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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).

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...

Supporting Metrolinx to improve the Barrie Corridor

Published January 06, 2015 in Projects

The Barrie Corridor has been identified as one of the fastest growing Rail Corridors in the GO Transit system. The Barrie GO Train serves 7,500 passengers per day

Cole Engineering is pleased to announce Robert McCollum as Vice President, Water Facilities Engineer

Published December 10, 2014 in Talent

Robert brings over 30 years of international experience in the management, planning, design and construction of water and wastewater infrastructure...

Cole Engineering is pleased to announce Bill Serjeantson as Vice President, Utility Management.

Published December 10, 2014 in Talent

For over 25 years, Bill has assisted municipal and industrial clients in optimizing their operations and business planning through the application of technology and best practices. 

In the News

Published June 10, 2014 in Cole in the News

CBC reports on an Open House held for Thunder Bay residents to hear recommendations 

Welcoming Nik Mracic, VP Urban Development

Published March 31, 2014 in Talent

Cole Engineering (COLE) is pleased to announce Nik Mracic as Vice President in charge of Urban Development.

OPWA Project of the Year

Published February 07, 2014 in Projects

The Ontario Public Works Association (OPWA) recently announced that The City of Hamilton’s ‘Enhancement of Windermere Basin’ has been named the 2013 Public Works Project of the Year in the Environment $10 Million to $50 Million Category.

Impacts of a Big Storm

Published October 14, 2013 in Engineering

Cole Engineering is leading the way in real-time environmental monitoring and analytic solutions in the Greater Toronto Area. Working collaboratively with the City of Toronto, City of Mississauga, and the Region of Peel (Region)

New Hire: UK Pipeline Expert joins Cole Engineering Markham

Published September 22, 2013 in Talent

Sandra Rolfe-Dickinson is a Civil Engineer (pipelines) with 30 years of experience and a considerable profile within the global pipeline engineering industry.

Canada's Largest Man-made Coastal Wetland

Published April 30, 2013 in Projects

The Hamilton/Halton Engineering Week committee has selected the City of Hamilton, Cole Engineering, and Metric Contracting team as the recipients of the 2012 Environmental Engineering Project of the Year for The Enhancement of Windermere Basin.

First Annual Clay Shoot

Published July 24, 2011 in Events

The 37+ Celsius temperatures did not deter the participants of Cole Engineering's first annual Sporting Clay Shoot Tournament held on July 20th