Companies and people: CH2M, CBCL, Isherwood, COWI
CH2M has donated $50,000 to the University of Calgary’s Schulich School of Engineering. The funds are to go towards research in pipeline corrosion led by a world expert, Dr. Frank Cheng, P.Eng. CH2M also invited several industry leaders from TransCanada, Spectra Energy and InterPipeline to hear directly from Cheng at a recent round-table forum. CH2M has partnered with the University of Calgary’s Schulich School of Engineering for more than seven years.
CBCL, based in Halifax, Nova Scotia is celebrating its 60th year in business. “With staff numbering more than 300, we have become the largest employee owned multi-discipline engineering firm in Atlantic Canada,” the firm says proudly. Besides Halifax, its offices are in Sydney, Charlottetown, Saint John, Fredericton, Moncton, St. John’s and Happy Valley-Goose Bay.
Brian Isherwood, P.Eng., founder of Isherwood Geostructural Engineers, has won one of three Engineering Medals just announced by the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers and Professional Engineers Ontario. Isherwood is recognized in the Engineering Excellence Category. Cristine Amon, P.Eng., dean of the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering at the University of Toronto, has been awarded the Professional Engineers Gold Medal. The awards will be presented on November 21 at the OPEA Gala. To see the full list, click here.
COWI Marine North America has a new vice president and project director. Located at the North Vancouver office, Sara Fumagalli-Hui, P.Eng. has 25 years of experience in developing port infrastructure. Her new role will include helping with local and international business development. COWI Marine North America was formerly Ben C. Gerwick and Ocean and Coastal Consultants.