Canadian Consulting Engineer

Winners of 2004 Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards announced

November 1, 2004
By Canadian Consulting Engineer

The winners of the Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards 2004 were announced at a gala celebration at the Fairmont...

The winners of the Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards 2004 were announced at a gala celebration at the Fairmont Chateau Laurier in Ottawa on Thursday, October 28.

The annual awards, launched 36 years ago, are the most important national mark of recognition for engineering projects completed by private consulting firms.

The 11 winning projects, located in Canada and around the world, are chosen for their technical innovation, environmental and economic benefits, and project management expertise.

The jury was a panel of nine eminent engineers from across Canada. The chair of this year’s panel was Ms. Sheri Plewes, P.Eng., Vice-President, Contracts and Acquisitions with TransLink, the transport authority for the Greater Vancouver Regional District.

The awards are co-sponsored and organized by the Association of Consulting Engineers of Canada and Canadian Consulting Engineer magazine.

Schreyer Award (chosen as the most outstanding technical project overall)

Restart of Units 3 & 4 at the Bruce “A” Nuclear Power Station, Kincardine, Ontario
by Acres-Sargent & Lundy-Fox (ASLF), Oakville, Ont.

Awards of Excellence

Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport Expansion
(joint award)
by GENIVAR, Nepean, Ont. (for the terminal’s structural design)
by Marshall Macklin Monaghan, Toronto and J.L. Richards & Associates Limited, Ottawa (for the overall project management)

Central City – Three Timber Structures, Surrey, B.C.
by Fast + Epp, Vancouver

Excavation for the Renovation of the Library of Parliament, Ottawa
by Golder Associates Limited, Mississauga and Ottawa

Honda Manufacturing Plant – A2 Project, Lincoln, Alabama
by Giffels Associates Limited, Toronto

Esplanade Riel Pedestrian Bridge, Winnipeg
by Wardrop Engineering Inc., Winnipeg

Malana Hydroelectric Project, India
by RSW International Inc., Montreal

Chute–Caron Hydroelectric Dam Rehabilitation, Saguenay, Quebec
by SNC-Lavalin, Energy Division, Montreal

Little Mountain Reservoir Reconstruction, Vancouver
by Sandwell Engineering Inc. with Associated Engineering (B.C.) Limited, Vancouver.

Crowchild Trail Corridor Improvement, Calgary
by Clifton ND Lea Consulting Inc., Calgary

Land Administration in Landmined Areas of Cambodia
by McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd., Vancouver and GeoSpatial International Inc., Victoria, B.C.

All projects are published in full in Canadian Consulting Engineer’s October-November 2004 issue.

Beaubien Award

The Association of Consulting Engineers of Canada (ACEC) also presented the Beaubien Award to Mr. Benno Ernest Novak, P.Eng.

The Beaubien Award is presented annually by ACEC for individual lifetime achievements and contribution to the engineering industry and to the association. Mr. Novak, a resident of Edmonton, Alberta, was recognized for his contribution to the consulting engineering industry and to society as a professional engineer, international committee member, urban planner, and as an artist and musician.

The Association of Consulting Engineers of Canada/Association des ingnieurs-conseils du Canada (ACEC/AICC) is the national association of consulting firms that provide engineering and other technology-based intellectual services. Visit

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For more information and images, contact:
Bronwen Parsons, Editor, Canadian Consulting Engineer magazine, Toronto. Tel. 416-510-5119, E-mail

Claude Paul Boivin, President, Association of Consulting Engineers of Canada, Ottawa. Tel. 613-236-0569, e-mail



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