WaterBriefs: Dennis Brownley named Vice President at MACTEC

May 2, 2007
Also in this report: Foster Wheeler awarded circulating fluidized-bed steam generator; Schneider Electric becomes a principal member of ODVA; CDM wins national Well Workplace Award; River navigation modernizations inch closer with house passage of WRDA...

In other news below:
-- Foster Wheeler awarded circulating fluidized-bed steam generator
-- Schneider Electric becomes a principal member of ODVA
-- CDM wins national Well Workplace Award
-- River navigation modernizations inch closer with house passage of WRDA

Dennis Brownley named Vice President at MACTEC
SAN ANTONIO, TX, April 4, 2007 -- Dennis Brownley has been named Vice President at MACTEC Engineering & Consulting (MACTEC E&C). Bruce C. Coles, president of MACTEC E&C and chairman & CEO of MACTEC, Inc., the holding company (www.mactec.com) made the announcement. Brownley is based in MACTEC's San Antonio office.

Brownley joined MACTEC in 2000, following his retirement as Lt. Colonel in the U.S. Air Force (USAF) with over 20 years of service. He served as a base bioenvironmental engineer at four installations worldwide. Brownley subsequently worked at the Occupational and Environmental Health Laboratory where he was appointed chief of technical program management for the $60 million per year USAF installation restoration program.

Brownley serves as MACTEC's program manager for all work performed for the Air Force Center for Environmental Excellence (AFCEE). Created in 1991, AFCEE is located at Brooks City Base in San Antonio. AFCEE is the principal environmental services agency for USAF, offering commanders a full range of technical and professional services in the areas of environmental restoration, pollution prevention, environmental compliance, natural and cultural resources conservation, facility design and construction management, and comprehensive planning.

Brownley holds a Master of Science in environmental engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from the University of Wyoming.
Also see:
-- "MACTEC wins $6 million five-year environmental support contract"

Among other recent headlines:

Foster Wheeler awarded circulating fluidized-bed steam generator by Doosan Heavy Industries
HAMILTON, BERMUDA, April 10, 2007 -- Foster Wheeler Ltd. announced today that subsidiaries within its Global Power Group have been awarded contracts from Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co., Ltd. (Doosan) for the design and supply of a circulating fluidized-bed (CFB) steam generator for the Glow CFB3 thermal power project in Thailand...

Schneider Electric becomes a principal member of ODVA
Users can expect continued growth in global adoption of EtherNet/IP for factory floor to enterprise-level communication
ANN ARBOR, MI, April 10, 2007 -- ODVA today announced that Schneider Electric, S.A., a worldwide leader in power and control and a member of ODVA, will significantly increase its level of support for the organization by becoming one of its principal members, alongside Cisco Systems, Eaton Electrical, Omron Corporation, and Rockwell Automation...
Also see: -- "Schneider Electric receives 2007 Frost & Sullivan Product Innovation Award"

CDM wins national Well Workplace Award
CAMBRIDGE, Ma, April 17, 2007 -- The Wellness Councils of America recently awarded CDM a Silver Well Workplace Award-recognizing the firm "among the elite group of America's Healthiest Companies." Be Well, CDM's employee health and wellness program, was evaluated during an in-depth application process by a panel of reviewers who, through designation of the Well Workplace Award, acknowledged CDM's commitment to improving the health and well-being of its employees...
Also see:
-- "CDM to provide engineering services during water, wastewater improvement in Egypt"
-- "CDM projects earn 2007 Engineering Excellence awards from AAEE"

River navigation modernizations inch closer with house passage of WRDA, notes NCGA
ST. LOUIS, April 19, 2007 -- The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) hailed the overwhelming House passage of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) today as an important step in realizing the modernization of the locks and dams on the Upper Mississippi and Illinois rivers. The legislation, which authorizes projects for the Army Corps of Engineers, has been stalled in Congress for more than seven years...

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