Meet Leah Rensfelt, Human Resource Expert

Leah Rensfelt is the Human Resource (HR) Expert for MHI’s Management Strengthening Project in Guyana, South America. Following a 38-year career at Manitoba Hydro, Leah began working with MHI in 2012. As the HR expert, she delivers training on HR related topics to the management of Guyana Power and…

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Meet Juan José Aveiro, General Manager - Paraguay Branch

As the General Manager of MHI’s Branch Office in Paraguay, Juan José Aveiro coordinates and monitors all business development, sales, projects, branch operations, and personnel development activities.  MHI entered into an agreement with the Itaipu Paraguay Technological Park (PTI) to establish a…

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Meet Jack Harder, Inspector/Manitoba Hydro Retiree

Jack Harder is a retired Manitoba Hydro employee with over 26 years of service, working mostly in the Apparatus Maintenance Group. Jack has been involved in international assignments with MHI in Tanzania, Timor-Leste, and Liberia.  In 2013, Jack travelled to Monrovia to provide training for…

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Meet Caylin Bruneau, Project Manager

Caylin oversees several of the company’s major projects around the world, including MHI’s Technical Advisory Services Contract in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. For this project, she manages a team of 13 long-term and various short-term staff in their efforts to recover SNEL (Société…

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Meet Normand Champoux, Human Resources Advisor

Normand Champoux is part of the team of experts working on MHI's Technical Advisory Services Contract in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Stationed in Kinshasa since 2015, Normand is the Human Resource Management (HRM) Technical Advisor for the Human Resources Department (HRD) and…

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MHI Sponsors 2017 Powering Africa Summit

MHI is proud to sponsor the sixth annual Powering Africa Nigeria investors’ summit. Cassandra Siemens (Business Development Director) will be attending the event from October 4-6 in Abuja, Nigeria. This year, the summit will address the most recent updates from the Nigerian ministries about the…

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MHI Sponsors Microgrid Installation in India

- An Interview with Alex Hogeveen-Rutter MHI sponsored a microgrid installation project in a remote community in Ladakh, India. A microgrid is a localized grouping of electricity sources that is able to disconnect from the traditional grid and operate independently. We interviewed Alex…

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Saudi Arabia — System Improvement Project

In January 2010, MHI started a 3-year contract with the Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. SEC is the sole provider of electricity with an annual growth rate of about 8 to 10 per cent each year. The annual peak load is over 60,000 MW or about 12 times that of Manitoba Hydro.  …

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Travel Q&A with MHI's Project Liaison Officer

An Interview with Carole Derksen: Carole supports all MHI travellers and project employees by overseeing and coordinating immigration documents, and health and safety items.   What precautions do you take before mobilizing staff to work internationally?   Employees, independent contractors,…

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Introducing Wearable Technology Solutions

MHI has developed utility applications to be used with wearable technology in the form of smart glasses. These smart glasses are safety-rated and can be used in various facets of the utility sector, such as distribution, transmission, and generation.  By using these glasses, information can be…

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