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VT Halter’s Younger receives prestigious award

Buck Younger, Vice President of Engineering with VT Halter Marine, was named the Marine Engineer/Naval Architect of the Year by the Mobile Area Council of Engineers (MACE). VT Halter Marine, Inc. (VT Halter Marine), is a company of ST Engineering North America. VT Halter Marine also sponsored the two MACE scholarship winners. In April 2019, VT Halter Marine announced that the ...

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WBA Architecture welcomes David Ford

The partners of WBA Architecture recently announced the addition of David Ford, AIA, as Project Manager. Ford joins the firm after a 27-year career at large and small Mississippi firms, including Foil Wyatt, Hollomon Architects, and Dale Partners.   WBA is licensed in ten states, from Colorado to South Carolina.

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Dunaway Williams Architects launches new practice in Jackson

JSW Architecture expands with new partnership and office in Belhaven Dunaway Williams Architects, PLLC has launched a new practice in the Belhaven area of Jackson as an expansion and rebranding of JSW Architecture, PLLC  to address the increasing need for superior, experienced architectural services, with an emphasis on healthcare.  Seasoned architect Scott Williams, is partnering with architect Carley Crigler Dunaway ...

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BECC promoted Burford

BECC has announced the promotion of Martin Burford, P.E. as its President. He will assume responsibilities on January 10, 2020. Lisa Morrison, the firm’s founder, will remain Chief Executive Officer of the firm. Marty’s appointment is a clear reflection of the company’s current direction: moving forward and ready to take on the future as a growing company that has established ...

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Terracon promotes Steiner to office manager

Ryan P. Steiner, P.E., has been named a principal of Terracon and promoted to office manager of Terracon’s Ridgeland and Biloxi offices. Steiner is now responsible for daily operations and resource management for environmental, geotechnical and construction materials personnel throughout Mississippi. Steiner is a licensed professional engineer in Mississippi and Tennessee with over 11 years of consulting experience. He is ...

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WBA Architecture announces promotions

The partners of WBA Architecture has announced the promotion of Molly Diffee to Associate and Russ Markle to Studio Manager. “Molly and Russ are an integral part of the WBA team,” says Jamie Wier, Principal. “Time and again, they have both proven their dedication to our firm and our clients.” Molly Diffee serves as an Interior Designer in the firm’s ...

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Neel-Schaffer announces promotions for nine company leaders

Neel-Schaffer, Inc., has announced that nine leaders within the company have been promoted to the role of Senior Vice President or Vice President for 2020. Derek Cheatham, PE, Nick Ferlito, PE, PTOE, and Steve Twedt, PE, are now Senior Vice Presidents with the firm. Russ Bryan, ASLA, John Cunningham, PE, Saunders Ramsey, PE, Dennis Reeves, PE, Lance Taylor, PE, and ...

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At Stennis Space Center, Angelica Baker has one of the coolest jobs in NASA

When Angelica Baker was young, her mother took her to a local library for preschool storytime. On that day, the library was hosting a NASA astronaut, who spoke to the children about space and even helped them try on a space suit. “I’ve wanted to be an astronaut ever since,” said Baker, who hails from Canton, Georgia. Now a resident ...

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Opportunity Zone credits touted as benefit from purchasing five historic downtown Hattiesburg properties

By BECKY GILLETTE In what is being described as a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity,” five historic downtown Hattiesburg properties owned by CR Properties were available with a call for offers on the buildings being accepted until Dec. 5. The advantage of having so many buildings for sale at once allows buyers a rare opportunity to purchase the historic office and multifamily assets ...

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