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Company News Round-Up: Trow, Genivar, Dessau, Total Lighting Solutions, SNC-LavalinCompanies & People Engineering
Trow Global is part of the team awarded a $600-million design-build finance operate (DBFO) contract for the So...
Trow Global is part of the team awarded a $600-million design-build finance operate (DBFO) contract for the South Fraser Perimeter Road in Vancouver. The 24-year contract includes four years of design and construction, and 20 years of operation, maintenance and rehabilitation. Trow is part of the Fraser Transportation Group, a consortium led by the Spanish firm Dragados Canada, along with Vancouver Pile Driving, Bel Contracting and Ledcor CMI. the new four-lane, freeway will run along the south side of the Fraser River from Highway 17 in Delta to the Golden Ears Bridge road network.
Genivar has acquired Terrain Group Inc. of Atlantic Canada. Terrain Group has a staff of 150 based in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, as well as Alberta. It specializes in municipal engineering, planning, land surveying, transportation and environmental services.
M. Rosaire Sauriol, vice-president principal of Dessau inc., has become the 2010-11 president of the Association of Consulting Engineers of Quebec (AICQ). M. Sauriol was appointed at the AICQ annual meeting on May 27. M. Mario W. Martel of Roche ltee was made AICQ’s vice president.
Total Lighting Solutions of Vancouver won the Energy and Environmental Design Award in the 2010 Illuminating Engineering Society Illumination Awards. The firm won for their work on the Canada Line. The award is sponsored by Osram Sylvania.
SNC-Lavalin Polska SP has signed a preliminary agreement with GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy to evaluate nuclear power opportunities in Poland. Poland plans to build up to four new nuclear power plants to diversify its energy production from coal-based technologies.
SNC-Lavalin has established the Jarislowsky/SNC-Lavalin Research Chair in the Management of International Projects at the Ecole-Polytechnique in Montreal. The Chair is currently held by Robert Pellerin. It will have a budget of $525,000, (half from SNC-Lavalin) and will focus on planning, scheduling, monitoring, and information technology.