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Oliver C. Klinger III, publisher of Underground Construction and Pipeline & Gas Journal, has announced the addition of two new editors. and the promotion of a third.

Boston-based construction management firm BOND (Bond Brothers) has promoted two associates to the firm’s Civil and Utility Connecticut Division. Anthony Bond has been promoted to director and Sean McAuliffe to director of Operations.

Straight 8 Logistics, a leading brokerage company, specializes in transporting pipeline equipment seamlessly. Headquarted in Watford City, ND, Straight 8 Logistics offers fast and efficient equipment mobilization.

Delbert Leroy “Pete” Barnes, 73, of Tahlequah, OK, passed away on Feb. 18.

Texas A&M University aims to more than double its current engineering student enrollment to 25,000 by 2025.

The Pipe Line Contractors Association (PLCA) Scholarship Foundation has announced the following recipients of the scholarship award for 2013:

Exports of U.S.-made construction equipment topped 13 percent in 2012 compared to the previous year for a total $26.7 billion, with South America and Asia reporting the weakest gains, according to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), citing U.S. Commerce Department data it uses in global markets reports for members.

The Texas Water Development Board has approved financial assistance for water and wastewater system improvements totaling $109,094,303.

Layne Christensen Company recently announced that Layne Heavy Civil will design and construct a wastewater collection and transmission project for the Cudjoe Regional Wastewater System in Monroe County, FL. The agreement was signed with the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority (FKAA) which is acting as the program manager on behalf of the Monroe County Commission, which is funding the project.

Gene Suhr, a former director of water and wastewater engineering for CH2M HILL, died Jan. 27 in Vancouver, WA, surrounded by his family. He was 79.

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