Imbleau tapped as Montreal Port Authority CEO
The Montreal Port Authority yesterday announced the appointment of Martin Imbleau to the position of president and CEO. Imbleau comes to the position with senior experience in strategy, operations, business development and managing major infrastructure projects. He succeeds Sylvie Vachon, who is retiring on Dec. 31 after a 30-year career at the port authority.
RICS announces three-day conference
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has announced a three-day digital conference to analyze global construction trends that have accelerated during the pandemic. The event is set for Jan. 26 to 28.
SNC-Lavalin awarded North Carolina contract
SNC-Lavalin announced today it has been selected as prime consultant to deliver a US$38–million, three-year limited services contract with optional extensions to provide traffic operations management support to the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Transportation Systems Management and Operations Unit. The contract will be delivered by SNC-Lavalin’s engineering, design and project management business.
Alberta takes lead in nascent hydrogen industry
Lexology’s morning newsletter today contains a post from Bennett Jones LLP reviewing how Alberta is poised to develop Canada’s first hydrogen industry node. The Government of Alberta unveiled its Natural Gas Vision and Strategy in October 2020, in which hydrogen plays an important role. The Bennett Jones article outlines key themes of hydrogen supply chains.
LONGi fulfills major Vietnamese solar contract
The Chinese firm LONGi today announced it has successfully completed delivery of its Hi-MO 4 Series solar modules to be used at southeast Asia’s largest solar plant, Phase I of the Xuan Thien Ea Sup Project in Dak Lak, Vietnam. Commissioned by Xuan Thien Group on Nov. 15, the 600-megawatt utility-scale solar plant is estimated to have an electricity output of 1.5 billion kilowatt/hours per year. LONGi supplied two-million solar panels to the project.