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MACDONNELL places for people

MacDonnell is a firm of professionals who create exceptional places for people to live, learn, work and play. Specializing in Innovative Engineering, Management Consulting, Maritime Security Training and Risk Management. MacDonnell takes an interdisciplinary approach to projects, inspired by its belief that people are what matter.

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The only program of it's kind in North America is a making a difference in the management and competitiveness of North American ports. The CPE Certified Port Executive Program gives participants the tools and knowledge to make their organization more competitive.

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Whether it is research and development, the introduction of new design in civil engineering, Structural Health Monitoring, Corrosion Free Bridge Decks, or the design of bridges, ports and civil infrastructure, the expertise and services we have to offer come from our highly qualified people, our extensive list of successful projects, and an unparalleled commitment to our clients.  

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MacDonnell Security Risk Management provides a wide range of comprehensive Security Solutions to ensure you remain compliant with MTSR/DFSR Regulations. We combine extensive risk management knowledge and industry operational experience to assist you with identifying and managing your risks while maintaining efficiency.

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MacDonnell provides training and risk management solutions to meet the needs of our clients from coast to coast. Cost-effective and timely training programs which help you meet the objective of remaining abreast of regulatory changes, best practices in the industry, and changing technology and security requirements.

Structural Health Monitoring | Print |
Structural Health Monitoring is rapidly being recognized as an effective tool in the management of bridges and other structures. MacDonnell’s Signal Structural Health Monitoring system is based on the premise that owners need to know for sure. Public safety is not an option. And with hundreds of thousands of people at risk, it is vital to keep your structure safe and sound.

But how can you know for sure? Often structures go through routine retrofits based on laboratory statistics, resulting in massive volumes of building materials headed for landfills, and millions of dollars of unnecessary upgrades. The alternative is to wait and hope for the best… at the peril of the public and your credibility.

What if you could know for sure? Instead of speculating on future risk, you can rely on a simple signal that tells you second-by-second that all is well, and tells you exactly when and how your structure’s performance is compromised. Know for sure. SIGNAL gives you the facts you need based on real-time monitoring of the performance and status of your structure - delivered via a simple signal to your desktop. Now, you can delay or refine your retrofit decisions based on exact data when the time is right, knowing your public is protected.




Princess Margaret Bridge
Canso Canal
Halifax Metro Centre
Madawaska Bridge
Fairview Cove Container Termina