Author: Greg Devine

New Water System for Orphanage in Kenya

In December 2017, we partnered with an orphanage and boarding school in Kenya to install a new water supply system. The facility is located on the outskirts of the City of Eldoret in northwest Kenya. The municipal water supply serves the facility, but service was intermittent at best, and  during the dry season, no water... Read more »

Lessons Learned: Solar Projects Present Unique Stormwater Management Challenges

Jason Sharp, Adam O’Connor and Mark Priddle contributed an article to Environmental Science & Engineering Magazine titled “Lessons Learned: Solar Projects Present Unique Stormwater Management Challanges”. To read the article online, please visit here. To download a copy of the article, please visit click SWM 2017 ESE Dec Issue Ask for a free proposal for your... Read more »

ACMO/CCI-T Condominium Conference Wrap-up

  Jon Juffs, Director, Condominium/Strata Group, talks about the importance of attending the annual condo conference. Ask for a free proposal for your next project today. Call toll free 1-888-348-8991. CONTACT US ONLINE

Montreal Construction Boom

Buoyed by a strong economy,  developers in Montreal are investing billions into new developments, including condominiums and office complexes, according to a recent article.  While modest in comparison to the Toronto and Vancouver markets, La métropole has 150 cranes dotting the city skyline, representing $25B of investment. Notable new projects include a 55-storey glass building that... Read more »

Thousands of Ontario Workers Exposed to Cancer-Causing Hazards

A new report from the Occupational Cancer Research Centre (ORC) and Cancer Care Ontario might have every worker in Ontario calling in a sick day. According to the report, thousands of Ontario workers are exposed to cancer-causing hazards in the workplace, including asbestos, silica, ultraviolet radiation and diesel engine exhaust. Burden of Occupational Cancer in... Read more »

Contech Montreal

McIntosh Perry will be at Contech Montreal at the Palais des Congres de Montreal from November 16 to 17. Stop by booth 228 to discuss how our engineering and project management experience and expertise can help you with your next project. To register for the event, please visit here. To receive a free proposal for... Read more »

ACMO / CCI-T Condominium Conference

McIntosh Perry will be at the ACMO / CCI-T Condominium Conference on at the Toronto Congress Centre from November 10 to the 11. Stop by booth 112 to discuss our range of services for the condo industry, including reserve fund studies, performance audits, project management for parking garages, balconies, roofs and windows, and mould assessments.... Read more »

ONPHA Show

McIntosh Perry will be at the Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association (ONPHA) conference at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls from November 3 to November 5. Come by booth 103 to discuss how our engineering and building science services can help social housing in Ontario. To register for the conference, please visit here. To receive... Read more »

Re-thinking High-Rise Tower Neighbourhoods

While the GTA has many spaces for residential buildings, planners are worried that high-rise buildings are offering life in the city, but without a city life. Some blocks have no places to buy groceries, go shopping, meet neighbors or even have empty lawns. The proposed alternative is to develop high-rise tower neighbourhoods. Advocates are looking... Read more »

Toronto Considers Supertall Building Proposals

Plenty of developers are trying to get an approval from the city to build the first supertall building in Toronto. Currently, buildings over 90 storeys are considered supertall. The city currently has three, and some proposed buildings would be classified as supertall – the YSL building (98 storeys), 1 Yonge Street (95 storeys) and The... Read more »