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Black & McDonald is truly a single-source provider when it comes to the utility sector. From design through to construction and maintenance, Black & McDonald has the in-house capabilities and resources to handle any size project involving transmission and distribution of overhead or underground High, Medium and Low Voltage power, natural gas, telephone or water and their related civil construction. Black & McDonald's specialized testing services include Arc Flash Hazard Analysis and Infrared Scanning of electrical and mechanical systems.


Toronto Airport T1 Wireless

Toronto, ON

Installing a distributed antenna system with seamless handoff between sectors that covered a 4.2 million square foot terminal was a task for which Black & McDonald was prepared. Planning, organizing and implementation by key personnel paid off as the project was installed, commissioned and brought on air without complication.
Owner: Greater Toronto Airport Authority
Engineer: Kaval Wireless



Toronto Hydro
Underground Rebuild

Toronto, ON

This primary and secondary underground rehabilitation project in North Eastern District of Toronto included the installation of an underground conduit system, submersible vaults and cables. In addition, Black & McDonald supplied and installed the meter bases and secondary terminations at the meter base for 198 services.
Owner: Toronto Hydro - Electric Systems Ltd.



Water Process Facilities

Toronto ON

Multiple and massive projects with the most demanding criteria have been undertaken by Black & McDonald over many years for the City of Toronto. Projects range from an aqua ammonia scrubber system, to winterization and summarization of a filtration plant, to a water transmission process control system wherein they developed a remote Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system to monitor the supply and distribution of fresh water for the city.
Owner: City of Toronto


Black & McDonald's depth of experience has made us the partner of choice across a wide range of industries. To get there took time and effort. Our management team invested in the development of our people, determined to make our highly-experienced tradespeople renowned as the best in their industries.
With over 90 years of documented lessons learned, we are able to consistently apply that knowledge - meeting our customers’ most demanding challenges, in their most critical environments.