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Herbert Fluharty


 It started out as civil engineering and surveying firm. Today it specializes in horizontal drilling, which features drilling beneath wetlands or water - an "environment-driven" technology. In 2000, Mears became a part of Quanta Services Group.

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Melvin Orchard


Mr. Melvin (Ernie) Orchard, a 1949 civil engineering graduate of Michigan Tech, is Retired President of Orchard, Hiltz, and McCliment, Inc., a Livonia, Michigan based consulting firm. Upon graduation, he began his engineering career with the Wayne County Health Department. Over the next few years, he broadened his experience working as Superintendent of the Water and Sewer Department of Redford Township and for a land . . .

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Gerald McCarthy


Mr. Gerald J. McCarthy, a 1948 civil engineering graduate of Michigan Tech, is President and owner of the Transportation Group, Inc., which represents several contractors, consulting engineers, and private businesses. Upon graduation, Jerry joined the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), where he quickly rose through the ranks to become the youngest district engineer in the Department's history. By 1969, . . .