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Curry Supply Company has named Robert Doyle as their director of supply chain management.

In this newly created position, Doyle will be responsible for streamlining the ‘procure to pay’ process for all raw materials, services, components and ancillary items purchased for the company. He will establish collective purchasing arrangements with suppliers to acquire top quality products as well as ensure favorable service, delivery and costs.

Norman A. “Norm” Sirna, Sr., passed away on July 31. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Vivian; children Norman “Alex” (Elizabeth) and Santa; and grandchildren James Jr., Jonathan and Nicholas.

Services were held at Hutchens Mortuary in Florissant, MO. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the charity of donor’s choice.

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The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) recently announced the recipients of its 2014 Project/Team Awards, and two of CH2M HILL’s design-build projects, including the Agua Nueva Water Reclamation Facility in Tucson, AZ, and the city of Wilsonville’s Wastewater Treatment Plant in Wilsonville, OR, received National Merit Awards in the Water/Wastewater category.

U.S. demand for pipe is expected to rise 7.3 percent per year to $63.5 billion in 2018.

The San Antonio Water System (SAWS), San Antonio, TX, has selected planning, engineering and program management firm Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam Inc. (LAN) as a design consultant to improve its water distribution and sanitary sewer collection system.

Cargill Incorporated, a privately held multinational corporation headquartered in Minnetonka, MN, has agreed to settle allegations that it violated the Clean Water Act at two different large oil storage facilities located in Blair, NE, and Eddyville, IA.

Takeuchi-US has announced Flagler Construction Equipment as their newest dealer in Florida.

RDX Technologies Corporation, a water treatment and energy technology company, announced the filing of its easements in Ector County, TX, along its fully granted right-of-ways for its pipeline operation located in Odessa, TX.

The Vitrified Clay Pipe Engineering Manual is now available for download on the National Clay Pipe Institute (NCPI) website free of charge at VCP Engineering Manual.

Primus Line’s has introduced an innovative technology for the trenchless rehabilitation of pressure pipelines for the water, and oil and gas using the long pipe lining with an annulus method.