As this year’s construction of the Fort Creek Aqueduct project moves into its third month of construction we are roughly halfway! Work continues with installation of the new aqueduct up John Street, plus upgrading the sewer and water systems on John Street. Within the next little while we hope to begin rebuilding the roadway at the Cathcart intersection and along John Street. Continue reading
STEM Engineering Group wishes to announce the new addition of Kirby Sampson to our team. Kirby joins our firm as a structural/mechanical technologist with over 10 years of experience. We look forward to his working with us and all of the contributions that he will bring to our company.
The longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere will occur on June 21st. This day, often referred to as Summer Solstice, marks the day when Earth’s rotational axis is most inclined towards the star that it orbits: the sun!
Work is well underway on the reconstruction of John Street from Cathcart to Edinburgh. Much of the sanitary sewer work has been completed in the Cathcart intersection. Work has started to move away from the intersection as the Contractor continues to install new sanitary sewer, water mains, and aqueduct up John Street towards Edinburgh. The first few sections of the aqueduct are nearly complete and the work is moving along smoothly. Continue reading
There’s no doubt that the Sault Ste. Marie region received unusually high volumes of snow this winter as a result of the Great Lakes effect. After many months of snowblowing their driveways and warming up their engines before travelling in their vehicles, STEM employees were eager to pull the barbeque out of storage and get grillin’! On Friday, May 26, 2017, STEM gathered together outside at lunchtime on the lawn to delight in the revival of summer. The start of this season is an exciting time for the STEM team, as many look forward to spending quality time with their friends and family outdoors while going camping, riding their bikes, playing baseball, etc. At the barbeque, co-workers enjoyed good food, music and company. Burgers were flipped, laughs were had and the warm weather was appreciated!
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Construction continues inside and outside of St. Basil Elementary with a variety of improvements, including site improvements consisting of new kindergarten playgrounds, storm network and asphalt. The new St. Basil site will also be home to a stand-alone day care … Continue reading
In the past, various waterways ran through our City and into the St. Mary’s River. As the City developed, these waterways presented two problems for the City. The first was they became obstacles to travel. The second issue was that periodically they would overflow their banks. Rather than build a series of bridges throughout the City, which only addressed the travel aspect, our City officials in the past opted instead to enclose these waterways. Continue reading