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Time-Lapse Video of New Amazon Headquarters Foundation Pour
Jan 2, 2014

On December 14, 2013, GeoEngineers shot a time-lapse video of its project partner, Sellen Construction, pouring more than 11,000 cubic yards of concrete for the foundation of the first of three buildings that will make up the new Amazon headquarters in downtown Seattle. This volume of concrete is the equivalent of more than four Olympic-sized pools. The pour began in the early morning and ran...


GeoEngineers Among Several Firms Recognized for Exceptional Safety Performance
Dec 21, 2013

GeoEngineers was recently among several firms recognized at an awards ceremony celebrating a total of 750,000 hours worked without a loss-time injury on the GARVEE Transportation Program in Idaho.

The $988 million GARVEE Transportation Program is a funding initiative that uses Grant Anticipation Revenue Vehicle (GARVEE) bonds to fund critical transportation improvements throughout the...


GeoEngineers’ Dave Cook Elected to EWB-USA Board of Directors
Dec 9, 2013

GeoEngineers’ Principal Geologist Dave Cook, LG, CPG was recently elected to the 2014 board of directors for Engineers Without Borders USA (EWB-USA). Cook, along with five other new members, will join 10 current board members for a one-year term.

Election to the EWB-USA board of directors marks Cook’s eighth year of service with...


GeoEngineers Celebrates UW Tacoma YMCA Groundbreaking
Dec 5, 2013

GeoEngineers joined others in a groundbreaking celebration on December 2 for a new full-service YMCA at the University of Washington Tacoma (UW Tacoma) that will double as a student union building.

GeoEngineers is providing geotechnical and environmental engineering services to the university and assisting the design-build team of Mortenson Construction and McGranahan Architects. We will...


Springfield Office Named Choice Employer for Fifth Consecutive Year
Nov 27, 2013

For a fifth consecutive year, the Springfield Business Journal nominated GeoEngineers’ office in Springfield, MO, as a Choice Employer. The local award recognizes top employers in the Springfield area for their employee incentives and workplace environment.

GeoEngineers received the highest ranking in employee incentives...


GeoEngineers Awards EWB-USA Grant to Help Peruvian Community
Nov 22, 2013

GeoEngineers has awarded a $2,500 grant to the University of California-Berkeley Student Chapter of Engineers Without Borders USA (EWB-USA). The grant will support the chapter’s ongoing project to address widespread arsenic contaminated groundwater in the Hautta community of...


Supporting Sustainable Water Solutions in the Developing World
Oct 28, 2013

GeoEngineers was the proud sponsor of an event that raised $10,000 for Water for People, a global nonprofit working to create locally sustainable drinking water resources, sanitation facilities and hygiene education programs in developing countries. The event, held on September 13 at the Carpenter Creek Winery in Mount...


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