News

2022


August

Planned power outage, Aug. 13-14

Facilities Management is coordinating a planned, power outage on Aug. 13-14 from 6 a.m. on Saturday to 11:59 p.m. Sunday (48 hours). This outage will affect normal and/or emergency power to a number of St. John’s campus buildings. Please view more details here. 

June

Construction at Livyers Loop, Irwin’s Road and Prince Philip Drive starts July 4

Facilities Management is advising of closures in the area of Prince Philip Drive (east bound), Irwin’s Road and Livyers Loop beginning Monday, July 4 for approximately seven weeks.

EIX wins a 2022 Atlantic Architectural Design Excellence Award

Every two years, the Atlantic Canadian provinces' Architectural Associations recognize and celebrate architectural design excellence. The Emera Innovation Exchange (EIX), part of the Signal Hill campus, recently won an award of excellence in institutional design. 

EIX SHC Architecture Award 2022 image.

PHOTO CREDIT: James Britton & Jermey Bryant

Humanities and Social Sciences Commons cozier than ever

The newly refurbished Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) Commons, in SN-1107, was completed with help from the Department of Facilities Management.

Completed renovations of the Humanities and Social Sciences Commons by Facilities Engineering and Development.

PHOTO CREDIT: Rich Blenkinsopp

May

Planned power outage May 28, updated timeline

Facilities Management (FM) is coordinating a planned, extended power outage to complete critical electrical infrastructure upgrades beginning Saturday, May 28, at 6 a.m. for about 24 hours.

Informational graphic noting a planned power outage.

It was a whale of a day!

Facilities Management participated in Memorial's first open house event celebrating its oceans-related research and teaching and learning at "Whale of a Day" on Saturday, May 14, 2022.

Facilities Management Whale Day Booth 2022.

Facilities Management Booth at "A Whale of a Day".

Campus cleanup a success

Facilities Management employees came out on May 2, 2022 to help with the first annual campus cleanup. 

A poster advertising the university spring cleanup on May 2, 2022.

April

A whale of a day

Join us on May 14th as we celebrate everything oceans with the Memorial community and the public at the first open house event for the new Core Science Facility. 

Emissions reduction

Memorial is taking a giant step forward toward reducing greenhouse gas emissions and the university’s carbon footprint. Funding was announced to replace a fuel-fired steam boiler with two electric-powered steam boilers in Memorial’s Utilities Annex. 

2021


October

Prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species.

Facilities Management, the Sustainability and Climate Action Office and Student Housing have partnered with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species.

April

Road closure notification - Arctic Ave.

Starting on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 7 a.m. and continuing until April 24, contractors will be performing work on Arctic Avenue, in front of the University Centre (UC). This work will stop all through-traffic, except Metrobus service and emergency vehicles. MORE

March

Water main repairs

Facilities Management advises that repair work to the Catch Basins on Phelan Road and Arts and Administration parking area 1A, will commence March 8, and is expected to continue until March 12, 2021.