Sparkman Global Health Case Competition

Posted by on Feb 6, 2018
Sparkman Global Health Case Competition

On Saturday, February 3rd, The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) held the Sparkman Global Health Case Competition. The competition consists of teams of 4-6 students asked to provide strategies to resolve a current global health problem. This year our very own, Becky White was invited to be a judge for the competition. Twelve teams […]

The Big Elf Caper

Posted by on Dec 19, 2017
The Big Elf Caper

The following video was compiled by the Sain staff in hopes of bringing you holiday cheer! Merry Christmas from all of us at Sain Associates!   You have seen the Sain Elf on our social media. Now it’s time for the rest of the story…    

Sain Christmas Party

Posted by on Dec 5, 2017
Sain Christmas Party

Can you feel it? That hum of excitement in the air? The anticipation of parties and dinners and family and friends?! It’s Christmas time in the city! On Friday, December 1st, the Sain staff and families gathered at The Club to celebrate the Christmas season. Everyone enjoyed the delicious buffet, festive atmosphere and of course, […]

A Sain Thanksgiving

Posted by on Nov 21, 2017
A Sain Thanksgiving

Fall has definitely come to Alabama…that nip in the air…the beautiful colors in the landscape… and the sights and smells of the Sain Thanksgiving lunch! Friday afternoon our Sain family filled our training room with food and friends to enjoy a delicious meal complete with fun and fellowship. From the turkey and dressing to the […]

Pulaski 20th Anniversary

Posted by on Nov 8, 2017
Pulaski 20th Anniversary

Our Pulaski, Tennessee office celebrated its 20th year in business this year. We had a great time with clients and friends who joined us at Giles County Chamber of Commerce & Tourism to help us commemorate the event!  

More on Engineering Ethics

Posted by on Sep 26, 2017
More on Engineering Ethics

“With increasing competition to secure contracts for engineering and design services, AEC firm executives and practice leaders must ensure that they stand out among the crowd. But sometimes efforts to gain favor and secure contracts—particularly for government and public projects—can go too far.”

2017 Fish Fry Recap

Posted by on Sep 19, 2017
2017 Fish Fry Recap

Many thanks to all who joined us on Friday, September 15 for our annual Client Fish Fry at the historic Cahaba Pumping Station.  We had a great time together and can’t wait ‘til next year!  

30 Year Milestone

Posted by on Sep 13, 2017
30 Year Milestone

Author: Jim Meads, P.E., President/CEO The era of employment for life is long over. Many people now migrate from job to job over their career in search of greater fulfillment and compensation. Society largely encourages this “job-hopping” to the extent that the average person changes jobs 10-15 times during his/her career. However, here at Sain we […]

Happy Labor Day!

Posted by on Sep 4, 2017
Happy Labor Day!

The entire Sain team wishes you a happy and safe Labor Day! In recognition of the holiday, the Sain offices will be closed on Monday, September 4th. We will resume regular business operations on Tuesday morning September 5th. Do you know the history of Labor Day? Recognized the first Monday in September, Labor Day is […]

Green Infrastructure for Drainage

Posted by on Aug 29, 2017
Green Infrastructure for Drainage

Author: Darren Hamrick, PE, MS, LEED AP, Leader/Civil Engineering Division  A relatively new topic, green infrastructure for drainage has become increasingly popular in recent years, as the desire to take care of our watersheds becomes even more important. In addition, new stormwater ordinances and more stringent criteria for state permit renewals are contributing to this […]