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Garry Higdem Appointed Parsons Construction Group President; Chuck Harrington Comments

Garry Higdem has joined Parsons as construction group president and will oversee the company’s infrastructure operations in North America. The four-decade industry veteran recently served as CEO and president of a multinational company that offers engineering, consulting, program management and design-build services, Parsons said Wednesday. Chuck Harrington, Parsons CEO and …

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Parsons Helping Send Shuttle Endeavour to LA Science Center; Chuck Harrington Comments

Parsons Corp. contributed technical studies and consultation services to develop the Space Shuttle Endeavour’s Final Placement Logistics Plan with the California Science Center, the company announced Thursday. The Pasadena-based technical services firm helped the center identify a route that could accommodate the Endeavour’s 78-foot wing span and 58-foot height during …

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Parsons Launches Fellows Program for Technical Professionals

Parsons has formed a Fellows Program in a move to recognize the company’s top technical professionals and encourage innovation in helping customers address technical challenges. Members of the Fellows Program will be appointed based on their expertise in a scientific, engineering or technology discipline; industry recognition and awards; and contributions to …

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Parsons’ Carey Smith, Biff Lyons Participate in MIT Industrial Liaison Program Kickoff Meeting

Parsons has participated in a Massachusetts Institute of Technology program that seeks to establish industrial relationships between global companies and MIT. The company said Wednesday it conducted a kickoff meeting on June 26 with MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts, as part of the university’s Industrial Liaison Program. Involvement in ILP would help …

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Parsons Supports California Science Center Mission to Transport NASA Space Shuttle Tank

Parsons has provided consultation services in support of the California Science Center‘s mission to transport a NASA Space Shuttle external tank. The External Tank 94 has completed its transport from New Orleans to the California Science Center where it will be integrated with the Space Shuttle Orbiter Endeavour and displayed in a launch position at the new Samuel Oschin …

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Parsons’ William Britton to Serve as Cal Poly Cyber Center’s Visiting Director

William Britton, vice president for cyber strategy at Parsons, has started a two-year term as visiting director of the California Polytechnic State University’s Cybersecurity Center and will lead the university’s cyber initiative. Parsons said Monday Britton will be responsible for the center’s research, educational, partnering and outreach efforts. “Bill has more than …

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Parsons Adds Canadian Consulting Firm to Environment, Infrastructure Unit

Parsons has acquired Canada-based environmental consulting firm O’Connor Associates for an undisclosed amount, Parsons announced Friday. Parsons said it will integrate O’Connor Associates into Parsons’ environment and infrastructure business unit, which provides water, environmental and sustainable energy infrastructure to public and private sector clients. Parsons said the purchase will improve its …

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Parsons Announces New Leadership and Business Units

Parsons recently announced it has established a regional business unit named Parsons AustralAsia and appointed the current president of Parson’s commerical technology group to head it. Walsh will be responsible for meeting growth goals in the region and will report to the Chairman and CEO Chuck Harrington. “AustralAsia has tremendous need and growth …

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Parsons Vice President Re-Elected Chairman of NCSE

Andy Peters, Parsons Vice President of Safety, Health and Enviornment, was re-elected for a second term as chairman of the National Construction Safety Executives (NCSE). Peters’ selection is the first time in the NCSE’s 25-year history that a chairman has been chosen for re-election. “[The selection] is not only a …

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