August 14, 2015, Mendoza, Argentina – Knight Piésold’s Mendoza office delivered several boxes of food, clothes, and toys to the Cooperative Association of the Dr. Humberto Notti Pediatric Hospital on Friday, August 14.
June 29, 2015, North Bay, ON, Canada – Two Knight Piésold staff from the North Bay office presented at the Sudbury Mining and the Environment 2015 International Conference on June 22.
June 5, 2015, Vancouver, BC, Canada – In collaboration with Alloycorp Mining Inc. (Alloycorp) and Northwest Community College’s School of Exploration and Mining, Knight Piésold helped train eight Nisga’a Nation students. Students studying in the Environmental Monitoring Assistant Program (EMAP) visited the Avanti Kitsault Project for two days to round out their education with exposure to work in the mining industry.
May 21, 2015, Vancouver, BC, Canada – Knight Piésold’s Vancouver office hosted a sandwich making session on May 20 in support of a meal program run by the First United Church Community Ministry Society. The program, which receives support and donations from various organizations and the wider community, offers food for anyone in need of a good meal.
May 10, 2015, Vancouver, BC, Canada – Knight Piésold Canada is pleased to announce that the BSI Group (BSI), a certification body for ISO standards that conducts audits annually and re-assessments every three years, has recommended the continuation of its ISO certifications.
April 17, 2015, North Bay, ON, Canada – Knight Piésold’s Richard Cook, a senior environmental scientist from the North Bay office, delivered a presentation on April 14 at the 2015 Nunavut Mining Symposium, held in Iqaluit, Nunavut. Over 452 delegates from companies with operating or advanced exploration projects in Nunavut, government and Inuit agencies, and industry service providers attended the territory’s annual mining forum on April 13-16, 2015.
April 13, 2015, Vancouver, BC, Canada – Knight Piésold Canada is honoured to have received an Award of Merit in the Energy and Industry category for the Kokish River Hydroelectric Project at this year’s Association of Consulting Engineering Companies British Columbia (ACEC-BC) Awards for Engineering Excellence. ACEC-BC presented the award at the annual gala celebration on April 10, 2015, held at the Vancouver Convention Centre West.
February 9, 2015, Vancouver, BC, Canada – Knight Piésold’s Vancouver office has been named as one of BC’s Top Employers for the 5th consecutive year, holding the distinction since 2011.
February 5, 2015, Lima, Peru – Knight Piésold is pleased to announce that its operations in Peru has received three international standardization certifications for quality management (ISO 9001:2008), environmental management (ISO 14001:2004), and occupational health and safety management (OHSAS 18001:2007) from Bureau Veritas, a world-leading testing, inspection, and certification firm.
December 15, 2014, Kitwe, Zambia – Knight Piésold has concluded an agreement with URS Corporation (now AECOM) to take over Scott Wilson Piésold, strengthening its presence in Zambia and Southern Africa.