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Hatch releases latest annual review, Performance Innovations

Report details pioneering perspectives and noteworthy projects that showcase efforts to drive positive change

October 18, 2023

Mississauga, Canada—Hatch, a global engineering, project management, and professional services firm, has released its latest annual report, Performance innovations: Accelerating action through positive change.

The report explores critical topics such as modern mining and metals, the energy transformation, and the future of cities. Experts shed light on how digital technology is revolutionizing the approach to building and operating facilities across multiple industries. They also emphasize the importance of innovation and solid fundamentals for successful project delivery. Additionally, the company illustrates their commitment to being responsible stewards, taking into account communities, climate, environment, and legacy.

“This magazine is more than just our story—it’s a testament to our dedication to creating positive change in collaboration with our valued clients. It offers a glimpse into the diverse perspectives and captivating projects our teams are undertaking worldwide,” shared John Bianchini, Hatch’s chairman and CEO.

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Passionately committed to the pursuit of a better world through positive change

We embrace your visions as our own and partner with you to develop ideas that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. Our global network of 10,000 professionals work on the world’s toughest challenges, with experience spanning over 150 countries around the world in the metals, energy, and infrastructure sectors.

Employee-owned and independent—free to bring our best thinking to your business. Our exceptional, diverse teams combine vast engineering and business knowledge, working in partnership with our clients to develop market strategies, manage and optimize production, develop new game-changing technologies, and design and deliver complex capital projects.

Our people are passionate about our corporate purpose and values. We believe in long-term relationships with our partners, and are committed to our clients’ lasting success.

We are “entrepreneurs with a technical soul.”

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Hatch celebrates 65th anniversary with release of new campaign, Positive change: leadership for a better world
Global engineering, project management, and professional services firm shares insights on how the world has changed and where it is headed

March 4, 2021

Toronto, Canada—Global engineering, project management, and professional services firm, Hatch, is celebrating its 65th anniversary with the release of a new campaign, “Positive change: leadership for a better world.” The campaign includes a report, curated video content, and a microsite, which detail how, in the last sixty-five years since the firm’s inception, they have changed to meet their clients’ evolving needs.

Hatch was founded in the 1950s as an engineering and technology consultancy firm primarily serving the metals and infrastructure sectors. The company’s first projects included work on the subway tunnels beneath Toronto for the Toronto Transit Commission and work for Québec Iron & Titanium’s (now Rio Tinto) metallurgical complex in Sorel-Tracy, Québec. Hatch has pioneered, innovated, and raised the bar in the industries in which we work, partnering with clients in the pursuit of positive change, while simultaneously growing the company to more than 9,000 employees worldwide.

With these commemorative assets, Hatch leaders from around the globe examine how the world is facing its toughest challenges, how our clients have responded, and how the role of engineers has transformed to deliver holistic solutions. The experts tackle issues such as climate change, food accessibility and security, the energy transition, digitalization, urbanization, and community engagement, providing their insights into how these challenges are transforming how we work together and lending insight into their visions for the future.

“As ‘entrepreneurs with a technical soul,’ Hatch is uniquely positioned and obligated to tackle the toughest challenges facing our clients, and our world today. Some of the major themes occurring in our market sectors include the energy transformation towards renewable power and decarbonization, infrastructure development towards large, livable cities with sustainable resources, and a shift towards a new, digitalized world. The climate change and sustainability solutions we identify in partnership with our clients will not only positively impact their businesses, but the communities and environments we all live and work in,” said John Bianchini, Hatch’s chairman and CEO.

“Communities, industries, engineers, and advisors will need to come together and demonstrate the leadership that’s required to build the world we want and can sustain. Tackling the challenges of the future will require solutions that are bold, innovative, and challenge the status quo,” added Martin Doble, Hatch’s global managing director of Strategy and Development.

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“One thing is certain: change is inevitable. Engineering is about solving problems, and the world won’t have a shortage of those anytime soon. Never before has society needed engineers, scientists, technologists, and advisors more. Never before has it been more important for businesses to work collaboratively with their host communities and truly engage the people who live in them. But whatever the future may bring, I remain confident that we are ready to take on whatever the next few decades have in store–for us, our clients, and our communities,” asserted John Bianchini, chairman and CEO.

“We are in an era of global transition. Our world needs leaders, visionaries, and realists to create practical solutions that will bring a sustainable and resilient future to meet the aspirations of humankind. At Hatch, we are determined and committed to bring our leadership, ingenuity, energy, and strong values to work to achieve positive change together,” said Martin Doble, Hatch’s global managing director of Strategy and Development

Martin Doble
Bold leadership will steer us into the future

Global managing director of Strategy

Mike Fedoroff
Transforming how we think about food

Global director of Potash

Susan McGeachie
Overcoming obstacles to find opportunities in climate change

Global director of Strategy & Policy, Climate Change and Sustainability

Craig Simmer
Local community development is changing the future of our industries

Regional director of Infrastructure for Hatch’s Africa, Europe, and Middle East region

Chelsie Klassen
More than a checklist—the role of meaningful community engagement

Global director, Community Engagement

Amar Jolly
Unlocking a sustainable energy mix with nuclear

Global director, Nuclear Power

Markus Rebmann
The world is changing—and so is the role of advisory

Managing Director, Advisory

Lauren Newby
Urban planning with holistic problem-solving in mind

Director, Urban Solutions

Jeanne Els
On the path to digitization—how the mining industry is adapting to change

Director of Digital, Australia-Asia

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Hatch, a global engineering, project management, and professional services firm. Whatever our clients envision, our engineers can design and build. With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we know your business and understand that your challenges are changing rapidly. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.

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Lindsay Janca

Global Director, Public Relations
Tel: +1 905 403 4199