Arup invests in new office in Montreal

New larger office supports Arup's continued growth in Montreal

MONTREAL, March 31, 2014 /CNW/ - Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm with a reputation for delivering innovative and sustainable designs, announced today that its Montreal office has relocated to provide an enhanced level of service to local clients. Arup's commitment to Montreal will support an increased presence in the city, and better allow the firm to deliver engineering and consulting services to the Quebec market.

"Montreal is an important city, and Arup is excited to be a part of it. This reinforces our presence in Montreal and enables us to enhance our support our local clients," said Martin Landry, QAA, associate principal and group leader. "Drawing upon skilled professionals within the province, we also have the ability to seek input from a wealth of international staff when needed. This multi-layered approach allows us to provide the highest quality services to clients in multiple market sectors, and in an integrated manner."

Arup embraces the ideal of total design: the integration of the design and construction processes and the interdependence of all the professions involved. A driving force within the firm since its founding in 1946, this idea supports the creative nature of engineering design, the value of innovation, and the social purpose of design. Furthermore, Arup's independent ownership structure leads to clear-sighted, thoughtful decisions about its priorities as a business and a member of society, and enables principled advice that puts the needs of clients and communities at the forefront.

Arup's recent projects in Quebec include being the technical advisors tasked with defining the requirements for the New Bridge for the St Lawrence, which will replace the existing Champlain Bridge, the project will also upgrade Highway 15 and the associated interchanges between Atwater, on the Island of Montreal and Brossard; completing the engineering design for the PPP project that constructed Highway 30 between Vaudreuil-Dorion and Chateauguay, a 42 km highway including nine interchanges, twin two-km-long bridges, and the tunnel under the Soulanges Canal; and multiple assignments planning the growth and development of Mirabel, Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, and Jean Lessage International Airports.

Key contact and office location information includes:
Martin Landry
martin.landry@arup.com

Douglas Balmer
douglas.balmer@arup.com

Address:
600 boul. de Maisonneuve Ouest, bureau 750, Montreal Quebec H3A 3J2
+1 514 448 6694

About Arup

Arup is the creative force at the heart of many of the world's most prominent projects in the built environment and across industry. Its engineers and consultants deliver innovative projects across the world. Arup opened its first North American office 25 years ago and its first Canadian office in 1999, and now employs 1,000 in the Americas. The firm was founded in 1946 with an enduring set of values that fosters a distinctive culture, intellectual independence and collaborative approach. The people at Arup are driven to find a better way to deliver better solutions for their clients. (www.arup.com)

For further information please contact:

Rebecca Maloney, LEED AP, CPSM
Arup
e rebecca.maloney@arup.com
m +1 617 412-6632

Jennifer Shelby, CPSM
Rhino PR
e arup@rhinopr.com
m +1 508 685 0763

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