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ACEC-NB celebrates Engineering Excellence Awards

November 23, 2020  By CCE

Violet Solar Farm

Rendering courtesy C2 Solar.

The Association of Consulting Engineering Companies – New Brunswick (ACEC-NB) celebrated its 23rd annual Engineering Excellence Awards virtually on Nov. 17, recognizing firms for outstanding work.

There were a total of five awards for technical excellence and societal contributions. The top honour, the Pinnacle Award, went to Dillon Consulting for a project titled, ‘Determining the Likelihood of Ship-source Hazardous and Noxious Substance Releases in Canada.’

The four other Engineering Excellence Awards went to:

  • Wood Environment and Infrastructure Solutions for the TRACC Tire Fire Emergency Response at Minto Industrial Park in Minto, N.B.
  • Hive Engineering for Saint Edouard-de-Kent Harbour Boat Fire risk mitigation and environmental remediation services in Saint-Edouard-de-Kent, N.B.
  • Dillon Consulting for Billy Weston Brook Flood Mitigation in Saint Stephen, N.B.
  • Fundy Engineering & Consulting for an environmental impact assessment of ‘Violet,’ Atlantic Canada’s first proposed utility-scale solar farm, in Brunswick Mills, N.B. (rendering pictured).

“These awards provide the opportunity to recognize the valuable contributions consulting engineers make to our communities,” says ACEC-NB executive director Christy Cunningham. “They bring focus to the importance of these projects—and consulting engineers in general—to the social, economic and environmental quality of life of all New Brunswickers.”

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To learn more about the winning projects, click here.


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