GTA, ON – April 23, 2018. Consulting Engineers of Ontario (CEO) hosted the 16th annual Ontario Consulting Engineering Awards (OCEA) Gala at Copper Creek Golf Club. CEO presented 11 prestigious awards to deserving consulting engineering firms whose projects improved the quality of life to the world around them.
McIntosh Perry Consulting Engineers Ltd. took home the highest award, the Willis Chipman, for their Industrial & Mine Area Clean-Up, Phase 3: Deloro Mine Site project. This project was selected for the transformation of a contaminated site into an everlasting green space. The Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change enlisted McIntosh Perry to provide project management, design, contract administration and inspection services.
“All of the projects that were submitted are an incredible testament to our profession and to the value of consulting engineering,” said CEO Chief Executive Officer, Bruce Matthews.
Awards of Excellence were presented to AECOM, C.C. Tatham & Associates Ltd., MTE Consultants and Robinson Consultants Inc. Awards of Merit were given to DST Consulting Engineers Inc., Eramosa Engineering Inc., Hatch, HDR Inc., R.V. Anderson Associates Limited and WSP Canada Inc.
CEO would like to thank the independent panel of judges Bob Doney, Ken Browne, John Dawson, Stephen Panciuk, Lola Hidalgo and John Thompson who volunteered their time and expertise to evaluate all 39 submissions equally.
The OCEA has been raising the recognition of consulting engineering in Ontario and promoting the value of the profession, since 2003.
Founded in 1975, Consulting Engineers of Ontario (CEO) is a not-for-profit association representing consulting engineering firms that collectively employ more than 18,000 people across the province of Ontario. CEO advocates for a business and regulatory climate that allows its members to provide the highest level of services and best possible value to its clients. CEO promotes the important contribution that the consulting engineering sector makes to the social, economic and environmental quality of life in Ontario. As part of a regulated profession, the engineers employed by CEO member companies are obligated by law to act with fidelity to the public interest.