Author: Greg Devine

ARA Engineering is Now McIntosh Perry

We’re very pleased to announce that ARA Engineering Ltd. is now McIntosh Perry. ARA Engineering joined the McIntosh Perry family of companies in 2018. For more than 20 years, ARA Engineering has provided high-level civil and transportation engineering services to Western Canada. Uniting with a national, multi-disciplinary engineering firm was a natural step in the... Read more »

OEL Projects Has Restructured and Will Carry on Business as McIntosh Perry

We’re very excited to announce that OEL Projects has restructured and will carry on the business as McIntosh Perry. With a long history of providing top quality facility design engineering consulting services to the oil and gas sector, OEL Projects has grown and adapted over the years to accommodate the needs of both clients and... Read more »

McIntosh Perry Wins CEO Award of Merit – Reed Narrows Bridge

McIntosh Perry is proud to announce that it has won a Consulting Engineers of Ontario (CEO) Award of Merit Transportation Structural for the Reed Narrows Bridge Microbial Induced Corrosion project. The bridge, located on Highway 71 in Northwestern Ontario, had severe section loss and pitting of the steel piles from Microbial Influenced Corrosion (MIC). All... Read more »

National Day of Mourning – April 28, 2020

Every year on April 28th we remember those who have lost their lives or suffered injury or illness on the job. In 2018, Canada recorded 1027 workplace fatalities, and 264,438 accepted claims for lost time due to work-related injury or disease, according to the Association of Workers’ Compensation Boards of Canada (AWCBC). What those numbers... Read more »

Toronto Condos Drive Crane Boom

Offering a glimmer of hope in a volatile market, the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) tops the North American Crane Index with 27 per cent of the cranes on the continent, handily beating other major urban areas such as Los Angeles and New York. The report, created by RLB, tracks the number of cranes in Q1... Read more »

Building Relationships with Indigenous Peoples

McIntosh Perry recognizes the importance of creating and maintaining meaningful and strong relationships with Indigenous communities. We know that Indigenous communities are important stakeholders throughout the entire project process and we value these mutually beneficial business relationships. As part of commitment to Indigenous communities, OEL Projects Ltd., and ARA Engineering, part of the McIntosh Perry... Read more »

Green Bins Mandatory in Ottawa Apartment Buildings?

Driven by pressure from the provincial government’s Food and Organic Waste Framework last year, the City of Ottawa is debating making green bin programs mandatory at multi-residential dwellings, according to a recent article from the CBC.  The City launched a voluntary green bin program nine years ago, but only 29 per cent, or 500 of... Read more »

McIntosh Perry Is an OECM Supplier Partner

McIntosh Perry  is an OECM Supplier Partner providing Hazardous Materials / Environmental Health & Safety under OECM’s Master Agreement and through OECM’s Marketplace of products and services. McIntosh Perry was selected through a competitive sourcing process that complies with the BPS Procurement Directive.  OECM is a trusted not-for-profit sourcing partner for Ontario’s education sector, broader public sector, and... Read more »

Park It: Autonomous Vehicles and Parking

Autonomous vehicles are already re-shaping how we think about driving – but as they rise in popularity, they’re also primed to have a major impact on parking, real estate and future city planning. The use of owned or leased vehicles is reducing with the popularity of shared-ride service providers, environmental concerns, increased walkability, as well... Read more »