In 2020, KFN embarked on a multi-year improvement program to help them do their infrastructure management business in a different way.
Because of the Watson Island Redevelopment Project, the Prince Rupert community has witnessed a new beginning for the site of a former pulp mill.
McElhanney’s in house web mapping platform, Vertisee, was used to host all of the relevant project information including current and historical assets, orthophoto, LiDAR and field crew assessments.
McElhanney deployed Vertisee, its own web-based mapping solution, and developed a tool within it which allowed multiple consultant / subcontractors to submit work simultaneously during the Highway 1 road upgrades.
McElhanney’s GIS system, Vertisee, was used to identify potential land use conflicts and synergies, for a land use plan as part of the implementation of the First Nations Land Management Act for Haisla First Nation.
McElhanney designed and implemented a mobile field program and desktop conversion of various data sources to update Metro Vancouver Regional District’s spatial database of all assets owned and maintained by the Parks department.