Canadian Consulting Engineer

IN PERSON (March 01, 2002)

Five prominent University of Toronto engineering alumni were honoured last fall for their contributions to the profession and society. Among them were Peter Laughton, P.Eng., chairman and director of ...

March 1, 2002   Canadian Consulting Engineer

Five prominent University of Toronto engineering alumni were honoured last fall for their contributions to the profession and society. Among them were Peter Laughton, P.Eng., chairman and director of environmental engineering at R.V. Anderson Associates, Joseph Tersigni, P.Eng., chairman and CEO of Marshall Macklin Monaghan, and a former director of Giffels Associates, James Wilcox, P.Eng.

Tim Stanley, P.Eng. has been appointed to the position of vice president, building engineering at Marshall Macklin Monaghan in Toronto. He succeeds Cecil Holtrop, P.Eng., senior vice president, who will now be playing a larger role in the Terminal Development Project at Pearson International Airport.

Several appointments have been made within Associated Engineering’s British Columbia operation: Dick Vest, P.Eng. is now with the environmental group; Ken Neave, P.Eng. has joined the water group and Dr. Michael MacLatchy, P.Eng., has been named to the water resources group.

The board of ND LEA has announced several changes to its executive team. David Hicks, P.Eng., has moved from chairman of the board to CEO, and will continue to lead the firm’s environmental planning business unit. He will be succeeded as chairman by John Eastman, P.Eng. As the new president of ND LEA Consultants Ltd., Brian Wallace, P.Eng. will be responsible for management of domestic operations in British Columbia.

Two new members have joined the staff of EBA Engineering Consultants. With 17 years of experience in geotechnical consulting engineering, David Field, P.Eng. is the new project director of the firm’s Calgary geotechnical division. Also based in Calgary, Ed Wilson, P.Eng. will lead EBA’s materials engineering division.

The chief technical officer and a senior vice president at AMEC in Edmonton, Ed McRoberts, P.Eng., was elected a Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada last fall. As an Athlone Fellow, he completed a master’s degree at Imperial College in the U.K.; he obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Alberta. His 33 years of experience in geotechnical engineering ranges from permafrost and oil-sands mining to application of subjective risk assessment procedures.


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