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Andrew Steeves and Dave Chalcraft win Beaubien Award

October 27, 2010
By Canadian Consulting Engineer

In Ottawa on October 26, the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies - Canada (ACEC)/l'Association des...

In Ottawa on October 26, the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies – Canada (ACEC)/l’Association des firmes d’ingenieurs-conseils (AFIC) handed out the Beaubien Award to two individuals. The award is given by ACEC/AFIC to individuals for exceptional service to the association and the consulting engineering industry.
The winners are:

Dave Chalcroft, FEC, FCAE, P.Eng.
During a 37-year career with UMA Engineering Ltd., Dave Chalcroft managed many challenging projects. He was Senior Vice-President responsible for UMA’s operations in southern Alberta and for international projects in California, India, Uzbekistan, and St. Lucia, and Senior Vice-President in charge of UMA’s national Earth and Water Division. Since retiring from full-time duties in 2002 with UMA Engineering Inc., Dave has operated as an independent consulting engineer overseeing a variety of projects.
He served as President for Consulting Engineers of Alberta (1994-1995) and as Chair of ACEC (2000-2001). He played an integral role in mobilizing a fund-raising campaign for RedR Canada.

Andrew Steeves, P.Eng.
Andrew Steeves, P.Eng., has been part of the ADI Group of Companies for over 30 years, and is currently Strategic Senior Advisor with Trow ADI. Previously he held several senior positions with the firm including Vice-President Administration, Manager of the Public Works Division and Secretary-Treasurerr.
Andrew is past-Chair of ACEC and a winner of the ACEC Chairman’s Award for his efforts promoting Qualifications-Based Selection. He is also past-President of the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies – New Brunswick.
Over recent years, Andrew has been involved in FIDIC (the international association for consulting engineers) serving as Co-Chair of the 2008 FIDIC Conference in Quebec City.




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