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  • Akana Celebrates Women In Construction Week

    March 11, 2022

    During this week we highlight all the great initiatives and work of women within the design and construction industry. Women in Construction Week reminds us of the history of women in construction, their challenges, and the ways they’ve been able to overcome them.  Akana embraces and appreciates the women...

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  • Akana completes environmental investigation for Evergreen Public Schools

    December 10, 2021

      Akana is part of the GBD Architects team working on the Bus Maintenance Facility.  Part of our scope was to complete an Phase II Environmental Assessment of the former underground storage tanks.   Akana Senior Field Technician, John Baker, was at the site with Cascade Drilling to collect sub-surface...

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  • Akana Celebrates Native American Heritage Month

    November 2, 2021

    On August 3, 1990, President of the United States George H. W. Bush declared the month of November as National American Indian Heritage Month, thereafter commonly referred to as Native American Heritage Month. The bill read in part that “the President has authorized and requested to call upon Federal,...

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  • Akana adds two new board members

    November 1, 2021

    Akana is proud to announce that Erika Price and Jeff Faunce have been to added to our board of directors.  Erika is a principal architect and manages our professional services division.  Jeff manages our construction services division.

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  • Akana awarded nationwide BIA Facility Condition Assessment Contract

    October 29, 2021

    Akana was awarded this five year contract in 2020.  Our FCA teams were recently in Tuba City, AZ doing a calibration assessment to help train new team members.

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  • Akana selected as Bechtel Supply Chain Award Recipient

    October 29, 2021

    Akana is proud to be supporting Bechtel at the Pueblo Chemical Agent Pilot Plant (PCAPP).  We were selected to provide Independent Qualified Registered Professional Engineering (IQRPE) support to the project.

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  • Akana Receives Honor Award from ACEC

    February 15, 2017

    The annual ACEC-Oregon Engineering Excellence Awards banquet held on January 18 at the Multnomah Athletic Club in Portland.  The event showcases interesting and noteworthy projects completed by local engineering companies.   Akana has participated in past nominations and has been part of several winning projects…but often as a subconsultant and...

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  • Alcantar-Akana Joint Venture Awarded USACE QA Contract

    November 17, 2016

    The Alcantar-Akana Joint Venture was awarded a $9.4M contract to provide Quality Assurance Representative (QAR) Services to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Walla Walla District. The 3-year contract covers work throughout the District, as well as the neighboring Portland and Seattle Districts. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) approved...

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  • Akana providing Health and Safety Services on Centennial Mills Demolition

    December 7, 2015

    Akana has been hired to provide on-site Health and Safety oversight for the Centennial Mills Demolition Project. The Portland Development Commission (PDC) has hired the Northwest Demolition Team, which includes Akana to perform the Centennial Mills Demolition.  The Centennial Mills site located on the Willamette waterfront in Northwest Portland,...

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    US Chemical Agent Stockpile Incineration Program Concludes

    February 5, 2015

    In January, 2015 the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality issued a letter terminating the hazardous waste permit for the Umatilla Chemical Agent Disposal Facility (UMCDF).

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