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  • Former GFIA Executive Director Joins Growing Michigan Engineering Firm

    GRAND RAPIDS. Prein&Newhof, a Grand Rapids-based civil engineering company that’s been serving airport clients in Michigan for 30 years, has selectively grown its airport team in the last two years. In 2011 Prein&Newhof acquired Peckham Engineering in Traverse City, hiring its employees including company founder Robert Peckham. Prein&Newhof President and Senior Airport Project Manager Jim Cook […]

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  • Press Release: ASCE Michigan’s Response to Snyder’s State of the State Address

    The latest Michigan Chapter of ASCE’s press release highlights and responds to Snyder’s State of the State’s infrastructure points.  Our own Dan Lewis is the current president of the Michigan Chapter. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 29, 2013  Lansing, MI – As stewards of our state’s public works, the American Society of Civil Engineers is proud of the […]

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  • Joint Expo and Operators Day – MI-AWWA / MWEA

    The AWWA / MWEA Joint Expo is sponsored by the Michigan Sections of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) and the Michigan Water Environment Association (MWEA).  It is the Midwest’s premier 2-day exposition of wastewater treatment and drinking water treatment & distribution equipment, manufacturers, consultants and representatives. P&N usually sends 10+ people to this event, […]

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  • Grant Projects – Michigan Coastal Zone Management Program

    The Michigan Coastal Zone Management Program (MCZMP) within the Office of the Great Lakes, Department of Environmental Quality has released a Request for Proposal (RFP) for grant projects that will start January 1, 2014.  Projects should protect the Great Lakes coastal resources by fostering environmentally-friendly development of economically and socially vibrant coastal communities. Download the […]

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  • DDAs and Economic Development

    Not everyone is aware of downtown development authorities (DDA), or why they are important. Many cities have one, and Michigan has 35 of them. Prein&Newhof often works with DDAs on projects related to streetscapes and downtown infrastructure. Downtown is considered the heart of the city. It is an expanse of a few streets that are […]

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  • Happy Holidays! Give with us!

    To help ease the burden of families with health challenges this year, Prein&Newhof is making a donation to support the work of the Ronald McDonald House Charity. And when you subscribe to our blog or follow one of our social networking sites, we’ll match your action with a $5.00 donation to Ronald McDonald House Charities, […]

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  • Texas Township wins 2012 APWA Southwest Branch Project Award

      Prein&Newhof is happy to announce that the Texas Township Farmer’s Market, Trailhead, and Trail project has won the American Public Works Association Southwest Branch Project Award. Texas Township is one of the fastest-growing communities in the greater Kalamazoo region. With only one park, Texas Township offered fewer recreational opportunities than its neighbors. Demand for […]

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  • P&N client, project get kudos in national journal

    Holland’s Board of Public Works earned high praise in the nationally-circulated Municipal Sewer & Water Magazine’s December 2012 issue. Prein&Newhof designed a 4.5-mile-long, 30-inch-diameter interconnect pipeline and valve & meter station linking Holland’s water system with Wyoming’s water system. The $6,000,000 project is nearly done.  Read more.

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  • Safe and Free Disposal: Mercury

    The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality and the EPA are offering free disposal of mercury-containing equipment through September 30, 2013. The Michigan.gov website has more information and drop-off locations by county. Mercury-containing equipment from municipal power plants and hospitals are not accepted. Mercury can be found in the following types of equipment: Air handling unit […]

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  • P&N MDOT Prequalified

    MDOT recently added Prein&Newhof to its list of prequalified engineering consultants. We initially have been prequalified to work for MDOT on Roads & Streets Engineering and Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Jason Washler is leading P&N’s entry into MDOT work. “We’re very happy MDOT elected to add us to its list for these practice areas. We’re planning […]

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