projects in Canada and around the world, for both public and private sector clients. Recognized as an industry leader, we have received local, national, and international awards for engineering services.
Associated Engineering has provided a wide range of planning, engineering, and project management services for aviation clients including the following: Planning and feasibility studies - Cargo  and hangar facilities - Pavement assessments - Land development - Runways, taxiways and aprons - Aircraft de-icing and glycol containment systems - Airside pavement rehabilitation - Environmental containment and treatment facilities - Airfield electrical - Environmental assessments - Groundside roads and parking facilities - Stormwater management and utilities
Currently, Associated Engineering is the prime consultant for the design and construction of the parallel runway at the Calgary International Airport.  Associated Engineering has served a full range of airport clients, including airport authorities, regional/local airports, northern infrastructure, and industrial airstrips.      
For more information, contact Dave Anderson, P.Eng., Senior Transportation Engineer  www.ae.ca

imageBlack & McDonald Limited is an Integrated, multi-trade contractor providing electrical, mechanical, utility and maintenance services to government, industrial, commercial and institutional markets.
From emergency service calls to multi-million dollar construction and operations contracts, Black & McDonald is committed to implementing innovative solutions to our clients' complex technical requirements.
Projects: Electrical, mechanical and instrumentation - Computer environment services - HVAC and energy management retrofits - Millwrighting and rigging - Data communications - Design-build, construction and management - Facilities Management & Operations - Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) - Material, equipment and sub-contract management - Freedom to focus on core business
Service: Planned preventive maintenance programs - 24-hour emergency response - Mechanical, HVAC and instrumentation - Infrared and vibration analysis
Airport Experience: Airside, groundside, navigation aids, landing aids and specialty projects - Facility construction, maintenance and operation; preventive, corrective and emergency services - Runway construction and repair - Roadway and tunnel construction - De-icing facilities and taxiways - Currently operating and maintaining more than 20,000,000 sq.ft. of space in North American aviation facilities
Utilities: 24-hour emergency response - Overhead line and power distribution - Underground cabling, duct systems -     Airfield, navigation lighting and landing aids - Sub-station design and construction
For more information, contact: Jason Scott, Department Manager    www.blackandmcdonald.com

imageCanadian Base Operators provides airfield operations and maintenance services as well as terminal and passenger handling services for Shell Canada at the Fort MacKay Albian Aerodrome (CAL4) located at the Albian Sands Energy project near Fort McKay AB.
Aircraft ground handling and passenger terminal services are also provided at the Warren Thomas/Josephburg (CFB6) Airport near Edmonton AB and the Shell Aircraft International hanger in Calgary.
Services Include: Aircraft handling and de-icing service - Terminal services for arriving and departing passengers.
Year round runway maintenance including snow and ice removal.
For our DND Clients Canadian Base Operators provides airfield services at the Flight Training School (CFTS Southport, Manitoba) and has experience in the High Arctic. Services include: Air traffic control - Aircraft ground handling, refueling, de-icing and freight handling - Runway maintenance and airfield lighting - Fire/Crash Rescue.
For further information, contact: John Semple, Regional Manager   www.canadianbaseoperators.com

imageWith over 35 years experience in the snow industry with leading edge technology and manufacturing techniques. Larue snow fighting machines are the professionals choice. We are one of North America’s leading Airport and industrial snowblower manufacturers.
With 5 models of snow fighting trucks and 4 models of wheel loader mounted snowblowers we have the machines to meet the most demanding conditions. Larue snowblowers are located across North America from the far north, the Atlantic, The Niagara escarpment, to the Rockies and the snow caps of California.
For more information, contact: David Robichaud, District Manager     www.jalarue.com

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Team Eagle - A global leader in the advancement of airfield operations including snow and ice control equipment, airfield inspections and reporting, navigation and incursion management. Team Eagle partners our knowledgeable staff with the industry best suppliers, operators, regulatory bodies and consultants to strive to be "Your Airfield Solutions Partner".
For more information, contact: Paul Cudmore, General Manager/COO  www.team-eagle.ca

 

imageWhere community takes flight. The Stantec community unites more than 13,000 employees working in over 200 locations. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring buildings, energy and resource, and infrastructure projects to life. Our work—professional consulting in planning, project economics, engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, surveying, environmental sciences and project management—begins at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships.
Since 1954, our local strength, knowledge, and relationships, coupled with our world-class expertise, have allowed us to go anywhere to meet our clients’ needs in more creative and personalized ways. With a long-term commitment to the people and places we serve, Stantec has the unique ability to connect to projects on a personal level and advance the quality of life in communities across the globe. Stantec trades on the TSX and the NYSE under the symbol STN.
Airports and aviation represent a key market specialty for our firm, and we are world leaders in the architectural and engineering design of airport terminals and their associated infrastructure. One out of every three passengers flying in North America today travels through an airport where Stantec has completed a significant project.
With projects completed at over 200 airports worldwide, and client relationships lasting over 20 years, we have the deep understanding of airport operations and the in-house expertise necessary to take airport design to new heights. Our passenger terminal designs celebrate the local geography and cultural surroundings. Our runways and runway lighting make every take-off and landing as safe as it can be. Our roadways get passengers to and from the airport quickly and easily. Our retail design makes shopping a natural part of the travel experience. And our management systems and support help airport clients achieve more predictable project outcomes. In all our airport work, we use design to help our clients make their airports more enjoyable, profitable, and efficient.
From small general aviation facilities to the nation’s busiest air carrier airports, our approach is to staff our projects with airport-experienced senior staff, in combination with experienced and skilled local management and technical staff – offering the best possible combination of global airport expertise and local managerial and technical expertise.
For more information,contact: Warren Thompson AAE,Senior Associate    www.stantec.com

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IAAE Canada Monthly Prize Pack Giveaway!

Our Congratulations to John Smyth, President, JJS Aviation Consulting Inc. on winning October's Prize Pack. We'll be mailing your prize pack this week. Enjoy!

 

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Member Services
The International Association of Airport Executives Canada
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