P&N Press

  • P&N’s Tom Smith, PE becomes chair of Michigan Section AWWA

    Tom Smith, P.E. became Chair of the Michigan Section of the American Water Works Association this month. Tom  is a project manager specializing in hydraulic engineering and modeling at Prein&Newhof. Tom has served AWWA in several positions over the past years, including: Board of Directors, 2007–present Source Water Protection Committee Dist. System Practices Committee Water […]

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  • New Service: Asset Management

    We’ve been talking about Asset Management lately, especially in connection to the MDEQ’s Stormwater, Asset Management, and Wastewater (SAW) Grant Program. This is a great way to get money to jump start your stormwater and wastewater projects. We’d love to help you apply for this funding. An important part of preparing the work plan for […]

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  • New Prein&Newhof Officers

    At its meeting on Wednesday, April 17, Prein&Newhof’s Board of Directors elected new officers: Jim Cook, Chairman; Tom J. Newhof, President & Treasurer; Mark Prein, Vice President; Jason Washler, Vice President; Chris Cruickshank, Secretary. Tom, Mark, Jason, and Chris were appointed as our new Management Committee.    

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  • Prein&Newhof puts former Wilcox employees back to work in Cadillac

    Prein&Newhof announces it has opened an office in Cadillac, Michigan, in a vacant building at 1202 North Mitchell Street owned by the Wexford County Transit Authority. The new office plans to provide transportation, municipal, environmental, and geotechnical engineering services. The employees hired were key members of the former Wilcox Professional Services organization, and work extensively […]

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Prein&Newhof welcomes Bob Nelesen

    Prein&Newhof welcomes Bob Nelesen, P.E. as a Project Manager in its Airport Engineering group. Bob has a BS in Civil Engineering from Calvin College and an MBA from Texas State University. He is a licensed PE in Michigan and Texas who has previously worked for KSA Engineers in Texas, and URS Corporation in both Texas […]

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  • Brrr! A cold but exciting ribbon-cutting for Whitehall’s Lake Street

    Michigan’s first green street opened today with a ribbon cutting on Lake Street in Whitehall, Michigan. Lake Street features bioswales, detention zones, native plants, filter strips, and permeable pavers all used to treat the storm water as many times as possible before it enters White Lake. An innovative project that illustrates Michigan’s strides towards a […]

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  • Ford Airport hires de-icing designer Prein&Newhof

    Ford Airport hires de-icing designer Prein&Newhof to help design a system that effectively manages the de-icing water that is used on the planes during winter. We are grateful to be a part of this project! http://ow.ly/eWdeN

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