Weir Canada Receives the Alberta 2013 CISC Award
On March 21st, 2013, Weir Canada Inc. was recognized as an industry leader when it won the prestigious Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (“CISC”) Steel Design Award of Excellence – Industrial Category.
Raymond Thorburnt,(left) National Sales Manager, CANAM Group Inc . and Shayne Saprunoff (right), General Manager, Northern Weldarc Ltd. presented the award to Peter Pavlin, (centre) Engineering Manager, Weir Canada – recipient.
The CISC Award celebration is held every two years to promote the structural steel industry within the Alberta region and across Canada. The awards recognize exceptional talent and ingenuity in steel design and the innovative use of steel in addressing a variety of construction challenges. The theme for this year’s event was: “Leading and Shaping Our Future.”
Weir Canada shared this honour with Suncor Energy, Hall Marine, Supreme Steel and Midwest Constructors for their collaborative efforts in the design, supply, delivery and launch of three reclaim water barges at Suncor’s Facility in Ft McMurray Alberta Canada. Weir Canada’s role was one of project leadership and engineering design, in addition to overall management of the efforts of its collaborative team of suppliers and customer. The TRO Water Barges are one of the largest pumping installations on water, in the Oil Sands, and they began operating in the Fall of 2012.
"Effective team collaboration, demonstrated creativity, innovation and co-operation in solving formidable design and delivery challenges is what made this project successful” said Peter Pavlin, Engineering Manager – Engineered Products, who accepted the award on behalf of Weir Canada.
"Weir Canada’s modular approach to barge technology allowed us to take quantum leaps forward in barge systems technology…We provided our client with a functional asset, delivered in a timely and efficient manner” continued Peter.
Source: The Weir Group PLC