Edmonton-headquartered Stantec Inc. is deepening its capabilities in Australia with the planned acquisition of Perth-based Wood & Grieve Engineers (WGE). A building-engineering-focused consulting services company, WGE provides structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and hydraulics engineering; and a broad range of related specialty services for clients throughout Australia. The firm will bring more than 600 engineers and specialists distributed across six offices. Stantec is an international professional services company in the design and consulting industry. The transaction is expected to close in January, 2019.