Klohn Crippen Berger has formed a new joint venture company with Nunasi Corporation to provide engineering and environmental consulting in Nunavut. The new company, IEG Nunasi Consultants Ltd., hopes the resurgence of mining and infrastructure development in Nunavut will provide opportunities for their new venture. Nunasi Corporation is wholly owned by Inuit shareholders who are enrolled as beneficiaries under the Nunavut Land Claim Agreement. The corporation was formed in 1976. Klohn Crippen Berger works in the oilsands, mining, power, transportation, offshore, pipeline and water resources sectors worldwide.
Teams from Associated Engineering have been travelling through Northern Saskatchewan collecting data on water and wastewater system assets in 36 communities. The project is being managed on behalf of the Northern Municipal Trust Account, and is led by Ken Turnbull, P.Eng. of Associated Engineering’s Saskatoon Office. Staff from the Edmonton and St. Catharines offices will also help compile the information.
Work was complete on the Durham Region Courthouse in Oshawa, Ontario by December 3. The new facility has 33 courtrooms and state-of-the-art technology. The consortium hired to design, build, finance and maintain the facility is Access Justice Durham, which was selected in March 2007. The Access Justice Durham team includes architects WZMH and Cannon Johnston, The Mitchell Partnership, Carinci Burt Rogers, Halsall Associates, Stantec Consulting, Johnson Controls, Soberman Engineering, Quinn Design, Lobo Consulting and Valcoustics.
Three teams have been shortlisted by Infrastructure Ontario to respond for a request for proposals for a new mental health care facility in Penetanguishene on Georgian Bay near cottage country, 150 kilometres north of Toronto. The new building will replace the 160-bed Oak Ridge Facility on the site. The three teams are (a) Carillion Health Solutions, which includes Vanbots, Parkin Architects, Read Jones Christoffersen, TMP, Crossey and JMR Electric; (b) Integrated Team Solutions, which includes EllisDon, Cannon Design, Mulvey & Banani, Geo. A. Kelson, Hidi Rae and Stephenson Engineering; and (c) Plenary Health, which includes PCL, HDR, Halsall, and Smith and Andersen.