CEA recognizes engineering excellence

Thursday, March 5, 2020

The Consulting Engineers of Alberta (CEA) presented 12 awards of excellence and 14 awards of merit at its 24th annual showcase gala at the Edmonton Convention Centre. A total of 51 projects were submitted this year from a cross section of Alberta’s consulting engineering firms.

“These awards recognize the best-of-the best in engineering design and innovation,” says CEA president Sean Snowden. “The winners this year are exceptional examples of what can be done by Alberta’s consulting engineering community.”

The 12 award of excellence winners are:

  • Building engineering, commercial: Stantec Consulting for Stantec Tower (photo).
  • Building engineering, institutional:  SMP Engineering for New Central Library.
  • Community development: Klohn Crippen Berger for Harvie Passage Rehabilitation.
  • Environmental: Stantec Consulting for Aurum Energy Park – Aurum Road Wildlife/Creek Crossing.
  • Community outreach and in-house initiatives: Arrow Engineering for Continuous Improvement Program.
  • Transportation infrastructure (roads, interchanges, airports, mass transit): Stantec Consulting for WestJet Wide Body Hangar at Calgary International Airport.
  • Transportation infrastructure – transportation structures:  AECOM for Highway 15 Twinning – North Saskatchewan River Bridge.
  • Project management:  SMA Consulting for Tunnelling Towards the Future – Edmonton’s Downtown Intensification Storm Tunnel Project.
  • Small firm, big impact: M2 Engineering for Big Lakes County’s Joussard Water Treatment Plant.
  • Water resources: Kerr Wood Leidal Associates for Bow River Bioengineering Demonstration and Education Project.
  • Natural resource production: Arrow Engineering for Destiny Organics Worm Farm.

CEA also presented the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Distinguished Service to Bob Gomes, P. Eng., who served as CEA president from 2003 to 2004. The Harold L. Morrison Award, which recognizes young professionals, was presented to Andrew Lischuk, P. Eng., a buildings engineer with Stantec Consulting.

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