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.
Morrison Hershfield is pleased to welcome Paul Graveline, RPBio, to our Environmental team. He will work out of the Winnipeg office.
Morrison Hershfield’s solid waste planners are challenged every day with finding responsible and sustainable solutions to help their clients manage solid waste. They help growing communities achieve their waste targets by finding ways to minimize waste and maximize recycling and resource recovery. Then, when the workday is done, our solid waste engineers and planners find ways to reduce impacts to the environment in their own every-day lives.
Today marks the 51st anniversary of Earth Day. On this day, Morrison Hershfield is excited to release our third formal Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report.
It is Women in Construction week and what better opportunity to spotlight and celebrate some of the amazing women at Morrison Hershfield? We asked them what got them started in their careers, what they enjoy most about it and what it is like to be a woman in the construction industry.
The sustainability of many northern communities, and the health and well-being of the people who live there, is dependent on access to a reliable and clean water source.
Mark Parker, Morrison Hershfield's waste sector lead for the Prairies, was recently appointed to the Board of Directors for the Recycling Council of Alberta (RCA) at their recent annual general meeting.
Morrison Hershfield is pleased to announce our new Global Waste Practice Lead is Todd Baker.
Ageing infrastructure and changing climate are just a couple of the many hazards municipal governments face as they plan, design, build, operate and maintain infrastructure and services. As these hazards become more severe, so does the level of risk associated with these hazards. In addition, the daily operations of municipalities can create environmental hazards such as waste, discharges or emissions that could unknowingly harm their community or the surrounding environment.
Morrison Hershfield scored a hat trick at the 2019 Canadian Consulting Engineering (CCE) Awards Gala in Ottawa Tuesday night. In addition to two Awards of Excellence, we were honored with the Tree for Life Special Achievement Award for a project demonstrating outstanding environmental stewardship.
Metro Vancouver has a vision to build a sustainable, livable region. Its Solid Waste and Resource Management Plan aims to minimize waste generation, maximize reuse, recycling and recovery material, recover energy from the waste stream and only then dispose of remaining waste in landfill. Targets suggest reducing the quantity of waste generated per capita to 90% or less of the 2010 volumes and increasing the amount recycled by 80% - all by 2020.
Morrison Hershfield is excited to release our first formal Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report.
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.
Volunteers from our Ottawa office recently completed a neighbourhood clean up event for Ottawa Community Housing (OCH). OCH is a public housing corporation serving over 32,000 residents of the City facing poverty and requiring social assistance to access housing.
Morrison Hershfield welcomes Ronald Gee, P.Eng. Water Resource Engineer, to our Whitehorse office. His vast experience complements our team and will be a great asset to our clients and colleagues.