BBA awarded the prestigious Léonard prize in the Industry category
MONT-SAINT-HILAIRE, March 30, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - BBA received the prestigious Léonard award at the 10th edition of the Grands Prix du génie-conseil québécois, which took place on March 29 at the Montréal Science Centre. This marks the third consecutive year that the consulting engineering firm has won top honours. In the past two years, BBA was recognized for its efforts in the Telecommunications and New Technologies category. However, this year, BBA set itself apart in the Industry category with the Osisko gold mine design project in Malartic, Québec.
More specifically, BBA carried out the detail engineering on what has become Canada's largest open pit gold mine. This colossal job required the expertise and know-how of a seasoned multidisciplinary team. The Osisko Mining Corporation was won over by the originality of BBA's solutions in terms of design, the equipment selected and its 3D modelling, as well as the construction work.
"We are very proud to have contributed to this mining project and to be lauded by our peers for our expertise and innovative solutions. In collaboration with our client, our team successfully stepped up to this impressive challenge," said Steeve Fiset, President and CEO of BBA.
BBA is a Canadian consulting engineering firm with over 800 employees. It offers advanced engineering expertise with a focus on the energy, mining and metals, and petroleum and chemical sectors. BBA has carved out a niche market in the engineering industry thanks to its unique delivery of integrated services, including consulting services to executives, technical expertise in operations and commissioning. The company is headquartered in Mont-Saint-Hilaire near Montréal and operates offices in Brossard, Labrador City, Montréal, Québec City, Timmins and Vancouver. www.bba.ca
About the Grands Prix du génie-conseil québécois
Created in 2003 by the Association of Consulting Engineers of Québec (ACEQ), the Grands Prix du génie-conseil québécois aim to promote the best practices in project delivery. The evaluation criteria include the consulting engineer's intervention approach, human resources management, the project's features, impact on the profession and integration of sustainable development principles. For full contest details and to learn more about the nominated projects, visit www.aicq.qc.ca/grands-prix [in French only].
For further information:
Manon St-Arnaud, BBA
450-464-2111, ext. 2390