McElhanney expands to Red Deer, Alberta with Acquisition of Abacus Datagraphics Ltd.

Abacus datagraphics is part of McElhanney


Red Deer, AB – McElhanney Ltd. is pleased to announce the expansion of our services in Alberta with the acquisition of Abacus Datagraphics (2021) Ltd. (“Abacus”). Abacus joins McElhanney’s 30+ branches as the newest location in Red Deer, Alberta.
The Abacus team brings the same high-quality expertise in line-locating and related services that their clients and communities have known for over 30 years. Abacus’ trusted reputation naturally complements McElhanney’s 110+ years of experience in geomatics, engineering, geospatial, planning, environmental, and landscape architecture.

McElhanney President and CEO Allan Russell – “We are excited to welcome Abacus to the McElhanney family and look forward to combining their professional expertise with our services to provide client-based solutions. This expansion means more and better services for our clients and our communities in the Prairies. Abacus is well-respected in their community, and we’re honoured they chose to join us.”

Abacus Owner Nigel Nesseth – “McElhanney’s reputation of amazing their clients, caring for their communities, and empowering their people drew us to join them. As part of the McElhanney team, we’ll be able to serve our clients and community better with expanded services. We can’t wait to see what the future has for us as McElhanney’s newest branch.”

McElhanney’s new Red Deer Branch Manager Andrew King – “We can’t wait to bring additional services and an increased depth of talented professionals to our clients and their projects.”



Red Deer Branch Manager

Andrew King
Direct: 780-288-2738


Media Contact

Tannis Goodfellow
Marketing & Communications Manager, McElhanney
Direct: 604-424-4804 | Cellphone: 604-612-1103


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McElhanney – Established in 1910, McElhanney is an award-winning, employee-owned professional consulting firm providing geomatics, engineering, geospatial, planning, landscape architecture, and environmental services. With 30+ locations across Western Canada and the United States, McElhanney serves cities, communities & parks, energy & resources, and transportation sectors. McElhanney’s purpose is to amaze their clients, care for their communities, and empower their people.

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