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McElhanney Acquires BPTEC Engineering to Expand Bridge and Structural Building Services in Alberta and Beyond

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 8 a.m. MST March 1, 2024 Edmonton, AB – McElhanney Ltd. is pleased to announce the acquisition of BPTEC Engineering Ltd. (BPTEC), a firm that specializes in bridge and structural engineering. BPTEC’s six decades of expertise strengthens McElhanney’s offerings in Alberta. By expanding these bridge and structural engineering services, McElhanney’s clients will…

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Proposed changes in BC Legislation to affect housing, zoning, official community plans, and amenity cost charges

December 1st, 2023  Throughout early November 2023, the BC Ministries of Municipal Affairs and Housing made four separate announcements that will affect municipalities in BC.  These announcements are part of three bills (Bill 44-2023, Bill 46-2023, and Bill 47-2023) and, if passed, would amend the Local Government Act.   McElhanney’s urban planners prepared a summary of…

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McElhanney Cares Program Connects People, Places, and Possibilities in Bolivia with the Construction of a New Pedestrian Bridge

McElhanney recently collaborated with Engineers in Action (EIA) to build an 81m pedestrian footbridge in Bolivia’s Río Churicala community. The volunteer-driven project team – made up of two McElhanney staff members, EIA staff in Bolivia, and other volunteer partners in the bridge building community – was stationed on site for two weeks to support the…

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McElhanney Welcomes Stewart Smith as Market Sector Vice President of Transportation & Transit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Vancouver, BC, Canada; Wednesday, November 22, 2023 McElhanney Ltd., a leading professional consulting firm based in Western Canada, announces the appointment of Stewart Smith as Market Sector Vice President of Transportation & Transit. With this strategic addition, McElhanney strengthens its commitment to clients, partners, and employees to deliver strategic, innovative, and high-quality…

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McElhanney is Recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2024!

Put your hands together: McElhanney has officially been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for the second consecutive year! This national competition shines a spotlight on industry-leading employers dedicated to creating exceptional workplaces for their staff. Every year, the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers evaluate hundreds of applications by assessing companies across eight…

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McElhanney’s Pia Abercromby Receives an Engineers and Geoscientists BC Young Professional Award

Kudos are in order! Our own Pia Abercromby, Sustainability Services Advisory Group Manager, was recently honoured with the 2023 Engineers and Geoscientists BC (EGBC) Young Professional Award. These awards recognize candidates who have made significant professional and technical achievements in the fields of engineering and geoscience, and have demonstrated substantial volunteer service. Pia’s nomination told…

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McElhanney Young Professional Receives Canadian Consulting Engineer’s Top 10 Under 40 Award

It’s official: Our very own David Ellis, Structural Division Manager, was honoured with a 2023 Canadian Consulting Engineer (CCE) Top 10 Under 40 Award! These awards recognize outstanding up-and-coming young professional engineers in the consulting or construction fields. David’s application spoke to his 13-year career journey and all of his lessons and achievements along the…

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