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Company News Round-Up: Acquisitions, Projects, People, Awards

Genivar has acquired Dakins, a water and wastewater consultant in Ontario, with offices in the Greater Toronto area. Founded in 2001, Dakins specializes in instrumentation, control and automation systems for water and wastewater management. It...

August 2, 2011   Canadian Consulting Engineer

Genivar has acquired Dakins, a water and wastewater consultant in Ontario, with offices in the Greater Toronto area. Founded in 2001, Dakins specializes in instrumentation, control and automation systems for water and wastewater management. It has 15 people on staff.

Stantec has signed a letter of intent to buy Bonestroo, Inc., a Minnesota-based consulting firm with approximately 275 employees in 11 offices in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan and North Dakota. Bonestroo specializes in municipal, infrastructure and environmental engineering.

DIALOG has won several awards recently. They include an award in lighting design from the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) of North America for the St. Joseph Seminary in Edmonton. Dialog also won the 2010 Excellence in Innovation in Civil Engineering Award from the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, which was announced in June.

DIALOG also won three awards from the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP). They were for the Hurontario Main Street Corridor Plan for the cities of Brampton and Mississauga, Ontario; UniverCity at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, B.C., and the City of Edmonton Capital City Downtown Plan.  The awards were announced July 10-13 at the CIP annual conference in St. John’s, Newfoundland.

T.R. (Randy) Pickle, P.Eng. of Morrison Hershfield, was elected President of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering at its annual meeting in June.  Mr. Pickle is an associate and senior project manager with Morrison Hershfield in Toronto.

Reg Andres, P.Eng., Vice-President of R.V. Anderson Associates of Toronto, received the James A. Vance Award from the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering in June. Andres is chairman of the CSCE’s Infrastructure Renewal Committee, and co-chair of the National Round Table for Sustainable Infrastructure.


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