MnDOT announces 2021 state construction projectsST. PAUL, Minn. – More than 200 construction projects that will help maintain Minnesota’s roads and bridges, improve safety and support thousands of construction jobs across the state will be worked on this year, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced today. In addition, crews will make safety and infrastructure improvements to 51 multimodal projects, which are airport, port, transit and railroad projects that are outside of the state road
APWA-MN May 6-7 Spring Conference Open for Registration – Join Us All are invited to join us at the APWA-MN Virtual Spring Conference May 6-7. Offered virtually for the first time, attendees will learn from a compelling and diverse lineup of presenters and education topics. Want to get together? In keeping with spring conference tradition, in-person opportunities to network and give back will take place May 6 with community service projects offered in the afternoon and a social event in the evening. Learn
AquaBlok Sponsoring the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Minnesota's Educational Program Through a Technical Seminar WebcastAs part of the ACE/MN's "Sponsored Virtual Brown Bag" program, AquaBlok's Geotechnical Sales Manager, Andy Durham, P.E. will be presenting the seminar entitled, "Composite Bentonite Aggregate for Geotechnical Sealing Applications" as a webcast event at not cost to ACEC/MN members.SWANTON, OHIO (PRWEB) MARCH 24, 2021 AquaBlok, Ltd. is teaming with the American
Barr’s Duluth, Hibbing, and Minneapolis offices each recently received the Minnesota Governor’s Safety Award for 2020. The Award of Honor, the Minnesota Safety Council’s highest recognition, is given to companies whose occupational safety incidence rates are at least 91 percent higher than the industry average and who score between 91 and 100 in the council’s safety program evaluation. This marks the second consecutive year our Minnesota offices have received the award. “This recognition is the outcome of
What drives you? At MnDOT, we are driven to find talented, innovative employees for Minnesota’s nationally recognized transportation system. We work to build the best team in the transportation industry to ensure that Minnesota thrives with a safe, sustainable and leading edge transportation system. You will be surrounded by a diverse community of experts, each driven by challenging work and motivated by the greater good. You will understand the impact of the work you are doing and be able to see the
Barry Schuchard A pillar of KLJ CEO, Mentor, and Friend September 1, 1960 - March 22, 2021 KLJ Engineering announced today the passing of CEO Barry Schuchard after a hard-fought battle with cancer. A pillar of KLJ, Schuchard spent 38 years with the company, guiding the organization from many roles over the years, most recently stepping into the CEO role January 1, 2021. His legacy was built on a demand for quality, and openness with communication, and an unwavering trust and confidence in all KLJ
LHB Receives 2021 Top Workplaces USA Honor Minnesota and Wisconsin; (March 23, 2021) – Energage has named LHB a recipient of the 2021 Top Workplaces USA award. Top Workplaces USA offers national recognition for organizations who have created an exceptional work culture. In 2020, LHB also won recognition among the Star Tribune’s 150 Top Workplaces in Minnesota. The company is the only architecture or engineering firm in Minnesota to receive the Top Workplaces USA distinction. Organizations from across the
John T. Evers Named Incoming ACEC New York President & CEOOfficial Transition to Take Place July 1, 2021 John T. Evers, PhD has spent 30 years working in government, association management and legislative affairs. He has most recently served as the Sr. Director of Government Affairs for The Business Council of New York. While employed by The Business Council for the last five years, he has been responsible for construction, transportation, telecommunications, technology, contract procurement and
Alex Goerke joins TKDA’s Aviation Division SAINT PAUL, Minn. — TKDA recently welcomed Alex Goerke, PE, to the firm’s Aviation Division. He joins TKDA with a passion for airport engineering. He is well-versed in airport design and construction observation of both commercial and general aviation airports and has experience in designs for light-duty and heavy-duty airfield pavements. Goerke has worked on projects in Minnesota and North Dakota, including runway and taxiway construction, as well as
Alm joins Hanson as Federal Services Principal SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Steve Alm, P.E., LEED AP®, recently joined Hanson Professional Services Inc. as a vice president and the federal services principal as Joan Freitag, a senior vice president and the civil works and federal business development principal, transitions into retirement in 2022. Located in Minnesota, Alm will oversee the firm’s federal services market nationwide, managing its projects and staff, working with clients and establishing new client
Gausman & Moore has named Daniel Sandoval, PE as President and CEO. Gausman & Moore (G&M) has announced that its board of directors unanimously named Daniel Sandoval, PE, as the firm’s new President, effective January 1, 2021.Sandoval joined G&M in 2018 and is also the Chief Visionary and Managing Principal of our Los Angeles, CA office. In a very short time, Sandoval has significantly increased the revenue and market share for G&M’s west coast presence. Drive, tenacity, and vision makes Sandoval a perfect
Erin Perdu, AICP has joined global design firm Stantec as the Planning Group Leader in Minneapolis, Minnesota. As part of this role, Perdu will manage planning projects as well as a growing team of planners and designers based in the North Central Region. Perdu is a Senior Urban Planner with 22 years of professional planning experience in both the public and private sectors. She has worked as a staff planner and Community Development Director for multiple municipalities, with a focus on communities in the
The Minnesota Builders Exchange Holds Annual Meeting to Announce 2021 Directors, Officers and Award Winners Erik Molin, Molin Concrete Products Co, was introduced as 2021 President of the Minnesota Builders Exchange Board of Directors at the 133rd Annual Meeting of the Minnesota Builders Exchange (MBEX) on Wednesday, January 13, 2021. Molin succeeds Danielle Dziedzic, Dziedzic Caulking Inc. Molin has served on the MBEX Board of Directors and has served as Treasurer and Vice President prior to his
For Immediate Release Bakke Kopp Ballou & McFarlin, Inc. (BKBM Engineers) is pleased to share several new appointments within our leadership structure as we enter 2021. Andrew Rauch has been named President after being on the Board of Directors and serving as a corporate officer since 1994. Throughout his extensive career with BKBM, Rauch has been a technical leader, held various leadership positions including Structural Group Manager and Director of Quality Assurance, and has had active leadership roles
TKDA’s Matt Christensen named VP of Surface Transportation SAINT PAUL, Minn. — TKDA, an employee-owned provider of engineering, architecture and planning services, has named Matt Christensen, PE, as the firm’s new vice president of the Surface Transportation Division. Christensen joined TKDA as a graduate engineer in 1999, and most recently was the manager of the firm’s bridge group. He takes over the division’s leadership position from longtime Vice President Kevin Cullen, PE, who retired in
LHB Announces New Shareholders Minnesota and Wisconsin; (December 29, 2020) – LHB, Inc. is pleased to announce that Alan Vorderbruggen, Matthew Settergren, Jessica Polus, Nathan Potratz, and Austen Bryan were elected as LHB Shareholders. Incorporated in 1966, LHB continues to be a privately held, employee-shareholder-owned company. Each of these individuals have demonstrated their commitment through their job performance in addition to their financial investment. Alan Vorderbruggen, PE(MN), SE(MN), CDT,
SRF is pleased to announce the promotion of our newest Principals: Jacob Folkeringa - ITS/CAV, Craig Hass - Civil Engineering, Adrian Potter - Traffic Engineering Design, and Nathen Will - Civil Engineering. These highly regarded leaders exemplify SRF's values of collaboration, dedication, integrity, and service to their clients and communities.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 4, 2020 St. Paul, MN: Associated General Contractors of Minnesota today released the 2020-2021 Minnesota Construction Industry Assessment results. This annual survey solicits the input of contractor, material supplier, architect, and engineering firms in Minnesota regarding current and future trajectories of the commercial construction market. “The results provide a surprising look into the forces that shaped the 2020 construction season and offer a glimpse of what the
Minnesota and Wisconsin – November 23, 2020 – LHB, Inc. is pleased to announce the following promotions and appointments: Brian Santori, PE has been appointed Principal. With more than 15 years of experience, Brian leads multidisciplinary design teams specializing in the design of process, power and hazardous liquid and natural gas transmission piping systems for pipeline and industrial clients. Brian earned his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Minnesota-Duluth and is a
Stantec is pleased to announce that Susan Larson has joined the firm as Senior Account Manager in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
SRF is excited to announce our new headquarters and a refreshed logo! The construction dust has settled, and the boxes are moved in. While we cannot all be together, we look forward to welcoming our colleagues, clients, and industry friends to SRF's new headquarters. Our new office features a modern design with collaborative workspace, advanced technology, access to trails and transit, and an auditorium where we plan to host community and industry events. SRF President Todd Polum stated, ''This move marks
MINNEAPOLIS--Barr Engineering Co.’s board of directors has named seven new vice presidents, who are also principals of the firm. They are:Jeff Grinsel, PE, a senior water resources engineer in Barr’s Minneapolis office, who has more than 15 years of experience and specializes in mine tailings management, site and civil design, and dam safety and design.Ruth Johnson, PE, a senior electrical engineer in Barr’s Denver office, who has more than three decades of experience in planning, design, operations and
For immediate release July 22, 2020 Darci Tanberg joins TKDA as chief human resources officer SAINT PAUL, Minn. — TKDA, an employee-owned provider of engineering, architecture and planning services, announces that Darci Tanberg has joined the firm as chief human resources officer. She takes over from Greg Barlow, who recently retired after serving the company for more than 20 years. Tanberg comes to TKDA from Taylor Corporation, where she was vice president of human resources for one of the largest
On July 1, 2020, Dunham Associates celebrates 60 years of client service. We are grateful to our staff and the industry partners who have made this milestone possible. As we strive to serve our clients better, we have opened multiple new offices over the years. In addition to our headquarters in downtown Minneapolis, we have two other Minnesota locations in Duluth and Rochester. We are thrilled to announce we extended our reach with our newest office in Dallas, Texas, earlier this year. The Dallas/Ft.
A New CFO for American Engineering Testing Kate Marcotte joins St. Paul-based American Engineering Testing, Inc. (AET) as Chief Financial Officer. She has over 15 years of experience with local firms in the Architecture/Engineering/Construction sector, including Continuum Construction, NV5 / Sebesta, and RSM McGladrey. “Ms. Marcotte brings a wide range of financial and operational skills to our firm, including expertise in employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) governance and in mergers and
2020 IPMI AWARD-WINNING REDESIGN AND REHAB OF NEBRASKA MEDICAL CENTER PARKING STRUCTURE The Nebraska Medical Center’s Orange Parking Structure (Lot 1) received the 2020 Award of Excellence for "Best Facility Rehabilitation or Restoration” from The International Parking & Mobility Institute (IPMI) at IPMI’s first virtual conference held in early June. Walker Consultants worked with Kiewit Building Group and McGill Restoration on the renovation of Nebraska Medical Center’s Orange Parking Structure (Lot 1).
Isthmus Engineering is now actively providing traffic and hydraulic engineering services, building on the firm's transportation engineering capabilities. While continuing to operate remotely, Isthmus has recently welcomed several new team members: Laura Butler in the position of Interim Controller, Beverly S. as a Senior Design Technician supporting MnDOT projects, Aaron Bruinsma as a Design Engineer working on transit projects, and three summer interns - Blake Andert, Hannah Daysam, and Andrea Johnson.
Kimley-Horn continues to expand the firm’s footprint in the Midwest with the addition of Uma Vempati
Kimley-Horn continues to expand the firm’s footprint in the Midwest with the addition of Uma Vempati, P.E. to our Twin Cities office. Uma’s experience and passion in providing integrated water solutions enhance our existing water/wastewater services capabilities and broaden the range of services we can provide. His municipal and industrial clients rely on him to provide innovative solutions to their biggest challenges, such as providing a multibarrier approach to proactively safeguard the water quality,
We are proud to announce that Trish Sieh was named one of Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s 40 under 40 for being an exceptional leader with passion for technical excellence, client service, and community and industry involvement. In the past five years alone, Trish and her team have designed more than 100 projects, including approximately 2.8 million square feet of commercial development and 1,600 residential units. Her work includes the Market Street development at 50th and France in Edina, Shingle
St Paul, MN – June 15, 2020: American Engineering Testing, Inc. (AET), a St. Paul-based engineering firm, is pleased to announce the addition of concrete materials research engineer Jussara Tanesi, Ph.D., FACI, to their Concrete Materials Laboratory team. Dr. Tanesi, a well-known concrete expert and author of over 50 technical publications, is highly respected, both nationally and internationally, for her expertise in concrete materials research, concrete specifications, materials characterization,
Jack Bolke - Anderson Engineering Vice-President and Land Surveyor is retiring June 30th! Jack has been with Anderson Engineering since 2002 and spent over 40 years surveying countless public and private properties across the nation. We will miss him and wish him all the best in retirement!