CEM, Delcan link with larger companies in growing trend
July 11, 2002
By Canadian Consulting Engineer
CEM Consultants, an engineering firm specializing in the industrial sector, has joined with Genivar, one of the lar...
CEM Consultants, an engineering firm specializing in the industrial sector, has joined with Genivar, one of the largest consulting engineering firms in Quebec. CEM has offices in Chicoutimi, Jonquiere and Trois-Rivieres. In making the announcement, M. Errol Fillion, Chicoutimi regional director of CEM, suggested that the transaction will allow the company to play a larger role in turnkey and engineering-procurement-management projects. He noted that industrial sector clients are increasingly looking for partners who have the capacity to assume a larger responsibility for delivering projects.
In Toronto a firm of consulting engineers follows several others recengly in making links with large international engineering conglomerates. Delcan Corporation has signed a strategic alliance with DHV Group of the Netherlands — a firm with a staff of over 4,000 people across Europe and throughout the world. DHV has acquired a minority ownership position in Delcan. The financial resources of the Dutch company will be used to finance growth and expansion in Declan with a focus on Canada and the U.S.A.
The Dutch company lists its expertise as in manufacturing facilities, airports, coastal development and ports, water resources management, tunnels, transportation management and clean room strategy. Delcan brings to the alliance its international experience in fields like intelligent transportation systems, program management, environmental engineering, structures, and public private partnerships.