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Company News Round-Up: projects and prizes

RSW of Montreal, which became part of AECOM late last year, has been awarded a $13.4 million contract to do a feasibility study for a hydroelectricity development in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Grand Inga site on the Congo River has a...

February 7, 2011   Canadian Consulting Engineer

RSW of Montreal, which became part of AECOM late last year, has been awarded a $13.4 million contract to do a feasibility study for a hydroelectricity development in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Grand Inga site on the Congo River has a potential for 30 MW of power. Associated transmission lines would total more than 8,000 miles to Nigeria, Egypt, South Africa, Zambia and Angola.

NORR Partnership is on the team “Forum Social Infrastructure that was just selected as the preferred proponent to build a new maximum security prison in Windsor, Ontario. The South West Detention Centre will have capacity for 315 male and female offenders and will have an infirmary.

Stantec has been named one of the Financial Post’s Ten Best Companies to Work For. The competition identifies Canadian companies and organizations and selected the winners from 2,700 companies. Ledcor Construction was also in the Top Ten.

Delcan Corporation was awarded the Global Road Achievement Award for Quality Management by the International Road Federation. The award was given for its work on the new 1-64 Highway Reconstruction in Missouri. Delcan and Intelligent Devices have announced the launch of a new company, Delcan Technologies which will focus on deploying high-technology in the transportation sector, such as intelligent parking, intelligent snowplows, message signs, etc. Delcan, which has its head office in Toronto, joined with Intelligent Devices in 2008.

As part of the Groupe Immobilier Santé McGill, SNC-Lavalin was awarded the 2010 PFI Award for PPP Deal of the Year (Americas) from Thomson Reuters on February 1. The award was given to SNC-Lavalin and Innisfree to recognize the innovative financing put in place for the project to build the massive new McGill University Health Centre. The 300,000-sq.m facility will be built over 51 months on a greenfield site at Glen Campus in Montreal.


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