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October 17, 2004
The following events are scheduled for the Baltimore Convention Center. Oct. 17-20 National Association of Campus Activities convention. Estimated attendance: 1,500. Oct. 18-24 American Society of Civil Engineers convention. Estimated attendance: 4,000+. Oct. 24-26 American Association of Blood Banks convention. Estimated attendance: 7,000+. Contact number: 301-215-6591. Oct. 26-28 Fire Protection Publications meeting. Estimated attendance: 2,500. Contact number: 405-744-8309. Oct. 26-30 National Conference of Nurse Practitioners meeting.
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May 12, 1994
McCrone Inc., an Annapolis-based engineering, environmental consulting, surveying and land planning firm, has hire Stephen E. Putscher as a project engineer in the Annapolis office.Mr. Putscher, a resident of Annapolis, is involved with civil site design of projects in the Central Maryland region.Also joining McCrone as a project engineer in the Annapolis office is John A. Blondell.Mr. Blondell will be responsible for design of water distribution and treatment and wastewater collection for municipalities.
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October 27, 1996
PeopleJim Peiffer, a Certified Economic Developer with more than 20 years of experience in public and private development, has been named commercial development manager for the Mass Transit Administration. He will be responsible for the administration of the MTA's real estate interests.Thora Knakkergaard, professional engineer, has been promoted to project manager in the Annapolis office of McCrone Inc. She will manage design of water distribution and treatment, and wastewater collection and treatment projects for municipalities and private industry in McCrone's market area.
NEWS
January 27, 2008
Crumbling infrastructure From roads to dams to bridges and sewer systems, America's infrastructure is falling apart. Fixing these problems and others threatening the nation's critical infrastructure would cost $1.6 trillion -- more than half of the annual federal budget, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) estimates. And that doesn't include what it will cost for new capacity to serve a growing population. The numbers are staggering. Bridges More than one in four of America's nearly 600,000 bridges need significant repairs or are burdened with more traffic than they were designed to carry, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation.
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October 15, 1990
McCrone Inc.'s Richard A. Rice, chief of public works, has been named chairman of the Chesapeake section of the American Water Works Association.The organization promotes safe public water through education, research and standards development.A graduate of the civil engineering program at the University of Maryland, College Park, Rice has more than 24 years of civil engineering and public works service experience.Among his duties as chairman elect of the local AWWA chapter, Rice will direct the technical program committee for the 1991 Chesapeake Section AWWA conference.
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Stephen Gorski, has joined Duffield Associates' Civil Engineering and Water Resources Department as a senior project manager. He has more than 25 years of experience in civil engineering design, management and construction for a variety of large and complex civil engineering and land development projects throughout the mid-Atlantic region. Gorski graduated from the University of Delaware with bachelor's degrees in civil engineering and geology. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Society of American Military Engineers, the Homebuilders Association, as well as other professional organizations.
NEWS
February 18, 1991
Three new engineers have joined McCrone Inc., an Annapolis-based engineering, environmental consulting, land planning, and surveying firm.Jonathan A. Blasco is a new engineer in the development engineering department of McCrone.A commercial and residential site developer, Blasco earned his bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the University of Maryland.Prior to his new position, Blasco was an engineering technician at McCrone under the cooperative education program. He is currently working on the Cromwell Business Park and Mayfield Industrial Park in AnneArundel County.
NEWS
December 12, 1991
Philip S. Clayton, retired director of the Baltimore Regional Council of Governments' development planning division, died Monday of heart failure at his home on Windstream Drive in Columbia.Services were being held today at St. John's United Methodist-Presbyterian Church at the Wilde Lake Interfaith Center, 10431 Twin Rivers Road in Columbia.Mr. Clayton, who was 63, retired in July. He spent 27 years with the regional group, which was originally called the Regional Planning Council. Early in his career, Mr. Clayton had worked for the Baltimore County Planning Department.
NEWS
May 22, 2005
BALTIMORE Hampden library branch to be closed for two weeks The Hampden branch of the Enoch Pratt Free Library is scheduled to close for two weeks beginning tomorrow for interior painting, according to library officials. The scheduled work marks the first phase of renovations at the branch. By September, the library at 3641 Falls Road is expected to have new carpeting, new furniture, a new security system, a new roof, a new door and fresh exterior painting. While the branch is closed, library officials encourage patrons to use the Roland Park branch, 5108 Roland Ave., or the Govans branch, 5714 Bellona Ave. The Hampden branch is scheduled to reopen June 7. BALTIMORE Restoration work on fountain at Druid Lake wins award The rehabilitation of the Druid Lake Fountain was recognized with the Outstanding Small Project Award for 2005 by the American Society of Civil Engineers, Maryland Section.
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