August 8, 2014, Vancouver, British Columbia: The breach of the tailings storage facility at Mount Polley is an extremely unfortunate incident and Knight Piésold Ltd. shares the concerns with respect to the effects to local communities, First Nations and the environment.
Going forward, there will be a comprehensive examination of this incident and there will be questions about the engineering and
design of the tailings storage facility. As the former Engineer of Record of the tailings storage facility at Mount Polley, we feel
it appropriate to provide some clarity and transparency of the role of Knight Piésold Ltd.
October 25, 2013, Vancouver, BC - Knight Piésold Ltd. is pleased to announce that the company has once again been selected as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. The Canada’s Top 100 Employers project is a national competition sponsored by Mediacorp Canada Inc. to determine which employers lead their industriesin offering exceptional workplaces. The winners were announced on October 21 in a special editorial feature in the Globe and Mail newspaper and on the job search engine, Eluta.ca.
September 16, 2013, London, UK - Knight Piésold Consulting, an international engineering and environmental consulting company, continues to expand its presence globally with the opening of a new office in the United Kingdom. Knight Piésold is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Peter Jenner as Regional Manager and Mr. Richard Elmer as Head of Mining for Knight Piésold’s new UK operation.
July 4, 2013, Johannesburg, South Africa - Knight Piésold is proud to announce that the internationally renowned hydropower expert, Frans Louwinger, has joined the firm as a Specialist Consultant. Frans brings his thirty years of experience in hydropower studies, design and development across the globe. He will provide both expert input and mentorship to the firms’ ever growing power and water division.
October 23, 2012, Johannesburg, South Africa - Knight Piésold has been involved in very exciting and beneficial social upliftment projects. One of the recent initiatives was the donation of R30 000 to the Christ Church Christian Care Centre in Berea, Gauteng, South Africa to help with some of the financial challenges that the centre had experienced recently. The centre was established in July 2000 to care for the children of families affected by HIV/AIDS.
October 10, 2012, Vancouver, BC, Canada - Knight Piésold Ltd. is pleased to announce that the company has been selected as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2013. The Canada’s Top 100 Employers project is an annual competition sponsored by Mediacorp Canada Inc. to recognize Canada’s best places to work. In addition to the Top 100 distinction, Knight Piésold was also recently chosen as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People for 2012, and earlier this year we also received the regional distinction in BC as being one of BC’s Top Employers for 2012!
August 21, 2012 - Knight Piésold will once again be taking part in the Hydropower Africa 2012 Conference, which is the largest hydropower event of its kind in Africa attracting over 450 visitors from across the globe. This year, the event will take place in beautiful Cape Town, South Africa at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from September 4 – 5th, 2012. Hydropower Africa is a forum where comprehensive presentations, panel discussions and focused sessions will address the issues surrounding the financing and the implementation of hydropower projects in Africa – both large and small.
February 16, 2012, Vancouver, BC, Canada - Knight Piésold Ltd. has once again been selected as one of BC's Top Employers for 2012, an annual competition sponsored by Mediacorp Canada Inc. to recognize Canada's best places to work . The BC's Top Employers designation "recognizes the British Columbia employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work."
January 9, 2012 - With the year having come to a close, Knight Piésold Consulting is proud to have celebrated its 90th year with one of its most successful years yet. Throughout the year many of the offices around the world hosted local events in celebration of the company’s success and history over the last 90 years.
October 28, 2012, Johannesburg, South Africa - Corporate Social Responsibility is an important part of everyday work at Knight Piésold Consulting. The Bokamoso Social Investment Scheme (the corporate social scheme in South Africa) has recently invested in another school in Ennerdale, Johannesburg.
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