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Golder Associates has appointed 20 new principals and 49 new associates across Canada. Mark Brightman, president of Golder Canada, said "these exemplary individuals have been selected by their peers to take on a greater leadership role in...
Golder Associates has appointed 20 new principals and 49 new associates across Canada. Mark Brightman, president of Golder Canada, said “these exemplary individuals have been selected by their peers to take on a greater leadership role in Golder, and we celebrate their achievements.” Golder Associates is an employee-owned global company.
The new principals are: Paul Bedell, Michael Bender, Curtis Campbell, Michael Cleverdon, John Cunning, Gino Dalla Coletta, Ian Darrach
, Pierre Fréchette, Pierre Groleau, Jim Laidlaw, Robert Lesperance, Mike Moran, Phil Osborne, Toivo Pallop
, David Smyth, Carol Stefan, Peter Thomson, Vince Verlaan, Dan R. Walker and Stephen Wilson.
Jim Gilliland of Williams Engineering has been elected President-Elect of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA). Gilliland is regional director, southern Alberta at Williams Engineering.
Construction Control Inc., a multi-disciplinary engineering company, has changed its name to CCI Group. The company says its new brand “better represents the expanded services, increased geographic reach and wider scope of the company.” In the last few years the company has acquired three other companies and tripled its size. It has offices in Calgary, Montreal, Vancouver and Victoria and recently consolidated its Greater Toronto Area operations by moving to a location on 7900 Keele Street.
Patrick Lalach has joined CIMA+’s Saskatoon office as an associate partner and transportation manager for Saskatchewan. Most recently Mr. Lalach was design manager for the city of Saskatoon’s first design-build transportation project, the $300-miillion Circle Drive South extension and new river bridge.
Catherine Karakatsanis, president of Engineers Canada, and chief operating officer of Morrison Hershfield of Toronto, was one of three engineers honoured with the Ontario Women’s Directorate awards by their MPPs in early April. The others were Nancy Hill and Marta Ecsedi. They are the first engineers of over 300 women that have received the award since its founding in 2006.