The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), announced the election of a new chair and vice-chair to lead the TR-14 Structural Standards for Communication and Small Wind Turbine Support Structures Engineering Committee. Morrison Hershfield would like to congratulate the new leadership; Chairman Brian Lanier, Vice-Chairman Dave Hawkins as well as Secretary Christopher Ply. We would also like to acknowledge the leadership of outgoing Chairman: John Erichsen (EET Engineering) and Vice Chairman: Mark Malouf (Malouf Engineering) for their steady and tireless leadership over the last several years. Under John’s leadership, the committee published TIA-222-Rev H in record time; which was an amazing accomplishment!
Morrison Hershfield is excited to announce the addition of Peter Gonzales as the Business Development Lead for the Telecom team.
Carriers are in a race to deliver faster service to their customers. The growing demand for connected devices like smart cars, smart homes, IOT, mobile streaming games and movies, requires a more robust network. 5G technology makes the denser, high capacity networks possible – delivering speeds 10X faster than 4G wireless networks.
Tropical Storm Olivia is headed toward Hawaii and so is Morrison Hershfield Telecom Structural Engineer, Shawn W. Stevenson. Shawn is a member of the FEMA Washington State Task Force 1 that recently deployed to Maui in anticipation of a coordinated government response to the storm to prevent terrain issues and health concerns for local residents.
Morrison Hershfield’s Vice President Scott Steiding and Jones Lang LaSalle’s Executive Vice President Mike Dolan recently collaborated on an article in the May/June 2015 issue of Mission Critical magazine. An excerpt of their article, entitled “Evolving Strategies for Data Center Site Selection,” appears below:
Morrison Hershfield, in partnership with InterGroup Consultants, Access Consulting Group and Alaska based Dryden & LaRue, has been chosen as the successful proponent for the Viability Analysis of Southeast Alaska and Yukon Economic Development Corridor.