2015 In the News

Stanley Consultants Awarded Air Force Contract

December 31, 2015 | The Quad-City Business Journal reports that Stanley Consultants has been awarded a contract by the Air Force Civil Engineer Center to provide various architectural and engineering services to support military construction programs worldwide through 2022.

Austin Office Feature

December 30, 2015 | Construction News magazine features our Austin, Texas office.

Stanley Consultants Part of Team Selected for ADOT First Highway Public-Private Partnership

December 28, 2015 | The Arizona Department of Transportation revealed Dec. 28 that Connect 202 Partners is the preferred developer for the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway, the first highway public-private partnership in Arizona.

West Side Diversion Tunnel

December 2015 | The West Side Diversion Tunnel project, winner of multiple awards, is featured in Water & Wastes Digest magazine as a 2015 Top Projects winner.

Climate Change Showing Up in Stanley Consultants' Water Practice

December 2015 | Tony Mardam, Stanley Consultants Water and Wastewater Practice Leader, talks with Climate Change Business Journal about the helping local and state government clients plan for climate change.

Iowa City Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion

December 2015 | The award-winning Iowa City Wastewater Treatment Plant expansion is featured as a Top Projects winner in Waster & Wastes Digest magazine.

Automation and Controls for HVAC Systems

November 2015 | Randy Schrecengost, P.E, a Senior Project Manager / Senior Mechanical Engineer with Stanley Consultants covers best practices for designing building automation systems (BAS) and controls for HVAC systems in this Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine article.

Federal Environmental Regulations and the Power Sector

November 2015 | In this Power Engineering magazine article, Principal Scientist Joe Rubino reviews the numerous environmental regulations faced by the utility industry.

Stanley Consultants' Wastewater Projects Win Dual Awards

September 30, 2015 | The West Side Diversion Tunnel and the Iowa City Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion were each named 2015 Top Projects by Water and Wastes Digest. The competition honors the top 10 water and wastewater projects in the U.S.

Avoiding the Threat of International Corruption

September 2015 | Developing and following an ethics policy is critical when operating in the international marketplace. Stanley Consultants Chairman Gregs Thomopulos and Corporate Counsel Henry Marquard share their thoughts on the importance of ethics in engineering and establishing a new set of anti-corruption guidelines in this Engineering Inc. magazine article.

Stanley Consultants Opens Energy Office in Atlanta

August 28, 2015 | Stanley Consultants has expanded its presence in the Southeastern U.S. by opening an office in Atlanta, Georgia.

Stanley Consultants Expands Transportation and Traffic Planning Services

August 14, 2015 | Stanley Consultants has expanded its Florida transportation planning staff in response to an increase in transportation planning studies, and National Environment Policy Act (NEPA) / Project Development and Environment (PD&E) studies.

Rebuilding the Fox River Bridge

August 2015 | A gantry system, used instead of conventional cranes to perform heavy lifting, allows traffic to flow on all six lanes during the rebuilding of the Fox River Bridge. It makes traveling through the construction zone easier for the 100,000 vehicles crossing the bridge each day. Associate Chief Transportation Engineer Rob Koss describes the unique Fox River Bridge project in this Transportation Builder magazine article.

Stanley Consultants Designs Iowa City's Largest Project in History

July 2015 | Stanley Consultants makes the cover of Midwest Contractor magazine with the design of Iowa City's $50 million wastewater treatment plant expansion.

Stanley Consultants Advances to Number 66 on Top Design Firms Ranking

June 11, 2015 | Stanley Consultants has risen nine spots to be ranked No. 66 on Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual listing of the Top 500 Design Firms. The firm also advanced seven spots to be ranked 42nd in the publication’s ranking of Top 100 Pure Designers.

Announcing EC&M's 2015 Top 10 Electrical Design Firms

June 5, 2015 | Stanley Consultants ranks #5 in EC&M magazine's Top 40 electrical firms list.

Thomopulos Appointed to Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure Board

May 4, 2015 | The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) has appointed Gregs G. Thomopulos, P.E., Chairman of Stanley Consultants, to the Institute of Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) board of directors for a three-year term.

District Cooling Plants Require Careful System Design in High Heat

May 2015 | Senior Mechanical Engineer Randy Schrecengost reviews the system design for The Pearl Integrated District Cooling Plant in Qatar, the region's largest chiller plant in this Pumps & Systems MENA magazine article.

Florida DOT Selects Stanley Consultants to Study Proposed Transportation Improvement Projects

April 24, 2015 | Stanley Consultants, a global consulting engineering firm with four offices in Florida, has been selected by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to perform Project Development and Environment (PD&E) studies to assess the social, cultural, natural, and physical environmental impacts associated with two proposed transportation projects in Districts 4 and 6.

Selecting a Boiler for Heating, Process Loads

April 22, 2015 | Boilers for heating and domestic hot water systems are used in many nonresidential buildings and across educational, hospital, and industrial campuses. This Consulting-Specifying Engineer article by Principal Mechanical Engineer Brad Pankow reviews the codes and standards that regulate boiler system specification and design, plus energy efficiency and efficacy of these boilers.

Stanley Consultants Opens Washington, D.C. Office

April 16, 2015 | Stanley Consultants has opened a Global Services office in Washington, D.C. The focus of the office is to expand geographically the company’s strong presence in the global market.

Stanley Consultants and Premier Engineering Establish Mentor / Protégé Relationship

January 30, 2015 | Stanley Consultants and Premier Engineering Corporation have recently partnered to form a mentor/protégé relationship.

Stanley Consultants Expands Power Delivery Group

January 23, 2015 | Two experienced power delivery professionals, Don Douglas and Kevin Elveton, have joined Stanley Consultants’ Energy Business Unit. Douglas has been hired as the Senior Power Delivery Group Manager, and Elveton has joined as the Transmission and Distribution Group Manager.

Businesses Try To Stave Off Brain Drain As Boomers Retire

Jan. 15, 2015 | Dale Sweere, HR Director for Stanley Consultants, speaks to the company's Phased Retirement Program in this NPR interview.

City of Fort Madison to Receive Major Redesign of Central Wastewater Treatment Plant

January 2, 2015 | In an effort to improve its overall reliability and efficiency, as well as help protect it from flooding, the Fort Madison, Iowa, wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) is scheduled to soon undergo an extensive renovation. The upgrade is currently under design by Stanley Consultants, a global consulting engineering firm headquartered in the city of Muscatine, Iowa.