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2017 Awards for Engineering Excellence Winners

Every year, the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies British Columbia (ACEC-BC) hosts the Awards for Engineering Excellence to celebrate the technical excellence of its member firms. The association gives out Awards of Excellence and Awards of Merit to projects in the following categories: Buildings, Municipal & Civil Infrastructure, Transportation & Bridges, Energy & Industry, Natural Resource & Habitat, Soft Engineering, and Projects Under $2.5 Million.

The 2017 Awards for Engineering Excellence was held on April 8, 2017 at the Westin Bayshore Resort. The 2017 was Canadiana – Celebrating 150 Years of Consulting Engineering in Canada.

Congratulations everyone!

Here is the full list of winners:

Category 1: Buildings

Lieutenant Governor’s Award of Excellence
Lord Strathcona Elementary School Heritage Classroom Building – Base Isolation Seismic Upgrade
Ausenco Engineering Canada Inc.

Award of Merit
Okanagan College – Trades Renewal and Expansion
AES Engineering Ltd.

Award of Merit
Hamilton Transit Centre
WSP Canada Inc.

Category 2: Municipal and Civil Infrastructure

Award of Excellence
Preserving Historic Victoria Cemetery through Trenchless Rehabilitation
AECOM Canada Ltd.

Award of Excellence
Port Mann Main Water Supply Tunnel
Ausenco Engineering Canada Inc.

Award of Merit
South Fork Water Treatment Plant
Associated Engineering (B.C.) Ltd.

Award of Merit
Miami River Pump Station
CTQ Consultants Ltd.

Category 3: Transportation and Bridges

Award of Excellence
Atal Setu (Basohli Bridge)
McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd.

Award of Merit
Abraham Lincoln Bridge
COWI North America

Award of Merit
Evergreen Line Rapid Transit Project
SNC-Lavalin, with WSP Canada Inc., McMillen Jacobs Associates, and Tetra Tech EBA

Category 4: Energy and Industry

Award of Excellence
Jimmie Creek Hydroelectric Project

Award of Merit
Box Canyon Hydroelectric Project
Knight Piésold Ltd.

Category 5: Natural Resources and Habitat

Award of Excellence
BC Hydro Rock Bay Remediation Project

Award of Merit
Wildlife Detection System
PBX Engineering Ltd.

Category 6: Soft Engineering

Award of Excellence
Millennium Line Evergreen Extension Operational Readiness Program
CH2M HILL Canada Limited

Award of Merit
Variable Speed Limit System
PBX Engineering Ltd. and IBI Group

Photo from ACEC BC

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