Barr Engineering and Environmental Science Canada Ltd. opened in Calgary, AB, in 2010


May 29, 2017

May 15, 2017

“Be open to the unplanned.” Barr engineer delivers commencement address
Barr’s Vicki Hagberg was the commencement speaker at Hibbing (MN) Community College’s more

May 12, 2017

Nels Nelson fellowship awarded
The 2017 Nels P. Nelson Fellowship Award was recently presented to Tyler Olsen, a civil more

May 12, 2017

taking a timeout for “Art Takeout”
Dozens of Barr employees recently took time out of their day to help assemble art project boxes for children with serious illnesses. The “Art Takeout” boxes were designed by more

April 26, 2017

Barr hosts MnDRIVE mini-symposium on advances in biological water treatment
In late April, Barr hosted a symposium for water-treatment industry representatives and University of Minnesota scientists and engineers from Minnesota’s Discovery, Research, more

April 17, 2017

Several Barr staff members presenting at SME Minnesota conference
Thirteen Barr staff members are scheduled to give presentations at the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration Minnesota Conference April 17-19 at the Duluth more

April 11, 2017

Barr’s Brian Leahy to discuss air construction permitting at upcoming air quality conference
On April 13, Barr senior meteorologist Brian Leahy will be part of a panel discussing “Practical New Source Review (NSR) more

April 6, 2017

city hopes to unearth Hidden Falls Creek
A plan developed by the city and Capitol Region Watershed District for low-impact stormwater management at the site of the former 135-acre Ford assembly plant in Saint Paul, more

March 23, 2017

Twin Metals discusses open-pit and underground mining at Hibbing Chamber of Commerce event
Brian Syers, a mining engineer with Twin Metals, recently presented at a Hibbing Chamber of Commerce-sponsored event at Barr’s Hibbing office. A part of the chamber’s “Getting the more

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

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