BBA joins forces with Sequoia Engineering and strengthens its presence in Western Canada

BBA joins forces with Sequoia Engineering and strengthens its presence in Western Canada

Mont-Saint-Hilaire, QC – April 15, 2010 – BBA is proud to announce that it is joining forces with Sequoia Engineering LLP, a Vancouver-based consulting engineering firm specialized in power system studies, protection and control design, and commissioning.

With this addition of expertise to its Vancouver office, BBA strengthens its position in the Western Canada energy sector, increasing its abilities to locally support power producing clients and public utilities as well as the mining and petrochemicals sectors.

“Incorporating Sequoia Engineering LLP to our Vancouver office adds high-valued experienced professionals to our team, thus enabling us to more easily serve our Western clientele. Supported by a team of over 400 people in Québec, we now offer, from Vancouver, the same quality of service and expertise for medium- and high-voltage electrical installations on which the firm has built its reputation for the past 30 years,” states the BBA President and CEO, Steeve Fiset.

“We’re very pleased to be joining forces with a well-established and technically solid team like BBA, another dynamic firm dedicated to its clients. This enables Sequoia to gain the critical mass necessary to support our clients on larger-scale projects. BBA is a tremendous source of technical expertise. We’re now able to tap into these resources and infrastructure to offer Western Canada an elite engineering product,” affirms Rhonda Netzel, senior partner at Sequoia.

BBA has grown substantially over the past decade. It ranks among Canada’s Best Managed Companies according to Deloitte and CIBC.  

About BBA

BBA is a Canadian consulting engineering firm employing over 400 employees. It offers engineering services with a high level of expertise, notably in the energy and the mining and metals sectors. BBA stands out in the engineering industry through its unique integrated service offering, including executive consulting, operational technical expertise and commissioning. The firm has its head office in Mont-Saint-Hilaire, south of Montréal, and operates offices in Montréal, Vancouver and Labrador City.

 About Sequoia Engineering, LLP

Sequoia Engineering LLP is a North Vancouver-based electrical consulting engineering firm in operation since 1999 working primarily in the power production and mining industries. The principals have over 50 years of combined utility and IPP experience. Mining endeavors include surface and underground projects (both greenfield and brownfield) in copper, gold, lead, zinc and potash mines.