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

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June 28, 2017

June 27, 2017

Barr names five new officers
Barr’s board of directors has named five new vice presidents, who are also principals of the firm. They are:

June 16, 2017

Barr sponsors ND Petroleum Council event
Recently, Barr sponsored the North Dakota Petroleum Council’s 2017 Social in Denver, Colorado. More than 250 NDPC members attended the event at the Brown Palace Hotel. Since 2008, more

June 13, 2017

Jeong-Yun Won presents at the Geo-Risk 2017 Conference in Denver
Senior geotechnical engineer Jeong-Yun Won gave a presentation about laterally loaded piles in soft clay at the Geo-Risk more

June 8, 2017

Barr staff helping create new group for environmental professionals
More than 45 people recently attended the first meeting of the Minnesota Association of Environmental Professionals at Bad Weather Brewing Company in Saint Paul. Barr more

May 31, 2017

taking the show underground
Recently, a public radio news crew accompanied Barr engineers as they inspected a stormwater tunnel under the city of Minneapolis. As part of a project for the Mississippi more

May 30, 2017

Barr joins water re-use advocacy organization

Barr is proud to have recently become a member of WateReuse, an international organization dedicated to providing education and driving more

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

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