Recent research reveals that men and women have different dominant patterns of communication and thought. Research also shows that diverse teams are higher performing than their homogenous counterparts. All this suggests that a diverse workplace, one that is rich in perspectives and abundant in variety, yields unparalleled opportunities for growth and greatness .
For the second consecutive year, Morrison Hershfield is proud and humbled to win the Award of Excellence in the International Category, from the Consulting Engineers of Alberta (CEA). We were presented the award on February 23rd, at the CEA annual Showcase Awards Gala, in front of a crowd that exceeded 500 industry leaders and distinguished guests.
At Morrison Hershfield, one of our most highly anticipated events and long-standing traditions is the annual Carson Awards of Excellence ceremony. This year marks the 25th anniversary of this internal recognition program!
After weeks of intense, yet exciting training for the 5K Rally Cupid Chase, on February 10th, our Atlanta team, families and clients proudly participated and sponsored this meaningful event. Running and walking in heavy rainy conditions was a true testament to our commitment to social responsibility, raising awareness, and funding community issues.
Shea McKeon, Electrical Engineer, was announced as the winner of the Young Mission Critical Engineer of the Year award by Data Centre Dynamics (DCD) on December 7, 2017 at Royal Lancaster London.
The Government of Canada has recognized Environmental Planner Ferenaz Raheem for a very special award.
During the Orléans Leaders Sesquicentennial Awards held at Parliament in the House of Commons this October, Ferenaz proudly accepted the Community Leadership Award from Hon. Andrew Leslie, P.C. M.P.
On Saturday, November 18, 2017, Catherine Karakatsanis, P.Eng. was presented with the Ontario Professional Engineers Awards' prestigious Gold Medal.
Morrison Hershfield, IBM and WZMH hosted GTA data centre professionals at the Toronto Board of Trade on May 11th to discuss “The Edge”.
Phill Lawson-Shanks, keynote speaker from EdgeConneX, presented remarkable insight into changes in internet usage patterns, technologies connecting users to the internet and emerging needs for improved data centre infrastructure to support these changes.
Ryan Gidluck, P.Eng., PMP, Vice President Infrastructure with Morrison Hershfield, has been named to the Consulting Engineers of Alberta’s (CEA) Board of Directors for a three-year term, beginning 2017-2018. In this role, Ryan hopes to support CEA’s key priorities, including the promotion of Quality Based Selection in our industry and the Contract Terms and Conditions initiative.
Sunday, May 7th, started out as a gloomy day that had us dreading the ride ahead. As a team, Morrison Hershfield registered fifteen participants for the CN Cycle for CHEO fundraiser; ten for the 70 km ride, three for the 35 km ride and two for the 15 km ride. While we had trained hard for the upcoming event, none of us were quite ready for the weather that greeted us at the starting line.
“It was a cold, windy, rainy day that didn’t
let up until the very end of the ride.”
Chief Operating Officer Catherine Karakatsanis, P.Eng, FEC, FCAE was named a Companion of the Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) Order of Honour on April 21st.
There are many preconceived notions of what it’s like to be an engineer that aren’t true. If you work in the engineering industry like us, you may have come across some of these stereotypes before:
Morrison Hershfield was part of the project team that received a 2016 Public Works Project of the Year Award for work on the Denison Road grade separation.