RAM Acquires Horizon Engineering Inc.

RAM is excited to announce the acquisition of Horizon Engineering Inc. (Horizon). This acquisition will allow RAM to provide an even more robust and comprehensive offering of Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM) services. Horizon is a geotechnical engineering firm with extensive local experience and which is renowned for providing project and industry leadership. This acquisition will continue RAM’s award winning streak of being one of Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies.

“RAM, Encepta and Horizon offer complementary services and we are excited to extend and exchange our services in the geotechnical, infrastructure and telecom sectors in Western Canada,” adds RAM Principal, Ziad Boustany.

The acquisition follows recent ambitious strategic investments in a growing portfolio of firms aligned to strengthen RAM’s position as a leading EPCM firm in Western Canada. This growth allows for better servicing of utility Clients such as BC Hydro, FortisBC, Metro Vancouver and government institutions like the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure and local municipalities.

Horizon has provided a full range of geotechnical consulting services to almost 5,000 projects for a diverse set of Clients. These services include geotechnical assessments comprising of subsurface investigation, laboratory testing and engineering analyses followed by design, report and specification preparation, and field reviews during construction.  Areas of expertise include subsurface characterization, site specific seismic ground response assessment, liquefaction potential assessment, foundation selection and design (e.g. soft soils, pile foundations, etc.), slope hazard assessment, slope retention design, and stormwater management design.

Horizon is a member of the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies of British Columbia (ACEC-BC). Horizon will also maintain the same management structure, with the three companies working together in shared resources, Clients and qualifications without disrupting already unparalleled excellence. Read more about Horizon here.

Read the full press release here.