Tag: geotechnical

EERI Webinar: Tools for Regional Scale Risk Assessments in the San Francisco Bay Area

Dr. Melanie Walling, PE, is participating in an upcoming webinar (August 30) on assessing seismic risks in the San Francisco Bay Area. The webinar, organized by the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute’s (EERI’s) Younger Members Committee, will give an overview of new regional risk assessment tools being developed by Pacific Gas & Electric. Visit EERI’s website […]

Miller and Castleberry Talk Shop on Vermeer Pipeline Podcast

GeoEngineers’ trenchless engineering experts Mark Miller and Gary Castleberry appeared on the latest episode of Let’s Talk Shop, a video podcast from Vermeer Corporation that features conversations with partners from across the industry. Andy Bremner, sales manager for Vermeer’s pipeline segment, and Maggie Moller, product marketing and training specialist, spoke with Mark and Gary about […]

GeoEngineers Staff Named to Influential Seismic Committees

Senior Geotechnical Engineer Melanie Walling and Senior Geotechnical Engineer Hamilton Puangnak were recently named to several influential seismic committees—all of which play a critical role in updating and informing standard building codes across the United States and worldwide. Melanie was accepted as a corresponding member to the Building Seismic Safety Council Provisions Update Committee (BSSC […]

Sadkowski Appears on Design Development Podcast

Principal Geotechnical Engineer Stan Sadkowski appeared on the Design Development Podcast recently for a conversation about the Boston development market and GeoEngineers’ growth as an employee-owned firm. Since Spring 2021, the downtown development team has grown from a couple of engineers to more than 30 employees specializing in geotechnical engineering and environmental services. Design Development […]

Robison Leads Development of New Direct Pipe ASCE Manual

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) recently released a new Direct Steerable Pipe Thrusting Manual of Practice, and Jon Robison, PE, was heavily involved in producing this new standard guidance. Robison chairs the Task Committee on Direct Steerable Pipe Thrusting, which includes representatives from the US, Canada, and Germany. Since 2017 they have been […]

Staff Celebrate Magnolia Power Plant Groundbreaking

On February 13, Drilling Services Manager Kyle Kilfian and Senior Principal Geotechnical Engineer Blake Cotton attended the groundbreaking ceremony for the Magnolia Power Plant, a state-of-the-art natural gas plant that GeoEngineers has been working on for several years. GeoEngineers provided the initial geotechnical investigation and recommendations, geotechnical designs, and geotechnical services for access roads and […]

Talking Piles at 24th PDCA Conference

Construction Design Discipline Lead Steve Spencer will be presenting at the upcoming Pile Driving Contractor Association Annual Conference in San Diego from February 7-9. The 24th PDCA Conference provides a forum for experts from the driven pile community, private business, government and academia to network, conduct business and share best practices. Steve is joining partner […]

NAIOP Recognizes GeoEngineers Development Projects

NAIOP Washington State, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, recognized exceptional regional projects during its annual Night of the Stars Gala earlier this month, and GeoEngineers played a role in several of them. GeoEngineers provided construction observation services for the citizenM Seattle Pioneer Square hotel, which won “Hospitality Development of the Year.” The project team […]

SH-3 Goosehaven Project Filled with Creativity

The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) recently wrapped up the SH-3 Goosehaven project, where lightweight fill and creative geotechnical engineering allowed a highway to be widened next to a riverbank in northern Idaho. A GeoEngineers team led by Braydan DuRee and Dave Lauder helped ITD widen about three miles of SH-3 along the St. Joe River […]

Join us for a Presentation on Site Diligence in Boston

The Boston Society of Architects/AIA (BSA/AIA) and GeoEngineers invite you to join us for a lunchtime presentation on “The Importance of Environmental and Geotechnical Site Diligence” from Pat Malone, PE and Neal Carey, LSP. The BSA/AIA is New England’s largest building industry association, and Pat and Neal are excited to share some of their insights […]

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