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KGS GROUP'S NEWSLETTER CONNECT - JANUARY 2014

CONNECT is KGS Group’s recently launched newsletter highlighting the firm's rich portfolio of engineering practices and projects.

The evolution of engineering continues to drive the pressing need for innovative solutions and KGS Group has been at the forefront in responding to the needs of the workplace.

This issue showcases several diversified projects ranging from flood relief, to aviation engine testing. The issue also addresses a variety of engineering challenges from the use of 3D modeling to early contractor involvement on large scale projects.

Other features in this issue are: ISO certification, safety and the Quarter Century Club.

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KGS Group Connect Newsletter January 2014

QUALITY CERTIFIED

KGS Group's Head Office Achieves ISO 9001:2008 Certification.

KGS Group’s Quality Management System (QMS) plays a prime role in ensuring that high quality engineering and project management services are delivered to our clients. ISO 9001:2008 certification of our QMS helps us to continuously improve our processes and to ensure that we meet our client’s expectations and requirements.

KGS Group is always interested in feedback from our Clients so we can tailor our systems to better meet their needs.

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INLET CONTROL STRUCTURE TRUNNION ANCHORING REPLACEMENT

KGS Group was featured for the project, Inlet Control Structure Trunnion Anchoring Replacement in the Canadian Civil Engineer/Civil Magazine, Fall 2013.

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KGS Group Civil Engineer Fall, 2013 Inlet Control Structure Trunnion Anchoring Replacement

2013 POWER OF WATER CANADA CONFERENCE

 

The 2013 Power of Water Canada Conference took place from October 20-22, 2013 at the White Oaks Conference Resort in Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON. This event was largest gathering of the hydroelectric sector in Canada and featured a tradeshow with more than 50 exhibitors.

KGS Group was pleased to, once again, sponsor this increasingly successful annual gathering of the Canadian waterpower industry.

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KGS GROUP WAS AWARDED THE TAZI TWE HYDROELECTRIC PROJECT

 

In January 2013, KGS Group was awarded the preliminary design phase of the Saskatchewan Power Corporation (SaskPower) / Black Lake First Nation (BLFN), Tazi Twe Hydroelectric Project. It will involve the construction and operation of a 42 megawatt water diversion electrical generating station at Elizabeth Falls. The proposed project will be located adjacent to the Fond du Lac River between Black Lake and Middle Lake, on Black Lake First Nation Reserve lands in northern Saskatchewan. The project will involve the construction and operation of a water intake, power tunnel, powerhouse, tail race, submerged weir, construction camp, bridge, and access roads.

The objective of this Project is to develop additional power generation capacity in Saskatchewan to accommodate growing energy requirements and to support continued northern economic development.

 

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The Association of Consulting Engineering Companies Manitoba honoured excellence in engineering at their 14th annual awards gala on April 17th, 2013. Awards of Excellence and Awards of Merit were presented to KGS Group for projects submitted.