BCD and Ardurra Receive Top 2024 ACEC-MS Engineering Award

By |2024-04-09T14:49:05+00:00April 8th, 2024|News|

NATCHEZ NATIONAL CEMETERY - Burns Cooley Dennis, Inc. (BCD) and Ardurra, Inc. were honored to receive the 2024 ACEC-MS Engineering Excellence Grand Conceptor Award during the annual Awards Banquet at Hal & Mal’s on April 4th in Jackson, MS. BCD and Ardurra teamed to develop a stabilization solution for the 120-ft high bluff above the [...]

BCD Brings Home Top Award for I-40 Landslide Stabilization Project

By |2024-04-08T20:25:58+00:00November 30th, 2023|News|

Burns Cooley Dennis, Inc. (BCD) and Richard Goettle, Inc. (Goettle) were honored to be the recipients of the 2023 Engineering Excellence Grand Conceptor Award during the annual ACEC-TN Engineering Excellence Awards Gala at the Renaissance Hotel in Nashville on November 7th. The Design-Build team of BCD and Goettle worked together to develop a Value Engineering [...]

David Dennis Recognized for Distinguished Career

By |2021-11-19T20:04:54+00:00November 19th, 2021|News|

Congratulations to David Dennis, BCD co-founder and past company president, for receiving the Teddy Roosevelt Award at the ACEC-MS Fall Meeting banquet on November 4th. Mr. Dennis was presented this award - the highest award in engineering given by ACEC-MS at the state level - in recognition of his distinguished service and many contributions to [...]


By |2021-07-06T21:33:49+00:00July 6th, 2021|News|

BCD was awarded the 2021 Engineering Excellence Grand Award by ACEC-MS during a YouTube video presentation on May 25th. The award recognized BCD’s expertise in geotechnical design and construction value engineering services provided to the University of Mississippi Medical Center during construction of a recent $180 million expansion to the UMMC Children’s Hospital in Jackson, [...]

Acquisition of the Business of SoilTech Consultants

By |2021-01-06T13:41:09+00:00January 5th, 2021|News|

Effective January 4, 2021, Burns Cooley Dennis, Inc., has acquired the business of SoilTech Consultants, Inc., an affiliate firm of Neel-Schaffer, Inc. SoilTech offers a variety of geotechnical engineering services and equipment that will be merged into the BCD portfolio, and this acquisition will increase the number of BCD full-time employees from approximately 60 to [...]

BCD teams with Laird + Smithers to win 2020 ACEC-MS Award

By |2021-01-05T18:47:40+00:00February 24th, 2020|News|

Congratulations to the Laird + Smithers/Burns Cooley Dennis team for taking home an ACEC-MS Engineering Excellence Honors award at the annual ACEC-MS banquet in recognition of their outstanding work on additions to Pisgah High School for the Rankin County School District. The banquet was held February 13th at The Railroad District in Jackson. Attending the [...]

Varner Named Engineer of the Year

By |2019-12-30T21:48:43+00:00December 30th, 2019|News|

Members of the Mississippi Engineering Society – Jackson Chapter held their monthly lunch meeting on December 9 ,2019 and recognized members for their contributions to the Society. Robert Varner of Burns Cooley Dennis, Inc. was honored as the Engineer of the Year.  Varner has been a member of the Mississippi Engineering Society since 1998 and has [...]

BCD Receives Grand Conceptor Award

By |2019-03-15T20:32:21+00:00March 15th, 2019|News|

BCD received the ACEC/MS’s highest award, the 2019 Engineering Excellence Grand Conceptor Award, during the Annual Assembly Kickoff Banquet held on March 14th at the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and Museum of Mississippi History. The award was in recognition of BCD’s work for the Vicksburg Bridge Commission of Warren County in evaluating and providing recommendations [...]

Recent Accolade for BCD Engineer

By |2019-03-01T21:27:30+00:00March 1st, 2019|News|

  BCD’s Dr. Alex Reeb was recently recognized as an honorary member of Virginia Tech’s Center for Geotechnical Practice and Research (CGPR). The CGPR’s mission is to facilitate connections between practicing engineers, university faculty and geotechnical engineering graduate students in order to promote and advance the geotechnical engineering profession. Congratulations, Alex! For more information on [...]

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