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March 23, 2017

March 21, 2017

Minnesota Geotechnical Society names Barr’s Kurt Schimpke Young Engineer of the Year
Geotechnical engineer Kurt Schimpke (pictured below) has been named the Minnesota Geotechnical Society’s (MGS) Young more

March 10, 2017

Barr part of development team selected for Duluth waterfront site
Barr is part of the team selected to develop a waterfront property in Duluth, Minnesota. The Duluth Economic Development Authority announced the selection of the more

March 9, 2017

upcoming presentation will detail cyber and critical infrastructure security strategies
On March 22, 2017 at Barr’s Minneapolis office, Dr. Massoud Amin will discuss cyber and infrastructure security and provide an overview of smart grids. Dr. Amin is the more

March 1, 2017

Barr’s Jed Greenwood and Mike Haggerty present at geotechnical engineering conference
Senior geotechnical engineers Jed Greenwood and Mike Haggerty more

February 28, 2017

Barr’s Jon Minne participates in forum on transportation and infrastructure
Representative Rick Nolan (D-MN) (pictured center, below), a member of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, was in Hibbing, Minnesota on Friday, more

February 21, 2017

Barr’s Mike Haggerty and Jed Greenwood to present at geotechnical engineering conference
At the University of Minnesota 65th Annual Geotechnical Engineering Conference in St. Paul, Minnesota, Barr geotechnical engineers more

February 15, 2017

Barr’s Tony Widboom to present at 4C Health/Safety/Environmental Conference
At the 2017 4C Health/Safety/Environmental Conference in Austin, Texas, Barr environmental engineer Tony Widboom will be more

February 1, 2017

landslide repair project wins ACEC Grand Award
Barr’s work to repair a major landslide in Minneapolis recently received a 2017 Engineering Excellence Grand Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of more

January 31, 2017

Barr employees demonstrate commitment to reducing carbon footprint
In 2016, Barr employees showed their dedication to using alternative transportation by reducing the company’s total miles driven by over 100,000 miles. Over 100 employees more

January 30, 2017

Barr's Keith Pilgrim on the toxicity of road salt versus magnesium chloride
A recent Oregonian article examined the environmental risks of using salt versus magnesium chloride (“mag”), a supposedly greener product, on icy more

January 24, 2017

Pier B Resort Hotel wins redevelopment award
A project that turned a former industrial site into a hotel and restaurant complex on the Duluth waterfront has received special recognition from the Economic Development more

December 29, 2016

Len Kremer honored for four decades of service

The Bassett Creek Watershed Management Commission recently recognized Len Kremer for serving as its primary more

December 28, 2016

Bassett Creek WMC awarded Clean Water Fund grants
The Bassett Creek Watershed Management Commission has been awarded two 2017 Clean Water Fund project grants from the Minnesota Board of Water more

December 20, 2016

Minnesota research board funds slope-failure susceptibility research
The Minnesota Local Road Research Board funded a research project to develop maps showing which Minnesota roadside slopes are most more

December 19, 2016

regulatory update
In June 2016, President Obama signed into law the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety Act for the 21st Century, which amended the primary chemical-management law in the U.S.: more

December 14, 2016

Barr client receives conservation award
Katie Kaz, general manager of Miller Hill Mall in Duluth, recently received the Community Conservation Award, given annually by the Minnesota Association of Soil and Water more

December 12, 2016

recognizing a quarter century of assistance to watershed district
Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District recently presented its 2016 Innovation & Engineering Excellence Award to Brad more

December 8, 2016

Burlington Levee Project moves forward
The Souris River Joint Board recently approved a contract to design the Burlington Levee Project—the fourth phase of the billion-dollar Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection more

December 6, 2016

Barr employee wins industry recognition award
In late November, the Interstate Technology and Regulatory Council presented Adam Janzen with a more