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Alberta’s 22nd Showcase Awards celebrate engineering excellence

There were 52 projects submitted from a wide cross-section of engineering consulting firms and 15 Awards of Excellence were handed out.


The Consulting Engineers of Alberta held its 22nd annual Showcase Awards Gala on February 23rd.

There were 52 projects submitted from a wide cross-section of engineering consulting firms and 15 Awards of Excellence were handed out along with 11 Awards of Merit.

The Awards of Excellence went to:

  •  Arrow Engineering Inc. in the Building Engineering – Commercial category for The Mayfair on Jasper project.
  • DIALOG for the Singhmar Centre for Learning – NorQuest College, in the Building Engineering – Institutional category.
  • RJC Engineers in the Building Engineering – Recreational and the Community Development categories for the Rocky Ridge Recreation Facility.
  • Hatch won in the Community Outreach & In-House Initiatives category for The Green Line LRT | Setting the Vision project.
  • Stantec Consulting won awards in the Environmental category for the Sanitary Grit Treatment and Recovery Facility at Gold Bar Wastewater Treatment Plant; the Sustainable Design category for the City of Calgary Composting Facility; and the Transportation Infrastructure – Bridges category for the Terwillegar Park Footbridge.
  • Morrison Hershfield won in the International category for the Dominica Layou River Disaster Management project.
  • Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure in the Natural Resources, Mining & Industry category for the East In-Pit Overflow Structure project.
  • Associated Engineering won awards in the Project Management category for its Southwest Water Supply Line project and in the Studies, Software & Special Services category for the Northwest Inner-City Drainage Study: Sunnyside Review
  • SMA Consulting won in the Small Firm – Big Impact category for Winter is Coming: Failure Analysis of Edmonton International Airport Heating System
  • ISL Engineering and Land Services  won awards in the Transportation Infrastructure – Roads, Interchanges, Airports, Mass Transit & Ports category for the Macleod Trail/162 Ave. Diverging Diamond Interchange and in the Water Resources & Energy Production category for the Drayton Valley Water Treatment Plant.

Awards of Merit:

  • RJC Engineers in the Building Engineering – Institutional category for the Schulich School of Engineering Redevelopment & Expansion.
  • MPE Engineering in the Community Development category for the Wheatland Regional Water System
  • Stantec in the Community Outreach & In-House Initiatives category for the amiskwaciy Academy Sweat Lodge Shelter and the Sustainable Design category for Sanitary Grit Treatment and Recovery Facility at Gold Bar Wastewater Treatment Plant
  • Amec Foster Wheeler in the Environmental category for Namur Lake Off-Grid Air Monitoring Station.
  • Golder Associates in Natural Resources, Mining & Industry category for Developing Reclamation Success Criteria and Monitoring Protocols for In Situ Oil Sands Reclamation.
  • ISL Engineering and Land Services in the Project Management category for Macleod Trail/162 Ave. Diverging Diamond Interchange
  • Al-Terra Engineering in the Small Firm – Big Impact category for the Strathcona County Snow Melt Facility
  • SMA Consulting won in the Studies, Software & Special Services category for Failure Analysis of Edmonton International Airport Heating System
  • Urban Systems Ltd. in the Transportation Infrastructure – Roads, Interchanges, Airports, Mass Transit & Ports category for the 61 Avenue SW Greenway Corridor project
  • And a joint submission from Amec Foster Wheeler; Klohn Crippen Berger; and MPE Engineering Ltd. won in the Water Resources & Energy Production category for Innovative Concept and Designs to Combine Existing Travers and Little Bow Reservoirs.
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Ken Pillip, P.Eng. (source: Consulting Engineers of Alberta)

This year the 2018 Lieutenant Governor’s Award went to Ken Pilip, P.Eng., CEO & Registrar, Consulting Engineers of Alberta.

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Jordan Brandenburg, P.Eng. (source: Consulting Engineers of Alberta)

And the Harold L.  Morrison Rising Young Professional Award was handed to Jordan Brandenburg, P.Eng., a civil engineer with Klohn Crippen Berger.

For a complete wrap up of the awards with more details on each visit Consulting Engineers of Alberta.