National Awards Recognize Engineering Contributions to Economy, Environment and Society
Excerpt of press release :
« (Ottawa) October 28, 2015 – Twenty leading-edge projects benefiting our economy, environment and society received the highest recognition for engineering excellence Friday night at the 2015 Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards Gala. The awards, which are presented jointly by the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies-Canada (ACEC) and Canadian Consulting Engineer magazine, recognize consulting engineering firms and their projects in terms of high quality, innovation and technical excellence.
“These awards highlight the outstanding talent and expertise of Canadian consulting engineering firms,” said ACEC President and CEO John Gamble. “By recognizing these projects with national awards, we are showcasing the important contributions of engineering firms to Canadians and the huge impact they have both here at home and around the world.”
Twenty-six awards were handed out at the event, including 20 Awards of Excellence, in a range of categories. Of these projects, five were recognized with Special Achievement Awards for demonstrating a high level of technical innovation, environmental stewardship, Canadian expertise abroad, engineering that enhances Canadians’ quality of life, and company benevolence in Canada or internationally. »