Posts Tagged ‘engineering’

American Council of Engineering seats officers

Allen Scott of Engineering Service was recently installed on the Executive Board of the American Council of Engineering Companies-Mississippi (ACEC/MS). Members of the 2013-2014 board include: president Jeff Dungan of Dungan Engineering, P.A.; president-elect Jimmy Nelson of Allen & Hoshall; secretary/treasurer David Bowman of Neel-Schaffer Inc.; past president Ron Cassada of Gardner Engineering, P.A.; national […] [...]

KEEPING OUR EYE ON: Anna Masters

Name: Anna Masters Age: 33 Position: Director of Public Relations, Neel-Schaffer Inc. Anna Masters has two lives, both involving public relations. By day, the Atlanta native is director of public relations for Neel-Schaffer, one of the South’s most esteemed engineering firms. By night, she is “Anna Bombination” throwing elbows and streaking down the track as […] [...]

Carol Ann Murphy announces Army Corps retirement

Carol Ann Murphy of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District is retiring after 26 years of service. Murphy began her career in the Contracting Office as a procurement technician and later transferred to the Safety Office as an office administration assistant. She was presented the Commander’s Award for Civilian Service by Col. John […] [...]

Ole Miss launches new law/engineering program

OXFORD — Following a national trend to make higher education more “user-friendly,” the University of Mississippi schools of Engineering and Law have joined forces to create a new program that provides early admission to the latter. Through the accelerated law program, students in the general engineering pre-law program can be admitted into a fast-tracked Bachelor […] [...]

Engineering firm promotes Kenneth Collins, Jeffrey Douglas May

by Published: August 9,2013

Tags: engineering, Kenneth J. Collins, Michael Baker Jr. Inc

The engineering firm Michael Baker Jr. Inc. has promoted Kenneth J. Collins, P.E. and Jeffrey Douglas May, P.E. Collins is now assistant vice president, transportation design operations manager. He is responsible for design oversight for all transportation-related projects, client relationships and budget management in the firm’s Ridgeland office where he is located. May was promoted […] [...]

Niki Goerger wins Army award

Dr. Niki Goerger of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) in Vicksburg has received the Army’s Meritorious Civilian Service Award for her service with the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology) (ASA(ALT)) from August 2008 to November 2012. Goerger currently serves as business development director at […] [...]

Problems with paint, birds delay bridge project completion

COLUMBUS — It will likely be the end of September before the city can officially close out the Old Highway 82 bridge restoration project due to two factors — issues with the primer used in the painting process and a flock of protected migratory barn swallows who have made the construction site their temporary home. […] [...]

Ridgeland’s Terracon is country’s largest geotechnical engineering firm

In 2009 Ridgeland-based Aquaterra Engineering, derived from Ware Lind Engineers, the first geotechnical engineering firm in Mississippi, had offices in five Southeastern states. The company decided to grow even larger by merging with Terracon Consultants Inc., a firm that is now the largest geotechnical engineering firm in the country with more than 3,000 employees and […] [...]

Neel-Schaffer welcomes Keith Boteler

by Published: July 19,2013

Tags: engineering, Keith Boteler, Neel-Schaffer Inc.

  Neel-Schaffer Inc. has added Keith Boteler to its transportation group located in Jackson. Boteler recently retired after 25 years of service to the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT). While at MDOT, he was responsible for all IT/CADD related planning, development, implementation, and support for the Roadway Design Division. Boteler received his bachelor degree in […] [...]

Justin Jones earns Corps of Engineers license

  Justin Jones of the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, recently obtained his professional civil engineer license. Jones is a native of Vicksburg, and earned his bachelor of science Degree in civil and environmental engineering from Mississippi State University. He recently returned from a deployment in Afghanistan.   [...]

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