We are happy to announce that two Senior Consultants have joined PEC Consulting Group in January 2014:
Ken Schweigert has joined PEC Consulting as Lead Process Consultant for the lime industry. Ken has over 35 years of experience in mining and processing of lime, cement, calcium carbonates, aggregates, silica sand, diatomaceous earth, perlite, and clays. His expertise includes plant design, selection of process equipment, project scope development, operations improvement, maintenance, plant personnel and equipment evaluations; due diligence analysis and construction services. He has led and participated in numerous renovation and expansion projects for industrial minerals facilities. He holds a BS in Engineering Management from Missouri University of Science & Technology, Rolla, MO.
Ney Linares has joined PEC Consulting as Lead Consultant in Plant Infrastructure and Civil Construction. Ney has 22 years of experience in the design and construction of heavy industrial and commercial projects. He has led structural design and engineering projects for commercial and industrial buildings, including upgrades and renovations. Throughout his career, he has been responsible for the analysis and design of various types of structures. He has provided site services overseeing slip forming of silos and participated in projects throughout North, Central, and South America. He is fluent in Spanish and English and a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers. Ney earned an M.S. in Structural Engineering and B. Sc. in Civil Engineering from Washington University, Saint Louis, MO; and a B.S. in Physics from Bethany College, Bethany, WV.