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Ultrasonic Testing: Experts Discuss NDT Innovation

Lonnie J. Anderson, CWI, NDT Level II, Quality Assurance Specialist II, at Fish & Associates, Inc., was recommended by Stephen Berg President of Berg Engineering and Sales, Inc. to contribute to a blog on “Ultrasonic Testing: 9 Experts Discuss One of the Smartest Technologies in NDT”.  Please click here to see the entire article.  Congratulations, Lonnie.


We are pleased to announce the recent publication of “Comparison of Phased Array Ultrasound to Conventional Ultrasound and Radiographic Testing for Bridge Welds” in the January 2017 issue of ME Materials Evaluation magazine by one former and two current Fish & Associates, employees:  Curtis J. Schroeder, William Hardy, Philip Fish, and Philip Sauser of USACE-Philadelphia District.  To view the January issue of Materials Evaluation magazine, please click here to read, subscribe, or search.

 


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What people are saying about our recent presentations and seminars…

Finn Hubbard continues to receive praise on his Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) presentations.  This from the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department….

“It was probably one of the best, most beneficial and informative presentations I have ever been part of….  I have already received many positive responses from those who were able to attend.  I am confident it will be beneficial in our quest to build better bridges, faster.  Finn Hubbard was an excellent presenter.  If there are any other states considering this workshop, I highly recommend it.  This is especially true for any states that are in a similar position as Arkansas.”

R.E., AR

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Finn Hubbard received the following comment after his presentation to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation on behalf of FHWA and ASSHTO regarding Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC).

“Finn was quite an effective presenter, as usual!  He is clearly very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about this topic!”

We certainly agree!  Please contact us for information on our seminars and trainings.


Upcoming Events 

Finn Hubbard will present for R04 on behalf of FHWA and ASSHTO regarding Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) at the following dates/locations.

Remaining 2016 Presentations:
11/16/2016         Pierre, SD
11/18/2016         Springfield, IL
11/22/2016         Lincoln, NE
11/28/2016         Ames, IA
11/30/2016         New Jersey
12/06/2016        Arkansas
12/08/2016        Michigan
12/13/2016         Santa Fe, NM
12/15/2016         Florida

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Full-day Structural Bolting Course, Rochester, MN, presented by Jerry Schroeder — December 2016


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Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s 2017 Construction/Engineering Interviews September 20, 2016

Three of our finest (Cody Schulting, Jon Augelli and Finn Hubbard) represented Fish & Associates, Inc. this morning at the WisDOT Construction/Engineering Interviews.  This is a yearly opportunity for consultants to share their experience and expertise and to discuss the upcoming projects they would like to be considered for.


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Hoan Project Construction Team

Finn Hubbard has been an integral part of the Hoan Bridge demolition and reconstruction team since the original failure of two sections of the bridge in December 2000.  The recently completed rehabilitation of the bridge is expected to extend its lifespan by 40 to 50 years.  Here Finn’s pictured with the Hoan Project Construction Team in November 2015 (see orange arrow).


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Our Miller Park Inspection Highlighted in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The media coverage continues for our recent inspection of Miller Park! The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, highlights, one of our engineers inspecting the steel trusses on the retractable roof. Follow the link to see the photo and read the article.  Contact us for more information about our involvement with this inspection.  https://lnkd.in/dRCEBFpless


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US Army Corps of Engineers Joint Publication

We are proud to announce the publication of the Fatigue and Fracture Library for the Inspection, Evaluation, and Repair of Vehicular Steel Bridges coauthored by two of our very own, Phil Fish, Founder | COB and Curtis Schroeder, former Staff Engineer, along with Dr. Robert J. Connor, Purdue University | S-Brite Center, and Phil Sauser, US Army Corps of Engineers.

Here’s an excerpt from an email sent to our company by Phil:

“This is a day of pride for me at Fish & Associates.  The Fatigue and Fracture document that we wrote for the US Army Corps of Engineers has been released.  There were several of you that worked on this at various times over the course of the last four plus years.  It was a major effort for our company and will put our name on the map throughout the country.  This was reviewed by several national and international experts, so I feel it’s a very solid document.”

To receive a free download or to purchase a copy of this publication, click on the following link:

http://dx.doi.org/10.5703/1288284315520


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We Are Proud to Introduce Two of the National Highway Institute’s (NHI’s) Newest Certified Instructors

In August 2014, our Senior VP, Finn Hubbard, PE, and our VP, Todd Demski, PE, each earned their NHI Certified Instructor Certification, while presenting NHI’s Two-Week Bridge Inspection Course.

NHI Instructor Certification is open to Federal Highway Administration Employees (FHWA) or FHWA contract employees who have been approved for technical competency and subject matter expertise.

The three-step certification process begins with NHI’s Instructor Development Training  course that provides participants with the knowledge and skills to deliver more effective and appropriate adult oriented training.  In Step 2, candidates must prove their technical expertise of the NHI course material via NHI’s Program Office, Resource Center technical Manager or Contracting Officer Technical Representative (COTR).  This step ensures that the instructor can serve as a credible technical facilitator, authority, and resource.  In Step 3, the candidate instructor is observed by a master trainer during the candidate’s delivery of curriculum material to participants.  Upon successfully demonstrating the required competencies and skills in an actual teaching situation, the approved instructor candidate will be awarded NHI Instructor Certification


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Our Senior Vice President, Finn Hubbard presented once again at the Transportation Research Board’s (TRB) annual conference held in Washington, DC.

Click the following link to view his presentation on Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC).  Finn’s presentation begins at the 1:11 mark:

https://vimeo.com/151957211