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AECOM wins TTC contract, and other company news

AECOM (Earth Tech) has announced two major Canadian projects. It has been selected to provide architectural and eng...

December 3, 2008   Canadian Consulting Engineer

AECOM (Earth Tech) has announced two major Canadian projects. It has been selected to provide architectural and engineering services to the Toronto Transit Commission for two stations on the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension. The new line will extend the subway northwest of the city for 8.6 kilometres to York University and Vaughan. The stations are the Sheppard West and Highway 407 stations.

Also, through its Quebec subsidiary company Tecsult, AECOM has won a $17.4-million contract to review a master plan for the King Abdullah Financial District in Saudi Arabia. The 160-hectare site is to be a financial centre for the Middle East.

Stragis Environmental Services (Craig Fisher) of Collingwood, Ontario, in association with Greenland Consulting Engineers, also of Collingwood, has won a contract to develop a training manual for the Railway Association of Canada. The manual will help in the construction and modification of fuel storage tanks. The association represents the nation’s 55 freight and passenger railways.

Applied Engineering Solutions of Victoria, B.C., an electrical and lighting engineering consulting firm, has expanded to Vancouver, with a new office on Richards Street. The company is led by Met Ulker, P.Eng. (a former editorial advisor of Canadian Consulting Engineer), and Sunny Ghataurah, P.Eng.

Wardrop has signed a three-year strategic alliance with Engserj Ltda. of Brazil. The two companies will combine their expertise in the mining industry. Engserj has been established since 1865 and has its headquarters in Belo Horizonte. Wardrop was founded in Winnipeg in 1955 and now has 1,200 employees in Canada, the U.S., China and the U.K.

 


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