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Atkins + Van Groll Has Joined MTE

August 13, 2021

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Multidisciplinary consulting firm, MTE Consultants has acquired Atkins + Van Groll, a structural engineering firm based in Toronto. Founded by Jonathan Atkins, P.Eng. and Raymond van Groll, P.Eng. in 1997, Atkins + Van Groll has over 10,000 projects within an impressive portfolio of residential and commercial developments, self-storage facilities and golf clubs. Atkins + Van Groll’s […]

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Atkins + Van Groll Acquisition

Environmental Leadership Through Youth Education

March 22, 2021

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How do we go about changing the way our youth are taught about water in a world of competing interests, teaching methods and attention spans? In honour of World Water Day, we’re taking a look at a movement in Ontario that started more than 25 years ago in which tens of thousands of people have […]

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Blog Title: Environmental Leadership Through Youth Education

Choose to Challenge: In Conversation with MTE’s Female Leaders

March 8, 2021

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How far have we come in our effort to close the gap between men and women in STEM? Today on International Women’s Day, we are catching up with some of MTE’s female leaders to answer that question. Choosing Engineering Carol Mitchell, Rebecca Kerr, and Tania Krysa are passionate about their careers. Although it may seem […]

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MTE's Female Leaders

Sanitary Pumping Stations: What and Where are They?

June 16, 2020

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Have you ever wondered what happens after you flush? Maybe not. Wastewater isn’t typically something that the majority of us think about until something goes wrong. This is why you may not notice those nondescript buildings in our communities whose job it is to pump wastewater onward when gravity is no longer an option. These […]

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Sanitary Pumping Stations Blog

Building Envelope Retrofit: Transform Existing Buildings Into Top Performers

May 6, 2020

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As demand grows for more energy-efficient and sustainable buildings, our Building Restoration team is shedding light on the opportunity to transform existing buildings into top performers by upgrading the building envelope. What is the Building Envelope? The building envelope is what separates the inside from the outside on your building, providing you with shelter and […]

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Building Envelope Retrofit

Celebrating 35 Years in Business

May 4, 2020

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2020 marks MTE’s 35th year in business. However, like most things right now, the way we will celebrate our anniversary will not happen as we had planned. This doesn’t change the fact that we want to formally acknowledge this significant milestone for MTE and we still want to celebrate with our staff, clients and industry […]

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Soils, Soils, Soils

March 9, 2020

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Excess soil is an increasingly hot topic right now. But what exactly is excess soil and why are we talking about it? In short, it’s the dirt that gets dug up during construction activities and moved offsite because it won’t be re-used during development. We’re talking about it now because a new Regulation (O. Reg. […]

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Authors: Carol Mitchell and Jen Lambke

Projects, Projects, Projects.

February 6, 2020

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Written by: Paul Eichinger Barbara Arp is the Records Manager here at MTE and it is Barbara’s job is to ensure that all projects undertaken by MTE are properly opened, filed, organized and recorded. She provides guidance (and a firm hand) to MTE’s 80 Project Managers to ensure consistency and accuracy in our record keeping […]

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MTE Updates Brand to Reflect Evolution and Growth

November 6, 2019

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We are extremely proud to reveal our refreshed brand; a brand that reflects our history, while also paving the way for our future. While much has changed since MTE was founded in 1985, one thing remains the same: we are more than engineering. We have grown and evolved from three staff in Waterloo Region providing […]

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People, people, people.

October 28, 2019

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Written by: Paul Eichinger This was the mantra espoused by MTE’s founder, Bruce Scheifele, when he started the company almost 35 years ago. It means that MTE was about the people it worked for, its clients; the people that work here, our staff; and the people we partner with to build better communities. Pay close […]

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