Morrison Hershfield is pleased to welcome Chris Horner, P.E., to our MEP design team. As Director of Design, he will lead our engineers and architects in developing cost-effective, innovative and sustainable solutions to our clients’ engineering design challenges.
Regulatory permits and licenses are an essential part of any project. They are generally required during the planning stages to comply with federal, provincial/territorial and municipal environmental regulations.
Morrison Hershfield is pleased to welcome Marc Rose, MES, to our Environmental team. As Vice President, he will help our clients achieve environmental approvals for large and complex projects while leading business development for the team.
British Columbia is expanding its Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) strategy to include more products as part of the Extended Producer Responsibility Five-Year Action Plan.
Over the past few years, “Edge” technologies and applications have become more and more prevalent. In most cases, it can be assumed that this type of technology is being integrated in high traffic, urban settings. Rural communities that lack access to broadband are at a significant disadvantage. Carriers large and small, as well as various layers of government, have focused on eliminating this disadvantage. Bridging this divide requires end-to-end examination of current and planned communications networks, with a focus on adapting them to solving this important challenge.
The annual Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards were celebrated with a virtual ceremony on October 28. The annual event, co-sponsored by Canadian Consulting Engineer (CCE) Magazine and ACEC-Canada, showcases projects completed by Canadian consulting engineering firms that exemplify the highest levels of excellence.
Helmets off to John Hurdis who recently participated in his tenth Ride for Dad charity event. Together with over 100 other riders, John took part in the Golden Horseshoe/Toronto West ride which raised over $20,000 for the cause.
Internships bridge the gap between academics and the real-world application of skills, and they provide Morrison Hershfield with the opportunity to introduce engineering students to the work we do each day. Every summer Morrison Hershfield looks forward to welcoming interns to help them with the practical aspects of their learning journey.
Morrison Hershfield proudly congratulates Catherine Karakatsanis, P.Eng., FCAE, upon her election as Vice President of The International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC). FIDIC is the global representative body for national associations of consulting engineers, representing over one million professionals and 40,000 firms in more than 100 countries.
Access to Amherst Island and Wolfe Island in Eastern Ontario is being improved with reconstructed ferry docks. Residents and visitors will benefit from expanded service and a more efficient and sustainable transportation network.
“I enjoy the pressure that comes with managing a commissioning project - from organizing commissioning meetings to presenting in front of a room full of contractors and interacting with these contractors on a weekly basis to discuss a project’s goals and problem solve.”
Konrad Fichtner left a powerful legacy of knowledge and kindness with the Solid Waste Management sector and at Morrison Hershfield. Although he passed away two years ago today, the lessons he taught have left a lasting impression and we endeavor to carry on the work he started.
The James Bay All-Season Road Feasibility Study won an Award of Merit at the 2021 Ontario Engineering Project Awards (OEPA) hosted by ACEC-Ontario. The OEPA program recognizes the dedication and innovation advancements of ACEC-ON’s member firms within the engineering industry.