BBA opens a new office in Vancouver - The firm aims to increase its presence in Canada in coming years



    MONT-SAINT-HILAIRE, QC, Sept. 11 /CNW Telbec/ - September 11, 2009 - BBA,
a consulting engineering firm numbering over 400 employees, is pleased to
announce the opening of a new office in downtown Vancouver. The firm is
already active in Western Canada through several energy sector mandates. BBA's
establishment in Vancouver is in line with the firm's strategic plan to extend
its presence across Canada.
    "The opening of our Vancouver office reflects our intention to offer
personalized and quality engineering services from sea to sea, and our
capacity to pursue our expansion energetically. This new office will enable us
to serve our clients better in Western Canada, and will prove an excellent
business development lever for the company," declared BBA President and Chief
Executive Officer, Mr. Steeve Fiset.
    BBA has already built a solid record in Western Canada, where it has
carried out several major projects. One of its achievements involved
engineering mandates for electric sub-stations, infrastructure and equipment
management and maintenance plans (electric networks, dams, hydro-electric
stations) as well as specification mandates to increase the power of
turbogenerator units.
    BBA is celebrating its 30th year of existence this year, and has grown
substantially over the past decade. In 2008, it ranked among Canada's 50 Best
Managed Companies according to a selection made by the firm Deloitte and CIBC.
In the same year, BBA also won first prize in the medium-sized business
category in the Défi Meilleurs Employeurs contest organized by the firm Watson
Wyatt.

    About BBA

    BBA is a Canadian consulting engineering firm numbering over 400
employees. It offers engineering services with a high level of expertise,
notably in the energy sector and the mines 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 has
offices in Montreal and Vancouver. www.bba.ca




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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