NASA Unveils Horizontal Integration Facility

NASA Unveils Horizontal Integration Facility

Today, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) unveiled its new rocket Horizontal Integration Facility (HIF) on Wallops Island, VA during a ribbon-cutting ceremony. GMB provided architectural and engineering services for the design of the the HIF building, which will assemble Taurus II Rockets manufactured by Orbital Sciences Corporation. GMB worked in conjunction with the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS) and NASA on the project. GMB’s scope included full A/E services ... more

Helfrich Receives Architectural License

Helfrich Receives Architectural License

GMB congratulates employee Morgan H. Helfrich, AIA, LEED® AP, on receiving her architectural license in the State of Maryland. Ms. Helfrich passed a series of 9 exams issued by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, as well as completed a 3-year Intern Development Program. Exam topics covered every facet of the building design process, including pre-design planning, mechanical, electrical, and structural systems, site planning, and construction documents and services. ... more

Schwartz Attends DLLG Meeting with Governor Markell

Schwartz Attends DLLG Meeting with Governor Markell

GMB Senior Vice President, Judy A. Schwartz, P.E., LEED AP, recently attended the February 24th meeting of the Delaware League of Local Governments (DLLG). Featured speaker Governor Jack Markell was there to discuss his initiatives with regard to job creation, education, and spending reductions. The State has appropriated $4,000,000 to the Municipal Street Aid fund, which will assist Delaware municipalities in completing street rehabilitation projects in 2011-2012. Ms. Schwartz is ... more

Fruitland WWTP Wins Accolades

Fruitland WWTP Wins Accolades

Treatment Plant Operator (TPO) Magazine recently featured GMB’s valued clients, George Calloway and Joe Derbyshire from the City of Fruitland’s Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP). They were dubbed “A Winning Duo” in the category of “Top Performer: Operator” in the March 2011 issue. Calloway and Derbyshire were recognized for their ability to operate the facility to achieve enhanced nutrient removal (ENR) nitrogen levels, though the plant was designed and built to ... more

GMB Celebrates 50 Years and Announces New President

GMB Celebrates 50 Years and Announces New President

For fifty years, engineering and architectural firm George, Miles & Buhr, LLC (GMB) has provided award-winning civil, structural, and architectural design services from offices in Salisbury and Baltimore, Maryland, along with Seaford, Delaware. 2010 marks the golden anniversary of the firm, along with a transition in leadership. James R. Thomas, Jr., P.E., CEO of GMB, has seen much change in his 40 years with the firm. “Technology is transforming everything. ... more

GMB Engineer Participates in SU Smart Growth Day

GMB Engineer Participates in SU Smart Growth Day

GMB’s Director of Stormwater/Sustainable Engineering, Steve Marsh, P.E., LEED® AP, recently participated in Salisbury University’s Smart Growth Day Conference on April 28. His presentation entitled “Green Site Design: Stormwater Management Considerations” aimed to educate attendees on the importance of, and methodologies to implement, low-impact development and environmental site design techniques. As water quality in the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays continues to decline, regulators are shifting their focus towards non-point ... more

GMB Engineer Passes P.E. Exam

GMB Engineer Passes P.E. Exam

GMB would like to congratulate employee Katherine J. McAllister, P.E. for recently passing the eight-hour Principles and Practice of Engineering exam. Ms. McAllister is now a registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the State of Maryland. She joined the firm’s Salisbury office in 2005 as an engineer in the Water/Wastewater Engineering Division. She has served as a Design Engineer on a variety of projects including wastewater treatment processes, on-site subsurface disposal ... more

GMB Volunteers Assist Seaford & DNREC with Storm Drain Marking

GMB Volunteers Assist Seaford & DNREC with Storm Drain Marking

GMB is proud to say that 22 of its employees and their family members recently donated personal time on Saturday, September 19th to assist DNREC and the City of Seaford with an important storm drain marking project. With GMB’s assistance, every storm drain in Seaford was marked with medallions bearing the reminder, “Don’t Pollute – Flows to Waterways”. Marking stormwater catch basins is a great way to remind citizens not ... more

GMB Presents Wastewater Alternatives for VA’s Eastern Shore

George, Miles & Buhr, LLC (GMB) recently participated in the Eastern Shore of Virginia Wastewater Summit sponsored by Delegate Lynwood Lewis. The September 9th event was held to discuss critical wastewater issues facing the Eastern Shore. The crowd of 80 attendees included local municipal officials, engineers, private citizens, developers, and representatives from regulatory agencies. Chris Derbyshire, P.E. and Charlie O’Donnell, P.E., resident wastewater experts with GMB, provided insight into the ... more

Six GMB Employees Now LEED Certified

Six GMB Employees Now LEED Certified

George, Miles & Buhr, LLC (GMB) is proud to congratulate the following six (6) of its employees on recently becoming LEED Accredited Professionals (LEED APs): Judy A. Schwartz, P.E., LEED® AP (Senior Vice President) Stephen L. Marsh, P.E., LEED® AP (Vice President) Seth A. Nace, P.E., L.C., LEED® AP (Director of Electrical Division) Susan J. Frederick, A.I.A., LEED® AP (Project Manager) Morgan H. Helfrich, Associate A.I.A., LEED® AP (Project Manager) ... more

GMB Wins ACEC DE Grand Conceptor Award

GMB Wins ACEC DE Grand Conceptor Award

George, Miles & Buhr, LLC (GMB) is proud to announce that the firm was recently presented with the Delaware American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) 2009 Grand Conceptor Award for the upgrade and expansion of the Howard H. Seymour Water Reclamation Plant in Lewes, DE. This groundbreaking facility represents the first time that Membrane Bio-Reactor and Biological Nutrient Removal technologies have been implemented together by a municipality in Delaware. GMB’s ... more