I Need a Vibration & Noise Assessment Or Approval

Our experience and extensive knowledge of Canadian, American and International acoustical standards and procedures ensure rapid, no-nonsense and cost-effective acoustical engineering solutions to the regulatory vibration and noise assessment or approval challenges you face.

From our home-base in Toronto, Ontario we provide acoustical consulting support across North America and around the world meeting all levels of industrial, commercial, residential, environmental and land-use planning vibration and noise compliance approvals required by:

  • Municipalities
  • Provincial/State and Federal Departments and Ministries
  • International Bodies such as the World Bank
  • Financial Institutions
  • Multinational Corporations


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HGC has been great to work with on environmental approval projects.  They fully understand the requirements of the regulatory approval agency and have assisted our clients both by providing quality acoustic assessment reports, and when necessary, developing practical solutions for noise excesses.”

Lena Perry, Process/Environmental Specialist

HSP Engineering and Environmental

MHBC has had the pleasure of working with HGC on several projects involving both small and large scale developments. On these projects, HGC consistently provides innovative solutions together with exceptional client service.”

Brian Zeman, President

MHBC Planning, Urban Design & Landscape Architecture

HGC has continued to provide high quality, cost-effective, professional acoustic services for Vale’s numerous facilities in Ontario, including work done at a number of extremely complex facilities (100’s of sources) over the last 2 decades.  All projects were completed on time and on budget, and were successful in providing real solutions to local communities.”

Monika Greenfield, Senior Specialist, Environment Air

Vale Ontario Operations, Sudbury Ontario

In the field and on the phone, HGC is consistently a pleasure to work with. They provide expert advice, quick turnaround, and quality service.”

Luna G. Munro, Advisor, Environment

Enbridge Gas Inc.

HGC Engineering has demonstrated that they are very professional and responsive. They effectively communicate the requirements of noise guidelines and regulations to all levels of staff in a manner that is easily understood. Work scopes are tailored to meet our business needs, whether it is environmental or workplace noise assessments.”

Sarah McQuaig, Sr. Environmental Advisor

Petro-Canada Lubricants

HGC has been a great partner for Lafarge staff. First in navigating the byzantine noise regulations in Ontario but also helping us find practical, cost-effective paths to reach compliance for existing operations amending their Environmental Compliance Approvals, and for new projects.”

Robert Cumming, Environment & Public Affairs Director, Canada - East

Lafarge Canada Inc.

Staff at BCX have been working collaboratively with HGC for nearly 15 years.  HGC’s superior quality work and prompt response time make them our No.1 choice for noise consulting services.”

Bridget Mills, Principal/Senior Environmental Engineer

BCX Environmental Consulting

HGC Engineering represents professionalism and expertise at its finest. We know we can depend on them for quality work, every time.”

Marnie Freer, Principal

Lehder Environmental Services Ltd.

Not only is HGC one of the most technically astute environmental noise consulting firms in Ontario, but they are also reliable, efficient and genuine.  ORTECH has worked with HGC for 20 years and we continue to be impressed with their technical expertise and professionalism.”

Ciara De Jong, Principal

Ortech Consulting Inc.

As lawyers who practice in the fields of municipal and land development law, we increasingly deal with the impacts that can arise from the need to intensify and bring sensitive land uses in closer proximity to sources of noise and vibration. The science of noise and vibration is complex and the need for our clients to have advice and guidance from experts in this discipline is frequently necessary. We have had the benefit of working with HGC Engineering on complex matters requiring noise and vibration assessment often in a context with multiple interests at stake. HGC brings a high level of up to date science and knowledge of the regulatory environment.  They show leadership in discussions with clients, make sound assessments and provide clear and bottom-line recommendations.  Our clients have had every confidence in HGC.”

Brian Duxbury, Certified Specialist – Civil Litigation

Duxbury Law

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