Official List of Sponsors for 2020-2021
We would like to thank Acciona for supporting our 2020 project. Acciona is a global provider of sustainable infrastructural solutions. Acciona has operated within Canada since 2001, and has a legacy stretching over one hundred years in the industry. Accionia’s construction divison has three specialized units:
Bridges, Roads, and Special Structures
Railroads and Tunnels
Ports and Hydro
Acciona’s projects within Canada include: The Ripley Wind Farm in Ontario, The Victoria Airport in British Columbia, and A30 Express in Quebec. Accionia is commited to delivering solutions that contribute to the economic and social progress of the communities that it operates within and participates in several international sustainability intiatives, like the United nations gloabal compact.
As a club within the Engineering Society of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science in the University of Toronto, Bridges to Prosperity – University of Toronto Chapter is fortunate to receive funding from departments and associations across the faculty to realize our bridge projects. We thank the following for their support and help throughout the years since we have started our bridge building initiative:
Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering,
Division of Engineering Science,
The Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering,
You’re Next Career Network,
Engineering Society, and
Engineering Alumni Association.
Alberici is an award-winning construction firm that has operated in Canada for over two decades. Their continued dedication to health and safety has won them multiple awards including the Infrastructure Health & Safety Association’s John M. Beck Award for their BioAmber plant project. With safety being one of our top values, we could not be more excited to be working with a company that has shown such clear dedication to health and safety in the workplace.
We are incredibly grateful for Alberici’s contribution once again this year, and are excited to keep working together going forward!
In 2017, 4 Arup Engineers volunteered their time to travel as Bridge Corps with us on the Chillcani bridge project. Arup is a firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants, and technical experts working across a multitude of sectors creating today’s built environment. In 2017, four individuals from three of Arup’s international offices joined our UofT travel team as Bridge Corps members. On site, they provided us essential expertise and technical support throughout the construction of the Chillcani footbridge in Bolivia.
Arup’s projects encompasses a myriad of services across all industries, ranging from airport planning to acoustics engineering. Founded by Ove Arup in 1946, the employee owned firm now operates globally at the forefront of design and consulting tackling some of the world’s most challenging infrastructural problems.
Sydney Opera House
Scotland’s Whitelee Windfarm
California Academy of Sciences – The most sustainable museum in the world
We are incredibly thankful for the time and knowledge Arup has imparted on our team and hope to further develop this partnership to help more communities like Chillcani overcome their infrastructural challenges.
We are incredibly grateful to receive the support of Ferrovial for a third year! Ferrovial is one of the world’s leading infrastructure operators and municipal services companies, committed to developing sustainable solutions in over 15 countries around the globe. The company’s activities are carried out through four business lines:
Services: efficient provision of urban and environmental services and maintenance of infrastructures and facilities.
Toll Roads: promotion, investment and operation of toll roads and other infrastructures.
Construction: the design and construction of infrastructures in the areas of civil engineering work, building and industrial construction.
Airports: airport investment and operation.
Ferrovial’s projects in Canada include the operation of the 407 Express Toll Route, and the construction of the east extension of the 407. Alike EIA, Ferrovial wishes to shape the future through the development and operation of sustainable infrastructures and cities with the highest level of safety. This is why Ferrovial has generously sponsored the Toronto Chapter for our 2017 project in Chillcani, Bolivia, our 2018 Gonchu Mayu project, and our 2019 Lipez Project. Their contribution provides communities better access to education, health care, and sustenance.
Kiewit is another genrous contributor to our upcoming 2020 project. Foudned in 1884, Kiewit is now a fortune 500 construction, mining and engineering powerhouse. Over its years in operation Kiewit has built a reputation of safe, high-quality engineering, and is consistently ranked among the top 5 contractors in the Engineering News-Record Top 400 Contractors. Kiewit’s core values are:
Notable works by Kiewit include the St.Johns Hibernia oil platform, The San Joaquin Hills Transportation Corridor in California, and Raglan Mines in Quebec. Kiewit’s commitment to safety, quaity, and the environment makes them amazing amazing donors to have for our 2020 project.