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Kime joins Neel-Schaffer

Bridge designer John Kime has joined Neel-Schaffer and will lead its South Carolina bridge design efforts, working out of the Columbia office. Kime has two decades of experience as a bridge designer, working for consultants in Florida and Texas before moving to the Palmetto State. His responsibilities for Neel-Schaffer will be coordination of all bridge design projects in South Carolina, ...

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Waggoner staff realigned

Waggoner Engineering recently shifted from a project-based organizational structure to one that will associate its employees with specific roles based on geographic markets to allow for a more intense focus on serving the client. CEO Joe Waggoner will now oversee business development efforts and the overall management of the company. Emad Al Turk, who has re-joined Waggoner as President, will ...

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WORKING IN THE FAST LANE — 3D CADD programs helping engineers design better roads

By BECKY GILLETTE Wouldn’t it be nice to actually see how a road is going to look before building it? What if you could anticipate problems before encountering them in the middle of construction, thus avoiding delays that cost time and money? With the use of modern three dimensional computer-aided design and drafting (CADD) programs, engineers can come close to ...

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Education, experience, examination key to becoming an architect

By NASH NUNNERY So, you want to be an architect? Nobody enters the field of architecture solely on the premise that it’s cool. Not even downtrodden Seinfeld character George Kostanza, who often introduced himself as architect extraordinaire Art Vandelay in certain social situations. Actually, the process to becoming an architect can be a bit arduous. It involves finding the right ...

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MSU office wins development award

Mississippi State University’s Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems Extension in Canton recently accepted the Community Economic Development Award from the Mississippi Economic Development Council for its work to bring advanced manufacturing jobs back to America. The recognition cited the “Reshoring Advanced Manufacturing Jobs in Mississippi: Enhancing Skills and Building Competitiveness” program. During the three-year effort, the project team worked with ...

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Decker elected AIA Fellow

Anne Marie Duvall Decker, principal of Duvall Decker Architects, P.A., a Jackson architectural firm, been elected to the American Institute of Architects (AIA) College of Fellows. Election to the College status is awarded by a jury of peers and recognizes achievements of national significance in advancing the architectural profession. Decker was granted Fellowship in the category of Design, which is ...

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Neel-Schaffer selects Baker

Dallas Baker, PE, BCEE, has joined Neel-Schaffer as Director of Environmental Services. Baker retired in January 2017 after serving nearly 24 years with the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality in a variety of roles, most recently as Air Director and Chief of the Air Division. Baker plans to enhance the capabilities of Neel-Schaffer’s Environmental Services to enable the firm to ...

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Camgian Microsystems adds 10 engineers to team

By JACK WEATHERLY Camgian Microsystems Inc. added 10 engineers to its team in 2016 to support its growing product development and project efforts, the company said in a release. The new full-time members of Starkville-based Camgian’s technical staff are a mix of experienced professionals and recent college graduates. They are top engineering graduates from Vanderbilt University’s School of Engineering and ...

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Turner joins Dale Partners

Julie Turner has joined Dale Partners Architects P.A. as Communications Coordinator.  Julie graduated from Mississippi State University in December of 2016 with a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Marketing.  Julie will be responsible for proposals, communications and social media. Julie enjoys golfing and being active. She is a native of Clinton.

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Mississippi’s oldest structure rises from ruins on coast

By LISA MONTI The restoration of the La Pointe-Krebs House in Pascagoula, the oldest confirmed building in the Mississippi Valley, got underway in 2015 and crews completed the major task of stabilizing the historic structure early this month. The French Colonial vintage house, built in 1757 and known previously as the Old Spanish Fort, is on land originally owned by ...

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