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Aecom, CH2M Hill, Cohos Evamy, Genivar, Stantec in the news

AECOM Environment is collaborating with the University of California at Santa Barbara on a project to understand th...

March 16, 2009   Canadian Consulting Engineer

AECOM Environment is collaborating with the University of California at Santa Barbara on a project to understand the environmental risks associated with nanomaterials. The Sustainable Nanotechnology Initiative is being run at UCSB’s Bren School of Environmental Science and Management. Aecom Environment is also working on nanotechnology projects for other public and private clients, including studies to determine how wastewater discharged from the production of carbon nanotubes might affect aquatic species.

Stantec is part of an alliance that will be helping the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in the U.S. to undertake a massive flood risk mapping and planning program known as Risk MAP. Stantec will be part of the Strategic Alliance for Risk Reduction (STARR) joint venture on the US $600 million contract. It will involve producing new digital flood hazard data, creating maps and promoting partnerships with local communities and states across the U.S.

CH2M HILL has been named the lead designer for Alberta Transportation’s first design-build project. As the lead consultant for a joint venture of Kiewit Management and PCL (KMC/PCL JV), CH2M HILL will be doing all the design work, including roads, structures, drainage and traffic analysis on the $170-million Stoney Plain and 100 Avenue Interchange on Anthony Henday Drive in Edmonton.

GENIVAR of Montreal has acquired Wiebe Environmental Services Inc., an environmental services firm with 40 employees in Alberta. Wiebe has offices in Calgary, Edmonton and Grande Prairie. Genivar has also acquired an architectural firm of 20 employees in Maraval, Trinidad and Tobago.

Cohos Evamy has merged with a Toronto-based interior design firm known as Mole White & Associates.

 


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