The 22nd annual ACEC-NB Engineering Excellence Awards gala was held Wednesday, May 1 at the Fredericton Convention Centre, celebrating the best of the industry.
From the 18 submissions this year, the Pinnacle Award, presented to the top-ranked entry, went to MCW Maricor and University of New Brunswick (UNB) for the UNB Kinesiology Building at the Fredericton campus.
“These awards provide the opportunity to recognize the valuable contributions that consulting engineers make to our communities,” said ACEC-NB executive director Christy Cunningham in a statement following the event. “They bring focus to the important role that these projects, and consulting engineers in general, have on the social, economic and environmental quality of life of all New Brunswickers.”
In total, five awards were presented to New Brunswick consulting engineering firms during the event, with both the firms and projects ranging in size, discipline and location.
Other Awards of Excellence were presented to:
- Roy Consultants for their design of the Biogas Collection and Power Generation, Red Pine Sanitary Landfill, Allardville, NB for the Chaleur Regional Service Commission
- MCW Maricor and their client NB Power for the Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Network
- EXP Services for the Route 15 – Harrisville Boulevard Dogbone Interchange on behalf of the New Brunswick Department of Transportation & Infrastructure; and
- Wood Environment &Infrastructure Solutions for the City of Saint John Safe Clean Drinking Water Project which ultimately supplies 70,000 inhabitants with high-quality drinking water.
Also celebrated at the event was Paul Belyea, recipient of the ACEC-NB President’s award for his lifetime contributions to the advancement of the consulting engineering profession and industry in New Brunswick. And the ACEC-NB Young Professional’s award was presented to Julie DiCicco of Dillon.