Acquisitions east, west and south
February 7, 2011
By Canadian Consulting Engineer
DESSAU of Montreal says it has "gained a foothold in Western Canada" by buying Highway Technical Engineering Services of Calgary. HTES specializes in geotechnical, materials engineering and surveying. It has 100 people is six offices located in...
DESSAU of Montreal says it has “gained a foothold in Western Canada” by buying Highway Technical Engineering Services of Calgary. HTES specializes in geotechnical, materials engineering and surveying. It has 100 people is six offices located in Calgary, Edmonton, Kamloops, Cranbrook and Yellowknife, as well as in an office in Utah. The company will become part of LVM, Dessau’s largest subsidiary that employs 1,400 people.
GENIVAR has acquired Delcom Engineering of Summerside, Prince Edward Island. The company of 15 people also has an office in Charlottetown. It does consulting engineering and land surveying.
IBI Group of Toronto has acquired Groupe Cardinal Hardy, a well-known firm of architects in Montreal.
AMEC has entered an agreement to buy an Australian engineering company known as Zektingroup. The company specializes in the oil and gas and resource industries and has 200 staff in Melbourne and Brisbane. AMEC has also acquired another firm of 200 people – BCI Engineers and Scientists, of Lakeland, Florida. It focuses on the water and mining sectors.