BBA incorporates the expertise of Sequoia Engineering - The firm strengthens
its presence in Western Canada

MONT-SAINT-HILAIRE, QC, April 15 /CNW Telbec/ - BBA is proud to announce that it is integrating the professional expertise of Sequoia Engineering LLP, a Vancouver-based consulting engineering firm specializing in power system studies, protection and control design and commissioning.

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

"The integration of Sequoia Engineering LLP to our Vancouver office adds high-valued experienced professionals to our team thus enabling us to more easily support our Western clientele. Supported by a team of more than 400 people in Quebec, 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." said the President and CEO of BBA, Mr. Steeve Fiset.

"We are very pleased to be joining a well-established and technically solid team like BBA. Joining forces with another dynamic firm, dedicated to its clients, 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 are now able to tap into these resources and infrastructure to offer Western Canada an elite engineering product." said Mrs. Rhonda Netzel, senior partner at Sequoia.

BBA has grown substantially over the past decade. It ranks among Canada's Best Managed Companies according to a selection made by the firm Deloitte and CIBC.

About BBA

BBA is a Canadian consulting engineering firm employing more than 400 employees. It offers engineering services with a high level of expertise, notably in the energy sector and the mining and metals sector. BBA stands out in the engineering industry by its unique integrated service offer, including executive consulting, operational technical expertise and commissioning. The Company has its head office in Mont-Saint-Hilaire, near Montreal, and operates offices in Montreal, Vancouver and Labrador City. www.bba.ca

About Sequoia Engineering, LLP

Sequoia Engineering LLP is a North Vancouver-based electrical engineering consulting 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. www.sequoiaengineering.com

SOURCE BBA

For further information: For further information: Manon St-Arnaud, Director, Marketing and Communications, (450) 464-2111, ext. 2390, manon.st-arnaud@bba.ca; Source: BBA

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