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Company News Round-Up: Bouthillette Parizeau, exp, Hatch Mott MacDonald, AECOM

Bouthillette Parizeau was the mechanical-electrical engineer on the first project in Montreal to win LEED-NC Platinum certification. The project is the Maison du développement durable / Centre for Sustainable Development in Montreal.

May 15, 2013   Canadian Consulting Engineer

Bouthillette Parizeau was the mechanical-electrical engineer on the first project in Montreal to win LEED-NC Platinum certification. The project is the Maison du développement durable / Centre for Sustainable Development in Montreal.

exp of Montreal won the Engineering Innovation Award from the OIQ, the Quebec association of professional engineers. The company won the award for their Photocatalytic Gas Treatment process which was developed for wood panel manufacturer Uniboard at one of its U.S. plants. The process destroys compounds such as formaldehyde and methanol produced by the manufacturing process. (The same project won the Schreyer Award in the 2013 Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards – click here.) The OIQ prize was presented by OSIsoft LLC.

In Alberta, the Calgary West LRT Project won the Project Achievement Award from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGGA). The award, presented in April, recognizes projects that have a substantial contribution to technical progress and the betterment of society.

AECOM released its 2012 corporate sustainability report “Complex Problems. Integrated Solutions.” It highlights AECOM’s involvement in sustainable projects around the world (with links). The projects include work on the London and Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games, the Taizhou Bridge in Jiangsou Province, China, and the Masdar Siemens Headquarters in Abu Dhabi. There was also one Canadian project: the Wastewater Treatment and Disposal Systems Upgrade for the City of Cranbrook, British Columbia, which won the 2012 APEGBC Sustainability Award. Click here to see the report.


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