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Corey KinartCorey Kinart named President of HGC Engineering 

HGC Engineering, a leading consulting engineering firm in Ontario specializing in noise, vibration, and acoustics, is pleased to announce the appointment of Corey Kinart as President. Having joined HGC nearly 25 years ago, Corey has progressed within the firm, becoming an Associate in 2009 and expanding into management and leadership roles.
“I'm truly proud to be one of the professionals at HGC who maintains and continues to deepen the industry-leading expertise and experience we bring to our clients. I'm looking forward to continuing our mission of delivering to our clients clear and practical strategies that address the most complex challenges in noise, vibration, and acoustics”, Corey says.
“I'm thrilled to have Corey step into the President's role,” said Brian Howe, founding president. “His ability to establish trust with clients and colleagues, and his expertise, strategic vision, and leadership capabilities will continue to propel HGC forward, helping us deliver greater value to our clients. I have full confidence in Corey's ability to build on the momentum we've created over the last three decades.”   Learn more about HGC Engineering
In Memoriam: James Powell
Jim Powell was a long-time A&WMA member who served as the Chair of the Sections and Chapters Council. He also served as A&WMA Executive Director from 2013–2015. View the obituary.
In Memoriam: C. Flint Webb
C. Flint Webb was a member of A&WMA since 1992 who served as Technical Council (TC) Chair from 2020 to 2022, where he was instrumental to the formation of the Climate Change Technical Coordinating Committee (TCC). He was also a member of the organizing committees for 10 international climate change specialty conferences. View the In Memoriam in the December 2023 issue of EM.
Practical Solutions to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions: How Can You Help? by Paresh Thanawala 

This book provides a practical understanding of the climate change issue and offers solutions we can all implement in our daily lives to reduce emissions of greenhouse gasses. The main theme of the book is "what can you do to make a change" and offers solutions to reduce your own carbon footprint. The book provides an understanding of all factors influencing climate change, including energy efficiency, solar power, electric vehicles, and more. Order now through Amazon!


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