CH2M announces $50,000 donation to pipeline corrosion research at the University of Calgary
CALGARY, Alberta – July 7, 2015 – CH2M, a global engineering and project delivery company, has donated $50,000 to the University of Calgary’s Schulich School of Engineering towards pipeline corrosion research, led by world-renowned pipeline corrosion expert Frank Cheng, PhD., P.Eng.
CH2M, with Canadian headquarters in Calgary and 1,800 staff regionally, is pleased to continue supporting its local engineering school and pipeline specialists who are furthering the industry through highly advanced research. “We are delighted to dedicate funds and focus to a topic that will benefit our pipeline clients and the industry as a whole through improved pipeline efficiency and safety,” comments Alan Cary, Regional Managing Director, CH2M.
In addition to the donation, CH2M invited several industry leaders from TransCanada, Spectra Energy and InterPipeline to hear directly from Cheng at a recent round-table forum. His presentation highlighted four key areas of research which led to valuable discussion among the group and resounding support for the direction in which the research is being taken.
Also in attendance, Bill Rosehart P. Eng., PhD, dean, Schulich School of Engineering, commented, “Support from our industry partners helps us continue conducting research that makes a difference as we investigate possible solutions to some of society’s greatest challenges.”
CH2M has partnered with the University of Calgary’s Schulich School of Engineering for more than seven years and continues to recruit students and new graduates annually, as part of the firm’s Community Investment program.