Tag: Technical Excellence

Idaho Transportation Project Wins WTS Award

Last week, the SH-3 Goosehaven Road Widening Project was named 2023 Innovative Transportation Solution of the Year by the WTS Spokane/Coeur d’Alene Chapter. In this challenging and creative project, GeoEngineers helped the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) widen about three miles of State Highway 3 (SH-3) near St. Maries, Idaho. GeoEngineers staff Dave Lauder, Teresa Dugger, […]

GeoEngineers Projects Win ACEC WA Gold Best-In-State Awards

The American Council of Engineering Companies, Washington Chapter (ACEC WA) recognized two GeoEngineers projects with Gold Best-in-State Awards last week—the Seattle Convention Center’s new Summit Building and the Totem Lake Connector Pedestrian Bridge in Kirkland. A group of GeoEngineers staff were on hand to celebrate as the awards were announced at the chapter’s annual Engineering […]

bp Wetland Mitigation Project Wins Sustainability Award

A GeoEngineers advance wetland mitigation project at bp Cherry Point Refinery was recently recognized with a Distinguished Project Award for Innovation & Achievement in Sustainability award from the Northwest Construction Consumer Council (NWCCC). GeoEngineers’ team provided bp with wetland science, design, regulatory/permitting support, and is providing ongoing monitoring for this large advance wetland mitigation site […]

NAIOP WA Recognizes Nine GeoEngineers Projects with Awards

NAIOP Washington State, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, recognized exceptional regional projects during its annual gala earlier this month, and GeoEngineers is involved in more than half of the award-winning projects. A total of fifteen exceptional development projects were highlighted at NAIOP’s Night of the Stars Gala on November 3, and GeoEngineers’ Development Practice […]

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 […]

Walling Named to BSSC Issue Team

Melanie Walling, Ph.D, LG, has been named a corresponding member for a Building Seismic Safety Council (BSSC) sub-group that provides recommendations for future building codes. As a member of the Issue Team for Ground Motion and Geotech Issues, Walling will play an important role in evaluating cutting-edge seismic research and guiding national seismic construction standards.  […]

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 […]

bp Recognizes GeoEngineers with Contractor Award

Earlier this month, bp Terminals & Pipelines recognized GeoEngineers’ ongoing permitting and applied geology services for Olympic Pipe Line Company (Olympic) with a 2022 Cost Effectiveness and Innovation Award. Longtime client and partner Olympic nominated GeoEngineers for the award, and bp selected the firm from a pool of its top contractors and consultants in the […]

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 […]

Walla Walla River Forks Restoration

The Walla Walla River winds through the traditional lands of the Cayuse, Umatilla and Walla Walla people in Oregon and Washington, and supports a wide variety of salmon and trout species—the core of the Pacific Northwest’s lucrative fishing industry. Unfortunately, more than a century of human disturbance in the form of dams, irrigation systems, and […]

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