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Schemmer Receives USACE Laboratory Validation

Schemmer Receives USACE Laboratory Validation Schemmer’s geotechnical laboratory has once again received the United States Army Corp of Engineers’ (USACE) validation. Congratulations to our Geotechnical and Construction Materials Testing staff for their hard work and meticulous record keeping, which enables our firm to continue to hold this important validation. The firm has held the USACE…
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Remembering Our Co-Founder Eugene (Gene) Gollehon

In celebration of the life of our co-founder, Eugene (Gene) Gollehon, October 29, 1927 - September 29, 2020 Born and raised in Omaha, Neb, Eugene (Gene) Gollehon, PE, LS, was an engineer at Union Pacific Railroad, then Backlund Engineering. Gene graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business/Engineering…
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Schemmer’s Columbian Elementary School Project Awarded Learning By Design’s Outstanding Project 2020

Schemmer’s Columbian Elementary School Project Awarded Learning By Design’s Outstanding Project 2020 Schemmer’s Omaha Public Schools’ Columbian Elementary School project was awarded the Learning By Design Magazine’s Outstanding Project 2020 in the New Early Childhood School/Elementary School category. The project was featured on page 49 of the Learning By Design Magazine Fall 2020 Edition. The…
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Schemmer Leadership Academy

Schemmer Leadership Academy At Schemmer, we believe that leadership development is critical, which is why the Schemmer Leadership Academy (SLA) was created to develop the leadership skills of key members of our firm. Most importantly, the purpose is to provide quality educational opportunities for future company leaders while enhancing professional growth, teamwork and the entrepreneurial…
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Schemmer Attends Eastern Hills Drive Ribbon Cutting

Schemmer Attends Eastern Hills Drive Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Schemmer’s Doug Holle, PE, and Tyler Lerdahl, PE, attended the City of Council Bluffs’ Eastern Hills Drive ribbon cutting ceremony on October 1, 2020. The ceremony celebrated the opening of the new road and the completion of a project that began 20 years ago. Eastern Hills Drive…
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Schemmer’s Klostermann and Wenninghoff featured in Midlands Business Journal

Schemmer Shareholders Loras Klostermann, PE, Manager Geotechnical Engineering and Construction Materials Testing, and Kevin Wenninghoff, SE, Structural Engineering Manager, were featured in the August 28, 2020, Midlands Business Journal article "Engineering associations offer a variety of member benefits." Kevin Wenninghoff Wenninghoff is currently serving as president of the Structural Engineers Association of Nebraska (SEAON), part…
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Schemmer’s Shane Larsen, AIA, NCARB, Featured in Midlands Business Journal

Schemmer’s Shane Larsen, AIA, NCARB, Principal, Senior Living Market Leader, was quoted in the July 24, 2020 issue of the Midlands Business Journal. The article, "Changes lie ahead for assisted living facilities," focused on adjustments that need to be made in the wake of the global pandemic while also maintaining the sense of community at…
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Schemmer’s Project, The Forge, Receives Preservation at Its Best Award

Schemmer's project, The Forge (Odd Fellows Building) Restoration and Renovation, has received a "2020 Preservation at Its Best Award" from Preservation Iowa. Preservation at Its Best Award Preservation Iowa's website explains that each year they seek to honor statewide successes through the “Preservation at its Best Award.” In doing so, they hope to inspire others…
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