Morrison Hershfield, the owner’s engineer on the Confederation and Trillium lines of Ottawa’s Light Rail Transit system, is slated to merge with Stantec, a global design and engineering firm based in Edmonton, Alberta. (Photo: Courtesy, City of Ottawa)

Supply Side: Stantec/Morrison Hershfield, Egis

CANADA, U.S. and FRANCE – Stantec will acquire Morrison Hershfield, a Markham, Ontario-based engineering and management firm. Also, McIntosh Perry, a consulting engineering company in Toronto, Ontario, and Beam Longest & Neff, LLC (BLN), an infrastructure engineering firm in Indianapolis, Ind., have rebranded as Egis, their French parent company, effective Jan. 1.

CHSRA Selects Stantec to Design Merced-Madera Extension

The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) on Dec.19 announced that it has awarded Edmonton, Alberta, Canada-based engineering firm Stantec a $41 million contract to design the 33.9-mile Merced to Madera extension, the key junction that will connect the 500-mile-long project between the Bay Area and Los Angeles.