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May 4, 2021
Merjent at the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference

Merjent is proud to be a sponsor and attendee at the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference on May 11 – 13, 2021 in Bismarck, North Dakota. Minneapolis-based project managers Maddy Krumwiede, Paul Hartzheim, and John Cannon will be attending with our new Bismarck-based staff Lindsey Churchill and Dirk Churchill. Come visit us at Booth 516 to… Read more…

April 23, 2021
Cleaning up our neighborhoods this Earth Day 2021

Merjent staff, along with family members and furry friends, took advantage of the beautiful Minnesota and North Dakota spring weather to do some Earth Day clean-up in their neighborhoods and local parks and trails. This year Merjent is providing staff with up to 4 hours of paid volunteer time dedicated to Earth Day activities, in… Read more…

April 22, 2021
Merjent’s Leslie TeWinkel, Ph.D., Presents at Minnesota CLE Environmental Institute

Merjent’s Leslie TeWinkel, Ph.D. is participating as a faculty member in Minnesota CLE’s Environmental Institute today with her presentation “Project Planning and Compliance Case Studies under the Federal Endangered Species Act in Minnesota.” This session provides an overview of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) along with recent statutory and regulatory changes. Discussion will focus on… Read more…

March 20, 2021
Merjent’s Growing Renewable Energy Generation and Electric Transmission Team

We’ve welcomed several new key hires in 2020 and 2021 to support our renewable energy generation and electric transmission team. All are a welcome addition to our existing team and expand Merjent’s resources and expertise. The new team members are ready to work on your projects! DIRK CHURCHILL is a biologist and environmental analyst with… Read more…

February 16, 2021
Merjent is a Principles in Practice Sponsor at this week’s WRISE2021 Leadership Forum

Merjent is a Principles in Practice Sponsor at this week’s WRISE 2021 Leadership Forum, sponsoring Wednesday afternoon’s session on “How to be an Ally.” Merjent staff, Maddy Krumwiede (Steffenson), Taylor Roberts, and Leslie TeWinkel, Ph.D., are attending and hosting a virtual booth highlighting the company’s services related to the renewable energy sector. Merjent is pleased… Read more…

November 26, 2020
Grateful this Thanksgiving Season

At this time of year, we are especially grateful for you, the work we do together, and the opportunities in front of us. Thank you for allowing us to be a part of your team. We cannot help but acknowledge that our country, and the world, is experiencing a significant crisis. In lieu of holiday… Read more…

October 21, 2020
Merjent Earns 2019 Governor’s Safety Award

Merjent was recognized for excellence in workplace safety and health during the MN/SD Safety & Health Virtual Conference held October 19 and 20. Merjent was one of the selected employers to be honored through the awards program, which was coordinated by the Minnesota Safety Council. Since 1934, the annual Governor’s Safety Awards Program has honored… Read more…

September 17, 2020
Merjent Attends Virtual Fuel Ethanol Workshop Pre-Conference Forum on Biofuels Environmental, Health & Safety

On September 15, Merjent’s Katie Hill Brandt, P.E. was part of a panel discussion at the Fuel Ethanol Workshop (FEW) Pre-Conference Forum on Biofuels Environmental, Health & Safety. The title of the panel was Leveraging the Best EH&S Thinking Inside Your Operation to Guarantee Employee Safety and Environmental Compliance. Merjent staff usually attend FEW in… Read more…

August 28, 2020
Socially Distanced Volunteering

This week, eight Merjent employees spent a morning volunteering with the Mississippi Park Connection. They performed plot maintenance on young trees and fences at Crosby Farm Regional Park in St. Paul. It was great to catch-up in person (socially distanced and wearing masks!), enjoy the beautiful scenery, and support the Mississippi National River and Recreation… Read more…

November 22, 2019
Merjent welcomes Senior Safety Consultant Shawn Helmer

Merjent welcomes Shawn Helmer as we continue to grow in safety services. Shawn joins us as Senior Safety Consultant based in Duluth, Minnesota. He has over 25 years of experience, including 16 years at APi Group, Inc. where he was Corporate Risk Director for the majority of that time. Shawn has a Master’s Degree in… Read more…

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