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GCI Consultants Begins Hurricane Michael Damage Inspections

PANAMA CITY, Fla. - GCI Consultants, LLC., a building envelope consulting firm with expertise in Hurricane Damage Inspections, is establishing an inspection team in the Panama City, Florida area to begin inspecting damaged buildings following Hurricane…

Old Mines Cast a Long Shadow on their Surroundings

Local stakeholders need more information than is currently available to them on the impacts of former mining activities on ground water and surface water,…

Stantec Among Design Firms Selected to Revitalize Old Sacramento Waterfront as Part of Design Competition

In a bold move to revitalize the Old Sacramento Waterfront, the City of Sacramento announced its finalists as part of its Waterfront Idea Makers Program,…

Decontaminating Soil Using Bioremediation

During oil and gas exploitation in the oil fields, pipelines and storage tanks often crack and contaminate soil as a result. Soil pollution with various oils or diesel fuel also happens during exploration and drilling of new wells. When replacing underground…

Video: How Mexico City Will Be Rebuilt

Miyamoto revisits the M 7.1 earthquake that struck Central Mexico one year ago today to illustrate how devastated areas can rebuild better and safer. The killer earthquake collapsed more than 40 buildings and 369 people died, including 19 schoolchildren. Listen…

Lenox Road Corridor Plan Wins “Outstanding Planning Document” Award From the Georgia Planning Association

Atlanta – Today the Buckhead Community Improvement District (BCID), in partnership with design and engineering firm Stantec, received the 2018 Outstanding Planning Document award for their Lenox Road Corridor Plan at the Georgia Planning Association (GPA)…

Woolpert Providing Structural Engineering for Miami University Residence Halls

OXFORD, Ohio — Woolpert is providing structural engineering services for the renovation of three Miami University residence halls as part of the public university’s long-term goal to provide the best undergraduate experience in the nation. Woolpert was…

Video: ProGanics Initiates Vegetation Growth on California Roadside

Brian Free, Profile’s Market Development Manager for the Western U.S. and Canada, explains the process of using Profile’s ProGanics® Biotic Soil Media™ and prescriptive agronomic formulations to establish vegetation on this fire-reclamation site at…

Haiti: Eight Years After

Miyamoto International created a video of the eight-year anniversary of the earthquake that devastated Haiti, describing improvements that have been made to make the new buildings (and people) more earthquake resistant.

Video: Under a Collapsed Building

I’m in Mexico City a week after the earthquake and this is our first day assisting a local engineering team. A seven-story concrete office building has collapsed. They call it Site 286. More than 40 people died here, probably the largest number of fatalities…