BNQ 2501-500 Geotechnical Site Investigations for Building Foundations in Permafrost Zones
This standard establishes a consistent methodology for performing geotechnical site investigations so that the results can be used to design building foundations with due consideration to the prevailing conditions at the work site. It is a foundational reference which is an important complement to the existing NISI standards.
BNQ 9701-500 Risk-based Approach to Community Planning in Northern Regions (available 2021)
When determining the best places to build new community infrastructure, it is important to identify the hazards and vulnerabilities of potential construction areas, as well as the potential future climate risks. This standard will help communities understand the pros and cons of developing infrastructure in different areas.