Awards

Our commitment to excellence is the driving force behind everything we do – and it shows when our people, projects or company – are recognized by others. Check out our recent awards.

Staff Awards

2020

  • EIC Fellowship (for exceptional contributions to engineering in Canada): Len Murray
  • EIC Fellowship (for exceptional contributions to engineering in Canada): Garry Stevenson
  • CIM-Bedford Young Mining Leaders Award: Kate Patterson

2019

  • Canadian Dam Association Recognition Award (for service and leadership to the CDA’s Steering Committee for ICOLD 2019): Harvey McLeod
  • Geoffrey Meyerhof Award for outstanding contributions to soil mechanics and foundation engineering: Alex Sy
  • International Association of Hydrogeologists Young Professional Award: Rhona Cartwright

2018

  • BC CEO Award: Len Murray
  • EIC Fellowship for excellence in engineering and services to the profession and society: Bill Chin
  • Harold L. Morrison Rising Young Professional Award (Consulting Engineers of Alberta): Jordan Brandenburg
  • Tunnelling Association of Canada Lifetime Achievement Award: Garry Stevenson

2017

  • EIC Fellowship for excellence in engineering and services to the profession and society: Harvey McLeod
  • EIC K.Y. Lo Medal for significant engineering contribution at the international level: Bryan Watts

2015

  • EIC Fellowship for excellence in engineering and services to the profession and society: Alex Sy
  • Vancouver Geotechnical Society Award: Alex Sy
Engineering Institute of Canada
Congratulations to Andy Small, Senior Geotechnical Engineer at Klohn Crippen Berger, for being awarded an Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC) Fellowship for “excellence in engineering and services to the profession and to society”. Andy is a geotechnical engineer with over 30 years of experience in dam safety and design for mining clients. His extensive resume includes mine closure, mine water, and mine waste planning activities and his long list of technical skills include: dam design, dam safety reviews, construction planning, risk assessment, decision analysis, and project review. He has also been Engineer of Record (EoR) for many sites across Canada.
Congratulations to Bill Chin
Bill is a geotechnical engineer with over 40 years of experience in the investigation, design, construction and safety evaluations of major earthfill dams for water and tailings storage. His geotechnical practice extends over several industry sectors, including water resources, mining, oil sands, and hydroelectric, working on projects in Canada, the United States, Australia, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Chile, Philippines, New Caledonia, St. Lucia, Romania, South Africa and Indonesia. He helped prepare the geotechnical sections of the CDA’s Dam Safety Guidelines in 1995 and 1999, and has continued to be an active member of the CDA. Congratulations Bill on this well-deserved honour!

Project Awards

2020

  • Alberta Minister’s Awards for Transportation Innovation – Award for Operational Innovation: Geohazard change detection research project
  • Alberta Minister’s Awards for Transportation Innovation – Award for Construction Innovation: Gabion Wall Remediation Project
  • Alberta Minister’s Awards for Transportation Innovation – Award for Environmental Innovation: GRMP S044 Cow Creek Erosion Sites
  • CEA Award of Merit (Water Resources category) and Award of Excellence (Community Development category): Harvie Passage Rehabilitation Project

2018

  • CEA Award of Merit: Innovative Concept and Designs to Combine Existing Travers and Little Bow Reservoirs, Alberta
  • ACEC-BC Award of Merit: Vedder Bridge Replacement Design Build Project, British Columbia
  • ACEC-BC Award of Merit: Salmon River Diversion Decommissioning, British Columbia

2017

  • ACEC Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards – Award of Excellence: Mayerthorpe Bridge Replacement Project, Alberta
  • CEA Award of Excellence: Mayerthorpe Bridge Replacement Project, Alberta

2015

  • ACEC-BC Award of Merit: CN Composite Barrier Wall/Rock Shed Structure, British Columbia
  • Syncrude Canada Loss Prevention Award
  • Washington Aggregates & Concrete Association Grand Award for Excellence in Concrete Construction: Snoqualmie Falls Renovation Project, Washington

Queensland Mining Awards
KCB Australia won the McLanahan Environment Award at the 2020 Queensland Mining Awards, for the Isaac River Upstream Drop Structure. The Isaac River Diversion’s existing drop structure failed repeatedly under flood conditions. KCB Australia’s modelling of the new design predicts enhanced energy dissipation, improved flow stability and prevention of scour upstream. A special thanks to the Bowen Basin Mining Club and Queensland Resources Council for hosting a fantastic evening. We would also like to thank BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance Pty Limited for giving us the opportunity to work on a unique and challenging project. A big congratulations to the project team.

Corporate Awards

2021

  • PSMJ Circle of Excellence: Platinum Member (year 13)

2020

  • PSMJ Circle of Excellence: Platinum Member (year 12)

2019

  • Australian Business Awards: Employer of Choice
  • Canada’s Safest Employer Award: Mining and Natural Resources Category, Silver Award
  • PSMJ Circle of Excellence: Platinum Member

2018

  • Alberta Women in Sciences Network Certificate of Appreciation – Women-in-Klohn
  • Australian Business Awards: Employer of Choice
  • Canada’s Best Managed Companies: Platinum Club Member
  • Canada’s Safest Employer Award: Mining and Natural Resources Category, Silver Award
  • PSMJ Circle of Excellence: Platinum Member

2017

  • Australian Business Awards: Employer of Choice
  • Canada’s Best Managed Companies: Platinum Club Member
  • Canadian Dam Association Corporate Award
  • PSMJ Circle of Excellence: Platinum Member

2016

  • APEGA Women in Engineering and Geoscience Champion Award – Calgary Women-in-Klohn
  • Australian Business Awards: Employer of Choice
  • Canada’s Best Managed Companies: Platinum Club Member
  • PSMJ Circle of Excellence: Platinum Member

2015

  • Australian Business Awards: Employer of Choice
  • Canada’s Best Managed Companies: Platinum Club Member
  • PSMJ Circle of Excellence: Platinum Member