Michael Thiessen at BCWWA

McElhanney Young Professional Earns Recognition from BC Water & Waste Association

McElhanney Engineer Michael Thiessen was honoured with the 2019 Outstanding Contribution to the BCWWA: Young Professional Award. This award is given to an individual for outstanding and continued service to the BC Water & Waste Association. He was selected because of his volunteer and leadership efforts on BCWWA’s Young Professionals and Conference Planning committees, its…

ACEC-BC 2019 McElhanney awards

McElhanney Honoured with Three Engineering Awards

A McElhanney young professional and two projects received honours at the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies-British Columbia 2019 Awards for Engineering Excellence gala on April 6th in Vancouver. Congratulations to David Ellis for receiving the 2019 Young Professional (YP) of the Year award, recognizing an individual in the first ten years of their career who…

Best managed companies

McElhanney named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies

For the third consecutive year, McElhanney was recognized for overall business performance and sustained growth with the prestigious Canada’s Best Managed Companies designation. The 2019 Best Managed program award winners are amongst the best-in-class of Canadian-owned and managed companies demonstrating strategy, capability, and commitment to achieve sustainable growth. As a Best Managed company, McElhanney has…

McElhanney Crew CCE Awards

McElhanney’s Chris Newcomb, and the Veer Kunwar Singh Bridge, win big at CCE awards

A hearty congratulations to McElhanney Services Ltd.’s Chair of the Board, Chris Newcomb, PEng, for receiving the prestigious Beaubien Award at the 2018 Canadian Consulting Engineering (CCE) Awards ceremony in Ottawa on Tuesday night (October 23). The Beaubien salutes a lifetime of outstanding contributions to the Canadian consulting engineering industry. The award was created in…

River Diversion Project Wins National Award

River Diversion Project Wins National Award

  McElhanney was presented with the 2018 Water Management Award of Excellence by the Canadian Water Resources Association (CWRA) for our river diversion engineering work during the Salmon River Dam Decommissioning project. The Salmon River Dam, on Vancouver Island, was removed during the summer of 2017 and the site was re-naturalized. McElhanney provided design and…

McElhanney Engineering Survey Project Wins National Honours

McElhanney Engineering Survey Project Wins National Honours

A McElhanney engineering survey project was a finalist in the 2018 David Thompson National Geomatics Awards. Vancouver Survey Branch Manager Rob Riecken, as the project’s commissioned land surveyor, was named a runner-up in the non-cadastral category for the “Engineering Survey of the Vancouver Public Library, Central Branch” project. He received the award during the National…