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Lakeview Wastewater Treatment Plant upgrade wins top award from Consulting Engineers of Ontario

June 22, 2007
By Canadian Consulting Engineer

At a dinner held on May 31st in Waterloo, Ontario, Consulting Engineers of Ontario announced the winners of its awa...

At a dinner held on May 31st in Waterloo, Ontario, Consulting Engineers of Ontario announced the winners of its awards program for outstanding engineering projects.

The winner of the top award, the Willis Chipman Award, was KMK Consultants Limited and Black & Veatch Corporation for their role in the Lakeview Wastewater Treatment Plant expansion.

The $250-million project is one of the largest wastewater treatment facilities in Canada, serving the Region of Peel (Mississauga, Caledon and Brampton). The upgrade increased its capacity by one-third, from 336,000 cubic metres per day, to 448,000 cubic metres per day. The project required coordinating 10 construction contracts over three years while maintaining the plant’s operations. The plant now boasts the largest fluidized bed incineration capacity in Canada. KMK and Black and Veatch provided services on the detailed design for the expansion and upgrade, as well as tendering, contract administration and site inspection.

Awards of Excellence were also given by Consulting Engineers of Ontario to the following:
? Techint Goodfellow Technologies for the Goodfellow EFSOP Technology used to improve the steelmaking process at Topy Industries’ Toyohashi Factory in Japan.
? iTRANS Consulting for the Richmond Hill Transportation Master Plan.
? Hatch Energy for the Shikwamkwa Dam owned by Brookfield Power.


Awards of Merit went to:
? H.H. Angus & Associates for the Villa Colombo Vaughan Long Term Care Facilities’ combined heat and emergency power plant.
? Earth Tech Canada for the Automated People Mover at Toronto Pearson International Airport.
? Golder Paste Technology for the URSA Feasibility Study Tailings and Mine Rock Disposal technology at the Shakespear mine near Agnew Lake.
? Philips Engineering for the Red Hill Creek Realignment and Restoration in Hamilton.
? Stantec Consulting for the Canadian Opera Company’s Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto, project management.

Consulting Engineers of Ontario is a non-profit organization representing over 250 engineering firms across the province.


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