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Burnside’s depth of experience in providing clients with appropriate technical solutions is made available to clients outside of Canada through R.J. Burnside International Limited.

Since it was incorporated in 1992, R.J. Burnside International Limited has made significant contributions to a variety of engineering projects in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, and South America. Through Burnside International, clients outside of Canada are able to access the consulting services of close to 50 years of corporate capacity and the expertise of over 300 accredited engineers, scientists and technical professionals.

Projects have been completed in a variety of sectors including water supply, sanitation, solid waste management, GIS, environmental impact assessment, water resource management, renewable energy, satellite remote sensing and hydrogeology.

Burnside has carried out assignments funded by a variety of International Financial Institutions including the World Bank, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, the International Finance Corporation, the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada, the Inter-American Development Bank,  the Caribbean Development Bank and the African Development Bank. Projects have also been carried out directly for foreign government ministries and institutions, as well as the private sector.

We provide innovative, cost-effective and appropriate technologies for clients to meet specific structural and institutional needs. We also understand project cycles, funding mechanisms and required regulations to assist our clients in securing the necessary approvals in an expeditious manner. We have peer recognized knowledge and experience working with under-serviced and under-resourced communities often located in remote regions and difficult environments.

Burnside’s differentiation in project delivery continues to be the responsiveness to our client’s needs through the allocation of our senior professionals to projects outside of Canada.

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Rui F. De Carvalho

Rui F. De Carvalho, M.Eng., P.Eng., BCEE 
Senior Vice President
+1 (519) 941 5331 X3062

Norman Looker

Norman Looker, M.A.Sc., P.Eng.
Vice President 
+1 (519) 941 5331 X3083

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