Engineering and construction company SNC-Lavalin announced Aug. 9 it acquired engineering firm Groupe Qualitas Inc. and its subsidiaries.
SNC-Lavalin did not disclose financial terms of the transaction, but said the acquisition of Qualitas would enable it to strengthen its presence throughout Quebec.
Qualitas specializes in materials, pavement management, geotechnology, and the environment. It employs about 300 people who provide services throughout Quebec, where it has been active for nearly 50 years. The company has worked in hydroelectric, transportation, infrastructure, institutional, industrial, and municipal sectors.
SNC-Lavalin companies have offices across Canada and in 34 other countries; the companies are working in about 100 countries.