Stantec Brings SITEOPS(R) Optimization Technology to Canadian Land
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<p>CHARLOTTE, N.C., <chron>Feb. 2</chron> /CNW/ -- BLUERIDGE Analytics®, provider of SITEOPS® optimization software for land development, proudly announces that Stantec (TSX: STN, NYSE:   STN) has become a SITEOPS Certified Partner in the US and the first Certified Partner in <location>Canada</location>. Stantec delivers professional engineering services to clients throughout <location>North America</location>.</p>
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<p>SITEOPS is patented land development software -- revolutionary Web-based technology that can quickly generate line work and grading options for conceptual site plans. SITEOPS Certified Partners are firms with five or more individuals who have completed training on conceptual site design and "what-if" analysis using SITEOPS (<a href="http://www.siteops.com">www.siteops.com</a> ). These firms are skilled in producing optimized site solutions using this collaborative Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) system.</p>
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<p>"SITEOPS gives us the ability to quickly consider and present multiple site layouts and cost scenarios to our clients," says Joseph Viscuso, Vice President at Stantec and leader of the firm's commercial land development practice. "As a SITEOPS Certified Partner, we're excited that our staff can now offer this advantage throughout our offices in both the US and <location>Canada</location>."</p>
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<p>SITEOPS® Multi Pad 4.1 uses powerful auto-drawing tools to rapidly create cost-optimized site layouts, grading plans, storm water drainage designs, and related cost estimates. SITEOPS can give firms significantly more information at the start of a project, a critical time for key financial decisions that can mean the edge in a tight construction market.</p>
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<p>"Stantec stands for innovation in engineering and architecture," says <person>Mike Detwiler</person>, President and CEO of BLUERIDGE Analytics. "By adopting SITEOPS, Stantec is choosing CAD technology that enables superior site design for its clients. We are very pleased that Stantec has become a premier Certified Partner of SITEOPS."</p>
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<p>Stantec (<a href="http://www.stantec.com">www.stantec.com</a>) provides professional consulting services in planning, engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, surveying, environmental sciences, project management, and project economics for infrastructure and facilities projects. The company supports public- and private-sector clients in a diverse range of markets, at every stage, from initial concept and financial feasibility to project completion and beyond. Its services are offered through approximately 10,000 employees operating out of more than 130 locations in <location>North America</location>. Stantec trades on the TSX and on the NYSE under the symbol STN.</p>
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<p>SITEOPS (<a href="http://www.siteops.com">www.siteops.com</a>) is patented land development software, provided by Charlotte-based BLUERIDGE Analytics, Inc., that can deliver cost-optimized preliminary site designs and cost estimates in hours instead of weeks. SITEOPS can save thousands to millions of dollars per project in grading and other site costs. Clients include Lowe's Companies, Target, Regency Centers, and leading civil engineers, architects, and land developers.</p>
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For further information: For further information: Jennifer Gaddy, Director of Marketing, BLUERIDGE Analytics, +1-704-409-7508 Web Site: http://www.siteops.com

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