January 9, 2015

SGH Projects Nominated for Harleston Parker Medal; Featured on the Boston Chronicle

On Tuesday, 6 January, Chronicle on WCVB Channel 5 aired a program called “Building Beauty” showcasing the five buildings nominated for the 2014 Harleston Parker Medal. The medal is awarded to the most beautiful new building in Boston...

December 24, 2014

SGH Assists in Removal of Massachusetts State House Time Capsule

In March 2014, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMM), as part of an ongoing water-infiltration study, contracted Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc. (SGH) to review interior staining and...

December 19, 2014

East Station Plaza Danseurs Wins 2014 NCSEA Excellence in Structural Engineering Award

The December issue of Structure Magazine featured the East Station Plaza Danseurs, an SGH project which won the 2014 NCSEA Excellence in Structural Engineering for Outstanding Project, Other Structures....

December 9, 2014

Tom Schwartz, Chairman of ASTM International Board of Directors, The Pinnacle of Professional Contribution

By Glenn Bell, CEO

Below, is an article Tom Schwartz prepared for ASTM Standardization News, which describes one of the significant accomplishments of his term as Chairman of ASTM International Board of Directors.


November 25, 2014

SGH Project First Historic Library to Achieve LEED Platinum Status

The Athol Public Library recently made history when it became the first historic public library in the country to receive LEED platinum status.  As the...

November 18, 2014

Engineers Alliance for the Arts Selects SGH Staff as 2014 Volunteer of the Year

The Engineers Alliance for the Arts (EAA) honored SGH’s Clifton Neff with the 2014 Volunteer of the Year Award.
October 27, 2014

Curtain and Cavity Walls: Preservation and Technical Considerations On Demand Webinar

Three outstanding presentations for the 2013 APT New York City Conference are available for remote viewing.  This webinar includes discussions on the cavity and curtain walls with examples of their construction, repair and preservation on...

October 13, 2014

Paul Kelley and Susan Knack-Brown Quoted in the Boston Globe

The October 12, 2014 edition of the Boston Globe featured an article titled, "For concrete, climate change may mean a shorter lifespan."  The article discussed the research of two Northeastern engineers who warn that concrete is...

September 27, 2014

Join SGH Chicago for our 2014-2015 Lecture Series!

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!  Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH), an ENR 500, award-winning, national engineering firm, will host a series of complimentary educational one-hour lectures at their new office location in downtown...

September 26, 2014

Cabo Hurricane Odile 14 September 2014

On 14 September 2014, an intense tropical cyclone made landfall in Cabo San Lucas. With winds as high as 130 mph and heavy rain, Hurricane Odile caused extensive damage...