- 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 B2P, 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 Bridges to Prosperity - University of Toronto Chapter for our 2017 project in Chillcani, Bolivia. Their contribution has helped a community receive better access to education, health care, and sustenance.
We are grateful for Ferrovial’s assistance, and we hope to work with them again in the future.
You can find out more about Ferrovial and their operations at http://www.ferrovial.com/en/.
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.
In 2017, Alberici Constructors graciously provided funds which went directly towards our second bridge project in Chillcani, Bolivia. Our entire team here at B2P would like to thank them for their generous support. ALC is a leader in construction services focusing on quality and safety, inspiring our team to do the same.
Alberici Constructors is an award-winning construction firm that has operated in Canada for over two decades. Since 1997, they have provided the Southern Ontario region with management for construction services, cost control, and safety. ACL has an established presence in market sectors such as water/wastewater, industrial/power, mining infrastructure, structural steel, infrastructure, buildings, and automotive construction. They rely on self performing services such as civil and structural steel erection, equipment setting, and piping/electrical work to ensure that projects are completed safely, timely, and within budget.
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. Once again, we are incredibly thankful for their contribution towards the 2017 Chillcani project which has and we hope to continue this partnership in the future.
To find out more about Alberici: http://www.alberici.com/Pages/default.aspx.
PICCO Engineering is an award-winning professional services firm that specializes in areas of stone, residential, and structural engineering. Received award include the MIA+BSI (Marble Institute of American and Building Stone Institute) Pinnacle Award of Merit, for projects such as the Ark of Return, a United Nations Memorial of New York, and the Aga Khan Museum, where PICCO Engineering provided excellent stone structural design and consulting. In addition, PICCO Engineering have generously sponsored us in many of our bridge projects, including our 2017 project in Chillcani, Bolivia, thus providing thousands of people living in isolated communities the access to health care, education, and sustenance.
We are still very grateful for their generous help and hoping to work with them again in the future.
You can find PICCO Engineering and learn more about them at http://picco-engineering.com/.
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.
You can find out more about Arup here: https://www.arup.com/.