Remembering Michael L.J. Maher
Ph.D., P.Eng., C.Eng.
December 15, 1951 – November 19, 2022
Celebrating a renowned engineer, visionary, eminent author, life-long mentor, and friend.
Dr. Michael Maher was a life-long geotechnical, pavement and materials engineer at Golder Associates Ltd., now a member of WSP. Born and educated in Ireland, Michael received his Ph.D. in Materials Engineering from Trinity College, Dublin, and began his...
Groundwater makes up 99% of the liquid fresh water on Earth. Not only is groundwater a vital water supply for humanity, it also sustains rivers, lakes, wetlands and ecological systems. The United Nations World Water Development Report of 2016 projects that the world could face a 40% global water deficit by 2030.
Golder has been ranked highly ranked throughout Engineering News-Record (ENR)’s 2021 Sourcebook. As a recognized industry benchmark, ENR’s Sourcebook provides market analysis and rankings of the largest U.S.-based architectural and engineering firms in the eight major industry sectors.
Golder’s Canadian organization has signed a non-exclusive license for the use of BioCement Technologies Inc.’s patented process utilizing indigenous bacteria for microbial induced calcite precipitation. This process can greatly reduce permeability and compressibility of soil while significantly increasing soil strength. The carbon neutral technology offers environmentally safe solutions for soil stabilization, infrastructure and foundation strengthening, groundwater protection, heavy metal remediation and...