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Neel-Schaffer welcomes Kreg Overstreet

Neel-Schaffer Inc. has added Kreg Overstreet, PE, to its team of professionals. Overstreet brings with him over 10 years of experience in transportation and water and sewer infrastructure repairs. Overstreet holds a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering and is a registered professional engineer in the state of Mississippi. He is also a member of the Mississippi Engineering Society, ...

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Neel-Schaffer ranks 197 on ENR Top 500 design firms

Neel-Schaffer, Inc, a consulting engineering and planning company, earned the ranking of 197 in the 2013 Top 500 Design Firms in the country by Engineering News-Record (ENR). “As we celebrate our 30th year of operation, our employees’ commitment to client service continues to be the driving force of the ranking of Neel-Schaffer,” Hibbett Neel, President, Neel-Schaffer said in a released ...

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Jackson engineering firm tackles emergency management

In 2010, Neel-Schaffer reorganized its emergency management activities into True North Emergency Management. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, True North is a full-service emergency management company offering debris removal management/monitoring, automated debris management and emergency management planning/training and exercises. The employment of True North varies depending on the magnitude of disaster response in progress and often includes several hundred employees. ...

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USM, Neel-Schaffer recreating tornado devastated campus

Loren Erickson watched from his Hattiesburg home that Sunday in February as an EF-4 tornado ripped through the heart of the Hub City. He feared the worst. “I could see the debris raining out of the top of the tornado — I knew it was going to be bad,” Erickson remembered. After freeing a person who was trapped in their ...

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Clarion-Ledger sports editor Rusty Hampton moving to Neel-Schaffer

Longtime Clarion-Ledger sports editor Rusty Hampton is leaving The Clarion-Ledger to become editor of projects and proposals at Neel-Schaffer engineering firm in Jackson. Hampton posted his decision on his Facebook account Monday night. “I’m happy and sad tonight,” he wrote. “Excited about a new job prospect with the Neel-Schaffer engineering firm in Jackson but sad to be leaving The Clarion-Ledger, ...

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USM Center for Logistics, Trade and Transportation co-hosts workshop

Weigh-in-motion technology and interagency coordination was the main topic of discussion recently at the Spring 2013 Regional Workshop hosted by the University of Southern Mississippi’s Center for Logistics, Trade and Transportation and the Gulf Region Intelligent Transportation Society. The workshop was sponsored by Temple, Inc. and Neel-Schaffer and was held at USM’s Hattiesburg campus. “I think this was an excellent ...

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Neel-Schaffer engineering firm celebrates 30 years

  It has been a busy 30 years for Jackson-based engineering firm Neel-Schaffer. The company was founded in 1983 by Hibbett Neel and Gorman Schaffer, both professional engineers, with one office and 18 employees. As Neel-Schaffer celebrates its 30th anniversary, it has 400 employees and 39 offices nationwide with 19 of those in Mississippi. The company also has three subsidiaries ...

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Neel receives honor

The 2012 recipient of the American Council of Engineering Companies-Mississippi Teddy Roosevelt Award is Hibbett Neel, president of Neel-Schaffer Inc., which he co-founded in 1983. Neel received his undergraduate degree in civil engineering from Vanderbilt and earned a master’s degree at the Georgia Institute of Technology and served as an officer in the U.S. Army. He has been an active ...

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Firm welcomes Trebisky

Neel-Schaffer Inc. has added Chris Trebisky, PE, PLS, PP. Trebisky has more than 13 years of experience in recreational design, roadway reconstruction, water/wastewater supply and treatment and land surveying. Prior to joining Neel-Schaffer, Trebisky spent 13 years in municipal engineering as a consultant for a variety of local, state and federal agencies. He also served as city engineer for several ...

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