Tag: Technical Excellence

New Coastal Restoration Project Featured in The Advocate

A new coastal restoration project near Cameron Meadows, Louisiana, is the latest teaming effort between GeoEngineers and the state’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA). The project was mentioned in the August 22 issue of The Advocate, as part of a sobering assessment of Cameron Parish’s coastline restoration efforts. Read the full article over at […]

HDD Feature Published in Trenchless Technology Magazine

Principal Geotechnical Engineer Mark Miller recently published a feature article in Trenchless Technology magazine’s 2021 HDD Guide, the leading trenchless engineering publication in the United States. The feature explains how engineers can reduce risks in their Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) projects through thoughtful planning and preparation. The magazine’s managing editor asked Mark to write the […]

Fingers in the Dam: Managing Risk in a Crumbling Dam Network

The United States relies on a vast network of dams to power our homes, fill our tubs, and protect our communities from flooding. Many of these dams were built during the infrastructure boom of the ‘50s and ‘60s, or even earlier, and are now in desperate need of modernization or replacement. It’s been estimated that […]

DJC Oregon Readers Recognize GeoEngineers as Best Local Firm

GeoEngineers has been named Best Geotechnical/Environmental Engineering Firm in the 2020 Oregon DJC Reader Rankings contest. This is the fourth year the Portland-based Daily Journal of Commerce has hosted the contest, which asks readers to vote for their favorite companies in the local A/E/C industry. The firm has been a fixture in Portland since four […]

GeoEngineers to Help Repair Recurring Sinkhole Collapse in Arkansas

GeoEngineers is helping officials in Harrison, Arkansas, analyze and repair a sinkhole that suddenly reopened in April—the latest in a series of collapses in the Chelsea Circle community. The first sinkhole appeared in 2017, but so far, repair efforts have not had long-term success. Local authorities backfilled the sinkhole twice since then, but it has […]

Swift Green Line Wins Award at WTS Gala

On March 7, a GeoEngineers project won an Innovative Transportation Solutions Award from WTS (Women in Transportation Seminar) at the organization’s WTS Puget Sound Annual Scholarship and Awards Gala. WTS recognized the Swift Green Line Project, a new 12-mile rapid transit bus line running from Bothell, a suburb of Seattle, Washington, to Paine Field Airport […]

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 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

To uncover the expert insights into K-12 school projects you’ll find below, Adrienne Lindsey talked to Principal Geotechnical Engineer Julio Vela and Associate Geotechnical Engineer Morgan McArthur and collected their advice for today’s blog post. If you have additional questions don’t hesitate to contact Morgan or Julio directly through their individual bio pages. Our geotechnical […]

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 […]

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