June 2019 Vol.74 No. 6

Business News

CCI & Associates Inc.

Neil Smith joined CCI & Associates Inc., as managing director based in the Houston office, with responsibility for further developing the firm’s engineering and engineering-procurement-construction (EPC) capabilities for specialized projects.

With 30 years of experience in the horizontal directional drilling (HDD) sector, he has served as project engineer, site manager, project manager and general manager. He specializes in complex, long and large-diameter HDD crossings using steel, HDPE and FPVC pipe, at environmentally sensitive sites, in rural and congested urban areas, for shore landings and offshore in open waters.

Executive management roles have included leading HDD contracting companies and being instrumental in the advancement of trenchless technology to benefit the industry and enable optimum project solutions.

Notable accomplishments include building world-class companies, delivering many challenging and significant projects and developing niche businesses in marine-based HDD crossings, with many of them recognized by multiple awards from trenchless technology groups.

Smith earned a Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering, with honors, from the University of Manchester (England) in 1983. He is a Chartered Engineer and a member of the London-based Institution of Civil Engineers.


CCI & Associates Inc., (832) 210-1030, cciandassociates.com

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