Sukhenko joined Salsa Labs Inc. (Washington, D.C.) as vice
president of technology. Sukhenko will manage all aspects of the technology
division and play a key role in directing the company’s overall business
Contact USA (Middletown, Pa.) named Spencer Bolgard vice
president and general manager. Bolgard will oversee the company’s U.S. sales
subsidiary, including sales, marketing, channel operations, and service
Maringer joined quasar energy group (Cleveland) as manager
of municipal development. He spent more than 20 years at Campbell Soup Co. (Camden, N.J.) as manager of services and utilities and
continues to hold positions as trustee for the Operator Training Committee of
Mixing Solutions Ltd. (Palmyra, Pa.) promoted Rui Soares
to vice president of sales of the Global Projects Group. Soares will be
responsible for the sales and growth of the group’s division at the
solutions-based manufacturing company.
Spotsylvania County (Va.) Livingston Composting Facility in Fredericksburg
received a Composting Systems Gold Excellence Award from the Solid Waste
Association of North America (Silver Spring, Md.). The award is conferred
on distinguished waste programs and facilities that promote and improve
environmentally and economically sound solid waste management via progressive
designs, operations, and community impact. The plant has the capacity to
recycle 26,535 Mg/yr (29,250 ton/yr) of biosolids, with additional capacity to
double production to 145 Mg/d (160 ton/d).
Corp. (Westerville, Ohio) hired Jim Carroll as vice
president of sales. He has extensive experience in the water and wastewater
industry, and will be responsible for directing the corporation’s sales and
Technologies Inc. (Kingwood Texas), a provider of long-term solutions for the treatment of groundwater,
wastewater, waste reduction, odor reduction, and process improvement, joined
forces with Bigler Associates Inc. (Lebanon,
N.J.), an environmental design, construction, and operating
company, to expand Envirogen’s presence in the Eastern region, a territory that
stretches from South Carolina to Maine. Bigler provides comprehensive operation
and maintenance services to more than 60 clients in the New York to
Philadelphia area and has extensive experience at 18 Superfund sites in U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency regions 2 and 3. Dan Bigler,
founder and principal of Envirogen, was appointed vice president of the Eastern
Water (Voorhees, N.J.),the largest publicly traded
U.S. water and wastewater utility company, received 18 Directors Awards of
Recognition from the Partnership for Safe Water (Denver). Fifteen
facilities received awards for maintaining Phase III certification for 10
years, two facilities received awards for maintaining Phase III certification
for 5 years, and one facility was presented with its first Phase III
certification. The partnership is a voluntary initiative developed by the U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency and water organizations to recognize water
suppliers that consistently achieve water treatment standards that surpass
federal regulatory requirements.
(Rochester, Ind.) appointed Jeff Paulik regional
sales manager for the company’s Western U.S. and Canada region. He will oversee
sales efforts of all of the company’s IBAK pipeline inspection products in his
Inc. (White Plains, N.Y.) opened a new office in Hanoi,
Vietnam, to promote and market its technologies and solutions, as well as
support the growth of its water solutions business.
Shamas moved into a new role as lead for the Water for Oil and
Gas industry sector at CH2M Hill (Englewood, Colo.). Shamas will lead
global strategic planning and business development efforts for the oil and gas
sector within the CH2M Hill Water Business Group’s Industrial, Energy, and
Mining Platform. He also will serve as the firm’s client portfolio manager for
the industry clients.
Water Institute of
(Baton Rouge, La.), an independent nonprofit research institute, named Mark
Legendre chief financial officer and director of operations.
Industry Automation Division of Siemens (Munich) sold the assets,
inventory, and associated trademarks for certain globally marketed chemical
feed, liquid feed, and flowmeter product lines to Underground Solutions Inc.
(San Diego). Underground Solutions provides infrastructure technologies for
water, sewer, and conduit applications.
Membrane Systems Inc. (Wilmington, Mass.) hired Jack Noble as
commercial director of water and wastewater for Europe, the Middle East, and
Africa. He will focus on growing the company’s customer base and providing
leadership to the water and wastewater sales employees in these regions.
Edwards, the Charles P. Lunsford Professor of Civil and
Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech
(Blacksburg), was awarded the Carl Barus Award for Outstanding Service in the
Public Interest by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers'
Society on Social Implications of Technology (New York). The award honors
years of long effort to expose safety and quality problems in U.S. public
drinking water supplies, specifically in Washington, D.C. While researching
metropolitan water distribution systems, Edwards found that many homes in the
U.S. capital were receiving water contaminated with lead leached from city
pipes to an extent far exceeding acceptable industry levels.
Weilbach joined the board of directors of Valet Waste (Tampa,
Fla.). He has 25 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry.
Kalenborn Corp. (Urbana, Ind.) appointed Jennifer Lind as a new
territory manager for Mississippi, Alabama, western Tennessee, eastern
Arkansas, and the Florida Panhandle. She has more than 10 years of
industrial and sales experience.
and Bartilucci Consulting Engineers (Woodbury, N.Y.)
promoted Robert J. DeGiorgioto vice president. He has more than
20 years of experience in environmental engineering design and management of
industrial, sanitary, and remediation projects for public- and private-sector
Laval (Lund, Sweden), a provider of tank equipment solutions,
acquired Gamajet Cleaning Systems (Exton, Pa.), a provider of
high-impact cleaning machines for the industrial and sanitary processing
industries. The combined portfolios and expertise in industrial, hygienic, and
other applications will provide customers with an even wider array of
tank-cleaning options to help reduce cleaning time and the use of valuable
resources, such as water and cleaning solutions.
Processing Technologies Inc. (Swanton, Md.), a green
technology development, fabrication, and commercialization corporation, entered
into a joint venture agreement with CREEnergy Oil and Gas Co. (Edmonton,
Alberta), the first aboriginal company dedicated to oil and gas development on
First Nation reserves in Canada and the U.S. Under terms of the agreement, both
companies will work together to provide state-of-the-art remediation solutions
for existing environmental issues on aboriginal lands in Alberta. The joint
venture’s primary objectives are the remediation of land-based oil spills and
water-based oil contamination.