BBA acquires Austin Engineering

2022-01-13T21:12:26+00:00January 13th, 2022|

Mont-Saint-Hilaire (Québec), January 12, 2022 – Austin Engineering is in Trail, British Columbia, and holds leading expertise in dam safety and hydrotechnical, structural and geotechnical services.  BBA is proud to announce that Austin Engineering is now part of its team and will be a valuable ally in helping continue its strategic growth and solidify its position in hydro. “This newly acquired firm has an excellent [...]

Austin Engineering hires two new EITs

2021-11-15T17:39:41+00:00November 15th, 2021|

Media Release Trail, BC / November 12 2021 – Trail-based engineering firm, Austin Engineering, has provided employment for two new Engineers-in-Training (EIT) who joined the company in September.  Zak Furiak and Gulam Mohammed Mustafa started with the award-winning engineering firm in September in the civil and structural departments, respectively. Both EITs completed a bachelor's degree majoring in Civil Engineering, with Mustafa recently having graduated [...]

Woodworth Dam construction progresses

2021-10-26T17:56:01+00:00October 26th, 2021|

Woodworth Dam construction progresses following delays In 2020, construction began on replacing the Woodworth Dam in Prince Rupert, on British Columbia’s Northwest coast. A critical piece of infrastructure and a huge project, the dam serves as a reservoir and water source for the city.  The new structure, a 15m high concrete gravity arch dam, is being constructed downstream of the existing [...]

Emergency inspection after flash flooding

2021-07-28T19:32:44+00:00July 28th, 2021|

Emergency inspection following flash flooding at Christina Lake  In the early hours of April 26th this year, three homes were affected by flash flooding at Christina Lake in the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB), 20km outside of Grand Forks. Following the flood, in which all residents were evacuated, Austin Engineering’s Hydrotechnical team was called to perform an emergency inspection at the scene on Fife [...]

Provincial funding moves Saddle Lake Dam Upgrades to Phase Two

2021-06-29T19:55:16+00:00June 29th, 2021|

Saddle Lake Dam Upgrades move to Phase Two The Saddle Lake Dam, west of Grand Forks, owned and maintained by the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB), has moved into phase two of the upgrade project after receiving funding from the provincial government. Austin Engineering’s Dam Safety team has designed and worked on the spillway to address concerns in the first phase of the project, [...]

Austin Engineering sponsoring the ICE2021 Conference

2021-06-01T21:25:24+00:00June 1st, 2021|

Silver Sponsors of the ICE2021 Conference Austin Engineering is a Silver Sponsor of the upcoming Industrial Circular Economy 2021 (ICE2021) Conference, which will be presented by Metal Tech Alley from June 8-10. The conference is a virtual gathering of leaders from industrial manufacturing industries who are interested in using the circular economy to generate value while reducing their impact on the environment. As [...]

Award-winning engineering firm provides career opportunities for promising graduates

2021-04-15T19:08:37+00:00April 15th, 2021|

Media Release Trail, BC / April 13th 2021 – Growing engineering firm, Austin Engineering, has provided employment for two new recruits who will join the company in April.  Amit Tiwari and Tanner Shapton start with the award-winning engineering company in April as Engineers in Training (EITs). Amit, who will rejoin Austin Engineering as the team’s Structural EIT, recently completed a student co-op program with [...]

Proud Members of Clean Energy BC

2021-04-15T18:01:02+00:00April 6th, 2021|

Austin Engineering has recently renewed its membership with Clean Energy BC (CEBC) in its mission to support British Columbia’s transition to using low-carbon energy.  As a business that specializes in hydrotechnical engineering and dams, Austin Engineering is committed to bringing CEBC’s vision into fruition by aligning service delivery with a triple bottom line approach and delivering clean energy-centric structures and designs to the Kootenays [...]

Stakeholder Engagement in the SR1 Project

2021-04-07T00:02:32+00:00March 26th, 2021|

The Situation The Springbank Off-stream Reservoir (SR1) Project is a proposed dry reservoir designed by Stantec that has been developed to mitigate the impacts of large flood flow from the Elbow River.  The Government of Alberta’s Transport division has proposed the Project in response to the dangers and damage that resulted from the 2013 Southern Alberta floods, which seriously affected the region in and [...]

Austin Engineering hires new Field Inspector

2020-05-27T19:15:27+00:00May 27th, 2020|

Austin Engineering welcomes Matt Pommer to his new role as Field Inspector. While Matt has an engineering degree, he has spent most of his professional life in marketing or project management roles in the technology sector. His experience has landed him in leadership positions in various industries, including environmental remediation and clean technology with a specialization in manufacturing ultra-high purity metals. “I’ve been on the [...]

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