2008 News


Guy Dagenais

Guy Dagenais has been hired as a designer for the office in the mechanical/structural group. Guy is a long time Timmins resident and a graduate of from Northern College here in Timmins.

Porcupine Engineering awarded detailed engineering for the installation of an Owner supplied lime slaking station, slaked lime holding tank and water supply system. 08-004

4th Year Anniversary

Porcupine Engineering Services celebrates its fourth year in business this month. The Company is enjoying its growth with it, we are now over 40 staff members and contract workers and can boast a customer base and projects that span from B.C. to Africa to Eastern Europe as well as all around Northern Ontario.

Porcupine Engineering awarded all of the engineering services for the detailed engineering and procurement for the construction of an underground garage complex. 08-058

Las Vegas Mining Convention

Porcupine Engineering was pleased to send a delegation of 13 to the MINExpo INTERNATIONAL® 2008 Mining Convention in Las Vegas. The convention had over 1,200 exhibits, 19 educational seminars and over 32,000 people attended the convention. The convention provided PES an excellent opportunity to make contacts within the mining industry as well as to learn about new products and services in the industry.

Porcupine Engineering awarded detailed engineering for a new cyanide offloading station. 08-177

Slow Pitch Baseball Team

In 2008 Porcupine Engineering entered a Timmins Mix Slow Pitch Baseball Team. The season went great and the team ended in the 2nd division.

Angele Bastien-Huot wins bronze.

Porcupine Engineering was pleased to sponsor Angele Bastien-Huot, office bookkeeper in her ½ marathon for the Timmins golden Trails Festival. We are proud to announce that Angele's hard work and training landed her a bronze medal.

Mayor Laughren & TEDC Visit

Mayor Laughren along with The Timmins Economic Development Corporation (TEDC), visited Porcupine Engineering Services to discuss any challenges PES may be facing; any concerns or complaints PES have with the City; general comments or suggestions for City improvements; any obstacles PES may be facing, or business opportunities PES may be facing."

Shane Dubroy

We are pleased to welcome Shane to the PES teams as our Civil / Structural Technologist. Shane brings 11 years of experience in maintenance and capital projects for the pulp and paper, highway, municipal and mining sectors.  Shane has a diploma in Civil Engineering Technologist/Survey Technician, from Northern College of Applied Arts and Technology, ON.

Andre Briand

We are pleased to welcome Andre to the PES team as our Senior Electrical Engineer / Electrical Coordinator. Andre is an Electrical Engineer with many years experience both as an in-plant electrical engineer and as an outside service provider of electrical engineering services.

Rick Rusenstrom

We are pleased to welcome Rick Rusenstrom to the PES team as a structural technologist. Rick has over 15yrs of experience with both design/drafting and construction administration of various industrial and commercial projects