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Joseph C. Szabo Tapped to Lead the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning

June 10, 2015 - in People, Planning

CHICAGO, June 10, 2015 -- The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) will be led by a new executive director whose broad background is matched by a strong passion for improving the region where he grew up as the son of a career railroader. Joseph…

Robert J. Risser, PE Named New President of the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute

CHICAGO, June 4, 2015—The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) has named Robert J. Risser its new president. Risser has more than 20 years…

American Concrete Institute Invests in its Chapters with Key Staff Appointments

June 3, 2015 - in People

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., June 1, 2015—To advance its vision of a world where everyone has the knowledge needed to use concrete effectively, the American…

Contech Appoints Mike Rafi as President and Chief Executive Officer

May 13, 2015 - in People, Stormwater

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, May 13, 2015—Contech Engineered Solutions LLC ("Contech" or the "Company"), a leading provider of innovative engineering and site solutions for the residential, commercial and infrastructure markets, today announced that after a thorough…

Call for Nominations: 2015 ARTBA Women Leaders in Transportation Design & Construction Awards

May 11, 2015 - in People, Transportation

WASHINGTON, May 11, 2015—The American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) Women Leaders in Transportation Design and Construction (WLTDC) Council is now accepting nominations for its annual awards program, which honors the “extraordinary…

Dr. Hisham Mahmoud Moves to Golder Associates as New President and CEO

May 11, 2015 - in People

Golder Associates, the global consulting and engineering firm, announces today that it has appointed Dr. Hisham Mahmoud as its President and CEO. Dr. Mahmoud has been appointed to this role after an extensive global search over recent months. He will be based…

AASHTO Congratulates Deputy Administrator Nadeau on His Nomination as FHWA Administrator

May 11, 2015 - in People, Roads

WASHINGTON, May 11, 2015—The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials congratulated Deputy Administrator Greg Nadeau on his nomination as Federal Highway Administration Administrator. "President Obama made a solid choice nominating…

Coastal Risk Consulting Names Dr. Brian Soden to Lead Science and Technology Initiatives

May 7, 2015 - in People, Planning, Stormwater

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 7, 2015—Coastal Risk Consulting, LLC (CRC), helping property owners, businesses, and communities become climate ready and storm safe, has appointed Brian Soden, Ph.D., as Vice President of Science and Technology.  Widely regarded…

State Roads Director Peters to Retire

May 1, 2015 - in People, Transportation

Today, Governor Ricketts announced the retirement of Randy Peters, of Lincoln, from the Nebraska Department of Roads (NDOR) effective May 1, 2015. From August 4, 2012 to May 1, 2015, Peters served as the Director-State Engineer of the NDOR. Beginning in 1977,…

Chris Pastorius Serves Term as Chairman of Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute

April 29, 2015 - in People

CHICAGO – April 24, 2015 – The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) has elected Chris Pastorius, as its chairman for 2015. Pastorius is Vice President and General Manager of the Metromont PCI-Certified plant in Richmond, Virginia. “Besides being…