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Employee Spotlight – Kerri Bascom

December 2, 2021
Kerri Bascom was born and raised in the Bahamas. Growing up surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean Kerri has always been fascinated by the dynamic nature of coastal and riverine environments and its ability to transform the surrounding landscape. In high school she participated in the Technical Cadets Corps Program which provided a pathway to encourage students to move into the technical sector. With support from a number of people along the way, this program help set her on the path to a scholarship at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario where she completed her Bachelors and Masters degrees in Civil Engineering….

BGC project takes home Award of Merit at the 2021 ACEC-BC Awards for Engineering Excellence

August 10, 2021
Nominated in the Soft Engineering category for our Integrated Provincial Flood and Steep Creek Assessments project, BGC was proudly awarded the 2021 Award of Merit at the April 29th ACEC-BC virtual gala. The Association of Consulting Engineering Companies British Columbia annually recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of consulting engineering companies across BC at their Awards of Engineering Excellence. We are proud to be among the 6 nominees in the Soft Engineering category this year and thrilled to have won the Award of Merit. A winning project Many communities in British Columbia and beyond have long histories of living with geohazards, which…

Geophysics equipment: supporting team BGC in the field

July 27, 2021
Early this year, BGC opened a new 4,000 square foot warehouse in Calgary with geophysical equipment to support the work of our team on various BGC projects. Many clients are familiar with our use of electrical resistivity tomography (ERT) and seismic refraction techniques to inform the design of trenchless crossings on pipeline projects; but our expertise and equipment extends to a wide variety of other applications. Our downhole logging experts, offer a wealth of knowledge regarding our standard logging techniques and some of the lesser-known downhole applications, including nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), distributed temperature sensing (DTS) and discrete fluid sampling.    Example of downhole log…