CIMA+ acquires Vancouver-based MidSea Engineering

05 April 2023 1 min. read
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CIMA+, a national design and engineering consultancy, has acquired MidSea Engineering, a Vancouver-based engineering consulting firm.

Founded in 2019, MidSea specializes in water resources, hydropower, marine infrastructure, and industrial engineering. Its team of six civil, mechanical, and structural engineers and project managers work with clients including major utilities, municipalities, private developers, and contractors.

CIMA+’s acquisition of MidSea will bolster its Western Canadian energy and resources sector and its municipal infrastructure capabilities in water resources, hydropower, and marine. The MidSea team will move to the Vancouver office of CIMA+.

“The acquisition of MidSea Engineering accelerates our firm's expansion plan and enhances our presence in Metro Vancouver and Western Canada," said Kelly Yuzdepski, regional EVP for Western Canada, CIMA+. "Our clients will now have access to a larger, more comprehensive pool of resources."

CIMA+ acquires Vancouver-based MidSea Engineering

CIMA+ in a press release added that MidSea’s dam and hydropower expertise will help the firm tackle any related projects in the region.

CIMA+ is headquartered in Laval, QC and has more than 2,800 professionals across 30+ offices nationwide. The firm has BC offices in Vancouver, Kelowna, Prince George, and West Kootenays.

"MidSea's clientele will benefit from the depth of expertise and wide geographic footprint of CIMA+ across British Columbia and Alberta," said Ali Taleb, founder and principal at MidSea Engineering. "The CIMA+ corporate culture of prioritizing both staff and clients is compatible with ours, meaning there is a natural fit between our respective teams."

The transaction builds on CIMA+’s 2022 acquisition of Westhoff Engineering Resources, a Calgary-based engineering consultancy focusing on water resource management.