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  • Engineering firms among Canada’s top employers for young people

    January 17, 2020 by CCE

    Engineering firms Dialog, GHD, Hatch, Hemmera, Mott Macdonald and R.F. Binnie & Associates are among the winners in the 2020 edition of the Canada’s Top Employers for Young People competition. Now in its 18th year, the project recognizes employers for

  • TMP’s president retires

    January 13, 2020 by CCE

    At the end of 2019, John Lowden retired as president of The Mitchell Partnership (TMP), a Toronto-headquartered mechanical engineering firm. Lowden spent 40 years with TMP, starting in its Calgary office as a designer before working in London, England, and

  • Smith + Andersen announces four new appointments

    January 7, 2020 by CCE

    Canadian consulting engineering firm Smith + Andersen has appointed two new associates and two new senior associates. Jonas Liang, P.Eng. (pictured above), has been promoted to associate at the firm’s Vancouver office. He has more than 13 years’ experience in

  • JLR appoints new chief mechanical engineer

    January 7, 2020 by CCE

    Ottawa-headquartered multidisciplinary firm J.L. Richards & Associates (JLR) has appointed Joël Primeau, P.Eng, its new chief mechanical engineer. Primeau has more than 30 years’ industry experience and first joined JLR in June 2019 as senior mechanical design engineer. In his

  • AE names new VP for transportation projects

    January 2, 2020 by CCE

    Associated Engineering (AE) has appointed Kent Eklund, P.Eng., MBA (pictured), its new vice-president for transportation. He succeeds Bryan Petzold, P.Eng., MBA, who has retired after more than 14 years with the company. Eklund has nearly 30 years’ experience, including client

  • ACEC-SK presents 2019 Awards of Distinction

    December 17, 2019 by CCE

    On Nov. 26, the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies – Saskatchewan (ACEC-SK) handed out its annual Awards of Distinction at a reception in Saskatoon, acknowledging local industry accomplishments. The province’s lieutenant governor, Russ Mirasty, presented a Meritorious Achievement Award to

  • Arup unveils two innovation labs in Toronto

    December 17, 2019 by CCE

    Arup, a global consulting engineering firm, recently welcomed clients and partners to its 65,000-sf, four-floor Toronto offices to unveil two new ‘incubators,’ the Maker’s and Pegasus Labs. Maker’s Lab (pictured above) facilitates modelling, production, assembly and prototyping. The open collaboration

  • ASHRAE and SCC collaborate for sustainable built environments

    December 16, 2019 by CCE

    ASHRAE and the Smart Cities Council (SCC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) formalizing their relationship and outlining their shared commitment toward the advancement of a more sustainable built environment. Darryl K. Boyce, P.Eng., president of ASHRAE (pictured, left),

  • ACEC-Canada hires Jacky Ehombe as executive assistant

    December 16, 2019 by CCE

    Jacky Ehombe has joined the Ottawa-based Association of Consulting Engineering Companies (ACEC) Canada as executive assistant. She has more than 12 years’ administrative experience in the public sector. In her new role, managing ACEC-Canada’s national office reception desk, Ehombe is

  • Hatch establishes scholarships in memory of Montreal Massacre victims

    December 10, 2019 by CCE

    Consulting engineering firm Hatch has established three new $10,000 scholarships to support female engineering students attending Montreal’s École Polytechnique, as a way to honour the memory of the victims of the school’s mass shooting on Dec. 6, 1989. In the

  • CISC’s Quebec Region celebrates excellence in steel construction

    November 22, 2019 by CCE

    On Nov. 11, the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction’s (CISC’s) Quebec Region handed out its 21st annual Steel Awards for Excellence in Steel Construction at Montreal’s Windsor Hotel. Organized by Quebec Region manager Hellen Christodoulou, the event highlighted projects that

  • MRA revamps corporate identity and mission statement

    November 20, 2019 by CCE

    Martin Roy et Associés (MRA), a consulting engineering firm headquartered in Deux-Montagnes, Que., has revamped its corporate identity and mission statement to focus on ‘carbon-neutral’ buildings and transportation. The announcement follows Justin Trudeau’s pledge in September to make Canada carbon-neutral

  • Guelph promotes Terry Gayman to city engineer

    November 13, 2019 by CCE

    The municipal government of Guelph, Ont., has chosen Terry Gayman, P.Eng., to fill the position of city engineer. He is also general manager (GM) of engineering and transportation services. Gayman began his career as a project manager with environmental engineering

  • TMP announces new associates

    November 11, 2019 by CCE

    The Mitchell Partnership (TMP), a Toronto-based mechanical engineering firm, has welcomed five new associates. Sabah Al-Hussein joins with more than 18 years of experience leading the design development of mechanical engineering services for building projects. He provides oversight, planning, engineering

  • FNX-INNOV merges with AXOR Experts-Conseils

    November 4, 2019 by CCE

    Montreal-based engineering firms FNX-INNOV and AXOR Experts-Conseils announced a merger on Oct. 31, creating a single company set to operate under the FNX-INNOV banner. The merger brings together nearly 1,000 employees and a portfolio of multidisciplinary services across several sectors

  • Belleville names new director of engineering and development services

    November 4, 2019 by CCE

    Stephen Ashton has been appointed director of engineering and development services for the city of Belleville, Ont. He began his new position today (Nov. 4). Ashton first joined the city’s government as manager of policy planning in June 2018 and

  • Lawrence Lukey named chair of ACEC’s board

    November 4, 2019 by CCE

    The Association of Consulting Engineering Companies – Canada (ACEC) has named Lawrence Lukey, P.Eng., partner and president of Saskatoon-based BCL Engineering, to chair its board of directors for the 2019-2020 term. The announcement was made at the ACEC national leadership

  • Lucy Casacia named VP of WSP’s smart solutions

    October 24, 2019 by CCE

    Consulting engineering firm WSP Canada has hired Lucy Casacia to serve as vice-president (VP) of its ‘smart solutions’ business. Casacia’s experience includes eight years of senior roles with Siemens Canada, most recently leading business development for its ‘smart cities’ practice

  • Bill Gammel joins AEP as VP of sales

    October 22, 2019 by CCE

    Atlas Engineered Products (AEP), a truss and engineered wood product company based in Nanaimo, B.C., has hired Bill Gammel to join its executive team as vice-president (VP) of sales, effective immediately. Based in Edmonton, Gammel has more than 30 years’

  • Vance Czerwinski named West Grey’s director of infrastructure, public works

    October 16, 2019 by CCE

    The municipal government for West Grey, Ont., has hired Vance Czerwinski as its new director of infrastructure and public works. He was introduced to council at a meeting yesterday. A certified engineering technologist (CET) and certified road supervisor (CRS), Czerwinski

  • NORR rebrands with new logo, tagline, website and centres of excellence

    October 11, 2019 by CCE

    NORR Architects and Engineers has launched new corporate branding to represent its current strategic direction, align its 750 professionals across 14 market sectors, support its new ‘centres of excellence’ in Canada, the U.S., the U.K. and the U.A.E. and, according

  • Krista Barfoot joins Stantec’s environmental services practice

    October 9, 2019 by CCE

    Krista L. Barfoot, Ph.D., C.Chem., QPRA, has joined Stantec’s environmental services team as senior scientist. Based in Waterloo, Ont., Barfoot will lead the delivery of brownfield risk assessments (RAs) across the province, while also sharing the engineering firm’s emerging contaminants

  • Sarnia names David Jackson director of engineering

    October 9, 2019 by CCE

    David Jackson has accepted the position of director of engineering with the municipal government of Sarnia, Ont. He begins the role today, which involves overseeing the city’s public works, transit and engineering divisions. A registered professional engineer (P.Eng.) and certified

  • HGC Engineering expands with Calgary office

    October 8, 2019 by CCE

    HCG Engineering of Mississauga, Ont., a specialized consulting engineering firm that exclusively addresses noise, vibration and acoustics, has opened its new Western Canadian branch headquarters (HQ) in Calgary. “We have been doing acoustical consulting work in Western Canada since our

  • Weather barrier pioneer honoured as DuPont fellow

    October 4, 2019 by CCE

    DuPont has recognized building science and construction technology leader Theresa ‘Teri’ Weston with the title of fellow, the company’s highest technical professional level for scientists and engineers, shared by only 12 other active members around the world. Working within DuPont’s

  • JLR acquires PES

    October 3, 2019 by CCE

    J.L. Richards & Associates (JLR), which provides engineering, architecture, planning and project management services from seven offices across Ontario, has acquired Porcupine Engineering Services (PES), a multidisciplinary firm based in Timmins. The acquisition is intended to diversify JLR’s servers for

  • Peter Saunders joins Canadian Consulting Engineer as editor

    September 27, 2019 by CCE

    Peter Saunders (pictured below) has joined Canadian Consulting Engineer as editor. He succeeds Doug Picklyk, who is stepping into the role of editor for two other magazines within the Annex Business Media family. Saunders has previously worked on magazines for

  • ACEC hires new manager of finance and administration

    September 27, 2019 by CCE

    Michael Courtright has joined the national office for Canada’s Association of Consulting Engineering Companies (ACEC) as manager of finance and administration. He succeeds Jean-Marc Carrière, vice-president (VP) of finance and administration, who is retiring after more than 21 years of

  • Infrastructure Ontario releases Market Update

    September 24, 2019 by CCE

    The total estimated capital costs of the projects on the pipeline, including projects in pre-transaction and the transaction phase, is over $65 billion.

  • Fresh-Aire UV acquires Quebec-based Electro-Breeze

    September 24, 2019 by CCE

    Electro-Breeze’s products will be rebranded under Fresh-Aire UV or carry the new “Electro-Breeze by Fresh-Aire UV” brand.