Partners Thank AllenES Staff for Hard Work and Commitment During 2020
The Partners of Allen Engineering and Science appreciate the hard work and dedication of our engineers, scientists, construction managers, designers, planners, and administrative staff.
Job well done in 2020!
Front Row from Left to Right: Brad Young, CWB; Jeff Allen, P.E.; Melissa Pringle, Ph.D.; and John Ryan, P.G.
Back Row from Left to Right: Michael Hohm, P.E.; Jay Estes, ACIP; John Bourgeois, P.E.; and Andrew Covington, P.E.
Happy Holidays from AllenES
We wish you and yours a safe and happy holiday season!
AllenES Saves a Municipal Client $700,000
On behalf of a municipal client, AllenES worked with the Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District to re-evaluate an Approved Jurisdictional Determination for multiple detention basin projects under the new Navigable Waters Protection Rule.
The re-evaluation provided $700,000 cost savings to our client. We would love to help you! Please give us a call to discuss a permitting strategy for your upcoming project or to re-evaluate a current project.
Hazard Mitigation Planning
The American Planning Association (APA) has an active Hazard Mitigation and Disaster Recovery Planning Division, and AllenES is proud to be actively engaged in this Division of the APA.
Additionally, AllenES has planners on staff well versed in planning for hazard mitigation and disaster recovery.
AllenES and TNC Reconnect MS River to 6,000 acres of Wetlands
AllenES and The Nature Conservancy recently completed construction of a box culvert structure with sluice gate.
The engineered system was designed to reconnect the Mississippi River to over 6,000 acres of bottomland hardwood forested wetlands in Wilkinson County, MS.
Reflecting Back on the Mission of the East MS Foothills Land Trust and Encouraging the Exploration of Eco-Destinations
AllenES is a proud sponsor of the East Mississippi Foothills Land Trust (EMFLT), and our company was honored to be part of the establishment of the land trust in 2003. The land trust has the mission to conserve, promote, and protect the open spaces and green places of ecological, cultural or scenic significance in East Mississippi. Please visit the website to learn more about how to become a member or a volunteer or explore the many eco destinations in the area. http://www.emflt.org/about.html
Also, check out VisitMeridian for more nature based tourism adventures, shopping and dining experiences.
AllenES is adding Real Value to Project Deliverables with our Drone Technology
Oliver Birch is a certified Commercial Drone Operator with AllenES and is using drone technology to take photos and videos and to create orthomosaic maps at a variety of sites across Mississippi. During November’s Lunch and Learn, Oliver presented how drone technology is being utilized within AllenES and adding real value to project deliverables.
Save the Date – April 13, 2021
Save the Date for the 3rd Seminar in the 2021 Environmental Seminar Series.
The seminar will focus on Drone Usage on Projects.
CPR and First Aid Refresher Training and Certification
As part of our robust Health and Safety Program, AllenES’ staff received a CPR and First Aid refresher course this month and learned through “hands on” training.
Bays and Bayous Virtual Symposium December 1-3, 2020
Texas General Land Office Living Shoreline Workshops
Virtual ASBPA 2020 National Coastal Conference
2020 Vision for Our Coasts: Navigating Stormy Times
Unfortunately, the GOMA All Hands Meeting scheduled to take place in June at the Beau Rivage in Biloxi, Mississippi has been cancelled. We will all miss this collaborative regional meeting but know the good work of GOMA and its network continues even if we cannot meet in person.
Operations Managers and Market Sector Leaders Come Together for a Business Development Meeting
AllenES Operations Managers and Market Sector Leaders held a productive business development meeting on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 in our Corporate Office in Jackson, MS. After the full day of presentations and discussion, our group continued the conversation over dinner at Tico’s in Ridgeland, MS.
Pictured from Left to Right: Andrew Covington, P.E., Joe Holland, Michael Hohm, P.E., Jordan Hollinghead, Jay Estes, AICP, Melissa Pringle, Ph.D., John Bourgeois, P.E., Rick Sumrall, P.E., Jeff Allen, P.E., Brad Young, CWB, Travis Beard, and John Ryan, P.G.
AllenES served as a Sponsor for MMA’s Legislative Reception
AllenES was proud to be a sponsor at the MS Manufacturers Association’s (MMA) Legislative Reception honoring the Wood Products Industry on Tuesday, January 21, 2020.
Pictured with Melissa Pringle is John McKay, President of MMA and Jason Minga, SHEQ Manager with Tronox.
Michael Hohm, P.E. Presents at ASCE Meeting at MSU
One of our Project Engineers spoke on January 14, 2020 at the ASCE meeting in Starkville, MS.
The topic of discussion was Solid Waste Management Services and Landfill Design and Engineering.
MS Restoration Summit – Tuesday, November 12
AllenES participated in the Open House associated with the MS Restoration Summit in Biloxi, MS.