Michigans top engineering and surveying projects recognized at annual ACEC Excellence Awards Ceremony
The American Council of Engineering Companies of Michigan (ACEC/M) recently honored firms for engineering and surveying excellence during the associations annual Engineering and Surveying Excellence Awards ceremony. This years most prestigious award the Engineering Eminent Conceptor Award went to the team of HNTB Michigan (Detroit), Parsons Brinckerhoff Michigan (Detroit) and Great Lakes Engineering Group (Lansing), for the 96fix project.
Maser Consulting P.A., a national multi-discipline engineering firm headquartered in Red Bank, N.J., announced that, effective Jan. 4, 2016, Triangle Surveying & Mapping, Inc. of Miami, Fla., has joined its organization.
SANDIS, which provides engineering and surveying services, upgraded its capabilities with the purchase of 15 Leica CS20 Controllers powered by Leica Captivate software.
LJA Engineering, Inc. acquired WORTECH Land Surveyors, Inc., a professional land surveying firm based in Beaumont, Texas.
A new, official height for Denali has been measured at 20,310 feet, just 10 feet less than the previous elevation of 20,320 feet which was established using 1950s era technology.
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 9th technical institute, Utility Engineering and Surveying Institute (UESI), will be the first national organization designed to embrace professionals engaged in utility and pipeline infrastructure engineering regardless of the products they transport, as well as surveying professionals.
A test chamber developed at Purdue University allows engineers to simulate precisely what happens to soil underground during the installation of piles and other structural elements, a research tool for improving construction of everything from buildings and bridges to offshore wind turbines.
A new GPS survey of Mount McKinley, the highest point in North America, will update the commonly accepted elevation of McKinleys peak, 20,320 feet. The last survey was completed in 1953.
Trimble announced a series of new software enhancements that enable photogrammetry, GIS, geospatial and remote sensing professionals to streamline workflows, achieve faster results and gain increased value from highly accurate geospatial data.