Canadian Consulting Engineer

Company News Round-Up: Terrain Group, JMP, Teknika/Trow, SNC-Lavalin, Hatch Mott MacDonald, etc.

July 12, 2010
By Canadian Consulting Engineer

Stantec has acquired Industry and Energy Associates (IEA), a 60-person engineering company with is headquarter...

Stantec has acquired Industry and Energy Associates (IEA), a 60-person engineering company with is headquarters in Portland, Maine. The company also has a regional office in Fort Mill, South Caroline. IEA is focused on the power and energy industries.
Terrain Group of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia has been acquired by GENIVAR — Genivar’s first acquisition in Atlantic Canada. Terrain Group has 150 staff in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick and provides multidisciplinary services, including engineering, planning and land surveying. Stephen Wallace, Terrain’s president, is staying on as regional vice-president, Atlantic Canada, for Genivar. Genivar is headquartered in Montreal.
Groupe Séguin of Montreal has rebranded itself as Génius conseil inc. making use of an anagram of its original name. The company has been in existence for 30 years and has 100 employees.
JMP Engineering of southwest Ontario, with offices in London and other centres, has acquired Soft Design Automation (SDA) of Brampton Ont. SDA provide is an industrial engineering firm known for providing system integration services.
For the third year in a row, Teknika HBA, a Trow Global company, has been named the Best Employer in the Large business category at the annual Defi Meilleurs Employeurs awards in Quebec.
SNC-Lavalin has been ranked seventh in the Top 50 socially responsible business in Canada by Corporate Knights magazine. The ranking is done according to criteria such as governance, CEO pay in relation to lowest paid employees, diversity on the board, sales to carbon footprint ratio, and portfolio of green and sustainable projects. Companies must have at least 5,000 employees and must be traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange to qualify.
Hatch Mott MacDonald’s B.C. office received two Grand Awards from the American Council of Engineering Companies. One award was for the Sea-to-Sky Highway Improvement Project, and another was for the Sound Transit’s Light Rail Beacon Hill Station and Tunnels in Seattle, Washington.



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