17 June 2015 Dry Bulk | Engineering & Equipment River Consulting has been ranked as one of the ‘Top 500 Design Firms’ in the country by Engineering News-Record (ENR) for the eighth consecutive year. Published annually, the ‘ENR Top 500’ recognizes top-performing architectural and engineering firms. River Consulting took the 390th spot in the 11 May 2015 Engineering News-Record issue, moving up the list from last year. The ranking is based upon 2014 revenue. “Being recognized by the engineering community as a top design firm eight years in a row is a great honour. Our continual ranking over this period is testament to our ability to consistently meet the needs of our clients,” stated Gregory DiFrank, P.E., president. “The past eight years has witnessed a remarkable shift in client and industry needs, as companies respond to the changing economic, regulatory, and energy supply landscape. Our ability to flex our services to meet these changing demands has allowed us to continue delivering solutions that help our clients achieve their project goals.” DiFrank’s more than 25-year tenure at River Consulting includes sponsorship of national and international multi-million dollar projects, team leadership, and the development of strategic business endeavours that contribute to company growth and sustainability. River Consulting is a renowned mid-major A/E to global energy, food, process and industrial clients, delivering multi-discipline engineering and project management solutions for major capital projects and facility and process expansions. As part of the Houston Interests family of companies, River Consulting along with its sister companies provides solutions for clients worldwide. River Consulting has extensive expertise in bulk terminals. The company provides complete, customized terminal solutions for virtually every type of bulk material commodity. It develops robust, reliable material handling systems for increased throughput, greater uptime and equipment reliability, and lower maintenance and operational costs. River Consulting works with independent bulk terminal operators and industrial producers and consumers across the full spectrum of bulk material commodities to deliver complete facility solutions. Through combined and diverse expertise, the Houston Interests group brings more than three decades of global experience to a vast array of industries, delivering flexibility for all phases of a project. The firm’s office locations include Columbus, Oh; New Orleans, La.; Pittsburgh, Pa; and Tulsa, Ok.