June Business News

June 2010 Vol. 65 No. 6
The ribbon-cutting ceremony at CONTECH's new facility in Guanajuato, Mexico.

In addition to the packaged shipping abilities, ADS has a nationwide team of engineers and sales professionals who work with consulting engineers, agencies, distribution partners and installing contractors to provide cost effective solutions for drainage and sanitary sewer projects and programs. The addition of concrete pipe and precast structures further enhances ADS’ abilities as a solutions provider in the storm drain and sanitary sewer markets. 800.821.6710, www.ads-pipe.com

Lockwood Andrews & Newnam
Robert J. Fiederlein joins Lockwood Andrews & Newnam (LAN) as senior program manager overseeing operations of its Infrastructure Large Diameter (ILD) Business Group. In this role, Fiederlein will use his experience in the public sector to strengthen current and develop future relationships with the firm’s municipal clients. He also will use his expertise in project finance to assist clients to seek out monies for infrastructure needs.

Fiederlein joins LAN following a career in senior leadership roles with the city of Houston, which included serving as chief of staff of the Public Works and Engineering Department and as special assistant and assistant director of finance to Mayor Bill White.

Fiederlein holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and a master’s degree in public health from the University of Texas at Houston. 713.266.6900, www.lan-inc.com

SAK Construction
David M. Crone has joined the business development team at SAK Construction, a national pipeline rehabilitation and tunneling industries contractor headquartered in the St. Louis area. Based in San Diego, CA, Crone will manage SAK's business development efforts on the West Coast. SAK serves a variety of city, county and state agencies; industrial sectors; municipalities; and water and sewer cooperatives coast-to-coast.

Crone brings to SAK 15 years of experience in technical service and sales in the water and wastewater industries. He is a graduate of San Diego State University. Crone is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Public Works Association and the National Association of Corrosion Engineers. 636.379.2350, www.sak-construction.com

J.F. Kiely Construction
J.F. Kiely Construction Co. has appointed Andrew Thomson to head up its health and safety department.