Oct 25, 2016

BBA Honoured at the 2016 Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards Gala

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Mont-Saint-Hilaire (Québec), October 25, 2016 – BBA received the Award of Excellence at the 2016 Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards Gala held in Ottawa on October 25. The firm was honoured in the Natural Resources, Mining, Industry and Energy category for its work on a major project carried out with Enerkem, a company specializing in the production of renewable biofuels and chemicals made from non-recyclable waste.

  1. In addition to the Award of Excellence in this category, BBA won one of the five prestigious awards, the Tree For Life Award, which recognizes projects that stand out for their environmental stewardship.

    “Our firm wants to play an instrumental role in developing technological solutions for the worldwide problem of global warming. Since the Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards are considered the highest honours for recognition in the consulting engineering industry, we are extremely proud to receive this award that recognizes BBA’s environmental expertise,” states Andre Allaire, President of BBA.

    Enerkem Alberta Biofuels Project – Clean energy from non-recyclable waste

    Enerkem Alberta Biofuels is the world’s first commercial biorefinery that converts non-recyclable household garbage into clean, renewable energy. BBA was chosen by Enerkem for its industrial expertise to provide detailed engineering for the successful development of its game-changing plant.

    Sound engineering and diverse innovations were key to move from research and development to commercial application. Calculated greenhouse gas emissions are reduced by 110,000 tons of CO2 per year through less landfilling.

About BBA

BBA has been providing a wide range of consulting engineering services for over 40 years. Today, its engineering, environmental and commissioning experts team up to quickly and accurately pinpoint the needs of industrial and institutional clients. The firm’s expertise is recognized in the Energy and Natural Resources industry. With 15 offices in Canada and internationally (Chile), offering clients local support and field presence, BBA is recognized for providing some of the industry’s most innovative, sustainable and reliable engineering solutions.

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