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May 21, 2019

May 20, 2019

Barr named ACEC/MN Firm of the Year
The American Council of Engineering Companies of Minnesota (ACEC/MN) recognized Barr with its Firm of the Year award based on Barr’s contribution to the advancement of the more

May 17, 2019

Barr recognized for excellence in workplace health and safety
The Minnesota Safety Council (MSC) has awarded Barr its Outstanding Achievement Award in Occupational Safety. In addition, Barr’s Hibbing and Duluth offices received the more

May 9, 2019

Lake Zumbro restoration project kicks off
Barr recently attended a project-kickoff ceremony in Oronoco, Minnesota, for the Lake Zumbro restoration project. For more than 13 years, Barr has assisted the Lake Zumbro more

May 8, 2019

highway reconstruction project wins national engineering excellence award

The reconstruction of flood-damaged Minnesota Highway 210 won a National Honor Award for exemplary engineering achievement in the American Council of Engineering Companies’ more

May 7, 2019

Barr’s Jeff Davis to present at National Ground Water Association forum
On May 14, senior hydrogeologist Jeff Davis will present at the National Ground Water Assocation (NGWA) Forum on Managing more

May 2, 2019

Barr acquires Marquez Environmental Services, Inc.
Barr has acquired Marquez Environmental Services Inc., a Denver-based woman-owned small business providing environmental management consulting services. The acquisition more

April 30, 2019

Barr’s John Greer and Kurt Leuthold to present at 2019 Water Summit
Two Barr employees are presenting at the 2019 Water Summit on May 9 at the Science Museum of Minnesota in Saint Paul. Senior hydrogeologist more

April 18, 2019

Mouse River project passes major milestone
In mid-April, the Chief of Engineers of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was in Minot, North Dakota, to sign the Chief’s Report to Congress for the Mouse River Maple more

April 11, 2019

Barr’s Andrea Collier, Rob Morrison, Ray Wuolo, and Rick Campbell to present at MECC
Four staff members from Barr are scheduled to present at the 2019 Midwest Environmental Compliance Conference on April 23-24 in Kansas City, Missouri. On the morning of April more

April 11, 2019

Barr staff to present at SME Minnesota Conference
Sixteen staff members from Barr are scheduled to present at the 92nd Annual Meeting of the Minnesota Section of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME) on more

April 5, 2019

Barr hosts technology fair
Yesterday, Barr’s Duluth office hosted a technology-focused open house to showcase new and emerging technologies that will help our project teams continue to provide more

March 31, 2019

Barr’s Aaron Grosser and Jed Greenwood honored at induction ceremony
Barr vice presidents Aaron Grosser (pictured right) and Jed Greenwood more

March 30, 2019

Greg Hasenfus, Andrea Wedul, and Joe Chilson join Barr
Barr adds a senior mining engineer in Salt Lake City, a landscape architect in Duluth, and a geotechnical engineer in Minneapolis.   
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March 27, 2019

Barr’s Joelyn Kozar and Paul Fraser to present at transportation conference
Two staff members from Barr are scheduled to present at the Consulting Engineers of Alberta (CEA) Transportation Connects Alberta Conference on Monday, April 1 in Red Deer, more

March 26, 2019

Barr’s Rob Morrison to present at water resources conference
Barr vice President and senior water resources engineer Rob Morrison is scheduled to present twice at the upcoming 2019 more

February 28, 2019

addressing flooding issues in Jefferson City
Barr recently completed a flood study for the City of Jefferson City and provided recommendations to the Public Works and Planning Committee for addressing stormwater more

February 22, 2019

Barr’s Kim Alfonsi, Jim Aiken, and Ward Swanson to present at energy conference
Three staff members from Barr are scheduled to present at the 22nd Annual Energy, Utility, and Environment Conference on February 25–26 in San Diego, California. On Monday, more

February 16, 2019

EPA announces PFAS Action Plan
On February 14, the US Environmental Protection Agency announced its action plan for addressing per- and more

February 7, 2019

sharing info on zebra mussels and starry stonewort
Barr’s Minneapolis, Minnesota office hosted an event on invasive aquatic species for water resource managers. The event, “Zebra Mussels and Starry Stonewort—Early Detection more