Hatch Mott MacDonald acquires Engineering Northwest Ltd.
Special to NOCN
Hatch Mott MacDonald (HMM) has announced that Engineering Northwest Ltd. (ENL), a professional consulting engineering firm located in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, has joined the HMM organization.
ENL is focused on highway, municipal, water and waste water engineering and project and construction management services. HMM and ENL have worked closely together for the past 10 years, collaborating on a wide variety of projects for the Ontario Ministry of Transportation, CP Rail, and Cliffs Natural Resources.
Engineering Northwest will further strengthen Hatch Mott MacDonald’s highway, bridge, rail, aviation, and municipal practices in Northern Ontario, adding to the considerable expertise offered by the firm. “Engineering Northwest provides a highly talented group of people with the skills and expertise needed to play a significant role in the continued growth of Hatch Mott MacDonald in Ontario” noted Nicholas DeNichilo, president and CEO of Hatch Mott MacDonald.
“Coming together as a single team will allow us to better serve our clients across the region while maintaining the engineering excellence and high quality work that both ENL and HMM are known for,” added Michael Schatz, HMM managing director for Canada.
Gerald Buckrell, president of Engineering Northwest said: “We are excited by the possibilities that will come with being part of the Hatch Mott MacDonald organization. Joining HMM will enable us to offer a much wider range of services to benefit our clients, and help us to support both existing and new clients beyond the geographic areas that we currently serve. The strengths of our two organizations are highly complementary, and this change will bolster the breadth of our technical capabilities.”
Hatch Mott MacDonald is a 2,200-person, full-service infrastructure, transportation, and environmental engineering company, with 68 offices across North America. The company was formed in 1996 by two global consulting firms, Hatch, headquartered in Mississauga and Mott MacDonald, headquartered in Croydon, U.K..