Both response and adaptation to COVID-19 have been rapid.
The Women’s Infrastructure Network (WIN) recently announced the honourees for its 2020 WIN Awards. The annual program, launched in 2015, is intended to recognize the contributions of exceptional women in Canada’s infrastructure industry, including engineers. This year the program drew…
The Cora Group’s evolv1 in Waterloo, Ont., has become only the second building to earn the Canada Green Building Council’s (CaGBC’s) Zero Carbon Building (ZCB) certifications for both design and performance, following the example of Mohawk College‘s Joyce Centre for…
Crown agency Metrolinx and provincial ministry Infrastructure Ontario (IO) have selected Stantec to serve as lead technical advisor for the Hurontario light rail transit (LRT) project, a north-south line that will connect Mississauga and Brampton, Ont. The transit line will…
In 2011, furniture retailer Ikea commissioned and implemented a frictionless magnetic levitation (maglev) centrifugal chiller to heat and air-condition a major distribution centre in Brossard, Que., by means of geothermal energy. The system achieved unprecedented energy efficiency for the facility,…
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have selected a team led by HDR to serve as a technical advisor for the approximately $10.9-billion, nearly 16-km Ontario Line subway in Toronto. With 15 proposed stations from Ontario Place and Exhibition Place to…
Stantec has promoted Susan Walter, P.Eng., to executive vice-president (EVP) of infrastructure on a global basis. She succeeds Stuart Lerner, who was recently named chief operating officer (COO) for North America. Walter brings 35 years’ industry experience to the role.…
Saeed Towfighi, a 30-year engineering veteran who has led the design of high-rise towers and other large-scale projects around the world, is joining Stantec’s buildings team in Ottawa as senior structural engineer. Towfighi has worked on a wide range of…
On Nov. 26, the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies – Saskatchewan (ACEC-SK) handed out its annual Awards of Distinction at a reception in Saskatoon, acknowledging local industry accomplishments. The province’s lieutenant governor, Russ Mirasty, presented a Meritorious Achievement Award to…
The terminal’s surface doubled in size.
On Nov. 11, the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction’s (CISC’s) Quebec Region handed out its 21st annual Steel Awards for Excellence in Steel Construction at Montreal’s Windsor Hotel. Organized by Quebec Region manager Hellen Christodoulou, the event highlighted projects that…
Stantec and KPMB Architects recently completed the Science Commons, a new academic building for Alberta’s University of Lethbridge, which uses light harvesting systems and passive energy design to achieve a projected energy use reduction of 53%. The $280-million, 413,000-sf Science…
The 51st annual Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards Gala took place on Tuesday, Oct. 29 at the Delta Ottawa City Centre hotel, with the top prize—the Schreyer Award—going to WSP for its Solving Small Community Drinking Water Challenge project. The awards…
Krista L. Barfoot, Ph.D., C.Chem., QPRA, has joined Stantec’s environmental services team as senior scientist. Based in Waterloo, Ont., Barfoot will lead the delivery of brownfield risk assessments (RAs) across the province, while also sharing the engineering firm’s emerging contaminants…
The tunnels are 4.4km and 1.6km long respectively and 3m in diameter each, adding 43,600 cubic-metres of storage.
Insights from Stantec contributors into Sidewalk Labs’ Toronto Quayside development plan.
The Envision Award-winning project includes constructing a new power receiving substation and replacing 11 substations and all related infrastructure and establishing a new BC Hydro connection.
With the firm for over 22 years, Peter Crowe previously served in a leadership position for the geotechnical engineering group in Stantec’s Canada Central and Atlantic regions.
The government of Canada has committed $168.5 million for the Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir project, a design that will protect Calgary and other downstream communities from the potential damage caused by extreme flooding.
The firm will prepare a reference concept design and outline specifications that ensure constructability of the outdoor space planned above a downtown rail corridor.
The MAX Purple corridor, one of three new MAX BRT lines in the city, has transformed over 3 km of 17 Avenue SE.
Stantec’s work includes comprehensive preliminary design services of a multi-mission dry dock and other upgrades.
“The Lacombe Main Street Program is an excellent example of turning an urgent, negative situation—in this case a degraded sanitary sewer system—into a sustainable, vibrant, community- and business-oriented project.”
Denise Pothier, vp of practice services and Indigenous relations at Stantec was honoured in the Trailblazers and Trendsetters category of the Women’s Executive Network Top 100 Awards.
“The Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin Outlet Channels project is vital to protect Manitobans who have sacrificed so much because of flooding,” Manitoba Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler
The sale to funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management was for $103 million, with net cash proceeds estimated to be $46 million.
With the pending sale of MWH Constructors, Stantec will continue to focus on its core consulting services business globally.
WGE is a buildings engineering-focused company providing structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, hydraulics engineering, and a broad range of related specialty services with offices in Albany, Busselton, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, and Sydney.
The 55-person Northern Ontario firm has strong environmental services and infrastructure experience.
“Regionally, the project landscape is promising with the UK government’s policy to build 300,000 new homes per year, a five-year program to invest £4.4 billion ($7.4 billion CAD) in new and refurbished schools, a robust university upgrading initiative, and a major national investment program in UK infrastructure.”