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May 16, 2008 | General

EDMONTON — Edmonton Airports and the architectural firm of Barr Ryder today announced the group of sub-consultants selected for the $200 million expansion and rebuilding of Edmonton International Airport’s Air Terminal Building. Keen Engineering with Reid Crowther & Partners will be the mechanical sub-consultants, Morgan Dowhan Engineering with Hemisphere Engineering will be the electrical sub-consultants with structural sub-consultants Read Jones Christoffersen Ltd. with SLG Stanley Engineering and Bush Boulman & Partner rounding out the group.

Keen Engineering is one of Canada’s largest consulting mechanical engineering companies with offices across the country. Their partner for this project, Reid Crowther, is one of Canada’s largest multi-discipline consulting engineering firms with a staff of over 700 serving Canadian and International markets.

Morgan Dowhan Engineering Inc. and Hemisphere Engineering Inc. have extensive experience in major project design having provided electrical engineering services for many major projects in Western Canada.

The structural team of Read Jones Christoffersen with SLG Stanley Engineering and Bush Boulman & Partner bring a wealth of both recent and historical airport experience having been involved in recent upgrades at Calgary, Vancouver, and Edmonton International Airports.

“While we obviously had many qualified applicants, our selection process has resulted in a strong local team” said David Ryder of Barr Ryder, the lead architectural firm on the project. “This project will provide a challenging opportunity for these companies and their Edmonton employees to be involved in a signature project which will be viewed by the eyes of the world.”

An expanded Air Terminal Building at Edmonton International is expected to take four to five years to construct. With the selection of the sub-consultants completed, the design process is now fully underway. Work could begin as early as spring 1997.