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2014-06-06 08:26:16

BALTIMORE, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The soon-to-be merged companies of Hughes Associates and RJA Group announced today that Phil Rogers has been appointed to the position of CEO. Rogers previously led Sodexo's NorAm Solution Center in identifying and developing solutions and offers that enhanced Sodexo's credibility and competitiveness in the global facility management marketplace. "The merger of Hughes Associates and RJA Group will create a true power house in the lifecycle...

2014-06-02 08:33:14

Transaction creates global leader in end-to-end consulting and specialty engineering services BALTIMORE and CHICAGO, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Associates and RJA Group announced today that they have reached a definitive merger agreement between the two companies, which will position the combined organization as a global leader in providing a range of specialty engineering and consulting services in the commercial, institutional, industrial and power marketplaces. The...

2014-02-19 23:00:07

Forty-two percent of those surveyed named older adults as the most at risk of fire danger. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Older adults are more vulnerable to a number of risks including fire, either at home or in assisted living facilities such as nursing homes. In a recent survey conducted by the Society for Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE), people correctly identified adults age 65 and older as the most at-risk group. Forty-two percent of those surveyed named older adults as...

2014-02-18 23:03:10

Industry leader, Zari Consulting Group, announces expansion with the opening of a new location in Nebraska. Omaha, Nebraska (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Fire protection engineering and building code consulting firm, Zari Consulting Group announces the opening of an office in Nebraska. Through a joint venture with Fire Engineering, Inc., Zari Consulting Group is opening a mid-west office in Omaha Nebraska to offer code consulting and fire protection engineering services for residential,...

2014-01-31 16:21:47

New hire will develop viable and creative fire solutions for clients BOSTON, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm with a reputation for delivering innovative and sustainable designs, announced today that Jonathan Eisenberg, P.E. has joined the company as an associate principal in the fire practice. Based in Boston, Jon brings more than 25 years of domestic and international experience in fire protection, chemical engineering, and chemical...

2014-01-11 23:00:03

Mr. Clouthier’s career spans more than 20 years focusing on loss prevention in the process industries. (PRWEB) January 12, 2014 Mr. Martin Clouthier joins Fauske & Associates, LLC (FAI) as a Senior Consulting Engineer serving Canada for testing and consulting services. Mr. Clouthier’s career spans more than 20 years focusing on loss prevention in the process industries. He has conducted hundreds of formal assessments aimed at identifying, quantifying and reducing the risk of major...

2014-01-08 23:00:12

SFPE announces new members to its Board of Directors for 2014. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Carl F. Baldassarra, PE, FSFPE, takes the office as president of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) for 2014. Currently, Baldassarra is an executive vice president at Rolf Jensen & Associates’ corporate offices in Chicago, where he has been since 2009. He also served as President of Schirmer (Aon) Engineering Corporation, where he worked for more than 35 years. A 40-year...

2013-11-26 23:02:18

To close 2013, Zari Consulting Group wraps up 3 projects, including fire code consulting on an expansion project for the University of Nebraska. Petaluma, California (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 At the close of 2013, Zari Consulting Group, a building code consulting and fire protection engineering firm, announces the completion of three high profile clients, including expansion for the University of Nebraska, building code improvement for 10th and Market, and clean agency system design for...

2013-11-24 23:00:02

SFPE Reports Inadequate Building Design Contributed to Deaths of 92 Children and 3 Nuns Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Shortly before the end of classes on December 1, 1958, a fire broke out at the Our Lady of Angels Elementary School in Chicago, IL. The fire left 95 dead and many others seriously injured. This fire, which occurred 55 years ago, is still one of the deadliest school fires in the history of the United States. “Poor fire protection design was a major contributing...


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