Madison-based Mead & Hunt Inc. has promoted longtime executive Andy Platz to president.
Published: April 26, 2011
Tags: Draeger, Harnischfeger, Inc., Jackson Park, Matt Jarosz, Mead & Hunt, Milwaukee, National Register of Historic Places, pre-fabricated homes, Sherman Park, Slattery, World War II
By Jack Zemlicka Preservationists are seeking a balance between cultural and architectural significance as they try to decide whether homes built in the years after World War II are worth protecting. A neighborhood developed by Milwaukee-based Harnischfeger Co. in Port Washington represents the indecision over the value of the homes. Port Washington in 1998 nominated [...]
By Jack Zemlicka The search for qualified candidates is taking some construction companies outside Wisconsin and the U.S. even though in-state workers are desperate for jobs. “We’re not a country that turns out as many architects and engineers as needed for the future,” said Wendy Culver, human resources director at Mead & Hunt Inc., Madison. [...]
By James Briggs Madison-based Mead & Hunt Inc., a professional services firm specializing in architecture, historic preservation, transportation and water resources engineering, has merged with Lexington, S.C.-based RPM Engineers. The combined company will retain the name Mead & Hunt and be headquartered in Madison. RPM approached Mead & Hunt about the merger during the summer, [...]
By Paul Snyder A proposal to repeal Wisconsin’s early release for inmates faces stiff opposition from the state’s top corrections official, who argues scrapping the program could force more prison construction spending. “If we don’t continue down the road we’re on in reducing numbers (of inmates), then I’m going to have to ask every taxpayer [...]
By Paul Snyder The Wisconsin Department of Corrections is trying to set a construction strategy based on what likely will be conflicting inmate population projections. The first estimate predicts more inmates and recommends major renovation projects. The second projection, though not yet released, is expected to forecast the opposite. “It’s one of the struggles we [...]