Structural Firm Haynes Whaley Joins Global Infrastructure Company Cardno Enhances Domestic and International Capabilities in Public, Commercial and Institutional Markets

HOUSTON, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Haynes Whaley Associates, a 93-person structural engineering firm, has merged with Cardno, an 8,000 person professional infrastructure and environmental services company with expertise in the development and improvement of physical and social infrastructure for communities around the world.

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Larry E. Whaley, P.E., President and CEO of Haynes Whaley Associates, remarked, "Haynes Whaley Associates' focus has always been to provide our clients structural engineering expertise with the highest level of integrity. We are pleased to join Cardno, a company that shares our values and corporate culture and offers us the ability to continue to grow our business by expanding our services domestically and globally through their 290 offices worldwide."

Haynes Whaley, which will be known as Cardno Haynes Whaley, offers specialized structural engineering services for a broad range of commercial, public and institutional projects. Haynes Whaley has completed several prominent projects across the United States including The Menil Collection in Houston, Renzo Piano's first project in the United States; Market Square in Washington, D.C.; Hobby Center for the Performing Arts in Houston; the Coronado Springs Resort at Disney World; the National Biodefense & Countermeasure Center at Fort Detrick, Maryland; and NASA's Neutral Buoyancy Lab in Houston. Current projects include ExxonMobil's new corporate campus in North Houston, The University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston Jennie Sealy Replacement Hospital, and the new downtown Houston Convention Center Hotel.  

Haynes Whaley works nationally, as well as internationally, with projects in 40 states, the District of Columbia, Africa, Caribbean, Malaysia, and Singapore.

Paul Gardiner, President of Cardno's Americas Region commented, "We are pleased to have such a high caliber firm join us. They share our values of innovation, great people and partnering. With Haynes Whaley, we can now offer both of our client bases comprehensive development services from concept through construction. Their services complement our existing portfolio of offerings in the public, commercial and institutional arenas."

Within the United States, Cardno provides infrastructure and environmental solutions for clients such as DR Horton, Costco, the Department of Defense, universities, federal penitentiaries, oil and gas entities, hospitals, municipalities and communities. Key land development projects include the Encore Development Site in Tampa, FL, Sun City Carolina Lakes Master Plan in Lancaster County, SC, Bayou Chico Brownfields Redevelopment in Pensacola, FL and AmberGlen Site Development and Management.

Following Cardno's normal strategy, shareholders of Haynes Whaley Associates will become Cardno shareholders and remain active leaders in the company. Cardno Haynes Whaley will operate as part of Cardno's Engineering and Environmental Services Division in the U.S.

About Haynes Whaley: Founded in Houston in 1976, and with offices in Reston, Virginia and Austin, Texas, Haynes Whaley Associates focuses on creative structural engineering solutions for a broad range of commercial, public, and institutional projects. The firm works nationally as well as internationally, with projects in 40 states, the District of Columbia, Africa, Caribbean, Malaysia, and Singapore. More information about Haynes Whaley Associates is available at www.hayneswhaley.com.

About Cardno: Cardno is a professional infrastructure and environmental services company, with expertise in the development and improvement of physical and social infrastructure for communities around the world. Cardno's team includes leading professionals who plan, design, manage and deliver sustainable projects and community programs. Ranked at #26 on Engineering News Record's 2013 Top 500 Design Firms List, Cardno provides clients with access to more than 8,000 professionals in over 290 locations focusing on delivering tailored solutions to address social, physical and economic business needs.

Founded in 1945 in Brisbane, Australia, Cardno is an international company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange [ASX: CDD]. To learn more, visit www.cardno.com.

Mr. Robert Tyler, P.E.

Mr. Paul Gardiner

Chief Operating Officer


Haynes Whaley Associates

Cardno, Americas Region

Ph: 713-868-1591

Ph: 503.734.1801

SOURCE Cardno; Haynes Whaley


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