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WWU Miller Hall Renovation Achieves LEED Gold Certification
Aug 16, 2012

Western Washington University’s newly renovated Miller Hall has been certified LEED® Gold by the U.S. Green Building Council. GeoEngineers provided geotechnical engineering and construction monitoring services for the renovation.

The two-year, $51.5 million-dollar project included an...


EWB-USA Celebrates Project Successes in 2011 Annual Report
Aug 6, 2012

Engineers Without Borders-USA is celebrating another great year of project successes with the publication of its 2011 annual report. GeoEngineers is a lead corporate sponsor of the organization’s Project Grants Program, through which the company awards grants to EWB university chapters in seven states.

In a recent letter, Cathy Leslie, PE, EWB-USA Executive Director, announced the...


Media Program Students View Yesler Terrace Project Through an Earth Science Lens
Jul 19, 2012

Students in the Summer Youth Media Program at Yesler Terrace visited GeoEngineers’ Seattle office on July 17th to learn about the company’s role in the Yesler Terrace redevelopment project. Chris Nordfors, GeoEngineers’ marketing director, welcomed the group and principal...


Eric Heller, PE, LG Named to Business Examiner’s 40 Under Forty Program
Jul 11, 2012

The Business Examiner Media Group has named Eric Heller, PE, LG, geotechnical engineer in GeoEngineers’ Tacoma office, for its 40 Under Forty Program class of 2012. The Business Examiner Media Group (BEMG) serves readers in Tacoma and Southwest Washington State with business-oriented print and online publications. 40 Under Forty is one of five leadership recognition programs...


Two Northwest Transportation Projects Win APWA Awards
Jun 27, 2012

Two projects in which GeoEngineers played a part have been recognized with national and regional American Public Works Association (APWA) awards.

The City of Redmond NE 36th Street/ SR 520 Bridge Overpass and Roundabout Project won the National APWA Project of the Year Award for transportation projects in the $25- to $75-million category. The City of Tukwila Urban Center Access (...


Design-Build Team Makes Headway on New SR 520 Floating Bridge
Jun 20, 2012

Construction is moving ahead on the Washington State Department of Transportation’s SR 520 Floating Bridge and Landings (FB&L) project. As part of the Kiewit/General/Manson (KGM) Joint Venture design-build team, GeoEngineers is currently working at two job sites, the east approach replacement bridge transition span and bridge maintenance facility located at Evergreen Point in Medina, and...


Port of Anacortes Environmental Project Wins 2012 WEDA Environmental Excellence Award
Jun 13, 2012

The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has recognized the Port of Anacortes with the 2012 WEDA Environmental Excellence Award for the Port’s environmental remediation project at the former Scott Paper Mill in Anacortes, Washington. The award was presented June 12, 2012 at the organization’s annual conference in San Antonio, Texas. WEDA promotes the exchange of knowledge in fields related to...


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