SAMSSA Member Bestech Expanding


Sudbury, Ont., – BESTECH is pleased to announce the recent hiring of Lorri McCann as
Mechanical Civil Structural Manager and Steve Langille as Senior Principal Engineer. Lorri
brings 20 plus years of experience in smelting and refining operations, capital projects, and
engineering management to the team. Steve has over 25 years of experience in structural and
mechanical engineering and project management. Together, the two will support BESTECH’s
growth strategy in the Mechanical, Civil and Structural engineering service delivery.
Before joining BESTECH, Lorri worked for SNC-Lavalin as their Plant Engineer Services
Manager and TESC as the Project Delivery Manager. She also had a long career with Vale
during which she held numerous management roles in engineering, capital projects and asset
“I believe the breadth of my background and my approach to business development,
engineering services, and capital project delivery will provide a solid foundation to ensure the
design work we deliver best supports the client’s needs. My vision is that our Mechanical Civil
Structural team earns a sought-after reputation in delivering quality design work that can be
safely and cost effectively constructed, operated, and maintained,” said Lorri.
Steve previously worked for J.L. Richards. During his 25 years there he held the positions of
Project Engineer, Sudbury Office Manager, and Senior Project Manager. He was also employed
with Falconbridge as a Maintenance Engineer.
Lorri and Steve’s backgrounds will make it an easy transition into their new roles as Mechanical
Civil Structural Manager and Senior Principal Engineer.
“As a Senior Principal Engineer, I look forward to having the opportunity to share my knowledge
and expertise by mentoring junior and intermediate engineers. BESTECH’s collaborative
approach provides the perfect opportunity for coworkers to learn from each other,” said Steve.
BESTECH prides themselves as a company who develops long-lasting relationships with its
employees and clients. Their culture emphasizes the importance of safety, work ethic,
innovation, creativity, family, and community support. This culture was an important deciding
factor for both Lorri and Steve in their decision to join the BESTECH team.
1040 Lorne Street, Unit 3
Sudbury, ON P3C 4R9
Tel: 705 675-7720
Fax: 705 675-5507
“I wanted to work for a company that shares the same values as me and BESTECH’s focus on
strong relationship building made them the perfect match,” said Steve.
“BESTECH is backed by great employees and a strong leadership team. Their client relations
and culture is at the core of what they do and that makes it a great place to work,” added Lorri.
BESTECH is a trusted team of professionals specializing in the areas of engineering,
automation, software development and environmental monitoring to assist companies in the
international mining industry enhance their productivity, profitability and safety. BESTECH offers
innovative solutions that enable organizations to increase efficiency, reduce energy costs and
improve worker safety. For more information, visit bestech.com.
For more information:
Esa Melantie
Controller & Manager of Corporate Services