Legacy Mine Closure: Managing and Identifying your Risk

The mining industry is an essential cornerstone of our modern society. Without minerals harvested from the earth, there’d be no smartphones, computer chips or cars. But in the past, extracting minerals from the ground has been a complex and sometimes damaging process. Abandoned and legacy mines across the United States may pose risks to the […]

GeoEngineers Wins WorkWell Award for Healthy Workplace

The Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber gave GeoEngineers a WorkWell Award in the transportation category. Each year, the chamber uses these awards to recognize local employers committed to creating healthy working environments. GeoEngineers received this WorkWell Award for commitment to healthy commuting programs. Many of GeoEngineers’ Tacoma staff bike to work regularly, and the firm’s corporate support […]

Williams is WTS Chapter’s Man of The Year

The Spokane-Coeur d’Alene chapter of WTS (Women in Transportation Seminar) recognized GeoEngineers Principal Bruce Williams with its 2018 Ray LaHood (Man of the Year) Award on Thursday evening. Named after former U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, the award honors male allies who champion women in transportation. WTS is an international professional organization of women and […]

GeoEngineers Principal Recognized with Distinguished Engineer Award

The Texas Engineering Foundation recently selected Principal Geotechnical Engineer Blake Cotton as one of their 2018 Distinguished Engineers. The annual award is presented to select individuals who have shown dedication to the technical advancement of the engineering profession. The Texas Engineering Foundation was established by the Texas Society of Professional Engineers as a nonprofit charitable […]

Free Geotechnical Engineering Study Sessions for the PE Exam!

Once again, GeoEngineers is offering free geotechnical study sessions to prepare engineers for the Professional Engineering (PE) Exam this Spring. The study sessions are open to local civil engineers of all backgrounds, and will cover geotechnical material for the morning (breadth) section of the exam. Our staff members volunteer their time to prepare and present […]

GeoEngineers Wins Washington ACEC Awards for Thirteenth Consecutive Year

The Washington American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) has once again recognized GeoEngineers’ work during the chapter’s annual 2019 Engineering Excellence Awards. Three projects received awards Friday night at the award gala in Bellevue, Washington. This is the thirteenth consecutive year GeoEngineers has won awards from ACEC Washington. ACEC Washington gave a Gold Best in […]

Five Considerations for Your Next K-12 Project

Our geotechnical engineers and environmental scientists regularly work on K-12 school projects, including developing new sites, replacing existing schools and rehabilitating historic buildings. These projects are critically important to our communities, and they often bring specific challenges for the engineers, contractors and owners involved. How will the conditions below the surface affect a K-12 project? […]

The Importance of Eelgrass: Regulating an Ecosystem Architect

GeoEngineers works within many complex ecosystems, where understanding the influence of each species on the overall picture is often key. Sometimes a single species can make dramatic contributions on the overall health of our natural resources. These important species are often called “ecosystem architects.” Their presence or absence often dictates whether the ecosystem functions as […]

Workshop Teaches Engineering to Elementary Students

Last week, Alicia Sellers of GeoEngineers’ Baton Rouge office worked with the American Society of Civil Engineers – Baton Rouge Chapter to hold an engineering workshop for 7th and 8th grade students at Rougon Elementary. After an interactive presentation, Alicia and her team led several activities. The children took on their own engineering challenge by […]

From Medicine to Earth Doctor: Finding a New Calling as an Environmental Scientist

When Roger Chang began his undergrad studies at the University of Washington Tacoma (UWT), he was thinking about entering the medical field. Not sure it was the career for him, Roger was inspired to switch to environmental science by UWT professors and mentors he respected. It paid off in ways he didn’t expect, and today […]

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