Meco receives Canadian Dam Association (CDA) Corporate Award

Mitchelmore Engineering Company (Meco) announced today that they received the 2013 Corporate Award from the Canadian Dam Association (CDA). The award recognizes companies for their demonstrated commitment and leadership in the dam industry in Canada. With this award, the CDA acknowledged Meco’s participation in the International Commission on Large Dams and Meco’s endeavours to encourage the professional development of young engineers in national and international technical events.

The award was presented to Perry Mitchelmore, P. Eng., PMP, Meco, at the CDA Annual Awards Ceremony in Montreal, Canada on October 8, 2013 at the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel. Past recipients of this award include: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, Ontario Power Generation, BC Hydro and Hydro Quebec. This year is the fi rst year a consulting fi rm was given the corporate award.

"As an Atlantic based engineering fi rm operating in a sea of much larger national and international businesses, it is satisfying to be recognized by your peers", said Perry Mitchelmore, Meco, "especially in as much as Meco is recognized for providing leadership and opportunities to our young engineers".

The CDA is formed by dam safety professionals throughout Canada and globally and is a world recognized authority on dam safety and engineering. The citation for the award noted Meco has "been an avid and strong supporter of advancement of knowledge and good practice for safe management and operation of dams". The CDA Corporate Award recognizes members, including companies, organizations, government agencies and other entities, whose overall contributions merit recognition. The award may be based on innovation and leadership, advancing the state of practice, international cooperation, or any other contributions that benefi t the dam industry at large.

Meco is a boutique consulting engineering fi rm based in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia with offi ces in Newfoundland and Labrador. Meco services the utility and mining industry throughout Canada and North America. Meco’s core business is centered on dam safety engineering and development of core competencies in civil and geotechnical engineering, dam safety management, project management and electrical services for the water, energy and Infrastructure sectors in Canada and abroad.

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