Canadian Consulting Engineer

Company News Round-Up – Acquisitions and People

August 3, 2010
By Canadian Consulting Engineer

Stantec has signed a letter of intent to acquire Wilson Miller, a multi-disciplinary engineering firm that has...

Stantec has signed a letter of intent to acquire Wilson Miller, a multi-disciplinary engineering firm that has its headquarters in Naples, Florida. Wilson Miller has 265 employees and 10 offices throughout the state, providing services in infrastructure, transportation, land management, and environmental projects.
Morrison Hershfield and Sikon Infrastructure signed a memorandum of understanding with the Métis Nation British Columbia on June 25. The intention is to encourage collaboration in business and economic opportunities, to create jobs for Métis people, and to transfer skills and knowledge by having Métis people working alongside Morrison Hershfield staff.
Helder Afonso, P.Eng. has been promoted to the position of general manager, Alberta North for Associated Engineering. Helder is a civil engineer who has 22 years of experience and joined the company in 1988.
Ted Rowe has been appointed to be the next president of MTE Consultants, effective November 1. MTE’s current president, Greg Marks, will be retiring from the company. Mr. Rowe has been with MTE since 2007, most recently filling the role of general manager. Recently MTE has merged with Frontline Environmental, Waterloo Geoscience, GlobalTox International, McNeil Surveying and Finelli Engineering. It now has offices in Kitchener, Burlington, Guelph and Stratford in southern Ontario.
Neil Cumming, executive vice president of Levelton Consultants, based in Vancouver, has received an award for merit from the Canadian Standards Association. The award is given for outstanding leadership, teamwork, and knowledge and expertise in concrete standards.
At GENIVAR Income Fund, based in Montreal, Daniel Fournier has resigned as chairman, trustee and director of the board of the fund. Mr. Fournier was recently appointed as executive vice-president with the real estate group at the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec.
Dessau of Montreal has signed a five-year, $28 million contract with CGI Group to manage, develop and support its IT infrastructure.


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