CIMA+ merges with Montréal-based Hydrosys

Laval, April 28, 2016 – CIMA+, one the largest Canadian consulting engineering firms, has recently merged with Hydrosys Consultants Inc., a firm specializing in engineering services for hydropower and hydraulic structures.

“CIMA+ has been involved in the hydropower industry for over 45 years, serving clients in the private and public sectors across Canada and Africa. Merging with Hydrosys allows us to enhance our service offer in one of our primary fields of expertise,” says Marc Cantin, Vice President, Energy at CIMA+.

Hydrosys offers services to dam owners and developers of small and medium-sized hydropower projects for the construction, refurbishment and upgrading of hydraulic and hydropower structures. In business for 10 years, Hydrosys’ two partners, three associate partners and 14 employees have taken part in over 150 hydraulic and hydropower development projects of less than 50 MW across Canada, Latin American, the Caribbean, France and elsewhere around the world. Hydrosys experts specialize in the areas of structures, gates, dams, hydraulics and geotechnics (Geosys). They have recently joined CIMA+’s teams in Montréal, Sherbrooke and Vancouver.

About CIMA+

CIMA+ is a Canadian, multidisciplinary firm that specializes in consulting engineering, project management, urban planning, communications systems, and the environment, allowing for a full range of services in urban infrastructure, transportation, buildings, industry, energy and hydroelectricity, telecommunications and geomatics. Founded in 1990, CIMA+ was created through the merger of several well-established consulting engineering firms that had accumulated over 30 years of experience. Today, with 40 offices across Canada and Africa, CIMA+ employs nearly 1,800 people, over half of whom share ownership in the company. CIMA+ has reached the prestigious Best Employers in Canada’s Platinum Level, which is exclusively reserved for organizations that achieved the best results in the Aon Hewitt survey. For more information on CIMA+, please visit


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