MGA Engineering Inc. is a specialty engineering company with its head office located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada and a branch office located in Cairo, Egypt. In business since 1996, MGA now staffs 65 highly experienced engineers, providing an exceptional level of technical expertise in oil sands, mining, harbor facilities and special commercial developments. MGA is internationally recognized as an industry leader in specialized structural and mechanical engineering. This multi-expertise allows MGA to provide highly responsive, competitive and innovative engineering solutions to commercial and industrial clients.
Using state of the art design and computing tools, MGA completes work compliant with both North American and European standards. From initial project conception via Design Basis Memoranda, through Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) studies to detailed design of equipment, buildings, material storage structures with the necessary foundation systems, MGA’s team meets the design needs of the industry.
MGA's approach is to provide competitive cost and high value engineering solutions. MGA's reputation, developed since 1996, is testimony to many successful projects working with owners, equipment suppliers and contractors. As a cornerstone of MGA’s business, MGA can prepare detailed designs for fixed lump sum contracts. This expertise includes materials handling facilities, mining equipment systems, large tanks and foundations.
Maged Ghali, P. Eng., M. Eng.
President and CEO
Mr. Ghali received his Civil Engineering degree from McGill University, Canada in 1975 and his master’s degree from the University of Calgary, Canada in 1992. Mr. Ghali founded MGA Engineering in 1996 and has developed the company to be one of the most well-respected specialty engineering consulting firms in Alberta, Canada. Mr. Ghali is well recognized by his clients and colleagues for his innovative and cost-effective approach to design.
Mr. Ghali is a hands-on engineer with 44 years of solid background in multi-disciplinary projects. He is involved in the design and supervision of all aspects of the engineering work for the oil and gas industries, mining, materials handling, marine, and commercial installations. Mr. Ghali has specialized knowledge in API 650/620 tanks, crushing plants, shiploaders, high capacity conveyors, stackers and stacker-reclaimers and large span structures.
Dr. Sherief Sharl Sakla, PhD, P. Eng., P.E.
Executive Vice President
Dr. Sakla is the Executive Vice President of MGA. He received his Bachelor of Civil Engineering degree from El-Mansoura University, Egypt in 1989. He also received his Master of Applied Science degree, M.A.SC, and his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (Structures) from the University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada in 1993 and 1997; respectively.
Since 1990, Dr. Sakla has been involved in Academia on a part-time basis for universities throughout the world, including the University of Windsor, Canada (Teaching Assistant), Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, Michigan (Adjunct Professor), Tanta university, Egypt (Associate Professor). He has taught graduate and undergraduate courses, including theory of structures, structural steel design, concrete design, foundation design, finite element analysis and structural stability.
Dr. Sakla has extensive experience in the planning, design and supervision of heavy industrial and commercial projects. His expertise covers broad aspects of the design and construction of the oil and gas industries, mining, materials handling, marine, and commercial installations.