Latest News from Orbis

Orbis Opens Office in Saskatoon

Sep 16, 2015

We are excited to announce the opening of our new office in the heart of Saskatoon at Innovation Place, one of North America’s most successful university related technology parks.

With this new location we are better able to serve our existing clients in Saskatchewan and support…

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2015 World Partnership Golf

Jul 29, 2015

We were excited to be the signature sponsor again for the World Partnership Golf Tournament held on July 20th at the Derrick Golf & Winter Club in Edmonton. The day turned out to have perfect weather and there were smiles all around. We had a lot of fun…

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2014 World Partnership Golf a Success

Jul 09, 2014

Mother nature was on our side this past Monday for the World Partnership Golf held at The Quarry Golf Club here in Edmonton. Every year, Orbis sponsors this tournament as its signature partner and participates as players and volunteers. This year at the Orbis hole we had a great time…

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World Partnership Walk 2014

Jul 03, 2014

The sun was shining on Sunday June 9th for the World Partnership Walk as hundreds of people gathered at the Edmonton Legislature Grounds for one of the biggest charitable events across Canada and, as it has been for the last few years, Orbis was proudly supporting the…

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Molly Milligan Named National Champion at 2014 Air Nation and Dew Tour AM Series

Mar 31, 2014

We are happy to announce that Orbis sponsored Molly Milligan of Yellowknife, NT was named the Slopestyle national champion at the 2014 Sport Chek Air Nation competition and winner of the 2014 Dew Tour AM Series!
The 2014 Sport Chek Air Nation competition took place…

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The Orbis 2013 Christmas Calendar

Oct 02, 2013

The Orbis Christmas calendar has become something of a tradition in our office.
Every year Orbis collects stunning photographs from its talented team to fill out our annual calendar. From rustic grain elevators to snow covered fields, we’re lucky to get pictures from all sorts of places that…

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A Quick Thank You from Molly

Aug 30, 2013

It’s nice to receive an update from our favourite Olympic hopeful, Molly Milligan.

Molly Thank You Ad 2013

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Orbis Project Featured by APEGBC

Aug 20, 2013

Thanks to Gio Barone, an electrical senior designer at Orbis, and his fabulous photography, Orbis was selected as a project highlight for the year in APEGBC’s publication Innovations.

The project featured is the Diavik windfarm. View the magazine and the Orbis feature online. The Orbis feature is on page 57.

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Partnership with AIESEC

Aug 06, 2013

For the past year, Orbis has supported AIESEC by hiring four international interns (three from Colombia and one from Spain) in the fields of Engineering and Business Administration. With our corporate focus on developing work in South America, we felt partnering with AIESEC would be a great way to provide…

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WE WON! Orbis Receives an Alberta's Best Workplaces Award

Jun 11, 2013


Earlier this year we were honoured to be named a finalist in the Alberta’s Best Workplaces awards – and now we are thrilled to say we are officially a WINNER of an Alberta’s Best Workplaces title!
On Thursday, May 23, 2013 the awards ceremony was held…

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Globe and Mail Profile on Aga Khan Foundation

Jun 11, 2013

We are commited to supporting thecommunities where we live and work, and as such we have been a big supporter ofWorld Partnership and the Aga Khan Foundation. Recently, there have been some great profiles in the Globe and Mail about the work the Aga Khan foundation is doing to diminish…

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Continuing to Support NWT Soccer Association

Jun 11, 2013

With spring comes another soccer season, a sport near and dear to many people at Orbis. As such, we are continuing our support of the NWT Soccer Association through training camps and mentoring of their coaches and donations. We’re excited to be part of the growth of the beautiful…

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More Ways to Connect with Orbis

Apr 26, 2013

Connect with Orbis on LinkedIn for information about the company, services, job postings, and community involvement.

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World Partnership Walk 2013 Update

Apr 19, 2013

One of the primary organizations we support is gearing up for a key event - the World Partnership Walk.

We recently recieved the below messages from the organization:

Through the simple steps of raising funds and walking, you’re helping to transform millions of lives across the…

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Orbis is one of Alberta's Best Workplaces!

Apr 19, 2013

Drumroll please….Orbis is an Alberta’s Best Workplaces finalist!

We’ve been recognized by the business publication Alberta Venture in their annual Alberta’s Best Workplaces awards.

Quote from the announcement letter from Alberta Venture:
“For the past six years, Alberta Venture has published the definitive list of this…

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Orbis & Molly – New Season Ahead

Oct 22, 2012

In the fall of 2011, Orbis proudly began sponsoring Canadian Slopestyle snowboarder Molly Milligan as she worked towards her goal of making the Canadian National Team and the 2014 Olympics. Blown away by her hard work last year, Orbis is proud to partner with Molly for another season by supporting…

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Orbis Keeps On Growing

Oct 05, 2012

At Orbis we’ve been fortunate to see our business continue to grow over the past decade. But now, with our offices packed and no room to stretch our legs, we decided it was time to add some space. Luckily, there was some room right next door to grow into.

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Keith in NWT for Soccer

Aug 30, 2012

Over the weekend of July 6, Keith Pritchard headed to Yellowknife to provide assistance to the NWT Soccer Association. As part of Orbis’s sponsorship of the soccer program, and because he is a certified national level coach, Keith provided player training and assessment, as well as coach development sessions. During…

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Orbis & Molly - One Season Later

Jul 04, 2012

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World Partnership Walk 2012

Jun 26, 2012

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We're hiring - 2 positions posted

Jun 26, 2012

We’re recruiting for a couple positions at Orbis. Openings currently include Electrical Drafter and Automation Technologist/Technician/Jr Engineer/EIT.

Check out our careers page for posting details.

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Moving to SAP Business One!

Feb 07, 2012

Since the fall of 2011, we’ve been working with VistaVu Solutions, a leading business management software provider, to implement SAP Business One. The implementation is well underway for this far reaching software upgrade that will help integrate all aspects of our business…from client management to health and…

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10 Impressive Years of Orbis

Sep 19, 2011

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Orbis Celebrates 10 Years

Sep 19, 2011

Ten years ago, in June of 2001, Orbis Engineering was nothing more than an idea and a desk in Amin Kassam’s basement. Today, it’s a family of 70 employees and contractors, and great place to do business.

Every year since the company started our employees have pushed for growth…

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Colombian University Enlists Orbis as Guest Lecturer

Aug 28, 2011

Orbis is passionate about community, both at home and abroad. Through an established relationship with theUniversidad Nacional dese Colombia (UNC) in Bogota, Orbis has the opportunity to give fourth year electrical engineering students practical field experience. This opportunity has come from a long standing relationship with the university,…

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New Website Launched

Jun 30, 2011

At the end of May 2011, we launched our brand new website. It’s at the same URL you’re all familiar with www.orbisengineering.net, but makes it even easier for you to stay up to date on what we offer. Read up on our news and events, review our services,…

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Orbis Joins CSA Taskforce

Apr 15, 2011

Orbis is proud to announce that we have joined forces with the CSA to begin drafting a Guideline on Maintenance of Electrical Systems, Z463. In the coming months, the CSA will be gathering a vast quantity of valid and pertinent reference and practical information in regards to Electrical Systems.…

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Orbis and World Partnership Walk, Sunday June 5

Mar 24, 2011

Orbis is proud to celebrate their 10 year anniversary of supporting the World Partnership Walk. This year, Orbis is again putting it a team in Canada’s largest fundraising event to help end global poverty.

World Partnership Walk is the only national, grassroots event that allows you to contribute directly to…

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ACIEM and Orbis

Mar 24, 2011

Due in part to Orbis’ ongoing projects in Colombia, such as the work on the Cerro Matoso Mine, Orbis has also become affiliated with APPEGA’s cousin in Colombia, ACIEM. We will have the ability to learn from them, and impart what knowledge we can offer in return. We will be…

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Orbis Exchange Student Program

Mar 24, 2011

Orbis has recently established a relationship with the Universidad Nacional dese Colombia in Bogota. Our mutual goal is to give fourth year electrical engineering students practical experience in the field. We hope to see our first exchange students in Canada this summer. Additionally, Orbis will be presenting an industry based…

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