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Winners in the Alberta Steel Design Awards of Excellence were announced on March 24 by the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction. The awards were handed out in Edmonton. The following structural engineering firms were named among the...

March 28, 2011   Canadian Consulting Engineer

Winners in the Alberta Steel Design Awards of Excellence were announced on March 24 by the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction. The awards were handed out in Edmonton. The following structural engineering firms were named among the winners: DeSimone Consulting Engineers and BPTEC-DNW Engineering (Art Gallery of Alberta); Halcrow Yolles (The Bow); DIALOG (Dawson Bridge rehabilitation); BPTEC-DNW Engineering (Shell Canada Energy Reactor Building Modifications); CH2M HILL Canada (Whitemud Drive/Quesnell Bridge Widening Rehabilitation, Pier Cap Extensions).

SNC-Lavalin has signed an agreement with Nalcor Energy to deliver engineering, procurement and construction management for Phase 1 of the Lower Churchill Project — the Muskrat Falls Hydroelectric Development, in Newfoundland and Labrador. The Muskrat Falls generating facility will have a capacity of 824 MW.

SNC-Lavalin has signed a multi-year Hub contract with BHP Billiton to execute potash projects in Saskatchewan. The “Hub” involves establishing a project execution centre where SNC-Lavalin and BHP Billiton will establish standards and manage the execution of various projects. The projects may include some developed by BHP Billiton’s Diamonds and Specialty Products Customer Sector Group.

AECOM has been awarded a contract for various environmental and geotechnical structural engineering services related to the Thierry mine site near Pickle Lake, Ontario which is being recommissioned. The contract is with Billiken Management on behalf of Cadillac Ventures.

Stantec Consulting’s Atmospheric Environment Group has been awarded accreditation by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) for verifying assertions related to greenhouse gas emissions. ANSI’s accreditation program is applicable to industries that require third-party verification of their greenhouse gas emissions under various programs such as the American Carbon Registry, the Pacific Carbon Trust and The Climate Registry.

BBA of Mont-St-Hilaire, Quebec is integrating Top Control of Quebec City. Top Control is a small company that specializes in process and advanced control optimization.

Tenova Goodfellow of Hamilton, Ontario is being funded by the Sustainable Development Technology Canada to demonstrate the company’s latest energy efficiency technology for the electric arc furnace industry.


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