Media Coverage

Hemmera mentioned in Innovation Magazine
August 13, 2015
Environmental DNA: Promising new tool is easier on scientists and their subjects
August 6, 2015
Land access for responsible exploration in BC
May 13, 2015
Paul Hemsley featured in BIV Office Space Magazine
May 13, 2015
Biologists net rare Spotted bats near Lillooet
December 30, 2014
Hemmera Streamlines Field Data Collection and Geomatics with Flowfinity Mobile Forms
November 13, 2014
Hemmera Featured on Global News: BC People
November 13, 2014
Building trust on safe natural resource development
July 7, 2014
Hemmera on PortTV
July 2, 2014
Hemmera on CBC Radio and CBC Television
June 25, 2014

Hemmera was recently mentioned in APEGBC (Association Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia)'s Innovation Magazine. The Johnson Street Bridge Replacement, a complex project located in Victoria, BC, was featured in the 2014/2015 Project Highlights, showcasing the engineering and geoscience work of APEGBC members. Hemmera has provided environmental support to PCL for this project, including construction environmental monitoring services, developing contaminated soil management plans, and liaising with various government agencies. 

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Hemmera has provided environmental support to PCL for the Johnson Street Bridge replacement project since 2013. This includes developing contaminated soil management plans, completing public notification, and applying for an on-site Waste Discharge Authorization for contaminated soils. Hemmera provided construction environmental monitoring services including regular inspections, reporting and reviewing environmental work plans that address potential environmental hazards. The company also assists PCL to liaise with regulatory agencies such as the BC Ministry of Environment, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans and Transport Canada. Hemmera monitored in-water work to verify that environmental controls were in place and risks to aquatic life minimized.

Owner: City of Victoria. Constructor: PCL Constructors Westcoast.
Design engineer: MMM Group Limited. Environmental consultant: Hemmera Envirochem (Claire Lewis, P.Eng.).

Jared Hobbs, senior biologist, was part of team that used environmental DNA (eDNA) sampling methods in a recent Yukon biology study. Learn more about this innovative technique and the pilot project in the July 31 edition of the Yukon News

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Scott Weston co-authored an Op-Ed that was featured in the May 1 Kamloops This Week: Mining Week Edition.

Hemmera’s President, Paul Hemsley, was recently quoted in Business in Vancouver (BIV)'s annual Office Space magazine.

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Senior biologist Jared Hobbs is co-leading a team of bat specialists that recently captured seven Spotted bats near Lillooet during night-time research. “Finding six Spotted bats in one night and seven in total this field season, is beyond our expectations,” says Hobbs. Learn more about the project in today's Vancouver Sun article below. 

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Hemmera was recently featured in a case study from Flowfinity Wireless. The case study reveals how Hemmera significantly increased the productivity of field operations with a mobile data collection platform.

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Hemmera was recently featured on BC People, a video series produced by Global News. In the segment, Paul Hemsley and Jonathan Turner explain how Hemmera is involved in providing environmental solutions across the entire lifecycle of oil and gas projects.

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Resource Works is featuring an article entitled "Building trust on safe natural resource development".
Hemmera's Scott Weston is quoted extensively in the piece, which discusses resource development and the role of environmental consultants, and also provides a brief history of Hemmera.

Port Metro Vancouver has launched a "People of the Port" series on their YouTube page

The first episode features Hemmera's Jim Roberts. Jim provides a tour of the Boundary Bay Salt Marsh Restoration Project.

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On the morning of June 25, Hemmera was profiled on CBC Radio as a BC business success story.
Listen to the broadcast, starting at the 2:03:30 mark, to hear about Hemmera's history and future prospects.
Hemmera's story was highlighted again on CBC News Vancouver at 6 on June 26, 2014.