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Advanced Power and Thermal Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson, AFB, Ohio
Tuesday, 01 November 2016 13:41

Cundiff and Hunter Elected Vice President

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Jeff Cundiff

Nashville, Tenn. - Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon, Inc., has elected both Jeff Cundiff and John Hunter as Vice Presidents.

Cundiff joined Barge Waggoner in early 2007 and has over 12 years of experience in the engineering field. His experience includes specialties in sustainability within the built environment. Cundiff was named Nashville Civil Group Leader in August. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Tennessee Technological University and a Master of Business Administration from Lipscomb University.

Cundiff has also obtained a Certificate of Graduate Studies in Sustainability from Lipscomb and participated in the BWSC Leadership Institute. Cundiff was awarded by the firm with the Dan Barge Award of Merit in 2012.

Hunter joined Barge Waggoner earlier in 2016 as Client Service Leader. He received both his undergraduate and graduate civil engineering degrees from the University of Tennessee. Hunter also received a Master of Business Administration from the Haslam College of Business at the same institution. Hunter is licensed engineer in the State of Tennessee.

Monday, 26 September 2016 15:31

Haslam Young Alumni Board Welcomes Hanna Bacon

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Nashville, Tenn. – Hanna Bacon, SHRM-CP, has joined the inaugural Haslam Young Alumni Board at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.

In 2016 the Haslam College of Business created the Haslam Young Alumni Board to develop initiatives where students are gained exposure to a variety of industries and assist the college in recognizing the achievements of its young alumni.

Bacon is a University of Tennessee alumnus where she earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with concentration in Human Resources Management in 2012. She is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and a SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP).

She joined Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon, Inc., in 2012 and is responsible for firmwide talent acquisition and retention. Additionally, Bacon is the Human Resources Business Partner for the firm’s Environment & Water Resources and Transportation business units.

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Van Manufacturing Facility

Nashville, Tenn. – Mercedes-Benz Vans, LLC has selected Yates Construction and Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon, Inc. to provide design-build services for its new South Carolina plant expansion. The project will support the production of its next generation of Sprinter Vans.

Mercedes-Benz Vans, LLC marked the exciting start of its new Sprinter plant in a groundbreaking ceremony on July 27, 2016. Among the distinguished guests of the ceremony on-site were Volker Mornhinweg, Head of the Mercedes-Benz Vans Division, and Nikki Haley, Governor of South Carolina. The new plant is an expansion of the existing van assembly site. It represents an investment of around $500 million dollars and will create up to 1,300 jobs. In addition to its direct job impact, it is estimated that supporting suppliers will create approximately 400 new jobs in and around North Charleston.

The current production area and administration building of the assembly plant in North Charleston covers 409,000 square feet (approx. 38,000 m²). The new production facility will be more than double the current production site, and more than triple the total current site size. Construction will begin with the body shop followed by the paint shop and the assembly lines later this year. The new facility will implement Mercedes-Benz Vans’ most innovative production technologies and concepts.

“Yates is excited to be part of the Mercedes-Benz Vans project,” said William G. Yates III, President and CEO of Yates Construction. “Yates Construction and Barge Waggoner are committed to delivering one of the most advanced automotive manufacturing facilities in North America.”

 

 

 

Friday, 16 September 2016 15:50

615 Third Celebrated

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Nashville, Tenn. – A few of Nashville’s landmark companies hosted a celebration of construction last week for 615 Third, a state-of-the-art 8-story, Class A office development currently under construction at the corner of Third Avenue South and Lea Avenue in the exploding SoBro district of downtown Nashville. Here are some pictures.

This ‘new view of Nashville’ will serve as the headquarters of The Mathews Company, R.C. Mathews Contractor, Colliers International, and Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon, Inc. It includes +/- 13,000 square feet on the ground floor for retail or office use. Nearly +/- 40,000 square feet of rentable space remains available for lease.

During the celebration, a time capsule filled with 2016 representative items, was placed at the site. Construction is expected to be completed in the third quarter of 2017.

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Nashville, Tenn. – The chamber of commerce and economic development arm for Williamson County, known as Williamson, Inc., will host its second annual transportation summit on September 15 at The Factory in Franklin, Tennessee. Barge Waggoner is a summit sponsor and author of the Williamson County transportation summary report.

This summary report provides a snapshot of current conditions in Williamson County and efforts that have been made since the last year’s transportation summit. The report also highlights many studies and numerous projects that have been identified to keep pace with the County’s growing population.

In 2015, Williamson, Inc. facilitated Williamson County’s first transportation summit where opportunities for improvements were identified to address transportation challenges.

This year’s solutions-oriented, half-day forum includes presentations on current and future transportation projects in each Williamson County municipality. Attendees will learn how companies are designing their culture to attract and retain employees through flex-scheduling and remote working. The forum will also give us a look ahead at how technology will change transportation and a regional perspective on how to create an integrated transportation network with a menu of options.

The summit is part of the first-ever Mobility Week, presented by Nissan and hosted by Williamson, Inc., is a county-wide initiative during the week of September 12 – 16, 2016 focused on changing behavior to reduce congestion on our roadways and improve circulation.

Learn more about the Transportation Report and Mobility Week.

Wednesday, 07 September 2016 19:26

Dothan Breaks Ground on Omussee Improvements

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Dothan, Ala. – The City of Dothan broke ground recently to modernize Omussee Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant with $39 million worth of improvements.

The Environmental Protection Agency’s Administrative Order on Consent to Dothan has mandated that upgrades to the City’s sewer system are limited unless capacity to handle the load is guaranteed. Low-interest loans from the Alabama Department of Environmental Management’s Clean Water State Revolving Fund will fund the improvements.

Omussee improvements include refurbishment and repurposing of existing structures, new tankage, replacing chlorine disinfection with ultraviolet disinfection, as well as increasing hydraulic capacity.

The oldest part of Omussee WWTP was built in the late 1960’s with the most recent upgrade in 1991. Upgrades are generally needed every 20 years. Barge Waggoner is providing design services, as well as bidding phase services for improvements at Omussee.

WTVY-TV has more information.

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 14:14

Jeff Cundiff Promoted to Civil Group Leader

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Nashville, Tenn. – Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon, Inc., announces that Jeff Cundiff, PE, LEED AP, has been promoted to Civil Group Leader within the Land Resources Business Unit of the Nashville office.

Cundiff joined Barge Waggoner in early 2007 and has over 12 years of experience in the engineering field. His experience includes specialties in sustainability within the built environment. Cundiff is a Registered Professional Engineer in Tennessee, Georgia, New Jersey, and New York.

He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Tennessee Technological University and a Master of Business Administration from Lipscomb University. Cundiff has also obtained a Certificate of Graduate Studies in Sustainability from Lipscomb and participated in the BWSC Leadership Institute. He was awarded by the firm with the Dan Barge Award of Merit in 2012.

Tuesday, 02 August 2016 00:00

Chris Grace Elected Vice President

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Birmingham, Ala. – Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon, Inc., announces that Chris Grace has been elected Vice President by the firm’s Board of Directors.

An active member of the community, Grace is affiliated with the Sunshine Rotary Club of Birmingham, and sits on the Board of Directors for the Greater Shelby County Chamber of Commerce. He has been with Barge Waggoner since 1997.

Grace earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Alabama. He is a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Accredited Profession in Building Design and Construction and is a registered Professional Engineer in five states.

Monday, 01 August 2016 14:00

Crane Erected at Third & Lea Site

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Nashville, Tenn. – Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon, Inc., moves one step closer to reality at its new Third & Lea building in Downtown Nashville with a tower crane erected last week.

Earlier this year, Barge Waggoner announced plans to relocate the firms’ Nashville office to a new 125,000-square-foot structure at Third Avenue South and Lea Avenue in the SoBro neighborhood. Developer The Mathews Co., and its affiliates R.C. Mathews Contractor and brokerage firm Colliers International | Nashville, will take space in the building.

Completion is expected in September 2017.

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Nashville, Tenn. – Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon, Inc., announces that Daniel Gibbs is named Manager of Mechanical Services within the Industrial & Building Services business unit.

Gibbs has eight years of experience in mechanical design with a Bachelor and Master degree in mechanical engineering from Tennessee Technological University, and certification as a LEED Accredited Professional in Building Operations & Maintenance. He has conducted graduate research and has been published in scholarly journals. Gibbs joined the firm in 2009.

His experience includes the design of mechanical process systems and documentation for sustainability certification pursuit. Gibbs has also been recognized for his work in process piping and process ventilation, HVAC systems, controls, in facilities for several industry sectors.

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Advanced Power and Thermal Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson, AFB, Ohio
Tuesday, 01 November 2016 13:41

Cundiff and Hunter Elected Vice President

John Hunter directory
John Hunter
Jeff Cundiff 7196 Directory4
Jeff Cundiff

Nashville, Tenn. - Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon, Inc., has elected both Jeff Cundiff and John Hunter as Vice Presidents.

Cundiff joined Barge Waggoner in early 2007 and has over 12 years of experience in the engineering field. His experience includes specialties in sustainability within the built environment. Cundiff was named Nashville Civil Group Leader in August. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Tennessee Technological University and a Master of Business Administration from Lipscomb University.

Cundiff has also obtained a Certificate of Graduate Studies in Sustainability from Lipscomb and participated in the BWSC Leadership Institute. Cundiff was awarded by the firm with the Dan Barge Award of Merit in 2012.

Hunter joined Barge Waggoner earlier in 2016 as Client Service Leader. He received both his undergraduate and graduate civil engineering degrees from the University of Tennessee. Hunter also received a Master of Business Administration from the Haslam College of Business at the same institution. Hunter is licensed engineer in the State of Tennessee.

Monday, 26 September 2016 15:31

Haslam Young Alumni Board Welcomes Hanna Bacon

Hanna Bacon IMG 3833 directory

Nashville, Tenn. – Hanna Bacon, SHRM-CP, has joined the inaugural Haslam Young Alumni Board at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.

In 2016 the Haslam College of Business created the Haslam Young Alumni Board to develop initiatives where students are gained exposure to a variety of industries and assist the college in recognizing the achievements of its young alumni.

Bacon is a University of Tennessee alumnus where she earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with concentration in Human Resources Management in 2012. She is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and a SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP).

She joined Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon, Inc., in 2012 and is responsible for firmwide talent acquisition and retention. Additionally, Bacon is the Human Resources Business Partner for the firm’s Environment & Water Resources and Transportation business units.

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Van Manufacturing Facility

Nashville, Tenn. – Mercedes-Benz Vans, LLC has selected Yates Construction and Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon, Inc. to provide design-build services for its new South Carolina plant expansion. The project will support the production of its next generation of Sprinter Vans.

Mercedes-Benz Vans, LLC marked the exciting start of its new Sprinter plant in a groundbreaking ceremony on July 27, 2016. Among the distinguished guests of the ceremony on-site were Volker Mornhinweg, Head of the Mercedes-Benz Vans Division, and Nikki Haley, Governor of South Carolina. The new plant is an expansion of the existing van assembly site. It represents an investment of around $500 million dollars and will create up to 1,300 jobs. In addition to its direct job impact, it is estimated that supporting suppliers will create approximately 400 new jobs in and around North Charleston.

The current production area and administration building of the assembly plant in North Charleston covers 409,000 square feet (approx. 38,000 m²). The new production facility will be more than double the current production site, and more than triple the total current site size. Construction will begin with the body shop followed by the paint shop and the assembly lines later this year. The new facility will implement Mercedes-Benz Vans’ most innovative production technologies and concepts.

“Yates is excited to be part of the Mercedes-Benz Vans project,” said William G. Yates III, President and CEO of Yates Construction. “Yates Construction and Barge Waggoner are committed to delivering one of the most advanced automotive manufacturing facilities in North America.”

 

 

 

Friday, 16 September 2016 15:50

615 Third Celebrated

3rd and Lea 11x17 perspective cropped

Nashville, Tenn. – A few of Nashville’s landmark companies hosted a celebration of construction last week for 615 Third, a state-of-the-art 8-story, Class A office development currently under construction at the corner of Third Avenue South and Lea Avenue in the exploding SoBro district of downtown Nashville. Here are some pictures.

This ‘new view of Nashville’ will serve as the headquarters of The Mathews Company, R.C. Mathews Contractor, Colliers International, and Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon, Inc. It includes +/- 13,000 square feet on the ground floor for retail or office use. Nearly +/- 40,000 square feet of rentable space remains available for lease.

During the celebration, a time capsule filled with 2016 representative items, was placed at the site. Construction is expected to be completed in the third quarter of 2017.

mobility-week1

Nashville, Tenn. – The chamber of commerce and economic development arm for Williamson County, known as Williamson, Inc., will host its second annual transportation summit on September 15 at The Factory in Franklin, Tennessee. Barge Waggoner is a summit sponsor and author of the Williamson County transportation summary report.

This summary report provides a snapshot of current conditions in Williamson County and efforts that have been made since the last year’s transportation summit. The report also highlights many studies and numerous projects that have been identified to keep pace with the County’s growing population.

In 2015, Williamson, Inc. facilitated Williamson County’s first transportation summit where opportunities for improvements were identified to address transportation challenges.

This year’s solutions-oriented, half-day forum includes presentations on current and future transportation projects in each Williamson County municipality. Attendees will learn how companies are designing their culture to attract and retain employees through flex-scheduling and remote working. The forum will also give us a look ahead at how technology will change transportation and a regional perspective on how to create an integrated transportation network with a menu of options.

The summit is part of the first-ever Mobility Week, presented by Nissan and hosted by Williamson, Inc., is a county-wide initiative during the week of September 12 – 16, 2016 focused on changing behavior to reduce congestion on our roadways and improve circulation.

Learn more about the Transportation Report and Mobility Week.

Wednesday, 07 September 2016 19:26

Dothan Breaks Ground on Omussee Improvements

web-omussee-with-caption

Dothan, Ala. – The City of Dothan broke ground recently to modernize Omussee Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant with $39 million worth of improvements.

The Environmental Protection Agency’s Administrative Order on Consent to Dothan has mandated that upgrades to the City’s sewer system are limited unless capacity to handle the load is guaranteed. Low-interest loans from the Alabama Department of Environmental Management’s Clean Water State Revolving Fund will fund the improvements.

Omussee improvements include refurbishment and repurposing of existing structures, new tankage, replacing chlorine disinfection with ultraviolet disinfection, as well as increasing hydraulic capacity.

The oldest part of Omussee WWTP was built in the late 1960’s with the most recent upgrade in 1991. Upgrades are generally needed every 20 years. Barge Waggoner is providing design services, as well as bidding phase services for improvements at Omussee.

WTVY-TV has more information.

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 14:14

Jeff Cundiff Promoted to Civil Group Leader

Jeff Cundiff 7196 Directory4

Nashville, Tenn. – Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon, Inc., announces that Jeff Cundiff, PE, LEED AP, has been promoted to Civil Group Leader within the Land Resources Business Unit of the Nashville office.

Cundiff joined Barge Waggoner in early 2007 and has over 12 years of experience in the engineering field. His experience includes specialties in sustainability within the built environment. Cundiff is a Registered Professional Engineer in Tennessee, Georgia, New Jersey, and New York.

He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Tennessee Technological University and a Master of Business Administration from Lipscomb University. Cundiff has also obtained a Certificate of Graduate Studies in Sustainability from Lipscomb and participated in the BWSC Leadership Institute. He was awarded by the firm with the Dan Barge Award of Merit in 2012.

Tuesday, 02 August 2016 00:00

Chris Grace Elected Vice President

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Birmingham, Ala. – Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon, Inc., announces that Chris Grace has been elected Vice President by the firm’s Board of Directors.

An active member of the community, Grace is affiliated with the Sunshine Rotary Club of Birmingham, and sits on the Board of Directors for the Greater Shelby County Chamber of Commerce. He has been with Barge Waggoner since 1997.

Grace earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Alabama. He is a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Accredited Profession in Building Design and Construction and is a registered Professional Engineer in five states.

Monday, 01 August 2016 14:00

Crane Erected at Third & Lea Site

2016-07-26 NewOfficeSite P1070971

Nashville, Tenn. – Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon, Inc., moves one step closer to reality at its new Third & Lea building in Downtown Nashville with a tower crane erected last week.

Earlier this year, Barge Waggoner announced plans to relocate the firms’ Nashville office to a new 125,000-square-foot structure at Third Avenue South and Lea Avenue in the SoBro neighborhood. Developer The Mathews Co., and its affiliates R.C. Mathews Contractor and brokerage firm Colliers International | Nashville, will take space in the building.

Completion is expected in September 2017.

Daniel Gibbs IMG 9643 Directory

Nashville, Tenn. – Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon, Inc., announces that Daniel Gibbs is named Manager of Mechanical Services within the Industrial & Building Services business unit.

Gibbs has eight years of experience in mechanical design with a Bachelor and Master degree in mechanical engineering from Tennessee Technological University, and certification as a LEED Accredited Professional in Building Operations & Maintenance. He has conducted graduate research and has been published in scholarly journals. Gibbs joined the firm in 2009.

His experience includes the design of mechanical process systems and documentation for sustainability certification pursuit. Gibbs has also been recognized for his work in process piping and process ventilation, HVAC systems, controls, in facilities for several industry sectors.

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