2014 In the News

Stanley Consultants Designing Renovation of Fort Madison Wastewater Treatment Plant

Dec. 23, 2014 | The Fort Madison, Iowa, wastewater treatment plant is poised to undergo an extensive renovation that will improve its overall reliability and efficiency, as well as help protect it from flooding. The renovation is currently under design by Stanley Consultants.

Stanley Consultants Awarded Statewide Contract from Arizona Department of Transportation

Dec. 30, 2014 | Stanley Consultants has been awarded an On-Call contract from the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT). ADOT is a multimodal transportation agency responsible for planning, building, and operating the state’s complex highway system.

EPC Firms: Are They Meeting the Needs of Power Generators?

Dec. 18, 2014 | A article by Power Engineering magazine reported the performance of firms serving the power generation industry according to a survey of key pwer generation executives. Stanley Consultants ranked first in "Provides Responsive Service" and was listed in several other categories.

Stanley Consultants Selected to Design Rehabilitation of North Dakota Highway 20

Nov. 28, 2014 | Stanley Consultants has been selected by the North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) to provide design services for the rehabilitation of Highway 20. The project will begin at the urban limits of Jamestown and extend north 21 miles to the west junction of Highway 9.

Stanley Consultants Selected to Design University of Alaska Power Plant

Nov. 18, 2014 | The University of Alaska – Fairbanks has selected Stanley Consultants to design a new combined heat and power (CHP) plant.

Stanley Consultants Receives Blue Zones Worksite Designation

Oct. 31, 2014 | Stanley Consultants has successfully achieved a Blue Zones Worksite designation. This accomplishment means that Stanley Consultants has demonstrated a commitment to the wellbeing of its employees by creating a healthier work environment that supports environmental, social, and policy changes that promote healthier behaviors.

Stanley Consultants Selected for Flood Mitigation Project

Oct. 27, 2014 | To mitigate flooding caused by the Cedar River, the City of Cedar Rapids has selected Stanley Consultants to provide design services for the East Side Cedar Rapids Flood Mitigation System, and to provide program management services for the comprehensive flood mitigation plan for both sides of the river.

System controls for pumps and circulators

Oct. 15, 2014 | Randy Schrecengost, Senior Mechanical Engineer with Stanley Consultants, describes how to correctly set controls for pumps and circulators to achieve energy savings.

Stanley Consultants Opens Boise Office

Sept. 30, 2014 | Stanley Consultants has opened a new office in Boise, Idaho. The office provides local consulting engineering services in transportation, infrastructure, and construction services.

Documenting Utilities in Djibouti

September 2014 | Stanley Consultants' Associate Chief Electrical Engineer Stan Worcester and Lt. Cdr. Adnan an article for The Military Engineer on utility asset management at Camp Lemonnier.

Designing Chilled Water Systems

Sept. 16, 2014 | Randy Schrecengost, Senior Mechanical Engineer, details the basics of designing chilled water systems for Consulting Specifying Engineer magazine.

Stanley Consultants Selected to Design New Interchange for Elgin O'Hare Western Access Project

Sept. 11, 2014 | The Illinois Tollway has selected Stanley Consultants to design a new interchange as part of the Elgin O’Hare Western Access (EOWA) Project to connect two new tollways and provide western access to O’Hare International Airport.

Stanley Consultants’ Growing Tampa Office Moves to Larger Location

August 28, 2014 | Stanley Consultants has relocated its Tampa office to a larger location that better accommodates its growing staff and expanding workload.

Florida Projects Honored for Excellence by Professional Organizations

August 19, 2014 | Two of Stanley Consultants' Florida projects have been recognized for excellence by the Florida Stormwater Association (FSA) and the Florida Transportation Builders Association (FTBA).

McDOT to Discuss $41 Million Northern Parkway Design Plans

August 15, 2014 | The Maricopa County Department of Transportation has selected Stanley Consultants to perform design work on a segment of Northern Parkway in Maricopa County, Arizona.

Short-Term Extension Possible on Reauthorization, Ex-Im Official Tells ACEC; FMS Opportunities Also Discussed

August 6, 2014 | Stephen Rubright, vice president for Congressional Affairs at the Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im), met with members of ACEC’s International Committee this week to discuss the status of reauthorization efforts in Congress prior to the September 30th deadline.

U.S., Ghana Sign Compact to Transform Power Sector

August 5, 2014 | Washington, D.C.—The Millennium Challenge Corporation signed the largest U.S. Government-funded transaction of President Obama’s Power Africa initiative—designed to double access to power on the African continent—with the Government of Ghana.

New Building Under Way at Morgan Community College

July 29, 2104 | Stanley Consultants is designing a new building for Morgan Community College.

Stanley Consultants and Alberici Constructors Awarded Major Air Quality Control Project

July 23, 2014 | A joint venture of Stanley Consultants and Alberici Constructors has been awarded a contract to engineer, procure and construct a major air quality improvement project.

EC&M Top Electrical Design Firms

July 22, 2014 | Stanley Consultants ranks 6th among the top in EC&M Magazines Top 40 Electrical Design Firms

New ENR Rankings

July 22, 2014 | Stanley Consultants ranks in the Top 50 in several ENR lists.

Power for fire pumps: Power is a key element in ensuring a fire pump works in an emergency situation

July 21, 2014 | Ernie Leaf, Senior Electrical Engineer for Stanley Consultants, authored an article in Consulting-Specifying Engineer. The article, titled "Power for Fire Pumps," discusses the basics for designing an electrical power system to feed fire pump systems.

Hartford Joins Stanley Consultants as Federal Project Principal

July 18, 2014 | Scott Hartford, P.E., has joined Stanley Consultants, a global consulting engineering firm, as a Project Principal in the company’s Federal Business Unit. Based in the company’s Austin, Texas office, he will be responsible for business development, client relations and project oversight for federal clientele.

Clark County Fast-Tracks Crucial Flash Flood Fix

July 7, 2014 | ENR Southwest notes that Stanley Consultants is the Owner's Representative on this Clark County project.

Bayway Bridge Crew Goes Above and Beyond

June 2014 | A local resident praises the hardworking construction team building this Florida bridge and it is reported in the FDOT District 7 Newsletter. Stanley Consultants is providing construction inspection on the project.

Stanley Consultants Selected for North Dakota DOT Signage Project

June 30, 2014 | The North Dakota Department of Transportation has selected Stanley Consultants to visually assess the condition of all regulatory and warning signs through the Bismarck District that are older than ten years to determine if replacement is necessary.

Cedar River Rises Faster Than Flood Protection, but Help’s Coming

June 24, 2014 | Cedar Rapids Gazette reports that Stanley Consultants was selected to design flood protection for the east side of the river.

Stanley Consultants Elects Vice Presidents

June 20, 2014 | Stanley Consultants has elected Dan Bender, P.E. and Tom Lothspeich, P.E. as vice presidents.

Tapping the Tablet: More Giving the Nod to Mobile Technology on Jobsite

June 2014 | Kevin Madsen, Stanley Consultants Technical Services Group Manager, authors an article for Roads and Bridges magazine on the growing use of mobile technology on the job site.

Largest Privately Held Companies

June 2014 | Stanley Consultants ranked as region’s sixth largest privately held company.

Book Compiles 100 years of Stanley Consultants’ History

May 30, 2014 | A century of engineering history has been documented in a new book, "Engineering a Better World: A Centennial History of Stanley Consultants."

Stanley Consultants Selected to Design U.S. Highway 83 Intersections

May 20, 2014 | Stanley Consultants has been selected by the North Dakota Department of Transportation to provide engineering services for realignment of two intersections on U.S Highway 83 north of Maxmass in Bottineau County.

Stanley Consultants’ Tampa Office Expands Staff

April 30, 2014 | Mark Gillette, P.E., has joined Stanley Consultants as a Senior Drainage Engineer in the company’s Tampa office. Stanley Consultants is a global consulting engineering firm with Florida offices in Tampa, West Palm Beach, Sarasota, and Miami.

Using Low Cost, Off-the-shelf Mobile Apps to Build Flexible Mobile Solutions

April 1, 2014 | Kevin Madsen, Technical Services Group Manager, authors a paper for CIO Review Magazine on using low cost, off the shelf mobile apps to build flexible mobile solutions.

Stanley Consultants Awarded Two Florida IDIQ Contracts

April 15, 2014 | Stanley Consultants has been awarded Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts by two of Florida’s water management districts: the Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD), and the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD).

Rizos Joins Stanley Consultants as International Business Leader

March 31, 2014 | Stanley Consultants has hired Mario Rizos as Senior Vice President and Business Leader of the company’s International Business Unit.

Bell Joins Stanley Consultants as Director, International Project Development

March 21, 2014 | Stanley Consultants is pleased to announce that Carol Bell has joined the company as Director, International Project Development and Washington, D.C. Representative.

Effect of Flow-Rise Building Geometry on Tornado-Induced Loads

March 10, 2014 | Structural Engineer Jeremy Case authors article on the effect of tornados on structures for Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics.

Local Engineers Build up a Friendship

March 1, 2014 | Muscatine Journal reports on members donating soccerballs, Gatorade to teens in Djibouti.

Stanley Consultants Promotes Michelle French

February 28, 2014 | Stanley Consultants has promoted Michelle French to Federal Practice Leader.

Stanley Consultants Awards Grants to Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Projects

February 20, 2014 | Stanley Consultants awards $17,500 in project grants to three Engineers Without Borders chapters in support of clean water projects in the Honduras, Dominican Republic, and El Salvador.

Using Engineers Week to Promote a Career in Engineering

February 17, 2014 | Stanley Consultants teams with engineering teachers at Muscatine High School to provide students with real-life examples of the engineering concepts they learn in the classroom, and introduce the students to the variety of career choices within the field of engineering.

Navigating ASME B31

January 28, 2014 | Engineers Monte K. Engelkemier, and Matt Wilkey, of Stanley Consultants, author an article on ASME B31 for Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine.

Consolidating Systems for Greener Future: Trinity University’s Thermal Utility Upgrade

Jan. 1, 2014 | Mechanical Engineers Brad Pankow and Jesse Cabrera, of Stanley Consultants, author an article for District Energy magazine on the thermal upgrade at Trinity University