Turner Valley Gas Plant:
Educating Structural Engineers
in the Conservation of Historic Structures

April 21, 2021, 1:00-2:00 EST

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The Turner Valley Gas Plant is the birthplace of Canada’s Oil and Gas industry and now a National Historic Site. The presentation will demonstrate how a field trip to the site shows students the difficulties in preserving such a site from the structural engineering perspective, especially in relation to accepted international conservation principles.

Presented by:
Nigel Shrive, University of Calgary

Nigel Shrive is a Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Calgary. His interest in masonry has led to him being asked to help on several conservation projects, which in turn has expanded that aspect of his work.

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