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Stantec wins Consulting Engineers of Manitoba’s top award

Consulting Engineers of Manitoba gave out their annual awards at a gala dinner on April 24. The awards celebrated t...


Consulting Engineers of Manitoba gave out their annual awards at a gala dinner on April 24. The awards celebrated the 30th anniversary of the organization and were attended by 325 guests.Stantec Consulting won the Keystone Award, which is the top award in the program. The award was for the Kenaston Underpass for the City of Winnipeg. It was said to represent “a major advance in the transportation system of Winnipeg,” requiring keeping trains and highway traffic moving. The project also won an award of excellence in the infrastructure/transportation category.Three other awards of excellence were selected from a total of 27 entries, as follows:Teshmont Consultants, for the Waneta Hydro Substation (energy resource category);MCW/AGE Consulting Professional Engineers for the Emerado Centennial School in Winkler(building category).AMEC Earth & Environmental for In-Situ Bioremedial Technologies at a Petroleum and Fertilizer Distribution Facility in Gladstone (environmental category).Awards of Merit went to the following:Tower Engineering Group for 125 Garry Street’ Energy Efficiency Upgrade;Earth Tech (Canada) for Stormwater Management for the Winnipeg Airport Authority Development;Krosier Kilgour & Partners for the Parking Structure Rehabilitation at 416 Edison Avenue;AMEC Earth & Environmental and Crosier Kilgour & Partners for the Edgewater Condominiums;Dillon Consulting for the City of Winnipeg Transit Priority Program;UMA Engineering for the CN Overpass on Trans Canada Highway #1 West, Portage la Prairie bypass.GENIVAR and TetrES Consultants for the Portage la Prairie Water Resource Infrastructure Study;KGS Group for the Inland Pine Ridge Project.Roger Rempel, P.Eng., a senior engineer at TetrES Consultants, won the Engineering Action Award, which is presented to a practising engineer for contributions to the consulting engineering industry.Daniel C. Zaborniak won the new Rising Star Award. Zaborniak is a civil engineering graduate who works in the structural engineering department of Acres Manitoba. Besides his conscientious work ethic at Acres (including working on the Winter Road Bridges, a 2005 CEM award winner), Zaborniak has been involved in initiatives to raise the profile of CEM, particularly among students.Norman B. Ulyatt, P.Eng. won the Lifetime Achievement Award.