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Employee Announcement: Welcome Ali Pajooman

Published April 06, 2016 in Talent

Cole Engineering is pleased to welcome Ali Pajooman, P. Eng., to our team as SCADA Software Lead. 

Big Challenges Facing Local Water Utilities

Published March 23, 2016 in Engineering

Wastewater management is an important component of a healthy, regulated water system. Yet as we speak, the local water utilities industry is facing major challenges in management, design and public interest. While some of these issues have clear solutions, many do not. 

Employee Announcement: Welcome Savas Sarsu

Published February 19, 2016 in Talent

Cole Engineering is pleased to welcome Savas Sarsu, P.Eng., to our team as Senior Electrical Engineer.

Employee Announcement: Congratulations to Darren Elligsen

Published February 19, 2016 in Talent

Cole Engineering is excited to announce the appointment of Darren Elligsen to Electrical Service Delivery Leader. 

TRASH: Part 2 - The Future of Solid Waste Management

Published January 18, 2016 in Engineering

As green tech, clean energy and climate change become key factors in trash infrastructure, new technologies gain traction as sustainable waste management systems. Here are some of the most prominent new technologies making their way into the trash spotlight.

TRASH: Part 1 - The Past and Present of Solid Waste Management

Published January 18, 2016 in Engineering

Solid waste management is a complex system of regulatory, administrative, market, technology, and social components, and every society throughout history has struggled to hygienically and sustainably manage its own waste.

Cole Engineering in the November edition of The Canadian Business Journal

Published November 05, 2015 in Cole in the News

In a fiercely competitive global market, the mantra “bigger is better” is a goal for many small-to medium-sized Canadian businesses. But Cole Engineering Group Ltd. is jettisoning this tactic and making excellence and innovation its modus operandi. The firm has recently been working on projects for municipalities, such as Toronto, Peel, York, Niagara, Durham, Halton, Peterborough and Ottawa.

Movember is Coming to COLE

Published October 27, 2015 in Activities

As you may or may not be aware MOVEMBER 2015 is fast approaching! For the last number of years we have had a Movember Team here at Cole Engineering. In our 2014 Campaign, the Cole Mo Bo’s were able to raise a grand total of $6,773 for a great cause and we had some fun along the way.

In Review: The First Annual Utility Management Forum

Published October 27, 2015 in Events

Senior Utility leaders came together on October 19th, 2015, at the first Utility Management Forum held in Ontario.  This one-day forum was organized by the newly formed Utility Management Committee of the WEAO to exchange ideas and have peer-to-peer discussions on the common challenges facing Ontario utilities.

An Interview with #UMF2015 Keynote Speaker Carl Yates

Published October 08, 2015 in Events

Carl Yates has extensive experience in the water utility profession having served as Project Engineer, Chief Engineer and General Manager of the Halifax Water Commission from 1988 to 1996. In 1996, he was appointed General Manager of the Halifax Regional Water Commission which assumed a regional mandate after the municipal amalgamation of the greater Halifax area in 1996.

An Interview with #UMF2015 Keynote Speaker Lynn Patterson

Published October 04, 2015

Lynn Patterson is Director, Corporate Responsibility for RBC, and oversees strategy and communications for the RBC Blue Water Project and the RBC Believe in Kids Pledge. She is also responsible for RBC's corporate responsibility reporting.

An Interview with #UMF2015 Keynote Speaker Tom Kunetz

Published October 04, 2015 in Events

Thomas Kunetz is a member of the 2014-2015 Board of Trustees for the Water Environment Federation. He is the Assistant Director of Engineering for the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, leading the district’s efforts on key strategic engineering initiatives, including energy neutrality.

2015 Livable Cities Forum: Building Flood Resiliency

Published September 23, 2015 in Events

Cole Engineering (COLE) is excited about participating in the Livable Cities Forum being held in Calgary at the end of September (28th-30th).

Welcoming Martin Scott, Senior Transportation Director

Published September 18, 2015 by Krista O'Leary in Talent

Cole Engineering is pleased to welcome Martin Scott, P.Eng.

CVDSL Division B Champions

Published September 17, 2015 in Activities

We are proud to announce that the COLE Softball team is the winner of the CVDSL Division B Championship! 

​Oakville’s Wastewater System is Getting a Modern Makeover

Published September 15, 2015 in Projects

Oakville is taking some serious steps to revitalize the city’s water systems in the wake of the increasingly frequent local floods...

A Brief History of the Gardiner Expressway

Published September 02, 2015 in Engineering

The Gardiner Expressway has been a controversial project from its infancy, and after more than fifty years in Toronto it’s still the subject of heated debate.

The First Annual Utility Management Forum

Published August 17, 2015 in Events

Recognizing the enormous potential in sharing experience, brain-storming ideas and uniting the industry behind solving it’s biggest challenges Cole Engineering and the Water Environment Association of Ontario (WEAO) are pleased to announce the first annual Utility Management Forum. The UMF will take place on Monday October 19th, 2015 at the Kingbridge Centre in the Region of York.

Project Update: Vaughan Metropolitan Centre

Published June 16, 2015 in Projects

We are excited to announce that Cole Engineering, in partnership with Diamond and Schmitt Architects has been awarded the design phase of the new York Regional Transit Bus Terminal, to be built at the corner of Millway and Portage in the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre.

Seven Unconventional Tips for Engineering Grads on Getting the Job You Want

Published June 04, 2015 in Talent

Job searching is stressful. Broad requirements, fierce competition and high unemployment rates make standing out to a prospective employer difficult and daunting. In the increasingly social workplace...

International Water Reuse Workshop

Published May 21, 2015 by Michele Cole in Talent

We're incredibly proud to be sponsoring the International Water Reuse Conference in Vancouver B.C. on May 25, 2015. Our President Mohsen Mortada will be giving a presentation...

York Region Retains Cole Engineering to Reduce Roadside Crash Risks

Published April 03, 2015 by Noris Bot in Projects

When we think about crash risk in road use, we generally think about collisions between road users, ether as vehicle occupants or as cyclists and pedestrians. Collision statistics however, suggest we must think more broadly.

Peterborough's Flood Reduction Strategy

Published April 02, 2015 in Projects

On July 15, 2004 a severe rainfall event occurred in the City of Peterborough which resulted in a record 175 mm of rainfall, including 78 mm within an hour...

All Roads Lead to Rome: Origins of the Highway...

Published April 01, 2015 in Engineering

How does the history of Roman roads resignate with elements we consider to be associated only with modern streets and highways?

Envisioning the next phase on the path to strategic growth

Published April 01, 2015 in Talent

Cole Engineering’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Mohsen Mortada as President of the Firm effective December 1st, 2014...