Tag: best practices

Digging into Dams: Celebrating National Dam Safety Awareness Day

GeoEngineers is passionate about using earth science and engineering expertise to help our clients find a balance between human needs and the earth’s physical systems. Dams and hydropower are integral to so many of these things—managing natural resources, keeping the lights on, and moving goods and people. Our dam services team strives to help improve […]

Spotlight on DEI with PileDriver Magazine

The latest issue of PileDriver Magazine features GeoEngineers in an article on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the A/E/C industry. Principal Environmental Engineer Dana Carlisle spoke to the magazine about GeoEngineers’ approach to DEI programs and their importance to construction and consulting firms. As an employee-owned firm, GeoEngineers’ culture has always emphasized inclusion and […]

Watching the Slopes: Landslide Mitigation and Response

Landslides are a real public safety hazard in many areas of the United States. They can have devastating effects on people and property, but because they often occur in less populated areas, the risks and causes of landslides are sometimes overlooked. I have spent most of my 40-year geotechnical career working in the Pacific Northwest […]

Inclusive Contracting: A Success Story

Inclusive contracting is a popular topic right now among government contractors, and for good reason. It is now common to see diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) goals for subcontractors encouraged—if they are not required outright. Identifying and working with certified firms (minority/women/veteran-owned, small and disadvantaged) can strengthen a project team while fulfilling these contracting requirements. GeoEngineers has been […]

Final Drilled Shaft Completed on Lynnwood Link Extension

On December 11, Sound Transit’s $800 million Lynnwood Link Extension (L300) project reached an important milestone as contractors completed the last of the 110 drilled shafts required for the northern segment of this light rail expansion. Sound Transit, the public transit authority for the greater Seattle, Washington region, is expanding its network with 8.5 miles […]

Sustainable Coastal Restoration Work Featured in GEOSTRATA Magazine

The September/October issue of GEOSTRATA Magazine, the official publication of the Geo-Institute, includes a feature by Principal Geotechnical Engineer Dave Eley. The feature focuses on the evolving approach to coastal protection and restoration along the Gulf Coast through the lens of the award-winning Whiskey Island coastal restoration project for Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority […]

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