Klohn Crippen Berger Ltd.

Address: 500-2955 Virtual Way
Vancouver, BC V5M 4X6

Mailling Address: 500-2955 Virtual Way
Vancouver, BC V5M 4X6

Phone: (604) 669-3800

Fax: (604) 669-3835

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Website: http://www.klohn.com

Klohn Crippen Berger

Klohn Crippen Berger is a Canadian engineering and environmental consulting firm. We have completed tens of thousands of projects across the world, particularly in Canada, southeast Asia and Latin America. Our areas of expertise are Power, Transportation, Oil & Gas, Mining, Water Resources, Environmental, and Geotechnical services.

We have Canadian offices in Vancouver, Nelson and Castlegar BC, Calgary and Fort McMurray AB, Moose Jaw SK and Sudbury ON. We also have offices in Lima, Peru and Brisbane, Australia. Our Quality Management System is registered ISO9001:2000 compliant.

Environmental Profile

Sub-sectors: hazardous waste; oil spill; resource utilization; site contamination; solid waste; water and wastewater.

Products/Services: acid mine drainage services; analytical services; aquatic resource assessments; audits/assessments; consulting forestry.

Consulting services: acid rock drainage; engineering; geological and petroleum engineering; pulp and paper; emergency response services; engineering and construction; fisheries/aquaculture; geophysical services; geotechnical studies.

Groundwater: exploration and development; monitoring; treatment.

Hazardous materials management and services: heap leach pad reclamation/detoxification; hydraulic modelling, research; hydrogeological surveys; hydrographic charting; independent inspection; inspection, soil; leachate treatment; liners, landfills, ponds, pits; mapping, geological; mine waste disposal consulting; multi-disciplinary services; natural resource management; PCB treatment/disposal; planning studies; pollution abatement services; project management services; public works engineering; pulp and paper engineering/technology; radioactive material disposal.

Remediation services: research services; site cleanup management; site inspection; site planning; soil treatment/reclamation; spill containment; spill monitors; toxicity analysis; waste encapsulation.

Surveys/interpretation: water pollution control; well disposal systems; workshop facilitation.

Environmental services extend to environmental liability assessment, audits and impact assessments, industrial toxicology, human and ecological risk analysis, contaminant fate and transport modelling, environmental geochemistry, contaminated site assessment and remediation, land reclamation, landfill design, solid waste management, wastewater characterization and treatment, acid rock drainage, environmental chemistry, and analytical laboratory protocol development.

Klohn Crippen Berger provides laboratory research, development and remediation facilities and services relating to acid rock drainage, soil remediation and contaminated water treatment. We have developed an instrument for monitoring workers for occupational exposure to arsenic.

Other fields of activity include civil projects (dams, bridges, power plants, canals, highways, tunnels), water resources (irrigation, drainage, water supply, groundwater development) and geotechnical applications (foundation engineering, earthquake engineering, ground improvement).

Alliances/contacts sought, joint ventures.

Company Details

Year Established: 1951

Total Sales ($CDN): $10,000,000 - $25,000,000

Number of Employees: 270

Company Information

Ernest Portfors
Title: Chairman
Area of Responsibility: Management Executive
Telephone: (604) 669-3800
Fax: (604) 251-8570
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Deborah Chatterton
Title: Director, Marketing
Telephone: (604) 251-8515
Fax: (604) 669-3835
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Len Murray
Title: Vice President
Area of Responsibility: Management Executive
Telephone: (604) 669-3800
Fax: (604) 251-8510
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Shane Johnson
Title: Vice President
Area of Responsibility: Management Executive
Telephone: (604) 669-3800
Fax: (604) 251-8469
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Brian Rogers
Title: Vice President
Area of Responsibility: Management Executive
Telephone: (403) 274-3424
Fax: (403) 274-5349
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Bryan Watts
Title: President
Area of Responsibility: Management Executive
Telephone: (604) 251-8444
Fax: (604) 669-3835
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Alex Sy
Title: Vice President
Area of Responsibility: Management Executive
Telephone: (604) 273-0311
Fax: (604) 279-4300


Environmental Products And Services

Designs, Models And Construction Of Groundwater Quality Systems.
Design and implementation of barrier walls, curtains, liners and seals; design and implementation of pump and treat systems; groundwater flow and contaminant transport modelling; groundwater monitoring design and implementation; 3-D hydrogeological modelling.

Plans, Designs And Construction Of Dam Safety
Design and construction supervision of water retention and tailings dams; development of emergency preparedness plans; development of operation and maintenance manuals; hydrologic and hydraulic analyses; remedial dam design and construction supervision; structural inspections and safety assessments of existing dams.

Pollution Prevention
Potentially involving: design of in-plant recycle and closed cycle/zero effluent systems; industrial water management and conservation analyses; process and product life cycle analyses; process plant material and energy balances; waste minimization analyses.

Flood Control Studies, Designs, And Construction Projects.
Flood studies such as: derivation of design flood levels; flood damage estimates and risk analyses; flood routing through lakes and reservoirs; floodplain mapping; hydrologic model calibration and operation; regional flood frequency analyses. Design and construction of: dykes - spillways; floodboxes; pipeline crossings; stream diversions.

Design Of Stormwater Control Systems
Assessment of impacts on erosion and sediment transport resulting from changes to flow regime; hydrologic and geotechnical design of drainage control and detention pond systems; integrated design of industrial stormwater and plant water management systems.


Innovative, Efficient, Value And Quality Based Engineering And Project Management Transportation - highways, roads, bridges, tunnels, transit, airports, ports, terminals. Power - hydroelectric, concrete dams, RCC dams, earth dams, rockfill dams, spillways, intakes, conduits, tunnels, canals, underground hydroelectric power stations, surface hydroelectric power stations, rehabilitation of existing hydro facilities, upgrade of existing hydro facilities, substations, thermal power, combined cycle cogeneration plants, enhanced thermal power plants, energy from waste plants. Mining - environmental assessment, environmental management, tailings dams, waste dumps, heap leach, open pit rock mechanics, underground rock mechanics, water supply, water management, construction management, slurry systems. Oil and Gas - pipelines, contaminated site assessment, contaminated site remediation, risk analysis, decision analysis, off-shore structures, northern engineering, permafrost. Oil Sands - tailings management, slurry systems, infrastructure, off-shore structures, reclamation, closure, surface water, ground water control strategies, contaminants control strategies. Water Resources - dams, dam safety, canals, water supply, water quality, drainage, hydraulic structures, groundwater development, flood protection, erosion control, sediment control, irrigation, water management plans. Environmental - environmental liability, environmental audits, environmental impact assessments, contaminant fate and transport modelling, contaminated site assessment, contaminated site remediation, land reclamation, landfill design, solid waste management, wastewater characterization, wastewater treatment, acid rock drainage. Geotechnical - foundation engineering, earthquake engineering, decision analysis, risk analysis, liquefaction assessment, construction monitoring, slope stabilization, laboratory testing, embankment engineering, terrain evaluation, ground improvement. Civil engineering, geotechnical engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, hydrology, geohydrology, environmental services. Strategic planning, pre-feasibility studies, opportunity and pre-investment studies, new technology evaluation, market studies, resource planning, management information systems, technology transfer. Financing assistance, investment analysis, appraisals and evaluations, project structuring, capital cost estimating, consulting to project lenders. Design engineering, photogrammetry, seismic design, seismic assessment, seismic retrofit. Project management, estimating, cost management, advanced planning process, scheduling, monitoring, reporting, specification, contract documents, bid evaluation, project accounting, project administration, value engineering, EPC contracts, EPC services. Procurement, purchasing, expediting, inspection, receiving, warehousing, traffic, logistics. Construction management, contractor qualifications, contractor selection, contract negotiation, contract administration, constructability analysis, construction coordination, construction monitoring, construction strategy development, field accounting, field purchases, inspection, quality control, site representative, site management. Start-up, commissioning, maintenance manuals, training. Design/build, BOO, BOT.

Engineering Products & Services

Engineering Studies, design, construction management.

Construction Coordination & Monitoring

Electric Power Generation - Hydroelectric Cogeneration

Energy Studies - Hydroelectric, Cogeneration

Engineering And Technical Services - Civil, Structural

Engineering - Roads, Highways & Bridges

Environmental Site Assessment, Audits & Risk

Geotechnical Studies - Foundation Engineering

Investigation & Remedial Design For Hazardous Substances

Project Management & Construction Management Services

Rehabilitation, Upgrade Of Transportation

Seismological Studies, Seismic Analysis

Site Investigation And Analysis

Soil Remediation Consulting & Technology

Technical Assistance - Engineering Of Transportation

Total Mine Waste Management Services

Water Quality Investigation & Remediation Design

Water Quality Studies - Irrigation, Groundwater