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Welcome, Sam Rivera

Sam Rivera DiPrete Engineering would like to extend a warm welcome to its newest team member, Sam Rivera. Sam is working at the firm’s Cranston office with Eric Prive, Senior Project Manager, serving as his supervisor. Prior to joining DiPrete, Sam worked for UC Synergetic as a CAD Technician. DiPrete, “Sam brings a passion for designing and drafting to our team,” said Eric. “We’re excited to have him on our team and look forward to…
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May 14, 2019
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Innovate Newport Wins Grow Smart RI Award

Photo Credit: Innovate Newport DiPrete Engineering would like to congratulate Innovate Newport on receiving a 2019 Outstanding Smart Growth Project Award from Grow Smart RI. DiPrete provided parking and stormwater improvements for Innovate Newport as well as landscape design. With an eye toward stimulating the City’s Blue Tech industry, the City of Newport transformed a North End historic school building into a hub for the region’s growing innovation economy. Dubbed Innovate Newport, the $8 million…
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May 14, 2019
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DiPrete Announces Lean Award Winners

DiPrete Engineering recently held its first “Lean Awards” ceremony awarding employees who go above and beyond to help the firm improve its processes and increase efficiency. At DiPrete Engineering, evidence of LEAN practices is everywhere. The core idea of LEAN is to maximize customer value while minimizing waste. Simply, LEAN means creating more value for customers with fewer resources. “Continuous improvement is always in our vision to reduce waste,” said Dennis DiPrete, President of DiPrete…
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May 14, 2019
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Seekonk, MA to Receive New and Improved Animal Shelter

Rendering by Brewster Thornton Group Architects of the new animal shelter Last fall, the Town of Seekonk approved $460,000 for the design and construction of a new 2,500 square foot animal shelter at 100 Peck Street, which will be adjacent to the current shelter and Town Hall. The new animal shelter also received $300,000 for the project from Save-a-Pet. The Town of Seekonk has teamed up with Brewster Thornton Group Architects, Coletta Contracting Company, Inc.,…
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April 30, 2019
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Q&A with Mike Gavitt, PLS, Senior Survey Project Manager

Mike Gavitt, PLS, Senior Survey Project Manager Q: How long have you been with DiPrete Engineering and what led you to join the firm? A: I started working at DiPrete Engineering the day after graduating from the University of Rhode Island (URI) in 1995. I had a few courses with Christopher Duhamel (Principal at DiPrete) while at school and he encouraged me to send in my resume. The firm was a lot smaller at the time…
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April 30, 2019