MMP Engineering structural staff’s education and experience are focused on the structural design of buildings. This specialization gives us greater depth in the area of building design than would otherwise be possible and therefore offer a broad range of structural engineering services.
Planning: Structural Systems, Evaluation, Preliminary Structural Design, Structural Prototype Design, Feasibility Studies, Value Engineering.
Design: Structural design and analysis, cast-in-place concrete, pre-cast and post-tensioned concrete, heavy and industrial steel, residential wood framing, heavy and glue laminated timber, panelized wood products, prefabricated building system, light gauge steel foundation and retaining walls, equipment foundations, site adaptation of structural prototypes, seismic analysis and design.
Construction: Steel detailing, preparation of shop drawings, construction administration, construction observations and reports.
Investigation: Evaluation and rehabilitation, failure analysis, strengthening of existing structures, pre-purchase reports, emergency response to natural disasters and catastrophic events.
We feel that this broad base of work completed enables us to provide quality engineering service to all of our clients regardless of their special needs, requirements, or geographic location.
The firm welcomes inquiries from anyone contemplating any type of project in which structural engineering services are required.
Variety of Services
The Company has designed all sorts of buildings:
Residential: High-rise apartments, walk-up apartments, custom homes, wood foundations, senior citizen apartments, nursing homes, hostels, hotels, and motels.
Commercial: High rise office buildings, shopping centers, automotive dealerships, funeral homes, banks, and waterslides.
Institutional: Churches, schools, hospitals, medical and dental clinics, courthouses, travel centers, mentally handicapped facilities, libraries, clubhouse recreational facilities, treatment centers, and museums.
Industrial: Warehouses, gas pants, steel fabrication plants, precast concrete plants, meat packing plants, food processing, bakeries, airplane hangers, car washes, welding shops, auto body shops, electrical substations, and control buildings (Blast resistances).
Municipal: Circular prestressed concrete water tanks, water reservoirs, hydraulic structures, sewage treatment plants, spillways, parkades, curling rink, hockey arenas, and hot spring pools.
Civil: Highway overpasses, pedestrian overpasses, overhead sign bridges, highway bridges over waterways, concrete formwork, scaffolding, underpinning, and shoring.
Miscellaneous: Mortgage inspections, building evaluations, expert witness on legal disputes, technical reports, grandstands, bleachers and investigation and repairs of post tensioned concrete structures, and parkades.
The above indicates clearly that MMP Engineering has been involved in a great variety of projects encompassing almost all phases of traditional engineering practice. The variety of building types allows us to apply solutions and ideas for almost any new structure as we can draw on the lessons of many variety of building types and variety of construction methods including steel, concrete, wood, masonry and pre-cast to name a few.
Variety of Locations
- All provinces and territories of Canada with primary work in BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Province of Yukon and Ontario
- Several American states including Texas, California, Washington, Michigan, Colorado, Montana and Illinois.
- Foreign countries including Russia, China, Brazil, Singapore, Indonesia, Mexico, New Zealand, Greece, India, and several Caribbean and Latin American countries.
This great diversity in locations has given us experience in the design of structure to suit a variety of different local condition, including the extreme cold and high wind area and high seismic zone.
Variety of Clients
- Public and separate school boards in Alberta and Ontario.
- Private developers both local and national.
- Individual owners.
- Federal government including public works, Parks Canada and Defense construction.
- Provincial governments in BC, Alberta and Ontario.
- Civic governments including City of Calgary, Toronto and smaller centers throughout out Canada.
- Local Municipal Governments including Municipal district of Rocky view, Cypress Hills.
This variety of clients indicates we have the flexibility to work in both the private and public sectors. Since the majority of our experience is in the private sector, we feel we can bring this experience to assist our clients in producing the most economical and cost effective structures.