June 2011, Vol. 23, No.6


Gary Burton Engineering Inc. (Tyler, Texas) announced that Jason S. Brown and Corey D. Hogue have received their professional engineer designation. Brown and Hogue joined the firm in May 2000 and May 2005, respectively.

Rodney Hunt Co. (Orange, Mass.), which designs and manufactures cast and fabricated gates, valves, and actuating equipment, received ISO 9001:2008 certification.

Gannett Fleming (Harrisburg, Pa.) named William W. Allis Jr. senior associate. Allis, who has 28 years of experience and is a Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.)member, serves as vice president and national practice leader for the company’s Water and Wastewater Practice.

The Gorman-Rupp Co. (Mansfield, Ohio) announced its Mansfield Division has achieved ISO 14001:2004 certification for its environmental management system. The company also welcomed Chris Suomi to the position of central district manager – engineered systems. Suomi brings 15 years of experience to the company.

SAK Construction (St. Louis, Mo.) acquired Pipenology Inc. (Rocklin, Calif.), expanding the company’s Western U.S. presence.

Doug Emerick joined AdEdge Technologies (Buford, Ga.) as a project engineer. Emerick brings to the company more than 13 years of experience in engineering design, construction, and construction inspection of large water and wastewater facilities.

Andrew Meyer has been named chief operating officer of H2bid Inc. (Detroit, Mich.), an international clearinghouse for water utility contract opportunities.

Cambi (Asker, Norway) has been awarded a $350 million contract, the largest in its history, by the city of Oslo in Norway to design, install, and commission a complete turnkey biogas plan to treat food waste and produce biofertilizer and upgraded fuel.

Charles Alix, with 30 years experience in the civil engineering industry, joined Stantec (Edmonton, Alberta) as senior associate in its environmental infrastructure division. Alix, who will be based in the Westford, Mass., office, is a registered professional engineer and a member of the Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.).

Nitto Denko/Hydranautics (Oceanside, Calif.) announced the promotion of Santi Talo to senior sales director responsible for the Europe, Africa, and the Middle East regions. Talo has been a member of Hydranautics’ sales organization since 1997.

Connecticut Water Co. (Clinton, Conn.) acquired Green Springs Water Co. (Madison, Conn.).

Grundfos (Olathe, Kan.) received the 2011 Trans Atlantic Business Award from AmCham Denmark (Copenhagen)for its growth in investment and employment in the United States, its research in energy and ecofriendly solutions, and its contributions within corporate social responsibility.

Roy E. Cross Jr. joined the Pittsburgh office of MACTEC (Alpharetta, Ga.) as principal engineer. With more than 20 years of experience as a chemical engineer, Cross has focused on air pollution control and industrial wastewater treatment systems.

Randy Truby, with 40 years of experience in the membrane desalination industry, joined NanoH2O (El Segundo, Calif.) as director of global sales strategies. Truby’s leadership positions include CEO of Fluid Systems Corp. (San Diego), vice president of operations at Hydranautics (Oceanside, Calif.), and most recently, CEO of Toray Membranes USA (Poway, Calif.).

Wachs Water Services (Buffalo Grove, Ill.) has opened a new regional office in Burlington, Ontario. The office will be a regional hub for project management, field technicians, partner training, and customer support to the company’s expanding client base in Canada.

The company also has expanded its business development team, appointing William Jappy as regional business development manager for Canada, with a focus on Atlantic, Central, and Prairie provinces; and Doug Roy as the Western region business development manager, responsible for providing key account management to water providers and municipal clients in California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, and Alberta.


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