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2018 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 2018 Awards for Engineering Excellence was held on April 7, 2018 at the Westin Bayshore Resort. The 2018 theme was “Engineering and All that Jazz.”

Congratulations everyone!

Here is the full list of winners:

Category 1: Buildings

Lieutenant Governor’s Award of Excellence
Tallwood House at Brock Commons

Award of Merit
Seismic Upgrade Using External Buckling Restrained Bracing
Ausenco Engineering Canada Inc.

Category 2: Municipal and Civil Infrastructure

Award of Excellence
Permanent Canal Closures and Pumps Project

Award of Merit
Ladysmith Wastewater Treatment Plant
WSP | Opus

Category 3: Transportation and Bridges

Award of Excellence
Angus L. Macdonald Bridge Suspended Spans Superstructure Replacement
COWI North America Ltd.

Award of Excellence
Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk Highway
Tetra Tech Inc. and Stantec

Award of Merit
Vedder Bridge Replacement Design Build Project
Klohn Crippen Berger Ltd.

Award of Merit
Veer Kunwar Singh Setu
McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd.

Category 4: Energy and Industry

Award of Excellence
YVR Flywheel Energy Storage and Airfield Critical Power System
WSP | Opus

Award of Merit
Brucejack Mine Power Transmission Line

Category 5: Natural Resources and Habitat

Award of Excellence
Cowichan River Flood Protection Program

Award of Merit
Salmon River Diversion Decommissioning
Klohn Crippen Berger Ltd

Category 6: Soft Engineering

Award of Excellence
Vancouver Convention Centre West – Strategic Sustainability Consulting and Project Management
WSP Canada Inc.

Award of Merit
Semi-Automated Roadway Corridor Asset Inventory Collection
Tetra Tech Inc.

Award of Merit
Service Sustainability Assessment Tool for Canadian Communities
Urban Systems Ltd.

Category 7: Projects Under $2.5 Million

Award of Excellence
YVR Apron VI LED Lighting Upgrade
Omni Engineering Inc.

Award of Merit
Pachena Point Lighthouse Restoration
Goal Engineering Ltd.

Photo from ACEC BC

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