28 February 2013

Arup Opens New Office in Montreal, Canada

Montreal - 28 February 2013 - Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm, today announced that it has opened an office in Montreal, Quebec. The office will be led by Associate Principals Martin Landry, QAA and Douglas Balmer, and will deliver engineering and consulting services to the Quebec market.

Active in Canada since 2000 when it opened its Toronto location, Arup has had a presence in Montreal to deliver the design of the recently opened Autoroute 30. Arup's other recent projects in Quebec include twin two-km-long bridges, 29 other bridges, and a 100-m tunnel beneath the Soulanges Canal; a number of assignments over many years planning the growth and development of Mirabel, Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau and Jean Lessage International Airports; and working as part of a team with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) to establish the business case for replacement of the Champlain Bridge. Other projects in Canada include design of two stations on the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension in Toronto, planning and engineering associated with the redevelopment of Toronto's waterfront, and design of two stadiums and the velodrome being used for the 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games. 

"Our new Montreal office further establishes Arup's commitment and investment in the Canadian market, and increases our ability to provide the highest-quality service to clients in multiple market sectors," said Andrew McAlpine , principal at Arup. 

Arup opened its first US office 25 years ago, and now employs 1,000 in the Americas

Source: Arup / PRNewswire