TBTE now employs over 100 current full-time technical and professional staff, which includes engineers; scientists; biologists; surveyors; technologists; technicians; and drillers.
Looking back over the 20 years, while there were many project highlights, one that stands out for Rob is the award-winning Hawk Lake Bridge built in 2007 for the Ontario Ministry of Transportation, with TBTE providing total project management for the highway realignment and new grade separated crossing.
Since its early days, TBTE has followed a strategic growth strategy that has resulted in service diversification across a wide range of civil and related consulting engineering disciplines, becoming "one-stop shopping" for clients.
Moving forward, the company is repurposing a 38,000-square-foot factory space into the world global headquarters for TBTE, bringing the company's five offices into one facility on the shores of the Kaministiquia River.
This past year provided numerous highlights for TBTE and 2013 is shaping up to be "a banner year," according to Frenette.
TBTE provided the construction contract administration for the six-kilometre stretch which included a partial cloverleaf interchange.
TBT Engineering's list of mining clients include Treasury Metals, Rainy River Resources, Osisko, Cliffs Natural Resources and Detour Lake Gold, the latter providing one of TBTE's crown jewel projects.
To support continued _growth in the mining industry, TBTE further wants to provide expanded building structure services to those same clients.
TBTE has also been involved in engineering and testing projects, including Confederation College's new aviation building, Lakehead University's Advanced Technology & Academic Centre (ATAC), a Montana's Restaurant, the Northwestern Ontario Technology Centre, condominiums, and schools throughout northwestern Ontario.
The process benefits TBTE as much as it does the industry.