The following news items relate to non-confidential I2M projects / activities only:
July 28, 2016 - Richard C. Bost, P.E., P.G., I2M Associates' President and CEO announced this morning that Mr. Jeff King, P.G. has returned to I2M Associates, LLC. In early 2016, Mr. King sold his interest in I2M Associates, LLC to Richard C. Bost, P.E., P.G., but has now returned after Mr. Bost invited him to serve in the expansion of I2M Associates, LLC to focus on international projects. Mr. Bost said that he is particularly pleased that Mr. King accepted his invitation to re-engage in I2M Associates, LLC as Vice President - International Affairs (more).
July 20, 2016 - Thomas R. Liebert, P.E., I2M-Reardon's Chief Engineer and Vice President - Remediation Services (more), announced in the Houston office the release of the new corporate website for Reardon Environmental, Inc. (more). It is designed to integrate business cooperation between I2M and Reardon activities.
July 12, 2016 - Richard C. Bost, P.E., P.G., I2M's President and Chief Engineer announced this morning from the I2M's Waller Field Office near Houston, Texas that the I2M expansion continues with the appointment of James L. Conca, Ph.D. to the growing group of senior management Associates. Dr. Conca specializes in energy selection and environmental impact (more). Mr. Bost said that he is especially pleased that Dr. Conca has joined I2M in laying the foundation for a major expansion in the near future based on a business philosophy of organic growth and acquisitions, mergers, and joint ventures (more. pg. 61).
June 27, 2016 - Michael D. Campbell, P.G., P.H., I2M's Chief Geologist / Chief Hydrogeologist, presented the Annual Report of the Uranium (Nuclear and REE) Committee by teleconference at the Annual Meeting of the Energy Minerals Division during the AAPG Conference on June 18 in Calgary, Canada. Mr. Campbell is Chair of the UCOM (more).
May 22, 2016 - Thomas R. Liebert, P.E., I2M-Reardon's Chief Engineer, et al., presented a poster at the 10th Battelle International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds in Palm Springs, California, entitled: "Successful Use of In Situ Chemical Oxidation Technologies for the Removal of Chlorinated Solvents in Soils and Multiple Aquifers at a Southeastern Louisiana Industrial Facility," May 22-26 (here).
May 20, 2016 - Michael D. Campbell, P.G., P.H., C.P.G., announced today that Diane Carrico, a geology student attending the University of Texas, Austin, was awarded by I2M Associates, LLC to participate in the AIPG Spring Field Trip (more).
May 13, 2016 - Michael D. Campbell, P.G., P.H., I2M's Executive Vice President and Chief Geologist (Mining) / Chief Hydrogeologist (Environmental), is also serving as Vice President - Eastern Texas, of the American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG) and presented today an AIPG Texas Section Shoemaker Graduate Scholarship and an AIPG Texas Section Foss Undergraduate Scholarship to two students of the Earth Science Department at Rice University during the graduation awards ceremony (more). The formal announcements were made earlier for all four of the scholarships awarded this year to Texas students by the AIPG Texas Section (more).
May 4, 2016 - Richard C. Bost, P.E., P.G., I2M's President and Chief Engineer announced this morning from I2M's Waller Field Office near Houston, Texas that he has appointed three new Senior Associates to the existing group of I2M Associates. Ray Schaefer, P.G., will be providing senior management support to the I2M operations (more). David Rowlands, Ph.D., P.G., will serve as a senior geological consultant (more), and John Greiner, P.G., C.P.G., will serve as a project manager and senior hydrogeological associate (more).
May 1, 2016 - An IET-I2M-sponsored publication just passed 650 views after release early last year: Growth Faulting and Subsidence in the Houston, Texas Area - A Guide to the Origins, Relationships, Hazards, Potential Impacts, and Methods of Investigation - 2015 (more).
April 15, 2016 – Richard C. Bost, P.E., P.G., has been elected President of I2M Associates, LLC and will also be serving as Chief Engineer (more). Press Release (more). He subsequently re-confirmed Michael D. Campbell, P.G., P.H., as Executive Vice President and Chief Geologist / Chief Hydrogeologist for I2M Associates, LLC to provide management of operations and project oversight (more).
Lori K. Magyar was appointed as I2M's COO and Vice President – Environmental Planning & Permitting. She has served as an environmental business consultant with experience in a variety of multidisciplinary environmental, social and health programs in the U.S. and overseas for ARCADIS, ERM, Dames & More/URS, and other companies over the past 25 years (more).
Mr. Bost also announced in Houston today that Reardon Environmental, Inc. has developed a teaming agreement with I2M Associates, LLC.We will be exploring ways to cooperate with Reardon by supplying technical support they do not currently offer.
Reardon's Remediation Manager, Thomas R. Liebert, P.E., was appointed as I2M's Chief Engineer and Vice President – Remediation Services. Mr. Liebert is well known in the environmental remediation and geotechnical engineering industry in the Houston area having been employed by the City of Houston, Law Engineering, Inc. and in the DuPont Environmental Group as a senior engineer and manager of engineering operations (more). Over the years, Reardon operations have delivered safe and effective in situ chemical oxidation (ISCO) environmental remediation technology through high- and low-pressure injection and associated technology for major environmental engineering consultants and industrial clients around the U.S. (more).
On related matters, Mr. Bost indicated that I2M is considering additional acquisitions of small firms and associated personnel to build out I2M capabilities to take on a variety of projects beyond those undertaken over the past 6 years since I2M's formation in 2010.
Mr. Bost presented a paper on Health, Safety and Environmental Update on H2S and CO2 Injection and Sequestration at the ShaleTech Canada Conference in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, April 18 – 20, 2016. PDF of slides (more).
April 11, 2016 – I2M CEO and President, Jeffrey D. King, P.G., has announced in Seattle this morning that he is retiring and has sold his interests in I2M Associates, LLC to I2M Associate, Richard C. Bost, P.E., P.G. in Houston, Texas. Mr. Bost retired a few years ago as a Senior Partner and Officer of Environmental Resources Management (ERM) and played a significant role in ERM's expansion internationally over the past 25 years, becoming the world's largest privately held environmental consultancy.
Mr. Bost is a graduate of Rice University in environmental engineering (and was named Rice’s Outstanding Engineering Alum of the Year in 2002). He is well known in the environmental and geotechnical engineering industry in the U.S. (more). Mr. Bost has assumed his new role in I2M Associates, LLC effective today, and is contemplating a significant expansion of I2M activities into large environmental planning and remediation projects and related fields throughout the U.S. and in international due-diligence projects, along with maintaining current litigation support in the U.S., and mineral and mining assessments in various sectors of the world.
March 17, 2016 - I2M's Web Portal just passed 4,000 entries (resources, reports, media, etc,) under 219 categories. The milestone was reach by the input from I2M staff and associates from around the world. The input for the last 30-days (here). For the catalog index (here). For a description of the web portal (here). Top 10 Categories and Distribution (more).
March 9, 2016 - Michael D. Campbell, P.G., P.H., I2M's Chief Geologist / Chief Hydrogeologist gave a 90-minute presentation on independent assessments of mineral resources and associated environmental issues during the dinner meeting of the Houston Geological Society's Engineering and Environmental Group in Houston, Texas. The presentation discussed mineral deposits in Australia (gold, uranium, phosphate, and potash), Vietnam (gold), Texas (uranium), and Alaska (uranium, thorium, and rare earths). For those of you who could not attend the meeting, here is a PDF of the presentation slides (more). The abstract and biography are (here).
December 16, 2015 - As Chair of the Committee on Uranium (Nuclear and Rare Earth Minerals) of the Energy Minerals Division (AAPG), and I2M's Chief Geologist/Principal Hydrogeologist, Michael D. Campbell, P.G., P.H., presented the Committee's 2015 Mid-Year Report by teleconference during the Division's Mid-Year meeting (more).
November 30, 2015 - Michael D. Campbell, P.G., P.H., I2M's Chief Geologist/Principal Hydrogeologist and Chair, EMD Uranium (and Nuclear and Rare Earth Minerals) Committee, and James R. Conca, Ph.D., Member of the Advisory Group of the EMD Uranium (and Nuclear and Rare Earth Minerals) Committee have just published a chapter in the "Unconventional Energy Resources: 2015 Review" in the Journal of Natural Resources Research, Vol. 24, No.4, December, entitled: "Energy Competition in the Uranium, Thorium, and Rare Earth Industries in the U.S. and the World,” summarized and updated from the 2015 Annual Report of the EMD Uranium (and Nuclear and Rare Earth Minerals) Committee, pp. 450-458, Internet Access November 30, 2015 via (here).
September 25, 2015 - Henry M. Wise, P.G., C.P.G., President, AIPG Texas Section and Rima Petrossian, Ph.D., P.G., C.P.G., Vice-President, Western Texas, announced that I2M's Michael D. Campbell, P.G., P.H., C.P.G. has been selected to receive the National AIPG Section Leadership Award for his efforts to: 1) re-activate the Texas Section of the AIPG, 2) maintain the AIPG-TX website presence via son David's management through the years of inactivity, 3) expand the website's coverage and usefulness to the members of the Section, and 4) pursue other Section-building activities in his role of Vice-President, Eastern Texas. The formal presentation was made at the AIPG Annual Business Luncheon held in Anchorage, Alaska on September 18 (more).
August 28, 2015 - Jeffrey D. King, P.G., I2M's President and CEO also announced this afternoon at the Seattle office that I2M is supporting Vietnam by providing technical advice and investigations on existing mining and exploration projects (more). I2M, in cooperation with Mr. Oliver Massmann, General Director of Duane Morris Vietnam LLC. (more), will be discussing mineral exploration and mining opportunities in Vietnam with the government and international companies regarding the country's widely under explored and undeveloped natural resources as well as environmental issues currently impacting the country's groundwater resources.
August 27, 2015 - Jeffrey D. King, P.G., I2M's President and CEO announced this morning at the Seattle office that he has appointed a new Senior Associate to the existing group of I2M Associates. Mr. Scott Cameron, B.Sc., and B. Env.Sc.(Honors) will serve as a Senior Environmental Associate, based in Houston, Texas. He has extensive experience in Australia and China on water resources protection projects and will support I2M's environmental and mining-related projects in the U.S. and throughout the world (here).
August 25, 2015 - The I2M Web Portal is approaching 4,000 citations within 219 categories. Emphasis is on environmental and mining, consisting of current state of the industry topics concerning precious metals, base metals, rare-earth elements, and on uranium, thorium, and energy source selection (nuclear power industry and renewables). For what's new in the past 30-days, see (more), and for overall coverage, see (more).
August 17, 2015 - I2M's Richard C. Bost, P.E., P.G., Senior Associate for Environmental Engineering, and Michael D. Campbell, P.G., P.H., I2M's Principal Hydrogeologist just completed a paper entitled: Environmental, Health, and Property Damage Issues Raised by Litigants Opposing Hydraulic Fracturing and Oil and Gas Production in Texas, which is to be presented by Mr. Bost during the Gas Mexico Congress and Exhibition, GMC15 - 149, in Villahermosa, Mexico, September 28-29, 2015 (here).
June 3, 2015 - As Chair of the Committee on Uranium (Nuclear and Rare Earth Minerals) of the Energy Minerals Division (AAPG), and I2M's Chief Geologist/Principal Hydrogeologist, Michael D. Campbell, P.G., P.H., presented the Committee's 2015 Annual Report at the Division's annual meeting on May 30 during the AAPG Annual Conference & Exhibition in Denver, Colorado (more). Mr. Campbell also served as a judge of the AAPG Astrogeology Session, Theme 9: New Views of the Solar System, chaired by William W. Ambrose and Bruce Cutright, both of the University of Texas Bureau of Economic Geology in Austin, Texas (more). He also represented the Gulf Coast Section and Southeast Asia during the meeting of the AAPG's Visiting Geoscientist Program Committee, which provides scheduled lecturers on energy-related topics to geology students at universities around the U.S. and throughout the world (more).
June 1, 2015 - Mustafa Saribudak, Ph.D., P.G., Chief Geophysicist of Environmental Geophysics Associates (EGA) and an I2M Senior Geophysical Associate, announced that EGA has partnered with a company that has been awarded a 2-year project by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). EGA will conduct the geophysical services over the Edwards Aquifer in central Texas to locate caves, voids, and sinkholes, and to characterize near-surface geology. Dr. Saribudak also recently completed geophysical surveys on a karstic terrain near the Natural Bridge Caverns to locate a water well. The location, suggested by the geophysical surveys, was drilled and yielded a flowing artesian well (more).
May 1, 2015 - I2M's Web Portal is approaching a major milestone of 3,000 citations in database content and in internet popularity, Jeffrey D. King, P.G., President and CEO of I2M Associates, LLC, announced today in Seattle (more). He said that we are pleased regarding the reception the interactive I2M Web Portal is receiving and invites all to participate in the venture. The evolving objective of this venture is to provide relevant information on a range of topics we are involved in either with Client projects or via pro bono activities in professional societies on energy-source selection, mining, and associated environmental issues in the U.S. and around the World. This venture is an expansion of our group's previous efforts to define and offset the widespread impact of the various forms of media that are disseminating misrepresentations, misleading claims, and falsehoods published in local and national newsprint, on-air, and via the Internet, especially in the U.S. (more).
February 25, 2015 - Jeffrey D. King, P.G., I2M's President and CEO announced this morning at the Seattle office that he has appointed a new Senior Associate to the existing group of I2M Associates. Mr. Frank Breen, P.G. will serve as a Senior Hydrogeological Associate and Project Manager, based in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. He has extensive experience in both environmental and mining-related projects (more). His focus over the years has centered around Compliance / Risk Management / Remediation / Site & Program Management / Contract Management / Litigation Support with major environmental engineering consulting companies such as: Environmental Resources Management, Inc., Terracon, Woodward Clyde Consultants, Waterloo GeoScience, and he served as a Research Assistant at Waterloo Centre for Groundwater Research. Mr. Breen will be reporting to I2M's Chief Geologist and Principal Hydrogeologist, Michael D. Campbell, P.G., P.H., in the Houston office.
January 28, 2015 - I2M personnel were on the go again in SE Asia during December and January. Jeffrey D. King, P.G., I2M's President and CEO, and Stephen W. Duggan, I2M's Construction Manager, returned from a second visit to Cambodia where they are evaluating properties for possible acquisition and becoming familiar with the country’s mining and environmental laws and regulations.
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