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Infrastructure News Archive

Prairie soils and crops facility rendering

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Manitoba Canola Growers support UM in advancing Canadian agriculture through new research facility

October 5, 2021 — 
Manitoba Canola Growers Association have committed $500,000 to support the construction of Prairie Crops & Soils Research Facility

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Artistic rendering of the new Desautels Concert Hall // Image: Cibinel Architecture

Construction begins on Desautels Concert Hall

September 23, 2021 — 
Construction of the stunning new Desautels Concert Hall, an innovative and unique performance venue for Winnipeg, was officially announced at a UM Homecoming event

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Max Bell Centre

Canada and Manitoba support green infrastructure and upgrades to UM and other communities

July 23, 2021 — 
This project will upgrade University of Manitoba’s Central Energy Plant and the Max Bell Centre building on its Fort Garry Campus

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Prairie soils and crops facility rendering

Manitoba Crop Alliance and University of Manitoba advancing Canadian Agriculture through new research facility

May 11, 2021 — 
Manitoba Crop Alliance contributes $500,000 toward Prairie Crops & Soils Research Facility

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Next to UMSU University Centre, looking east towards UM Admin building on Fort Garry campus.


Jane’s Walk: A digital walk around U of M campuses

May 1, 2020 — 
Join us for the Restorative Spaces and Art & History walks as part of the Jane’s Walk celebrations on May 2 and May 3 at the Fort Garry and Bannatyne campuses

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Operations and Maintenance

Know your zone

August 28, 2018 — 
As of September 17, Operations and Maintenance (O&M) will implement its zone model to improve customer service across campus.

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Steam pipe & trap

Operations and Maintenance

Full-steam success

August 7, 2018 — 
Steam systems audit and repair deliver energy savings and environmental benefits


The falling weight deflectometer drops about 180 kilograms (400 pounds) onto the road while sensors gather data to reveal the quality of the pavement below. // PHOTO FROM LEIF NORMAN

CBC: Pavement-pounding technology that gathers data on road condition hits Winnipeg streets

June 13, 2018 — 
City hopes hydraulic weight platform technology will contribute to more efficient road repairs

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FitzGerald Building

Power Restored Across Fort Garry Campus

May 6, 2018 — 
UPDATE: Power has been restored across campus and all of the impacted buildings are now open

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Admin Building


Champions of sustainable commuting

April 30, 2018 — 
The Campus Commute Survey results are in

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