Field Notes
Stress!
By Jon Robison, PE – Mar 13, 2012
One way to think about stress is simply load divided by area. This is an interesting concept to consider with regards to emotional health. But what about engineering? In the physical world and built environment, stress is all around us. That’s bad, right? Maybe not. Stress may be handled without...

What to Do with Carbon?
By Gary Pendergrass, PE, RG – Feb 21, 2012
On February 20, 2012, drilling commenced on a deep exploratory borehole at the sprawling 30,000-acre Thomas Hill Energy Center in north-central Missouri. The deep borehole, the second of four that are being drilled at Missouri power plant sites, will extend into the Pre-Cambrian granite and, at a...

Redefining Success
By – Feb 20, 2012
Every once in a while we all take a moment to catch our breath and take stock in our actions, activities and generally how we spend our time each day. This is especially important in business too when contemplating what constitutes “success.” Traditionally, profit or “money in the bank” has...

GeoEngineers’ Commitment to Safety
By – Feb 17, 2012
Safety is a top priority at GeoEngineers. Safety is embedded into our corporate vision and strategic planning as a company. We couldn’t do what we do as a geotechnical engineering firm without valuing the safety of our employees, our clients and the communities in which we work. We deeply care...

GeoEngineers Part of Seattle’s Innovative Engine
By – Feb 15, 2012
I was asked to participate in a video highlighting Seattle’s Innovators. It was a cool opportunity and an interesting idea by my friend Bryan Guy, co-founder of FrontRunner. The FrontRunners of Innovation video series was conceived to promote leading-edge organizations and people whose ideas,...