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Ryan-Biggs Promotes Three

June 25 2012

Ryan-Biggs Associates, P.C., announced today the promotions of Matt Yerkey, P.E., Christopher N. Latreille, P.E., and Ross M. Shepherd.

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Ryan-Biggs Participates in Capital Region CANstruction

April 3 2012

Ryan-Biggs (aka Team Hungry Feet) completed our canstructure for the 2nd Annual Capital Region Canstruction Competition.  The castructure is made from nearly 3,000 cans.  There is still time to vote for the People's Choice award.  Bring a canned good to the NYS Museum before April 25 to vote for your favorite!

CANSTRUCTION UPDATE:  Ryan-Biggs' Canstructure "HUNGRY FEET" was awarded this year's COMMUNITY CHOICE AWARD!  To watch a video of the build, please click here.

 

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Ryan-Biggs in the News

March 7 2012

Chris Lesher, a Senior Associate at the firm, was recently featured in The Times Union for a piece they wrote on the Model Bridge Competition which is held annually at Capital District's Engineers Week.

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Paul Rouis Named to National Committee

March 5 2012

Ryan-Biggs announced today that Paul A. Rouis III, P.E., has been named to the American Institute of Steel Construction's (AISC) Connection Prequalification Review Panel (CPRP).

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Ryan-Biggs Adds Engineer to Clifton Park Office

January 25 2012

Ryan-Biggs recently hired a professional engineer. Chad Reinemann, P.E., LEED AP BD+C, joined the Clifton Park office and provides his eight years of experience to his role as professional engineer. Reinemann received his bachelor's degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Cum Laude in civil engineering.  He will concentrate on structural design projects in the medical, educational, industrial, and municipal markets.

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Class of '78 Life Sciences Center at Dartmouth College Dedicated

December 23 2011

The Class of '78 Life Sciences Center at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH was recently dedicated.  Ryan-Biggs provided the structural design for this $90+ million facility.

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Jack Healy Named President of the Society for the Preservation of Historic Cements

November 7 2011

Ryan-Biggs recently announced that Jack Healy, P.E., Principal, has been named President of the Society for the Preservation of Historic Cements (SPHC).

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Virtual Tour of Alfred Z. Solomon Emergency Center at Saratoga Hospital

October 28 2011

Ryan-Biggs recently completed the structural design of the new Alfred Z. Solomon Emergency Center at Saratoga Hospital.  A virtual tour of the new facility can be viewed at http://www.saratogahospital.org/index.cfm?contentID=25&facilityID=29

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Ryan-Biggs President, Paul Rouis, Interviewed by The Business Review

September 30 2011

Paul Rouis III, P.E., President of Ryan-Biggs was interviewed by The Business Review on the new state law that loosens restrictions on ownership of engineering and architecture firms. 

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Ryan-Biggs featured in Rensselaer County Chamber newsletter

August 26 2011

Ryan-Biggs was featured in the Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce's Insight newsletter.

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Ryan-Biggs Winner of Engineering Excellence Award for Rehabilitation of the Hangar Theatre

April 21 2011

Ryan-Biggs Associates, P.C., a consulting firm specializing in structural engineering in Clifton Park and Skaneateles Falls, NY, was named a Platinum winner in the Structural Systems category in the 2011 American Council of Engineering Companies of New York (ACEC NY) Engineering Excellence Competition. Selected for its structural engineering work on the Hangar Theatre in Ithaca, New York, Ryan-Biggs received the Platinum award for the successful completion of the rehabilitation of this facility. 

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Steve McCray Promoted to Associate

January 19 2011

Ryan-Biggs Associates, P.C., a consulting firm specializing in structural engineering in Skaneateles Falls and Clifton Park, NY, announced today the promotion of Steven McCray, P.E.

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Chad Boyea Receives Professional Engineering License

January 5 2011

Ryan-Biggs Associates, P.C., a consulting firm specializing in structural engineering in Clifton Park, NY, announced today the Vermont licensing of Chadwick L. Boyea.

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Offices Closed January 3, 2011

December 21 2010

The offices of Ryan-Biggs Associates, P.C., will be closed on January 3, 2011, in observance of the New Year's holiday.  Happy 2011 to our clients, colleagues, and friends.

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Justin Pechar Receives Professional Engineering License in Maine

December 6 2010

Ryan-Biggs Associates, P.C., a consulting firm specializing in structural engineering in Clifton Park , NY, announced today that Justin Pechar, P.E., S.E, an Associate with the firm, has received his Professional Engineering license from the state of Maine.

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Chris Lesher Named Engineer of the Year by M-H Section of ASCE

April 29 2010

Ryan-Biggs Associates, P.C., a consulting firm specializing in structural engineering in Clifton Park, NY, announced today that Christopher A. Lesher, P.E., a Senior Associate with the firm, was named Engineer of the Year by the Mohawk-Hudson Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (M-H ASCE).

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Justin Pechar Obtains Structural Engineering License

March 31 2010

Ryan-Biggs Associates, P.C., a consulting firm specializing in structural engineering in Clifton Park, NY, announced today the licensing of Justin S. Pechar, P.E., S.E., as Structural Engineer by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES).

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Paul Rouis Certified as Slab Moisture Testing Technician

February 4 2010

Ryan-Biggs Associates, P.C., a consulting firm specializing in structural engineering in Clifton Park, NY, announced today the certification of Paul A. Rouis III, P.E., as Slab Moisture Testing Technician by the International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI).

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Ryan-Biggs Working at Hudson Valley Community College

January 22 2010

Ryan-Biggs Associates, P.C., a consulting firm specializing in structural engineering, announced today that the firm was awarded the structural design portion of a $54 million design and renovation project at Hudson Valley Community College.  The project involves the renovation of several academic buildings as well as the construction of a new $34 million science building.

To learn more about the project visit: https://www.hvcc.edu/news_events/newsstory.php?id=6364

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Jeff Hodgson Receives Professional Engineering License

January 21 2010

Ryan-Biggs Associates, P.C., a consulting firm specializing in structural engineering in Troy, NY, announced today the licensing of Jeffrey T. Hodgson in New York State.

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Mars Education Center Project Featured in Adirondack Newspaper

January 12 2010

Ryan-Biggs Associates, P.C., a consulting firm specializing in structural engineering, announced today that the Mars Education Center at Fort Ticonderoga project was featured in the Press Republican newspaper.  The project recently won a Platinum Award for Engineering Excellence from the American Council of Engineering Companies of New York.  The article can be viewed by visiting  http://www.denpubs.com/Articles-c-2010-01-05-67231.113116-sub_Fort_Ti_wins_engineering_award.html.

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Ryan-Biggs Promotes Justin Pechar, P.E., to Associate

January 11 2010

Ryan-Biggs Associates, P.C., a consulting firm specializing in structural engineering in Troy, NY, announced today the promotion of Justin S. Pechar, P.E.

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Matt Yerkey Interviewed on CBS 6 News

November 11 2009

Ryan-Biggs Associates, P.C., a consulting firm specializing in structural engineering, announced today that Matthew Yerkey, P.E., was interviewed recently by Steve Flamisch of CBS 6 News.  His interview, focusing on structural deficient bridges in the Capital Region, can be viewed at http://www.cbs6albany.com/news/bridges-1268325-state-safe.html.

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Ryan-Biggs Testing Manager Certified as Structural Masonry Special Inspector

October 22 2009

Ryan-Biggs Associates, P.C., a consulting firm specializing in structural engineering in Troy, NY, announced today, the certification of Donald F. Trojak Jr., as Structural Masonry Special Inspector by the International Code Council (ICC).

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Ryan-Biggs Winner of Outstanding Engineering Achievement Award from the Capital District Chapter of the NYSSPE

July 15 2009

Ryan-Biggs Associates, P.C., a consulting firm specializing in structural engineering in Troy, NY, was named winner of the 2009 Outstanding Engineering Achievement Award from the Capital District Chapter of the New York State Society of Professional Engineers.

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Jamie Davis Earns LEED Accreditation

July 14 2009

Ryan-Biggs Associates, P.C., a consulting firm specializing in structural engineering in Skaneateles Falls, NY, announced today that Jamie Davis, P.E., LEED AP, has earned LEED Accreditation from the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI).

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Matt Yerkey Winner of Young Engineer of the Year Award from the Capital District Chapter of the NYSSPE

June 25 2009

Ryan-Biggs Associates, P.C., a consulting firm specializing in structural engineering in Troy, NY, announced today that Matthew Yerkey, P.E., an Associate with the firm, was named Young Engineer of the Year by the Capital District Chapter of the New York State Society of Professional Engineers.

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Ryan-Biggs Winner of Two Engineering Excellence Awards

May 4 2009

Ryan-Biggs Associates, P.C., a consulting firm specializing in structural engineering in Troy, NY, was named a Platinum winner in the Structural Systems category and a Gold Winner in the Studies, Research, and Consulting Engineering Services category in the 2009 American Council of Engineering Companies of New York (ACEC New York) Engineering Excellence Competition.

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Ryan-Biggs Promotes Six

March 1 2009

Ryan-Biggs Associates, P.C., promotes six.

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