Data center professionals gathered at The National Club in Toronto on May 7th to learn more about improving gender diversity in the data center industry. The breakfast seminar event was co-hosted by Morrison Hershfield and AFCOM, and sponsored by CommScope, EllisDon and Plan Group.
Engineers Without Borders (EWB) has hosted the Kumvana Gala, for the last four years, to create a forum for industry representatives, student leaders, governments and non-profits to come together, network, exchange ideas and get inspired! It is a celebration of those who are striving to eliminate poverty and inequality – all while enjoying good food, fair trade wine, a silent auction and prizes!
The Northern Virginia Technology Council announced the recipients of the 2019 Virginia Data Center Awards to a standing room only event on Wednesday, April 24th. Morrison Hershfield’s Mike Mosman was a finalist for the Data Center Industry Icon Award which recognizes the person whose substantial contributions to Virginia’s Data Center community over the course of their career have helped advance the industry and underpin the growth, prominence and success of Virginia’s world-leading data center sector.
Virginia is the largest data center market in the world driven by forward thinkers and leaders in the data center community and is filled with many impressive contributors contending for the prestigious award. While the winner of the NVTC Data Center Industry Icon Award was Bill Klein, CEO of Digital Realty, Mike’s accomplishments are also worthy of icon status in our eyes.
The Gordie Howe International Bridge project was recognized by CG/LA Infrastructure with the prestigious 2019 Oracle Project of the Year Award in the Engineering Project category. Representatives from the Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA) accepted the award at the 12th Global Infrastructure Leadership Forum in Montreal, Quebec.
Morrison Hershfield is excited to release our first formal Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report.
The Washington Building Congress recently hosted its 63rd annual Craftsmanship Awards recognizing exceptional workmanship on buildings throughout the Washington, D.C. area. Morrison Hershfield staff were part of the project team that was honored with an award in the Electrical Special Systems category for the ACC10 Technology Center project in Ashburn, Virginia.
Morrison Hershfield was honored with an Award of Excellence for the Cloudraker Skybridge and Raven’s Eye Cliffwalk, Whistler Blackcomb’s latest thrilling attraction. It was recognized in the Projects Under $2.5 Million category.
Building Envelope Commissioning (BECx) is becoming more frequent, helping to achieve both sustainable rating system credits and performance goals – but ever wonder what it actually entails?
Morrison Hershfield is excited to announce the addition of Peter Gonzales as the Business Development Lead for the Telecom team.
What better way to raise money for clean water drilling in Kenya than a polar plunge in the Yukon?
Morrison Hershfield is excited to announce the addition of Jacqueline Darwood, B.A., PM., to our Transit team as a Senior Transit Consultant - Transit Planning.
What do we need to do to “Better the Balance”? On International Women’s Day (IWD), WTS Toronto chapter hosted a panel of three influential women, who together with a group of about 80 likeminded individuals, tackled this year’s IWD theme of “Better the Balance, Better the World.”
Our Chief Operating Officer, Catherine Karakatsanis, was one of the panelists, and was honoured to share her experience on navigating a career in a traditionally male-dominated profession.
There are many challenges to developing energy in the North. Remote working conditions and capacity challenges of any project can add additional fees to the budget. Harsh weather conditions with shorter construction periods make timelines and schedules critical to the success of the project. Geography and long winters make hydropower sites more challenging to develop in some parts of Canada.