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PROJECT ROUND-UP: Opus Dayton Knight, Stantec, Buckland & Taylor, IBI, Dialog, Genivar

Opus Dayton Knight were the consulting engineers for improvements that have been made to the Powell River water treatment system in B.C. The project involved the construction of an ultraviolet disinfection facility at Haslam Lake, an...

June 8, 2012   Canadian Consulting Engineer

Opus Dayton Knight were the consulting engineers for improvements that have been made to the Powell River water treatment system in B.C. The project involved the construction of an ultraviolet disinfection facility at Haslam Lake, an 8-million-litre treated water storage tank, pump station, new sewer main and a water transmission main between the Haslam Lake and Powell Lake systems. The Powell River water supply serves 13,000 residents.

Stantec has been selected as the design consultants for upgrades to the infrastructure and facility at Seaspan’s Vancouver shipyards. The developments relate to Seaspan’s work for Canada’s National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy.

Buckland and Taylor have been selected as bridge subconsultant for a Roberts Bank Rail Corridor project—the 192nd Street/54th Avenue/196th Street “combo” project in Surrey, B.C. Buckland & Taylor are subconsultant to contractor BA Blacktop for the project, which includes three bridges over active CP Rail tracks and several multiple-lane overpasses, one approximately 323 metres long. Buckland and Taylor will be providing the structural detailed design and construction services of the bridges.

IBI is part of a partnership doing the design, build, finance and maintenance of a new Women’s College Hospital under construction on the parking lot to the east of the original building in downtown Toronto. The new building is a 440,000-sq. ft. of clinical space and underground parking. A “topping off” ceremony was held on June 5 as the last steel beam was hoisted into place. The Women’s College Partnership doing the project consists of Bilfinger Berger, Perkins Eastman Black, IBI Architects, the Walsh Group, Bondfield Construction and Black and McDonald.

DIALOG is working with Diamond and Schmitt Architects on a major expansion to St. Michael’s Hospital in downtown Toronto The project includes a new 17-storey patient tower and the renovation of 150,000 square feet of existing space in the 85-year old wing, adding five new operating rooms and an expanded emergency department.

GENIVAR is providing consulting engineering services for the Spring Park Combined Sewer Separation project in Charlottetown, P.E.I. The estimated cost of the project is $18 million.


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